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“Probably the best Persian food in LA area.”
Review of Shamshiri Grill

Shamshiri Grill
Ranked #526 of 10,410 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Persian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Westside
Description: Shamshiri Grill has been offering high-quality Mediterranean comfort cuisine and catering to Los Angeles since 1981. Every day, you can find us in our open-grill kitchen using fresh ingredients for both traditional and creative Persian dishes. Think freshly baked bread, kebabs, lamb curry, tahchin with chicken, and a variety of vegan dishes. Every meal is served in an environment that is easygoing by day, romantic by night, and ideal for every occasion.
Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

We went there twice in two night. We were seated right away even though it was busy. Service was excellent. Even though I am persian and can make some of the dishes better, this place is an excellent place to have a persian meal. Servings are very generous even when you split them. You should expect to take some home!

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Thank Joethecritique
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Reviewed February 26, 2014

Visited on a Tuesday night with two business colleagues, arrived pretty late but were welcomed in to what was a busy restaurant for mid week.

Food was of a very good quality, the size and quantity of each dish was crazy, yet the quality was maintained.

Would definitely go back and recommend for both business groups and friends and family.

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Thank Exiles
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Reviewed February 24, 2014

This place was packed on a Saturday night, but no one seemed to mind waiting a short while for a table—now I know why—this is food definitely worth waiting for! We asked for recommendations from our server so that we could try something new and we weren’t disappointed! We tried a number of the house specialties and found one better than the next. If you like experimenting and exploring new foods, this place is a must! Very affordable; the neighborhood is a wonderful blend of Persian stores and markets that are fun to visit and/or window shop before or after dinner. Save room for dessert and walk down the street to Saffron and Rose Ice Cream shop. We’ll definitely return whenever we’re back in Los Angeles!

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Thank Julie W
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Reviewed January 25, 2014

A friend of ours took us here while we were visiting LA and it was amazing! Food is prepared fresh (you can watch them cooking It over hot coals) and is delicious. The atmosphere is inviting and full of energy. We would definitely return to this restaurant if we are in the area. Highly recommend.

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Thank chaliceANDchris
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Reviewed January 9, 2014

We went to Shamshiri with friends. The menu was extensive and reasonable. My husband and I ordered lamb kabobs, which were moist and tender, but a little bland. We have eaten at other Persian restaurants where the lamb is marinated in a spicy sauce, which cooks in to the meat. We had no complaints about the service or the ambiance. The wine choices were good, and the restaurant was busy, so we would probably go again.

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Thank Lorraine M
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