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Famous Kabob

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1290 Fulton Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825-7397
+1 916-483-1700
11:00 - 22:00
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I love everything in this restaurant. The chicken Kabob is amazing, so is any of the beef dishes. The rice is fluffy and done quite well. The service is impeccable. They serve the food with their own house bread which is soo good. Let's not forget that you also get the fresh herbs with the food. The gormeh sabzi is... More 

Thank carmella m
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158 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

That has minimal interior decorations. Which means more effort is on the food than the experience.I'm not going to claim to be an expert in Greek food because the closest Greek restaurant to TLH,Fl is 4 1/2hrs away , although the local Greek Orthodox church can throw a "Greek Food Weekend " that draws 20K people. On this visit, I... More 

Thank xtc663
Sacramento, California
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent Service Quality Food and welcoming atmosphere. The service is very personal. I felt like we were the only customers in the restaurant. Quality food very fresh and delicious. I love the decor, beautiful. This was my first time eating Persian food.

Thank sistasister_2000
Vacaville, California
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121 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We stopped here at our son's recommendation, and it was a great lunch. They started us off with Sabzee Khordan (pita with a plate of fresh greens and feta) while waiting for our Kabob Koobeedeh to arrive. Sweetheart ordered Doog (a delicious yogurt beverage) while I had Iced Tea. The yogurt was yummy, but would have been too filling for... More 

1 Thank Jo W
San Francisco, California
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192 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Went here last night with my uncle. Had the Jujeh Soltani (one Koobideh and one jujeh). It was very good. My uncle had the ghaymeh. They brought us "sabzi and paneer" which was great because other places always charge for that. The must-o-musir was thick and you could see the shallots too. Excellent.

Thank GZCS
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

My husband and i can never go wrong each time we come here. The bread is so excellent... freshly made. The kabob, lamb, chicken or beef are awesome. The servers are very friendly once you get to know them. I have been coming here for 10 years now and it never gets old. I always opt for half salad and... More 

1 Thank Raquel K
Burlingame, California
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85 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

the best Persian food in Northern California. This totally authentic Persian food. The service is excellent and the atmosphere is very nice. Best place to have authentic Persian food. Five star food and service.

1 Thank siroos h
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

I am a Persian and I know how Persian food should be ....this place is a must Everything we had was super Yummy Go for it.... Try Sultani Kebab...tooooo good.

Thank Reem R
Sacramento, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

I recently stopped in for first time in 5 years. The place hasn't changed and the food is exactly as I remember. Still has the stained ceiling tiles and smudged glass but you look right past it to the authentic food. Excellent group lunch setting. Flatbread and koobideh -excellent.

Thank johndcbuilder
San Francisco, California
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

My Persian husband is not easily pleased but this place delivers. Khorest is great, joojeh kabob is super soft and flavorful as with the koobideh kabob is perfect. Their salad Shirazi is also excellent. The tea and everything brings back memories of good home cooking. Top is off with a friendly and attentive staff...we have a winner!

Thank Canbasher

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 Fulton Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825-7397
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-483-1700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?