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5911 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92111-2711
+1 858-278-7770
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good11%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“hummus” (5 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Middle Eastern, Persian
$$ - $$$
5911 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92111-2711
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been to Sufi about 10 times, all during the lunch buffet. I can’t say enough good things about their food preparation and friendly staff. Literally everything I’ve tasted here is amazing. Everything! You will not be disappointed if you love Persian cuisine.

Thank scooterdu
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We had a dinner date with friends who heard the food was great here. We drove into a strip mall parking lot and were greeted by a huge neon colored sign which read: SUFI MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE. We were a bit taken aback but ventures in....More

Thank Sa-i44
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It's a good place for family gathering , good price and good atmosphere . Food is good but for me ,as as an Iranian , it's taste is not highly recommend . Sometimes I feel that some food is not cooked daily , specially in...More

Thank kokab u
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Recommended by a local Persian who said it was the best Persian restaurant in San Diego. Came early on a midweek night, chose the buffet. It was a bit quiet, not empty, but just a very big place. Fresh food, all mid-eastern cuisine, lots of...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The buffet at this restaurant is truly unique and a wonderful experience. The food delicious and the dessert is out of this world.

Thank Jhonesnaps60
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Can't believe this isn't rated higher. Didn't come up on my TripAdvisor search but should have. Under $20 entrees that are excellent and a wine list that is short but good and very reasonable. They have a buffet that we ignored, not our thing. Do...More

Thank PvcM
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Came for brunch and it was crazy crowded. Live music and friendly staff. If your party is large do yourself a favor and make reservations. Huge variety of food and lots of it and not enough tummy for it all. This is a must do...More

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 18 August 2016

There was nothing wrong with any of the foods on the buffet. They just weren't very good....except for the hummus, baba ganoush, and maast o'khiar (mint yogurt sauce). The bread was in a basket on a high counter with no sign to tell you what...More

Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I often go there for lunch buffet, with colleagues, friends and family. The $15.95 weekday buffet includes a huge selection plus soft-drinks and coffee/tea with refill. Can't beat that price if you are hungry. The staff is very attentive. The Sunday buffet is more extensive...More

Thank Mismatched
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We chose this restaurant to try a new cuisine. Our dishes were more than plentiful. The atmosphere and service were excellent. Our waiter made superior recommendations and options. Our eggplant appetizer and mix of breads was a perfect beginning. The boneless chicken shish kabob was...More

Thank ElfinWoodsWarbler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5911 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92111-2711
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-278-7770
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