300 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002
Phone: (650) 453-3594
Primary Phone: (650) 453-3594
Cuisines: Asian, Caterers, Family Style, Chinese, Middle Eastern
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Alcohol: Full Bar
Parking: Lot, Private
Bike Parking: Yes
Takes Reservations: Yes
Outdoor Seating: No
Specialties: Weddings, Banquets, Bridal Events, Parties
Price Range : Average
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I was very happy with my experience, it is my first time to try Persian food and I was totally surprised with how delicious it is, the Kebab meat is juicy and very tasty. One thing that I could "complain" is the limited parking space, but. overall, it is one great place to visit if you are in search of a Persian food.
I ate at Shalizaar for the first time a week ago and was very pleased. The restaurant and grounds are nicely decorated and landscaped and are carefully maintained. I expected higher prices from the outside appearance and was pleasantly surpised to find entrees in the $12-20 range. Starters are a soft, single-layer, pita-style bread with seasoned walnut halves and mixed fresh herbs along with a litte feta. Very refreshing and unusual--I liked it a lot. Dinners come with rice, or half salad and half rice, which I chose. When my meal arrived the 'half' portions of salad and rice were full-sized and the boneless lamb kabob I ordered was a generous portion, cooked the perfect medium-rare that I ordered and the marinated flavors were subtle and well-balanced.
The wine list covered a nice range and the prices were reasonable. The Persian ice cream sandwich was a wonderful rose-water flavor between crispy layers reminiscent of the old waffle ice cream cones. Accompanied by Persian tea with mint, it was a great ending to a memorable meal.
I was very happy with my experience and will be returning soon!