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3325 Walnut Ave, Fremont, CA 94538
+1 510-494-1919
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
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17:30 - 22:30
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there to collect food for evening.not very hygienic.food was open especially naan.tandoori was rather dry so was the biryani which had lots of meat with bones and coloured rice.service was quick though and reasonable.probably visit again

Thank geeta d
Ashland, Oregon
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223 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We were only in Fmt for a couple of days, from Oregon, and ate here both nights. It was irresistible. Goat Karahi was so good we had it both nights. Also Chicken Ginger and Saag Chicken and naan. Cuisine is Northern Indian and Pakistani. Diners are 95% men. Music is deafening but we endured, as where we live there is... More 

Thank Ashlandbuck
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The room is kind of dumpy, but that isn't an issue for a casual lunch. Had Goat Karahi and Saag Chicken. They were just ok. The Onion Kulcha was bad; really packed with very smelly onion. They do not take reservations. It's not really that cheap.I will not be back.

Thank MunichLuc
New Delhi, India
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We ordered the chicken kebabs and chicken tikka and naan.. the kebabs were perfect and the overall chicken quality was very good.

Thank Sneha D
Fremont, California
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127 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We always had delicious dishes here every time we came, from shishkabobs to curries. The naans (only a dollar ea) are fresh out of the hot tandoori stove everyday. Prices are very reasonable. The only negative is it is very busy and ordering could take a while, quite inefficient.

1 Thank Allrelative
Union City, California
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91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Busy and family orientated with a good variety of items on the Menu freshly prepared and delicious. The Chicken Tika Masala was spicy and not swimming in oil with pieces of moist chicken . The Jalfrezi with the Garlic naan was plentiful and tasty. It is noisy but that is not unexpected when you enter this type of busy restaurant... More 

Thank fentumew
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Step into Shalimar for authentic Kabobs and Naans.. My all time favorites are Chicken kabob, brain masala,Sheek kabob, Goat curry and Naans

1 Thank Shiva A
Fremont, California
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163 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Really spicy oily not clean place as such but people love it like a fast food ok for quick and fast lunch

1 Thank TripsiloveTotake
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Every large town has one, and this is by far Fremont's best version of a moghlai restaurant. I should ideally deduct a star as the food quality varies a little. The Seekh Kabab, Boti and Tandoori are well made. Of the curries, I would recommend the Bhuna Lamb, and the ubiquitous Chicken Karhai as firm favorites.

Thank Promethius98
SF East Bay
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103 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is not the place to go and find your bearings if you're unfamiliar with the cuisine or the restaurant. I'm not hung up on "dining experience," because I'd rather have good food than fancy atmosphere. Shalimar, though, is punishing if you want to relax, savor the food, or not shout to be heard by staff or companions. I'm happy... More 

1 Thank EastBayLenore

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Indian, Pakistani, Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3325 Walnut Ave, Fremont, CA 94538
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fremont
  • Phone Number: +1 510-494-1919

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