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2142 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1304
+1 510-848-8877
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  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“koobideh” (3 reviews)
“kabob” (2 reviews)
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2142 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1304
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

I was told they had Persian food here so we went to try it and they did have pretty good traditional fare but only one server for the whole restaurant and food was good but not special

Thank REED583
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We came here for a Sunday evening dinner. The food was delicious. We enjoyed the salads; the kebabs were really good and the koobideh (meat dish in pomegranate sauce) was superb. The space is ample and quiet enough for a decent conversation. There is a...More

Thank YayoNorCal
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We were walking by and decided to have lunch. The fish (salmon) kabob was delicious and plentiful. I asked to have it with salad instead of rice, and the salad was also good. We ordered hummus to start, and it was a wonderful flavor. The...More

Thank Pamwiltravel
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Terrible! Is that how Turkish coffee is made please for God's sake! I'm calling for you all Turks out there! Turkish entrepeneurs! Show these people what Tuskish coffee is supposed to taste. Food in general needs serious modifications!

Thank Burcu O
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We were in Berkely about 3 yrs ago and I remember the food was decent .We decided to visit this place during our trip to Berkeley again.How ever this time was a huge mistake . WORST food, dirty bathroom and poor service. Stay away from...More

Thank hm1962
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I went for hopes of decent authentic Persian food. The beef and chicken combo dinner came with bread, onions, and tomato and rice but the rice portion was American portion (not enough by Persian standards) and the chicken was too chewy. I asked for some...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

My group had a wonderful experience dining at Alborz. The food was excellent - homemade and flavorful with unique spices. The owner was gracious and welcoming. And the baklava is not to be missed! I'd return in a heartbeat!

Thank Marthapel
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This is my family's go-to spot for Persian food. This are mostly consistent in their quality of foods. Their kabobs are really good. My brother and I always get the Alborz Plate. It has one skewer of Koobideh, one skewer of Joojeh and one skewer...More

Thank GZCS
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Alborz is located near UC Berkeley. We were there during summer, so it wasn't too busy. Complimentary tortilla-like bread arrived quickly with raw onions and butter. The onions were very strong. Three of us had the kashk qasemi(roasted eggplant, mint, whey and fried onion) appetizer,...More

1  Thank Mitsuo F
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We had a lunch there.Staffs were slow and they were not trained enough to know about persian food. Iranian lady who looked to be owner was polite but not intimate . As an American ,food was delicious but not for Iranian taste , it could...More

Thank kokab u
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2142 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-848-8877
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