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1236 S Wolfe Rd, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-8965
+1 408-737-1222
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11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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San Francisco
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92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a party 6 and went to this place for dinner. We did not call ahead for reservations. That was a mistake because on a Saturday evening we had to wait approximately 30 minutes for a table. The hostess was quite friendly. We ordered chicken breast kebabs and Koobideh Morgh and Ash Reshteh (soup). Both the kebabs and koobideh... More 

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Thank Funtravels13
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Amazing authentic persian cuisine. You will enjoy everything in their menu. Must have apetizer to have is their Kashko Bademjan. All of my friends and clients that i brought there couldn't stop saying, this is very good" while chewing their food. Love this place.

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Thank Charmingwhiterose
Porto Alegre, RS
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104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Never been to a Persian restaurant before and my first time couldn't be better. The food is amazing, the decoration is really Persian, the staff is very friendly and the price is ok. Worth a visit.

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Thank rfmilanez
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

If you love middle eastern kabobs, this is the place for you. Delicious varieties of kabob are on the menu daily. The restaurant atmosphere is cozy and warm. If you are a regular, you fast become the restaurant personnel's friend. They know you by name. My favorite kabob is lamb. This restaurant is located off of El Camino Real in... More 

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Thank Sandra M
Surrey, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Expecting good things given previous reviews and recommendation from hotel. One starter appeared after main cours and the Coocomsabzi needed some yoghurt dressing with it. Not managed to finish this before main course came up. Clearly a timing issue as my rice was co,d that the pat of butter on it did not melt. Falafel and humour had unpleasant taste.

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Thank Susan P
San Jose, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Great ambience (middle-eastern feel), awesome service, and outstanding food - what more can I ask.. haha Pros - Amazing food, generous portions, great ambience Cons - Very less parking space

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Thank sdep16
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I'm writing this while still seated enjoying an amazing meal. The hummus is quite possibly the best I've ever had, and my wine glass is far fuller than a typical pour = happy me 😊 I'm also still working (but definitely slowing down because portions are generous) on the house specialty chicken kabob; it's tender, juicy, and perfectly seasoned. The... More 

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Thank Karen K
San Francisco, California
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I've been going to Chelakababi prior to the birth of my daughter, and now she's ten. The place still offers excellent kabab koobideh - so tender, juicy and flavorful, and still at a reasonable price. The owner is a wonderful man. I forgot my wallet once when I was there with my young daughter, and he told me not to... More 

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Thank Anais A
San Francisco, California
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105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

First time there and I will definitely be back! The skewers are all excellent filet mignon, lamb, chicken and basmati rice are the best! The appetizers, on the other hand, were bland ....but still a 5 star restaurant for its authenticity...For desert, by all means order the ice cream it is to die for!

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Thank dianamna
Montana
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

A small hole in the wall. Not so nice from the outside but very, very nice on the inside. The food is wonderful. Prices are a bit high. It is also very cramped.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1236 S Wolfe Rd, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-8965
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: +1 408-737-1222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?