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Shalezeh - CLOSED

1420 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-2207
+1 212-288-0012
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
28 Oct 2013
30 Sep 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
Middle Eastern, Persian
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1420 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-2207
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Reviewed 28 October 2013

We've dined here several times, and have enjoyed the food, service and moderate prices. Their Persian food is very tasty, and well-prepared. Among the main-course dishes we've particularly liked are their stews, lamb chops, and a unique meat dish in the shape of a large...More

Thank TravellerDon
Reviewed 30 September 2013

I would like to be able to write a comprehensive review of this restaurant but unfortunately we never made it to our table.We had a 7pm Sat nite reservation 9/28. On arrival we entered a full nice appearing front dining area which was full. We...More

1  Thank bogeyman2
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Laid back restaurant,great food,nice ambience.Reminds one of Turkish food.Stew especially delicious.Try this restaurant.Only criticism is that the waiter brought the check before requested.

Reviewed 3 September 2013 via mobile

This was by far the most amazing Persian restaurant I've been in couple of locations around the world. The staff are very professional and friendly. The food was next to none for taste and freshness. A definately must go place!!!

Thank Arash B
Reviewed 17 May 2013

For many reasons iranian food has been undervalued in western culture for the last 30 years. Such rich culinary culture is, in a way, rescued through the hands of the chef in Shalezeh. Food and service are very careful, professional, attentive. From the falafel, the...More

Thank carlosmp
Reviewed 16 March 2013

I dont knwo how they do to get a star on th Michelin. Service is common and extremely fast. Starter, entrees & dessert all packed 80min. Too fast, Food is great, really great. Everything is very fresh, tasty. No disappointment for that. Prices are very...More

Thank fmarrant
Reviewed 11 March 2013

First went to this place when trying to find a good, affordable restaurant for lunch on the Upper East Side. Chose Shalezeh based on positive online reviews. I was so impressed by the food that, a month later, I chose Shalezeh for my birthday dinner....More

Thank Claudette D
Reviewed 6 March 2013

Craving for some spice, flavour and meat on a Sunday afternoon - we walked into Shalezeh. It was unusually empty for a Sunday lunch, with just a couple of tables occupied. We ordered our main courses - the fesenjoon (chicken stew) and a lamb kebab....More

Thank jigiindia
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Persian food at its best. Robustly and skillfully flavored the dishes are carefully prepared and presented professionally. The wine list could use a little help but some good values can be found

Thank aml894
Reviewed 15 January 2013

I love this Persian restaurant! The food was superb and the service brilliant. It was a bit tricky to find as the address on the website is 1420, 3rd Avenue - the taxi driver had problems finding it - but we made it in the...More

Thank Gillian N
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1420 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-2207
    (Between 80th and 81st Street)
  • Public Transportation: Subway: 4/5/6 train to Lexington Avenue & 86th Street. Third Avenue MTA bus to 79th Street and 3rd Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-288-0012
  • E-mail
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