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Ziba Restaurant

4628 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95124-4825
+1 408-267-1288
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“kabobs” (5 reviews)
“lavash” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Persian, Middle Eastern, Halal
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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4628 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95124-4825
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you crave for middle eastern food, come here. Tho the location is not worth talking about, food is. Reasonable price big portions, always tasty and fresh food. The crew are very attentive and they remember you and your orders when you come back (we...More

Thank fijiitalia
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Ziba has such a good chicken ka-bob plate. I order the side of feta cheese and then eat chicken with feta and mint, wrapped in the tiny squares of lavash. Really satisfying. I always end up taking home half of my chicken and rice and...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Our family loves Ziba. The food is delicious — we love the wraps, kabobs and rice (a favorite of my daughter!). The service is great, either for dine in or take out, lunch or dinner. Ali always remembers us and is so friendly and helpful....More

Thank Ringo3865
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

This is the first and ONLY time my family will order take out from Ziba. The Tadeeg with Gormeh Sabzi was primarily rubbery Tadeeq and almost no Gormeh Sabzi. The kabobs - chicken koobideh, koobideh, chicken kabob, were DRY and tasteless. I ordered and paid...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Ziba was recommended to me as the be all and end all of Persian food restaurants. but alas my favorite is still Negeen. Ziba did have tadeeqh ( crispy rice) which is hard to make and deal with for a restaurant - so points for...More

Thank Mithra
Reviewed 30 March 2015

My parents had previously ordered catered lunch for 16 from Ziba and it was a great change of pace, so I finally got the chance to have lunch in the restaurant. It was a delight. They bring out flatbread, feta cheese, butter, onion and mint....More

Thank terriam
Reviewed 18 January 2015

We went in for lunch yesterday since I was having a craving for zershk polo with chicken kabob..... that's my persian favorite! Glad I asked for it with chicken kebab because the one on their menu comes with chicken in a tomato sauce so make...More

Thank CharmChari
Reviewed 11 June 2014 via mobile

This place is so clean and the environment is very friendly. The owner is a nice person and takes his business and customers very serious. The food is amazing and the staff is well trained. I will be going back with my family again.

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Walked into Ziba yesterday for lunch. Decoration simple but elegant. Service excellent. The restaurant was about half full (not half empty!) the the 2 wait staff was more than sufficient to handle everybody's needs. Plus the manager came out to ensure all was well. Took...More

Thank NorCalBigRedDog
Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

I've had a been to a few middle eastern restaurants in the Bay Area, specifically the South Bay, and Ziba restaurant is by FAR the best. Their Iranian food is truly authentic with taste. I would say the way they cook their joo jeh (chicken...More

Thank Steven12321
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4628 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95124-4825
    (Branham)
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus stop right across from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-267-1288
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Description
Ziba Restaurant, a family owned Persian Restaurant, welcomes families, friends and neighbors for an unforgettable experience. Once there, you are attended to like a family while the excellent staff delivers tasty, authentic, classic Persian food. Ziba Restaurant has withheld it"s origins, and has brought back a piece of the Persian Tradition. With mellow music playing the in the background and a friendly environment, our goal is to provide you with the best reasonably priced cooking. When you step in to Ziba Restaurant, you are instantly swept up by ways of mouth-watering fragrances, wafting delightfully from the assortment of dishes we are carrying out from the kitchen. All of our dishes are prepared with the freshest ingredients and the finest halal meet. While we use the basic ingredients, we also add ingredients that enhance it: Pomegranates, pistachios nuts, rose water along with a mixer of vegetable to create a delicious taste that will have you coming back for more.