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Shamshiri Grill

1712 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024-5608
+1 310-474-1410
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“kabobs” (13 reviews)
“stews” (10 reviews)
“koobideh” (8 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1712 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024-5608
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The starter platter is delicious and also the Tzadi (burnt rice). Kabobs are well made. Great food. Ambiance is ok but go there for food.

Thank Wander_Lust1969
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Busy Westwood Ave has numerous Persian restaurants and admittedly this was my first in this area but I was very satisfied. The mixed appetizer plate we had was phenomenal. I had a beef dish that was way more than I could finish. Others had lamb...More

Thank John M
Hamid M, Owner at Shamshiri Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Thank you for joining us! Glad we could make a great first impression, John. It's wonderful to hear you all enjoyed everything so much from the appetizer and entrees to our service. I hope you'll visit us again -- we'd love the opportunity to earn...More

Reviewed 15 December 2017

Me and my husband really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere it's cosy. the quality of the food was great. we liked the grilled shape chops and the rice. I also recommend the appetizer .

Thank Latifa A
Hamid M, Owner at Shamshiri Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

I'm so glad you loved everything, Latifa! Your recommendation means the world. I hope you'll both be back soon! All our best, Hamid, Owner

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Great place for lunch with huge portions. The lunch specials include soup (usually lentil) and a choice of salad, warm pita bread, veggies, and your main course. You will leave very very full, or with leftovers for dinner that night. Enjoy! I hope this was...More

Thank EaterX E
Hamid M, Owner at Shamshiri Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thanks so much for this! I'm thrilled you enjoy lunching with us. I'm sure readers will appreciate your recommendations -- we sure do! Hoping to see you again soon. -Hamid, Owner

Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Good food, quality wise and quantity wise. Unique experience of Persian Good, service quality needs to be improved. Waiters needs to be more professional. Food was impressive but supervisor has no manners. Rest is okMore

Thank fasieh
Hamid M, Owner at Shamshiri Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Fasieh, thanks so much for your review. I appreciate your feedback as well. I will be sure to look into the matter regarding the manager. I'm glad you enjoyed the food, and I hope you'll visit us again -- we look forward to impressing you...More

Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Food was OK at best, we had a kebob and a Persian stew ( khoresh gheimeh ) with rice. The stew I should say was above average but the kebob was not good at all, thin pieces of meat that was trying to pass for...More

Thank tanian1234
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Ordered takeout while at the Beverly Hilton. Speedy delivery and tasty food. The portions were enormous, and as I eat mostly vegan, it was great to have so many choices. I don’t live in a place where Persian food is plentiful, so having something other...More

Thank Gretchen G
Hamid M, Owner at Shamshiri Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

I'm glad you enjoyed the takeout, Gretchen! It's great to hear you had lots of options to choose from and loved what you ordered. We are one of few restaurants in LA that use natural Charcoal for broiling the kabobs. If you come to the...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017

My son in law is from Iran, so when we visit LA we often visit "Tehrangeles" for a meal. This time, the restaurant we usually go to appeared to have closed, so we tried Shamshiri instead. Great choice! Parking is on the street, so it...More

1  Thank Cello12345
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This is my third time in this restaurant , I came with my husband and we order the usual kabob with their tasty rice , don't miss out on the yogurt with cucumber ( masto keyar ) and the okra stew as a side dish...More

Thank Ghada A
Hamid M, Owner at Shamshiri Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Hi Ghada! I'm so happy and grateful to hear you have been satisfied the last three times you've been to Shamshiri Grill. In the restaurant business, consistency in good food and service are one of the hardest things to achieve, so I appreciate your review...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We tried out this restaurant with friends while visiting los angeles. Let me tell you my notes about the restaurant: indifferent waiters, the waiter was in a hurry and didn't engage with us completely, her eyes were wandering the place...the restaurant atmosphere was loud, no...More

Thank HD76HD76
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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Shamshiri Grill has been offering high-quality Mediterranean comfort cuisine and catering to Los Angeles since 1981. Every day, you can find us in our open-grill kitchen using fresh ingredients for both traditional and creative Persian dishes. Think freshly baked bread, kebabs, lamb curry, tahchin with chicken, and a variety of vegan dishes. Every meal is served in an environment that is easygoing by day, romantic by night, and ideal for every occasion.
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