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Shalimar Restaurant

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2115 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-5204
+1 805-781-0766
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“garlic naan” (7 reviews)
“naans” (20 reviews)
“tikka masala” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2115 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-5204
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food. Tastes like authentic Indian cuisine. Especially Biryani. Very Friendly and prompt service.

Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Great Indian food. Good prices and great service. Authentic Indian Chia, omg!!! The Buffett is good, but I prefer ordering from the menu.

Thank empty_11
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Very tasty indian food. We had curry chicken and paneer makhani with rice, naan and salad - very good flavours and surprisingly cheap. If I'm in the region, will definitely be back!

Thank Matthias K
Reviewed May 20, 2017

I visited Shalimar for their buffet lunch this past week with a friend and it was delicious! The Tikka Chicken Masala was my favorite. I loved the selections, as well as the chutneys, mint sauce and naan. The service was excellent! I will definitely return.

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed April 26, 2017

I tried the dinner buffet here a couple of times. This was the first time eating their lunch buffet. . Nice assortment of dishes, all excellent. Lots of accompaniments as well, various chutneys, fruit, rice pudding, and chai tea.Friendly service with a smile too. I'll...More

Thank RickThePick
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

I missed the turn onto South on my way​ to O'Reilly's, and did a u-turn in front of Shalimar's. We decided to come back sometime and I'm glad we did. We ordered the Naan bread with garlic, on the recommendation of our server, and liked...More

Thank CaliTexan22
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are visiting the area and were craving Indian food. We ordered take out food when it was busy and they were very accommodating when we forgot to order rice with our meal. We both ordered chicken tikka masala and it was...More

Thank Eliscia S
Reviewed March 13, 2017

the lunch buffet was the choice for a busy saturday. this is really great indian food! i'm not typically a buffet style person, but this is worth it! they change up the dishes and there is always a fabulous and delicious variety available. it gives...More

Thank SydneyofSanLuis
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Liked the food.. good for buffet lunch.. Taste was good and lots of variety for the buffet. the space is little congested..

Thank Ajay h
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

My Indian friend would tell me the secret to finding the best Indian restaurants was to observe who was eating in the dining room, if it's full of "white people," it means it's good and not greasy. When I arrived here, there were a lot...More

Thank MitsoukoRussie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Buffet, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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