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1236 S Wolfe Rd, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-8965
+1 408-737-1222
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Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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San Jose, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ambience (middle-eastern feel), awesome service, and outstanding food - what more can I ask.. haha Pros - Amazing food, generous portions, great ambience Cons - Very less parking space

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Thank sdep16
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I'm writing this while still seated enjoying an amazing meal. The hummus is quite possibly the best I've ever had, and my wine glass is far fuller than a typical pour = happy me 😊 I'm also still working (but definitely slowing down because portions are generous) on the house specialty chicken kabob; it's tender, juicy, and perfectly seasoned. The... More 

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Thank Karen K
San Francisco, California
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I've been going to Chelakababi prior to the birth of my daughter, and now she's ten. The place still offers excellent kabab koobideh - so tender, juicy and flavorful, and still at a reasonable price. The owner is a wonderful man. I forgot my wallet once when I was there with my young daughter, and he told me not to... More 

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Thank Anais A
San Francisco, California
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

First time there and I will definitely be back! The skewers are all excellent filet mignon, lamb, chicken and basmati rice are the best! The appetizers, on the other hand, were bland ....but still a 5 star restaurant for its authenticity...For desert, by all means order the ice cream it is to die for!

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Thank dianamna
Montana
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

A small hole in the wall. Not so nice from the outside but very, very nice on the inside. The food is wonderful. Prices are a bit high. It is also very cramped.

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Thank Nonie3150
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Nice and friendly people. Tasty and well served dishes. Nicely decorated, clean and fast service. I must have eaten there 4 or 5 times within the week I stayed at the Wild Palms.

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Thank Giovanni_Sheffield
ducka62
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351 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

The selections are always tasty. The service was okay, we had to ask a second time for a couple things. The Chicken, Veggie and Steak Filet Kabob were all tasty. We enjoy the atmosphere.

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Thank ducka62
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Chelokababi is ridiculously good Persian food. I ordered via DoorDash and had the chelo kabab kobideh (extra butter) and the middle eastern plate. The portions were substantial (plenty of leftovers for tomorrow!!) and everything tasted homemade. I will definitely be eating there again....and again and again.

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Thank Patrick O
San Jose, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I first went to Chelokabibi in 1975. At that time the restaurant was considerably smaller than it is today but the food has always been Excellent! Today the restaurant is much larger but the quality of this establishment had not changed. I have tried many other Persian restaurants in the bay area but I always come back to Chelokabibi

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Thank Lorin K
Brisbane, Australia
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

The menu is rich with options and everything on it is pretty delicious. Also the place has a very authentic vibe and feels like you've travelled into a persian world. 5 stars

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1236 S Wolfe Rd, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-8965
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: +1 408-737-1222

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