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Shamshiri Grill

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1712 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024-5608
+1 310-474-1410
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Living in W. L.A. and having so many good restaurants to choose from, Shamshiri is the one that I have been going to the most for over 38 years. The food and service is excellent. The portions are large enough for 2 people. What should you order? Anything and everything on their menu...salads, stews, kabobs, etc., etc.! They are busy... More 

Thank Steven C
Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service: Excellent waiter (Eduardo) and very attentive. There was no host/hostess though to greet you and get you seated. It seemed like you just need to walk in, be noticed, and wait until someone is free to help you. Unfortunate for a Westwood location especially for first timers dining in this very original branch (there's one in the valley and... More 

Thank Bonj69
United States
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446 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The portions are very generous - some of our party got plates to share others got their own dish. The folks who got their ow dish took food home as the portions are huge - the chicken was flavorful and moist...they have several different varieties and the chicken shamishiri has a selection of two of their most popular The crispy... More 

Thank Traveling_a_lot4fun
Chicago, Illinois
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178 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enter through a secure gate into an open courtyard for warm weather seating to an enclosed warm dining room for the other times of the year. The decoration is traditional Indian with portraits of various yogis and other philosophers decorating the walls as well as tourist sites.The food is excellent, gheymeh dishes and various eggplant preparations.

Thank Rolf A
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Authentic Persian cuisine here. The specialty is a chicken type kabob thou not on a stick. The portions are generous. They are known for there stews and take off on Middle Eastern cuisine. They presented the table with cut radishes, mint leaves and raw red onion with toasted pita for everyone to enjoy. We had a great time.

Thank Richard F
malibu, california
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102 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Outstanding kebobs and appetizers, all well prepared, plus a number of Persian stews and specialties you don't find everywhere. Place can be noisy and crowded for dinner so arrive early if you like it quiet, or come for the excellent lunch menu, which includes very reasonably priced food bargains.

Thank zogmeister
City of Venice, Italy
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

The food is over the top, went their twice with my family and ordered multiple dishes. The koobidehs are superb but don't shy away from the stews..... those are a hidden treasure! My favorites are the ones with sour grapes! The staff is lovely too. We had to dine there the last night of our stay in LA to remember... More 

1 Thank Deina2015
houston, tx
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

The wait staff was very pleasant and helpful in describing and explaining the items on the menu and making suggestions. The portions are huge!

1 Thank paulaTX
Los Angeles
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114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Very good Persian food. Portions of food are really generous. Lamb shank is the best. Bread made in house. Decent kabobs. Recommend this place.

1 Thank amirk973
Mexico City, Mexico
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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Wandering along westwood we stumbled onto this Persian place on a sunday. The place was busy as a bee!! We asked for suggestions from the charming, helpful waitress. The hummus topped with beef and the appetizers with lamb and tomato simply superb. Will be back!

Thank Rodrigo M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1712 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024-5608
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighbourhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: +1 310-474-1410

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