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1146 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1025
+1 408-530-0300
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11:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:30
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Workers there doesn't even know about the gift vouchers. They didn't bothered to even check with the owner.

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Thank Satya V
Srinagar, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is part of the Shalimar chain. Though the Food is good but this place is very crowded and not so clean. The One in Freemont is much better.

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Thank APKHAN
Silicon Valley
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

Service was a bit more than what you might expect in a place where you stand in line to order. When they delivered the food -- which came out in stages (not typical of Indian places during lunch in Silicon Valley) -- the waiters seemed to hover a bit too much -- like a gringo hadn't seen these dishes before.... More 

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Thank eric95014
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

It's very expensive for an Indian/Pakistani mid price restaurant . Small portions and over cooked . Spacious but seats are uncomfortable . Service is quick and taste is authentic but price kills the joy !!

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Thank Shaziajang
Sunnyvale, California
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Great Food and most friendly owners of the Restaurant providing personal attention to the quality of food served, avoid the manager if possible!!!

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Thank anirbanmisra
Bengaluru, India
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

Had visited this place with my friends while visiting US and wouldn't be a place to visit twice. We had ordered roti with chicken curry and paneer masala. Both were very average tasting.

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Thank manuks88
Bengaluru, India
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

Had an early dinner here recently. My dinner comprised of "saag-gosht" (i.e. lamb curry prepared with grounded spinach) and "roti's". The curry was excellent; freshly prepared and so were the 'roti's". I have never seen such a huge "roti" in my life.

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Thank indranil008
Boston
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

We've been going here for 8-9 years during our annual summer visits to see family. Went a few nights ago. Looks like they may have re-painted or at least washed the walls. They should try washing the silverware as well. Chicken leg tandoor always good; as is spinach w/potatoes, nan, biryani. We've found take out unreliable. . . Items frequently... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Delicious Goat Karahi and Chicken Leg Tandoor...Sufficient quantity; fast service; but stick to only the above items if you want to leave the restaurant with a feel good factor!!!

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Thank anirbanmisra
San Jose, California
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257 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015

Have been patronizing Shalimar Restaurant for several years. My favorite items, which I like the most, is Garlic Naan - naan bread stuffed with garlic paste & pieces, in combination with kababs such as chicken, mutton or beef sheekh kabab. Also, like the Sindhi Biriyani. They also serve a variety of meat curries, breads, such as roties and naans, biriyani,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1146 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1025
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: +1 408-530-0300

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