Shiraz Persian Restaurant
Shiraz Persian Restaurant

Shiraz Persian Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.shirazdenver.com/
  • Phone: (303) 792-5000
  • Hours of Operation:

    Monday _ Friday: 11:00am - 9:00pm

    Saturday: 12:00am - 10:00pm

    Sunday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Persian, Mediterranean, Greek
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We can bring the food, setup, and provide service if needed.
  • Private Party Facilities: Only for large parties additional fees applies.
  • Private Party Contact: Shay Arami 3037925000x
  • Entertainment: Belly Dancing, Live music and DJ

Getting there

  • Cross Street: North West corner of Arapahoe and Dayton
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Shiraz Persian Restaurant
Come and enjoy our unique cuisine. Iranian/Persian cuisine is one of the world's most ancient and developed styles of cooking. Situated between the Mediterranean Sea and the Indian subcontinent, Iranian cuisine has a shared history and ingredients with Mediterranean cuisine and Iraqi cuisine. It includes a wide variety of foods ranging from chelo kabab (rice served with roasted meat: barg, koobideh, joojeh, soltani), khoresht (stew that is served with white basmati or Iranian rice: ghormeh sabzi, gheimeh, and others), aash (a thick soup: for example Ash-e anar), kookoo (vegetable Souffle), polo (white rice alone or with addition of meat and/or vegetables and herbs, including loobia polo, albaloo polo, Sabzi polo, zereshk polo, Baghali Polo and others), and a diverse variety of salads, pastries, and drinks specific to different parts of Iran. The list of Persian recipes, appetizers and desserts is extensive.
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Shiraz Persian Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
2 reviews since July 25, 2014
Overall Rating3
  • Food3
    Service3
  • Ambiance2.5
    Noise LevelQuiet
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
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  • Persian Dining
    suzyQ
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Chicken (juje) boneless kabob was good (a bit dry) Sultani and ground beef (barg) were a lot better. The rice left a lot to be desired, Persian food must always be Basmati, not soft, mushy Chinese. It had absolutely no flavor or aroma and obviously no saffron. Portions are so-so. Teenage son was still hungry after dinner (normally unheard of after eating kabob) Also did not offer onion, greens, or feta prior to meal so make sure to order as an appetizer if you like that. The food takes forever to come out-only 6 tables and we clocked order to table delivery at 45 minutes.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 1 ratings-only review submitted since July 25, 2014
    • Overall Rating4
    • Food4
    • Ambiance3
    • Service4
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The following 16 reviews are from the Shiraz Persian Restaurant reviews archive.
  • Mixed experience
    wacko123
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    This is a small (I am guessing family owned) restaurant with 10-12 tables in a strip mall. The service and attention were top-notch. The owner really went out of his way to make you feel welcome. He was warm and inviting and you can tell he appreciated us being there. My wife had seen an appetizer on their online menu, but when we arrived it wasn't on the menu in the restaurant. When we mentioned it, he brought it right out to the table. My wife and I both cook and when we asked him questions about our food, he quickly shared a few of his cooking tips. The downside was the entrees, both of our meals were overcooked and our meat was tough. The rice while fluffy, was kinda bland. Maybe they had an off night?
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    neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • first time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Food was good but nothing too exciting, good change from the norm.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was not flavorful
    lovefoodVIP
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    Went to Shiraz Persian Restaurant to celebrate a family birthday. Our table was well positioned, our server friendly but did not have knowledge about their wine list. Portion sizes were good but food lacked flavor.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I loved the Persian food,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    I loved the Persian food, and service was sensational
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    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very enjoyable Experience
    foodpassion
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    Staff very knowledgeable and courtiious . Food very good, served Persian stayle The Restaurant Shiraz is frequented by Persian Families. The day I went There were several families even with children having a good time. I went for lunch with a friend who explained to me that on Fridays and Saturday the restaurant is very busy. Those are the days when Persian families go to Eat out together . My conclusion is: if the Persian frequent the stablisment is because the Food is true Persian
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    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We had a reservation for 7
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    We had a reservation for 7 pm. However, we didn't get served until 8 pm. We were on a tight schedule, so didn't really enjoy our visit this time!
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We enjoyed our evening with
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 11/8/2013
    We enjoyed our evening with Shiraz. The food was good and the prices were very reasonable.
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    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice dining experience
    NancyVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2013
    The food was very good. My husband and I ordered beef kabobs, with a Caesar Salad and a Greek Salad. The restaurant is small and cozy, with nice music and very friendly wait staff. Our waitress went out of her way to describe one of the Persian spices used, which I had not been familiar with. The only issue we noticed was that service was slow. It could be because a number of diners all arrived at the same time, taking more time to prepare the food.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gem of a restaurant!
    Goodeats
    Dined on 9/14/2013
    Best Persian food yet! Drove over 25 miles on a friends recommendation. My family and I will return again and again! The service was excellent. The entire staff was knowledgeable and friendly. Not the most extensive menu but what they do prepare is exceptional. Persian food connoisseur or just willing to venture I would highly recommend this restaurant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good & Nice place 4 Persian cuisine
    Prabu
    Dined on 8/23/2013
    This is my first time in a Persian restaurant & the food was quite different and taste was excellent. The lamb and chicken kebabs were the highlight in our order. Any who like to try a different cuisine apart from the usual Mexican, italian , continental ... sometimes its good to taste the persian food.....
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    fit for foodies, great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New discovery
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    What a nice little restaurant stuck in a small shooping center. New and unusual food for me that was very good. We had mother's day brunch. Food could have been a little hotter (problematic with a ser ving buffet) eand service a little better, but I plan on going back!
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    neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Price Exceeds Value and Quality
    GregtiniVIP
    Dined on 4/13/2013
    The restaurant was not that busy when we dined there on a Saturday evening. Even though we were told that the restaurant was short a server, the food came out slow as well. The fair wasn't notable. In fact, I'm sure you're able to receive the same quality of food from a fast food Persian venue for half the price. Our server did her best to provide good service, but the cuisine was not spectacular enough for us to return.
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  • Persian Food
    HappyJ
    Dined on 4/6/2013
    Not all the stuff on the menu was Persian, but sadly the non-Persian food was better tasting than the traditional. My wifes Chicken was very dry, maybe they shipped in the bird from the desert? My lamb was tender but the seasoning was not my taste which I like the Ethiopian lamb seasoning much better so personal preference there. The staff was very friendly and inside was a quiet atmosphere that you would not expect with a restaurant located in a small shopping center. Inspite of the food we really enjoyed the experience.
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    romantic
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  • The food is Persian & is great.
    TazzVIP
    Dined on 10/10/2012
    The food is Persian & is great. The wait staff is just way too slow. 15 min to be seated, 30 min to get water, another 15 to get soda, and overall more than an hour to get food to the table after my order. This needs to change!!! The saffron Shrimp was the best, but I had Gyros (great), shrimp shish kabob (OK), and a combination lamb & steak kabob that was awesome.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cancel my reservation because
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/23/2012
    Cancel my reservation because we ordered lunch specials
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  • Food was great, but experience
    PuttyPapaVIP
    Dined on 7/14/2012
    Food was great, but experience wasn't. Chef couldn't read waiter's notes, so he prepared the wrong entree for my wife. OK, it happens. I ate my dinner and then we waited until her correct entree arrived. Waiter was non-apologetic and didn't even offer to comp her meal or even the slice of baklava we ordered for dessert. Missed opportunity to turn a mistake into a positive.
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