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14100 Culver Dr, Irvine, CA 92604-0301
+1 949-651-8454
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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232 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is clearly popular with the big Iranian community in Irvine, as most of the diners were Iranian. We had their buffet which had a choice of 2 soups, a wide choice of salads, cooked vegetables, meats and sauces. Good value for about USD25 per person. The barbecued chicken was delicious and the lamb was full of flavour. We... More 

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Thank Jacqui M
Placentia, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a couple of experiences there, food is great, variety is great, service is great, very clean and classy, I will certainly added it to my best places to go in Orange county. Price range is certainly a value, meet with most taste and the entire experience is positive. One big advantage is free parking and accessibility from the 5... More 

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Thank gmaxiii2014
Irvine, California
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Authentic Persian Food, if your in the mood for some late night bites & if you love Hookah the lounge is great my husband & I went there it was buzzing pretty busy it was a fun time we even tried the Hookah it was fun!

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Thank Ruby C
Orange County, Ca
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505 reviews
428 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Staff are unfriendly, especially the men, they seem irritated to be there. Our female wait staff was fine but impatient. Food was good with a lunch buffet for $16 plus a special menu for lunch portions which was very reasonable. Decor is gaudy and run down. Once is enough.

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Thank MominOC
Irvine, California
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Very bad food. They served stale food. Very bad service. Will never go there again. Waste of money. I had gone there once before and was really disappointed with their service and food. This last time I went there for a birthday party hoping that it would be different. However, it was even worse!

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Thank maziarrostamian
Burnaby, Canada
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Food was decent, nothing great, what sets them apart is the grumpy wait staff and poor service. If we wanted our waitress to come to our table, we has to catch eye contact and literally wave her over. She did not smile one time we were there and generally acted like she just got dumped, or her dog died. Near... More 

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148 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Order the boneless chicken kebab. That was the best thing that we had there after ordering a couple of different items to try. The belly dancing is sort of cabaret-cheesy, but fun.

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Thank SunshineCheyenne
Baltimore, MD
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

I visit Los Angeles few times a year and each time I anticipate enjoying great Persian dishes in Westwood area restaurants. This year, my host had moved to Irvine and she recommended the Caspian Restaurant. So, we went for dinner expecting something at the level of Shahrzad Restaurant in Westwood. To my disappointment, the chicken kabob was hardly cooked, and... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

The food is ok on a scale of 1 to 10 it's a 6 Decor looks like an outdated Chinese restaurant Awful Dark dingy and depressing Go here if you like to eat in sullen surroundings

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Irvine, California
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

There aren't many place with entertainment, this is one,fun loud Great food, large portions, great for a couple or group,

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14100 Culver Dr, Irvine, CA 92604-0301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-651-8454

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