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Shalimar Restaurant

2115 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-5204
+1 805-781-0766
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2115 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-5204
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Reviewed yesterday

Shalimars has an amazing lunch buffet, if you can afford a mid-day food coma. Asim (the owner) and his family are all extremely pleasant and create an atmosphere like you are dining with them in their living room. The buffet is a great way to...More

Thank GrubGamut
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Good food. Tastes like authentic Indian cuisine. Especially Biryani. Very Friendly and prompt service.

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Great Indian food. Good prices and great service. Authentic Indian Chia, omg!!! The Buffett is good, but I prefer ordering from the menu.

Thank empty_11
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Very tasty indian food. We had curry chicken and paneer makhani with rice, naan and salad - very good flavours and surprisingly cheap. If I'm in the region, will definitely be back!

Thank Matthias K
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I visited Shalimar for their buffet lunch this past week with a friend and it was delicious! The Tikka Chicken Masala was my favorite. I loved the selections, as well as the chutneys, mint sauce and naan. The service was excellent! I will definitely return.

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I tried the dinner buffet here a couple of times. This was the first time eating their lunch buffet. . Nice assortment of dishes, all excellent. Lots of accompaniments as well, various chutneys, fruit, rice pudding, and chai tea.Friendly service with a smile too. I'll...More

Thank RickThePick
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I missed the turn onto South on my way​ to O'Reilly's, and did a u-turn in front of Shalimar's. We decided to come back sometime and I'm glad we did. We ordered the Naan bread with garlic, on the recommendation of our server, and liked...More

Thank CaliTexan22
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are visiting the area and were craving Indian food. We ordered take out food when it was busy and they were very accommodating when we forgot to order rice with our meal. We both ordered chicken tikka masala and it was...More

Thank Eliscia S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

the lunch buffet was the choice for a busy saturday. this is really great indian food! i'm not typically a buffet style person, but this is worth it! they change up the dishes and there is always a fabulous and delicious variety available. it gives...More

Thank SydneyofSanLuis
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Liked the food.. good for buffet lunch.. Taste was good and lots of variety for the buffet. the space is little congested..

Thank Ajay h
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Buffet, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2115 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-5204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-781-0766
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