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Shalizaar Restaurant

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300 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002-2020
+1 650-596-9000
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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139 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have never had Persian food before, a co-worker of mine though is from Iran, and knows good Persian food, this is good Persian food. Between the 4 of us we only had two different plates, but everything was wonderful. There's so much food they give you too, the value is excellent. Service was somewhat slow to start, but that... More 

Thank lord-xeon
San Jose, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

amazing food, excellent staff, very nice atmosphere....good for families, couples, and even single diners.

Thank SeanAndersen
Silicon Valley
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Beautiful decor, attentive service. Very generous portions. Many kabob plates. Extensive appetizer offerings. Ate eggplant/yogurt appetizer. Family member enjoyed large bowl of lentil soup. Delicious ground beef kabob dish.

Thank Rosemarie C
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Yes it is Very good restaurant in which you can taste good Iranian food like kabab or grilled beef in a very quiet restaurant.

Thank abdallah m
Belmont, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The service is wonderful and the food is beautifully seasoned. I had a pomegranate and walnut sauce on my entre that was heavy and delicious. There is one vegetarian dish on the menu. My husband is more of an American style food eater so this isn't his favorite place. Our daughter and son love it. They had kabobs that were... More 

Thank lin s
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We were there visiting North CA. Had a dinner there that made us to come back and repeat our pleasant experience. We had a rainbow trout with Persian rice mixed with vegetables. The waiters and owner were quite respectful and hospitable. The inside is great too.

Thank AGem2020
Bentonville, Arkansas
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132 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I grew up in Tehran, Iran so I have always loved good, traditional Iranian/Persian cuisine -- specifically, chelo kebab. Shalizaar in Belmont did not disappoint. All of my "must haves" were on the menu and prepared completely to my taste. My only slightly negative comment was their traditional bread - baked in their oven on premises but the dough seemed... More 

Thank swaynewilson
Toronto, Ontario
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86 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice clean feel in this restaurant. Portions are generally large. Our group of 5 had the Cornish hen, lamb shank, lamb loin and a variety of kabobs. Entrees are served with saffron flavoured long grain rice or salad and a grilled tomato. Food was correctly seasoned and tasted great. They served bread with a bowl full of fresh mint,... More 

Thank JoeyMToronto_Ontario
Bengaluru, India
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

wife was invited for office part and my son and myself tagged along and took a separate table. For complementary we were served a bowl with soaked walnuts n some fresh herbs, My son was not so much liked it since it was herbs which kids may not like so i am fine. we ordered a Veggie Kebab and Chicken... More 

Thank kraghum
San Jose, California
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Quality and taste of the food is mediocre at best! All our friends told us this is the best Persian restaurant in bay area, not sure why! Coming from Chicago I think people here lost their tastebuds or have very low expectations from food in general. The only thing better than other restaurants here is the decoration and ambiance. Most... More 

Thank Keivan M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002-2020
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: +1 650-596-9000

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