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828 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6108
+1 619-338-0008
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
828 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6108
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

I had the Nan bread and lentil soup. It was excellent. I would highly recommend the place to eat. The waitress was helpful and was a nice place to eat. I would come here again.

Thank 447marathon
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

First time experiencing Persian cuisine. Everything was served hot and timely fashion. Flavors very nice. Service pleasant and prompt. I would recommend.

Thank Dean M
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

The food was beautifully seasoned and well presented. The facility was beautiful and well cared for. The waiter was so helpful and gracious.

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Had a fabulous dinner ~ appetizer of Persian Baba Ghanoush was PHENOMENAL! My husband’s main was Lamb Shank simmered in tomato sauce, onions and spices served with dill weed rice and lima beans. My entree was Eggplant Stew, a savory stew of Italian eggplant, yellow...More

Thank 23rita
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Beef was very good, chicken was a little dry. Service was good and portion size was big. We enjoyed it.

Thank Igorek007
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Amazed this restaurant wasn't packed. Stayed nearby at the Wyndham so we passed this restaurant every day. Small inside with an outdoors seating area. The menu has a number of wonderful Persian selections. The lentil soup was great. The chicken dishes were delicious and the...More

Thank UncleA
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Very good restaurant with excellent service. Nice menu with varied choices. Lunch entrée came with excellent lentil soup and large order of flat bread. Great meal.

Thank patraveller2007
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Spent a week in the Gaslamp district....and sampled high rated restaurants each night. Had some good meals but Sadaf was the best by a substantial margin. So good that if I had found it earlier I likely would have returned 2-3 X during the week...More

Thank George C
Reviewed 20 February 2018

If you like meat Sadaf is the best place! Good location, excellent service and very tasty food! come back there 3 times when was in San Diego!

Thank lenka106
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

It’s a very good restaurant and with very good services, delicious food, I advice all Muslims travelers to visit Sadaf restaurant

Thank Haider A
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Questions & Answers
2 January 2017|
Response from Jason A | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is a lunch menu. I usually ate lunch there and it was a very lengthy menu with lots of delicious items to choose from.
Vera H
28 June 2016|
Response from Vera H |
My clients are looking for a middle eastern restaurant with halal meat, preferably downtown area. What is the address of the Sadaf restaurant, please.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 828 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6108
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-338-0008
Offering the finest Royal Persian cuisine.
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