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470 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133-4029 (Grant Ave)
+1 415-362-8286
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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2 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Average good food. But first of all the tip of 16% was already added on the bill! Then the waiters were really in rush and didn't care of our question. And to pay they bring our credit cards into a different room because they said they didn't have any portable machine. Is it possible in a respectable restaurant in Little... More 

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97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a good restaurant, once you enter you would feel the Iranian touches and people. The food was good I liked the chicken kobeedah and their mast mousir was good as well. Two quick comments, the first thing you would expect with the appetizer is an iranian bread, but instead I was served some badly heated arabian bread. Secondly,... More 

Thank Ahmed J
San Francisco, California
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211 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

My party of 4 had an excellent experience at Maykadeh. We arrived on a Sunday afternoon and were greeted and seated immediately. We ordered a few appetizers, which arrived promptly accompanied with fresh basil, radish, and hot bread. Our entrees were hot and delicious. The servers were friendly and efficient. The restaurant is clean and well patronized. I would definitely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Maykadeh is our favorite Persian Restaurant in the Bay Area. Excellent food in nice surroundings. The Shish Kebobs, Lamb Chops, Cornish Hen are all succulent and flavorful. Salads are wonderful. Herbs and warm Pita Bread come with the meal. Friendly service.

Thank albebuc
El Dorado Hills, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Very good persian food. The chicken Koobideh was superb. Mist and tasty. The Chicken Fesenjoon was very good. THe appetizers good too. Will certainly go back. Parking can be a problem.

Thank Manuel d
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

We absolutely LOVE Maykadeh! Growing up in a Persian-Armenian family has made me a bit of a "kebab snob"...this place does not disappoint! Not only do we frequent Maykadeh whenever we need a little taste of home (without all the work) but we make sure to take ALL of our out-of-town guests here. Always a hit! The Barg is my... More 

Thank Adrineh G
Sutton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Service and food were excellent! Wait staff was very attentive. Generous portions and reasonable prices. We had the Chelo-kebab Koobideh (Skewered mixture of Certified Angus Beef and leg of lamb. ground daily, onion, Persian spices) and Breast Kebab (Marinated boneless breast of chicken in onion, basil, lime juice, vegetables) both with Basmati Rice.

Thank KMidgette
Clovis, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

we have been impressed by this restaurant for a long time. I'm Persian and somewhat picky about what I eat. I have nothing but praise for the quality of food at this restaurant. We certainly don't miss going to this restaurant anytime we're in SF. Service is good and I appreciate the valet in front of the restaurant. Serving Halal... More 

Thank sdtourist
Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was very easy to find, tons of street parking. Went in to dine for lunch and it was amazing. Persians cuisine is very tricky to get right, the fact that this place is a staple says A LOT! I've been to probably 20-30 different Persian restaurants worldwide. We ordered: mast o khiar (cucumber yogurt), Cornish hen and koobideh!... More 

Thank neversayneverFlorida
Irvine, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

I live in Southern California and have access to 100s of Persian Restaurants. Since 1995 Every time that we visit San Francisco we stop by at Maykadeh to have a Perisian night. The food quality has been consistently good since 1995. The Lamb Tongue and Filet Kabob are my favorite.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 470 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133-4029
    (Grant Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-362-8286

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

Staying in North Beach / Telegraph Hill

Neighborhood Profile
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighborhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighborhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighborhood home.
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