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Civic Center, Northeast San Francisco, Polk Gulch

Shalimar Restaurant

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This place has really gone down Hill

This newer Shalimar when it first opened a couple of years ago was nearly as good as the original on Jones Street. Having been a regular customer I have found in the past six months that the food is really not that good anymore. Before Chicken Boti was moist and tender now it is mostly dry. The Kebabs look like they were cooked yesterday and reheated when customers ordered them. The food is just not good. \r
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Not so great

I have been making my rounds up and down this state for the best place I can get Chicken Tikka Masala. What my journey has taught me is that there are many different ways to prepare this British-influenced Indian dish. I've also discovered that I prefer less yogurt and grease, and prefer everything simmered down into a consistent gravy. Shalimar's Chicken Tikka Masala is *very* greasy and the ingredients sit in the g... view more

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Awesome, awesome food on the cheap

This is the greatest inexpensive indian food you'll find in the city. Shalimar definitely deserves its mecca status. Everything from the curries to the tandoori is amazing. It's greasy, flavorful, spicy food, and for $10 you can eat like a king. Great tea too (free). Don't come here for the ambience, though -- it's bare bones. The food speaks for itself.

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My fiance is turning Indian after he found oiut about this place!!

If you like INdian food,this place is a must int he city.Everytime my fiance and I drive by Polk we think Shalimar and we almost always end up ordering some food.It's way cleaner than the Jones one and also safer if at night.Very cheap but very good too.NOt as greasy as the rest of the Indian places I tried int he city but I guess still fatty a bit(depending on what you order).\r
My fiance is getting so hooked on it
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Not Great!

Expecting awesome Indian and very dissapointed. You'll like if you like your mouth on fire! We like spicy food and this was just way too much.

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As good as the Jones St location - but slightly less sketchy

The first time my boss took me to an Indian restaurant, it was in Santana Row and it sucked (the name rhymes with Amber). While I wasn't indian, I was thoroughly unimpressed with both the spiciness of the food and the decor. Seeing my disdain for this Americanized Indian joint, he cocked his head back and forth and promised to take me to a place that was ""just like the hawker stands in india.""\r
Well, after my
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