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Wed, 1/16
8:00 PM
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STARTERS‎
Bruschetta
Italian crostini, organic Roma tomatoes, fresh basil, pine nuts, Kalamata olives, and aged balsamic vinegar
Stuffed Mushrooms
Large mushroom caps, crab meat, shrimp, fresh herbs, and Monterey Jack gratin
Cajun Prawns
Grilled jumbo tiger prawns, Cajun spices, and roasted bell pepper coulis
Fried Calamari
Fried calamari, roasted garlic oil, parmesan, fresh garlic, parsley, and roasted red pepper aïoli
Smoked Salmon
Smoked‎ salmon, dill-caper sauce, and toasted crostinis
SOUP‎
Clam Chowder
Hearty New England Style
Zahir's Soup D'Jour
Daily soup specials made from a selection of choice ingredients designed to bring a satisfying meal
SALADS‎
House Salad
Organic baby spring mix, organic Roma tomatoes, red onions, and house vinaigrette
Caesar
Hearts‎ of Romaine, parmesan Reggiano, homemade croutons, Caesar dressing
Greek
Mixed leaf, organic Roma tomato, Kalamata olives, red onion, cucumber, fresh thyme, soy yogurt, feta dressing
Pear Salad
Ripe Bosc pear, organic baby spring mix, organic Roma tomatoes, candied walnuts, cucumber, and fresh pear vinaigrette
PASTAS‎
Pasta Primavera
Mix seasonal vegetables, fettuccine, choice of marinara, alfredo or chardonnay butter sauce
Eggplant Linguine Parmesan
Grilled‎ eggplant, Linguine, sauteed mushrooms, red onions, bell peppers, Monterey Jack and parmesan, and marinara sauce
Artichoke Chicken Penne
Grilled chicken, Penne, sun dried tomatoes, mushrooms, artichokes, and white wine lemon sauce
Prawns Fettuccine
Tiger‎ prawns, organic Roma tomatoes, red onions, bell peppers, mushrooms, scallions, roasted red bell pepper
Fettuccini Jambalaya
A classic signature Creole dish with a twist, Andouille sausage, tiger prawns, chicken, bay shrimp, red onions, bell peppers, scallions
ENTREES‎
Warm Walnut Salad
Grilled chicken breast, baby spring mix, bell peppers, mushrooms, glazed walnuts, and warm dressing
Chinese Chicken Salad
Grilled chicken breast, snow peas, scallions, bell peppers, shiitake mushrooms, crispy rice noodles, romaine and iceberg lettuce, and oriental dressing
Pecan Chicken
Pecan-crusted chicken breast and brandied honey sauce
Chicken Marsala
Tender chicken breast, crimini, shiitake mushrooms, and Marsala wine sauce
New Orleans Chicken
Baked chicken breast stuffed with andouille sausage, mushrooms, spinach, Monterey Jack, bacon strips, and spinach Florentine sauce
Popcorn Crawfish
Cajun tempura crawfish, mix leaf lettuce, organic Roma tomatoes and Italian dressing
Grilled Salmon
Atlantic salmon, and blood orange buerre blanc
Cioppino
Fresh catch of the day, mussels, clams and prawns, tomato seafood broth and crostinis
Zahir's Fresh Catch
Your server will inform you about today's fresh selection
Classic Surf-n-Turf
Grilled Filet Mignon, 12oz. cold water buttered Lobster Tail, and bearnaise sauce
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

I had seen good reviews about Zahir’s and my husband and I took a friend there to celebrate her birthday. The moment we walked into the restaurant we both immediately regretted it. Our first thought was, is this the right place? Half the restaurant was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jacqueline T
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Been to this restaurant twice with a large group (30 people) for a business dinner. Both times were superb experiences. The restaurant is a rare find that combines great food, a quiet atmosphere (so you can actually have productive conversations), superb service, and a polished,...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Jiyen1213
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Wow. What an amazing place. This restaurant is the best Milpitas has to offer and that includes establishments that are higher up on TripAdvisor. I could have eaten several bowls of the clam chowder, it was amazing. Had Zahir's steak as my main course and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

We had a special occasion and chose Zahir's. The food was superb. Every appetizer, every entree, every dessert. The service was impeccable. Including a table-side visit from Zahir himself. What a gentleman! This is clearly a no-risk destination -- you can't go wrong.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank DarrynTexas
Reviewed November 17, 2016

I was introduce to this restaurant by Milpitas Chamber member. I honestly did not expect such a nice restaurant to even exist in a downtown Milpitas as the area still needs extensive improvement. The spacious interior almost feels a bit too roomy to have an...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank sharon1688
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Zahir's is know for their prime rib and also has a nice selection of Italian and seafood dishes. The atmosphere and service was good. The have a selection of signature cocktails and a reasonable wine list.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Went here for dinner. Very nice restaurant with friendly and helpful staff. Really enjoyed the meal. Price for such kind of restaurant very reasonable.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank G_Aharon
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Been here a few times and the food is pretty good. Menue isn't huge but it varied. Staff was attentive although there was just a few patrons there. Biggest issue was the mens rooms. It was disgusting- it smelled like a back-up sewer.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Raebeth5355
Reviewed February 8, 2016

This my wife's favorite restaurant in Milpitas. She had her 60th birthday party there. We've got to know the owner and waitress very well. They make the best prime rib in the city. It literally melts in your mouth! They're only open for dinner, but...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Raymond W
Reviewed January 31, 2016

Went there last Friday night for a birthday party celebration of about 100+ people, and had a great time. I ordered a Filet mignon . The steak was very good. Did not know that everything was a la carte ,so the soup and salad were...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank tonytran1
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Yes. My wife had her BD party for 50 people for lunch. They don't normally open for lunch, but will do so for special events. I suppose dinner would be the same. We love this restaurant. Parking is pretty decent. But... More
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