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Shahrazad Middle Eastern

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2847 N Oakland Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211-3566
+1 414-964-5475
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Shahrazad is a great Middle Eastern experience in America's Midwest. Sitting in a storefront setting, near the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Shahrazad has a great selection of dishes. Chicken, lamb and beef - along with vegetarian selections are plentiful. Friendly service, beer & wine and very fresh and tasty food.

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Thank Puusk
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

If you are a " meat and potatoes" type of person and you are looking for an ethnic adventure that doesn't take you too far away from your comfort zone, Shahrazad is the place to go in Milwaukee. The Sunday buffet is hard to beat.

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Thank Gabriel G
Elgin, Illinois USA
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212 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We have been coming here for years and are never disappointed. The lunch buffet is very nice with a small but quality selection. This past visit they had some especially nice beef koobideh kabobs and chicken with curry, couscous (ok), rice (great) and lots of tasty salads..On other visits they had an amazing lentil soup. Everything is always fresh and... More 

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Thank Janhuss
Islamabad, Pakistan
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181 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Shahrazad offers very good Middle East and Mediterranean cuisine. You can call and have it to go as well. The beef and chicken options are very good.

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Thank AmirJahangir
Green Bay, WI
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Fair service, average food. Acceptable but nothing to write home about. The lentil soup had good flavor. The red sauce that smothered the shrimp and chicken kabob was flavor free.

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Thank Claire T
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Visiting from Michigan. We ran across this place and decided to give it a chance. From beginning the service was good. They were very accommodating, especially when all three kids didn't like the soup that came with the meal..they changed it to salad. The falafel was great for the appetiser. Problems starred with our main meal. I ordered the lamp... More 

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Thank Sergey S
Madison, Wisconsin
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

I enjoy coming here for lunch. The service is good and the quality of the food is fresh and tasty. I always order the vegetarian lentil soup and the vegetarian plate. The hummus is the best hummus I have ever tasted. I always order a plate of rice and the saffron they use gives the rice a very nice flavor.... More 

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Thank Lucas P
Colorado
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401 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

Enjoyed their dinner food recently. Vegetarian lentil soup was good. Babaganoush was excellent. Falafel and stuffed grape leaves were pretty good, too. The pita bread was oddly not fresh; it was clearly store-bought and not made there. Note that their website is way, way out of date and they have different foods on their actual menu than you see online.... More 

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Thank COGuest
Bayside
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98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

Went for lunch, had the buffet. Fairly well stocked. Was a bit surprised by the spicy seasoning on the salad. Wish they had more main dishes on the buffet.

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Thank SBZ53217
Pelican Lake, Wisconsin
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

This will be a review of two Middle Eastern eateries in fairly close proximity to one another, the Casablanca on Brady St. and the Shaharazad on Oakland Ave. Both are fine, and my own rating would have the Casablanca as a 4 star and the Sharazad as a 5 star. My wife is just the opposite, so the two spots... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian, Turkish, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2847 N Oakland Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211-3566
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 414-964-5475

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