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Alborz Restaurant

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2672 Del Mar Heights Rd, Del Mar, CA 92014-3100
858-792-2233
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good location

The location is good but the food was average. I are at this restaurant 2 years ago and the food was better. The service was okay. Best day to go is Friday. They have a DJ and belly dancer. The place was decorated very well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sam A
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Chula Vista, California
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our favorite dishes are their Fesenjon Koresh, their appetizers, their Chicken Barg and Kebobs, their Baclava and cofee, etc. Their menu is extensive in Persian and Greek food. And the owners cannot be harder working and kind.

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Thank Pap42
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is good but the food was average. I are at this restaurant 2 years ago and the food was better. The service was okay. Best day to go is Friday. They have a DJ and belly dancer. The place was decorated very well.

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Thank Sam A
San Diego, California, USA
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

Been here numerous times and I believe the food is great and authentic, its always on our "Friday lunch" rotation and everyone seems to enjoy it. When you get the owners (or at least I believe they are) then the service is amazing. The other staff is not so enthusiastic about helping out though and it really irritates me, they... More 

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Thank Bashar A
Burbank, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

The Service: Only one server today, it is a small restaurant so we could always get her attention. We had 3 hours lunch and they never rush us to pay. The owner is at the restaurant, very sweet man. :D The Food: HUGH portion! Perfect to share~ Love all the beef dish (both grilled & stew), meat is very tender.... More 

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Thank ilovefoodcoma
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This Persian/Greek restaurant calls Alborz. It is located at 2672 Delmar Heights RD and run by unprofessional family. It used to be a place that i go once a month for different occasions in our community and my recent visit for sure was the last one. Just last weekend, I was invited to a party and ordered my food .... More 

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Thank Mahnaz M
San Diego, CA
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131 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Alborz is in a strip mall on Del Mar Heights Rd. On the outside the restaurant looks unassuming but once inside the decor is very Middle Eastern with a nice ambiance. I love the gyro salad with the fresh ingredients and the flavorful gyros. The service is professional and very nice.

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Thank BParent
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Hands down, this place serves the best Zereshk Polo! I've since moved from San Diego to the east coast and it is nearly impossible to find a good Persian restaurant with some of the dishes you find at Alborz. Yes, it does seem a little pricy for lunch, but the portion size is large enough that you could have half... More 

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Thank amsan07
San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Lots of vegetarian options, reasonable prices, large portions and great service. The veggie kabobs and the veggie soup were amazing, and the hummus was the best we've ever had. The decor is very nice too! We will definitely be back.

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Encinitas, California, United States
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I tried this place for the first time last week, for a "to go" order. My wife called it in and it was ready when they promised. I thought she was going to order me the lamb shank, but she ordered the lamb kabobs instead. When the owner saw my disappointment, he immediately ran to the kitchen and brought me... More 

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Thank Mark S
Anaheim, California
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We were visiting some friends in San Diego & they took us to Alborz Restaurant in Del Mar. Food was okay but the service was on the slow side. There was nice live music there that took our attention away from the slow service. We ordered different foods, Dolmas, Kabab, Mediterranean salad & shared. They were all delicious but the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2672 Del Mar Heights Rd, Del Mar, CA 92014-3100
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: 858-792-2233

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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