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“Very good Persian comfort food”
Review of Alborz

Alborz
Ranked #1,370 of 6,266 Restaurants in San Francisco
Cuisines: Persian
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Reviewed March 24, 2017

While my dining companion was very familiar with Persian food, this was my first time in trying this cuisine. The restaurant is on a corner and we were able to secure a corner table for people watching and enjoying some very good food.
Service started with warm pita bread served with butter and onions with herbs. We shared Gheymeh Bodemjah and Chicken Koobideh. These dishes were served with rice and were quite filling.
Overall a very good initial exposure to Persian food which was seconded by my dining companion to be comparable to good family recipes.

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Thank Deb B
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Reviewed March 24, 2017

Excellent service and great food, with a Persian flavor. White tablecloths and napkins, nice flatware and dishes, no plastic here!

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Thank edq88222
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Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Overall great experience!

Persian food met expectations and the restaurant is in an ideal "safe" location. The place has an extensive menu and was served quickly!

Service was very attentive and the owner catered to our needs and more. He helped us order and when we went to order too much he suggested it might be too much...good guy who's obviously not money hungry

Thanks for having us !

Thank DLreviews
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Reviewed December 5, 2016

The service is responsive; the menu is extensive and the food is delicious and tasty in this Persian restaurant on the corner of VanNess and Sutter streets in San Francisco. Try the charbroiled kabobs with vegetables, chicken, salmon, filet mignon or ground beef. There are house specialties, like ghorme sabzi or chopped scallions, parsley & chives with kidney beans & lamb shank; fesenjoon, a pomegranate sauce simmered with crushed roasted walnuts with a choice of chicken or mini beef meatballs; and baked chicken and basmati rice mixed with almonds, raisins, orange peels, pistachio & saffron. Or a selection of appetizers that include humus, dolmas and homemade pickled vegetables or torshee may be enough. Several kinds of basmati rice feature dill and fava beans or lentils and golden raisins. Or basmati rice with barberries and saffron. The tastes are rich, unusual and highlighted by homemade yogurt or other sauces that are available. Prices are not high enough to stop you from over ordering, but you can always take food home with you. Parking depends on the time of day, but if you're lucky you can find parking on side streets. The VanNess buses run often.

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Thank Janet C
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Reviewed November 8, 2016

great Persian wait staff and great yummy food. One of the kind and the great Persian tea. Walkind distance to Calista Hotel

Thank aberob001
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