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2115 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-5204
+1 805-781-0766
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Albany, NY
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been served some good evening meals at the Shalimar when half the tables were in use. When we arrived on this occasion, only two tables were open, and the staff seemed unprepared for this level of effort. Our main dishes arrived before the appetizers had been prepared. When we told our server that we would like for these... More 

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Philippines
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good place to go for a quick lunch. They serve buffet style and the selection are basics but good for the value. You have to ask Nan from your server. A very good Indian Restaurant.

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Pacific Grove, California
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167 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I dine here every time in visit San Luis Obispo. The food is fresh and delicious, friendly staff, and great value.

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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

We attend lunch buffet was good although not having many options and limited food. Services need to work on it.

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Dauin, Philippines
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66 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We drove an hour south to SLO to find a decent Indian restaurant for lunch. We found it at this busy Shalimar Restaurant. I have been eating Indian food since the 1960s in L.A. and even took a 12 lessons with 10 folks in L.A. on how to cook an extensive variety of Northern Indian cuisine, L.A.'s food critic Mr.... More 

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Pacific Grove, California
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

Delicious food, wonderful service here...We had the lunch buffet, everything was fresh and excellent. The Chicken Tandori was the best I ever had - flavorful and juicy. I will return here on my next visit to the central Coast.

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Thank RickThePick
Santa Maria, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

I like test I will visit again I recamands to my friend good location very soon I will be visit my friend also like

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San Luis Obispo
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

I have dined here on three occasions recently and found the owners gracious and food very good. I am a novice to Indian cuisine and find some to be too spicy but this is just right. There is a little heat in some of the dishes, but not overwhelming. The buffet is excellent and we ordered off the dinner menu... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Really good food, not a huge selection but what was available was definitely tasty! Will be back again for another go.

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Brookings, Oregon
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

This place has been around for a long tine with several owners along the way. Latest owners are very friendly and attentive to good service and good food. The lunch buffet is worth the price, with a good selection they keep fresh and full. Everything is spiced just right. The Aloo Gobi is really good! Best Indian in SLO.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2115 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-5204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-781-0766

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