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27 East Coast Road, Chennai (Madras) 600041, India
+91 98405 72126
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is that type of restaurant where the owner comes to you and guides you on what to order. Quite Authentic, very very tasty food (especially if you are into mutton), limited menu (which is the correct way to do it), beach facing, quiet, etc. Ask the brother-sister owners of what to eat and they will gladly guide you along... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

Loved the experience of trying out Iranian food this time around, but some of the dishes were disappointing. But great ambience and typical music to go with it.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

My friend took me here for a birthday treat and i was not disappointed. Great ambiance, great food and a good place to click pics. A must visit place for people who like to try different kinds of food.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

Shiraz cafe is a place you could go anytime and experience the kind of service that will make you feel 'at home'. Being a sucker for outdoorsy settings, this place gets brownie points for its location- it is bang opposite neelangarai beach and is lovely in the evenings. To comment on the food, they have got it right every time... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Went to this place with a frnd who is from.chennai and he took me here. It was really great. Loved the hummus and pita bread and the ambience is really great. U can enjoy a nice peaceful evening.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

The Iranian city of Shiraz is famous for poets and gardens, and in the gracious and elegant setting of Shiraz Café, Nasreen Karimi serves poetry on plates, and pours poems into the glassware. The memory of the steaming, golden, lemon mint tea lingered for days afterward. Nasrin, and her brother Dariush, who run the place are warm and welcoming hosts.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Went to Shiraz Cafe with family, this place has a very nice view, surprising away from the otherwise busy crowd, the owner brother sister duo makes sure that you are comfortable and helps you make your decision for the food and drinks.. the pita hummus is good, by far the best I have had till date..a nice place especially if... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

One of my friend suggested this place and we went little late at the evening. This restaurant is run by brother and sister. Where sister is the chief chef and brother runs the restaurant. The place is very cool. The outdoor has amazing setup to have your dinner. Best suited for couples. If you are going to propose to your... More 

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Chennai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

The Sunday brunch at Shiraz is wonderful! (I haven't tried the a la carte menu available at other times).This is one of my favorite places in Chennai, have eaten here many times. The ambience is calm and relaxed, with a view to the grassy patio and beyond, to the sea. The food is remarkable -- Ms. Nasreen, the chef, is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

It is in a very secluded kind of an area. But the ambiance is really nice. The food, Iranian, is good and you tend to develop a taste for it as you gorge. It was really nice talking to the owner as well who told us the story about the whole restaurant. Make sure you ask him as to what... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian, Cafe, International, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 East Coast Road, Chennai (Madras) 600041, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: +91 98405 72126

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?