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“Another excellent experience ”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Helmand Palace

Helmand Palace
Ranked #484 of 5,642 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Afghani, Middle Eastern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Russian Hill
Cross street: Union
Anchorage, Alaska
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Another excellent experience ”
Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

We try to eat here whenever visiting SF and are never disappointed. Lamb, pumpkin and wonderfully spiced rice. Spinach dishes were prepared perfectly. Staff was attentive but not over bearing. Very enjoyable experience at a reasonable price.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Should not be $$$$-was reasonably priced”
Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Very savory dishes, son had lamb and I had a vegetarian dish. Good service too. Was one of our best dining experiences in SF this trip.

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Sarasota, Florida
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138 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“We loved this!”
Reviewed July 5, 2014

Wanted to stay in our Russian Hill neighborhood and wanted something different. This was really delicious and very close (Van Ness and Union) to where we are staying. Great menu. Our food loving granddaughter loved it too. Good prices, super nice staff.

  • Visited July 2014
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Berkeley, California
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127 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Great flavors!”
Reviewed June 21, 2014

A very pleasant surprise! Having been to many Indian and Pakistani restaurants, I expected something rather similar, but the flavors are really quite different. We really enjoyed the dishes we had (we liked gulpea so much, we ordered a second helping to take home). There is a good variety of vegetarian as well as meat and fish dishes. The restaurant was not too noisy, the setting quite elegant, the staff attentive. Prices are reasonable (they offer an acceptable house-wine by the glass or carafe). We will be back!

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Grandpa284
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berks
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114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Flavoursome food, nice atmosphere”
Reviewed June 9, 2014

The staff here are very pleasant, not rushing you. The food was excellent, nice size portions,baklava was amazing. Really recommend this restaurant.

Visited June 2014
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