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1496 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z1, Canada
9024043300
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Very small spot, only 4 tables. The food is very good and on par with some of the Persian Restaurants elsewhere, the owners were very nice and friendly, highly recommended.

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Thank OVyyz
Lakehurst, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Pleasant home oriental atmosphere. . If you like homemade food. Then this is the place for you. Good. Good . Good.

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Thank Dimitri P
New Brunswick, Canada
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139 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

If you're looking for a deal, big portions or good eats, this is not it! With next to no overhead, operating out of a shed, they charge the same rate as any restaurant in the high-end downtown district. NOT RECOMENDED!!!

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1 Thank Darius S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Absolutely fantastic restaurant. We used to crave for their food at least once a week. Now that we moved, when we went back for our vacation, first restaurant we visited is Shiraj. Still the little place, amazing hospitality and yummmyyyy food.

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Thank Mahjabeen M
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

Me and my friend were looking for a Persian Restaurant and we chose this one because the other one(Pars Restaurant) had closed down. But we found this even a better choice. Such a small place to eat in but it's just lovely to see an old Iranian couple to run a restaurant on their own. Quality was really good and... More 

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Thank Yasan P
Monton NB
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014

This is a hidden gem! This tiny little restaurant on Hollis with only 4 tables may not seem like much at first glance but the warm welcome and amazing food are well worth the visit. The Fesenjoon was the most wonderful mix of pomegranate and a walnut flavours and the chicken curry was very tasty and had nice little kick... More 

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Thank Grisoune
Albany, New York
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294 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2014

I stopped in here on my way to the Farmers Market at the seaport to see what it was like as a potential for someplace to eat lunch. There is a relatively small dining area, but the woman was so welcoming I decided to stay. I had the chicken with rice and charboiled tomato with a dish of hot sauce... More 

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New York City, New York
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

The restaurant is small - it is located in a former taxi dispatcher hut. The owners, an older couple from Iran, have tried to make it cheerful and welcome. The feeling is very homey, it feels nice to be take care of by those lovely people who put their hearts into the place. The food is good, prepared as if... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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444 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2014

This place looks like a dump as you drive or walk by - a little better inside and the food was very delicious and very interesting. There are three or four tables and it is as it looks from the outside; very small. It felt like I walked into a place in Cairo. It tasted like great street food would... More 

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Thank Rik T
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2013 via mobile

Great food full of flavours... When you see this little place on Hollis st you wouldn't believe how good the food could be! They have pretty much all famous Persian dishes and all the ingredients are fresh. This is my favourite mom & pops restaurant and I'd definitely back.

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Thank Reza K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Persian, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1496 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: 9024043300

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