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Shiraz Kitchen

4.6
259 Reviews
$30 and under
Persian
MICHELIN GUIDE NEW YORK STATE 2020
Bib Gourmand • Inspectors’ favourites for good value
MEDITERRANEAN PERSIAN CUISINE
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We Offer Outdoor Seating! We are open NOW!
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 259 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.5
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4.4
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4.5
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

I went to this restaurant for the first time with a friend and I was amazed by the quality of food. The hummus was excellent and the chicken kebab with asparagus was so tasty and well-seasoned. I’ll definitely go back with my husband for a date night.

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vick
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time- service was great and food was amazing
Nice selection of middle eastern food

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vipEricG
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful twist on familiar dishes. Friendly and knowledgeable staff excellent wine list

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vipSSaturn
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great experience, very different from the old restaurant. Live Jazz in the bar was brilliant. Food has always been outstanding but now the service and the ambience matches the excellent cuisine. AND to our surprise they had Catena Malbec on the wine list!

Will go back for sure.

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MichaelV
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was top notch. The food was amazing. Overall, our experience was great. I would definitely recommend this place and I would definitely eat here again.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were excellent for this Friday night. Highly recommend everything we got, the mirza and dolmeh as apps, the lamb and ground beef kebabs with albaloo rice sub and the beef / eggplant / tomato stew with saffron rice. We were surprised with a live band playing in the back outdoor area as well.

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Idts
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience3

The quality of the food is low. It has certainly worsened in comparison to a couple of years ago. Would not come again.

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AhmadC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great menu, great service. Everything was fresh and tasty.

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vipGini
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Shiraz outside dining was wonderful. There was a terrific jazz band playing last Friday evening.
The food is exceptional and so interesting. Our table enjoyed the falafel, eggplant w/ yogurt and mixed pickles. Dinner: lamb shank, shandiz kabobs, and a stew.
All were delicious!!! Highly recommend Shiraz!

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vipMariaA
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been to this restaurant 2x, both on Friday nights. The food is great. This Friday, I had the lamb shank and it was heaven on a plate. They have a jazz band on Friday nights, and it's wonderful. The owner and staff are nice, and there's a Persian shop attached to the restaurant.

I love food and am an accomplished home cook. This is now one of my favorite restaurants in Westchester.

As far as ambience, in the time of Covid, we're eating in a parking lot underneath a tent!

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EricS
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my second time patronizing the venue within 3 weeks. Both times excellent!

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MicheleO
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic. Entertainment was so enjoyable. Talent was great. It was the most relaxing night we have had all summer.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’ve passed this restaurant several times but this was my first dining experience. Everything was truly impeccable from the food, service and drinks. The fig cocktail was one of the best drinks I’ve had in a long time. The feta stuffed figs, falafel and eggplant with yogurt sauce was all divine apps. The lamb and chicken kebabs were also delicious. I can’t wait to come back and can’t recommend this place enough! They also have jazz outdoors on Friday nights that we’re looking forward to trying.

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Tomny
Cancun
11 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hidden in plain sight is this gem of a restaurant in Elmsford, NY. Featuring Persian cuisine, Shiraz Restaurant & Wine Bar offers the tastiest lamb chops my wife and I have ever enjoyed. Combined with delicious humus, and glass of sauvignon blanc makes for a thoroughly enjoyable dining experience. After dining here you will agree with the Michelin Guide that this is a truly outstanding restaurant.

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Amazing
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was AMAZING. I am NOT a lamb eater but I really think that Shiraz may have changed that. It was amazing. The eggplant appetizer was delicious and I have to say that the service was outstanding. Shiraz has an elegant atmosphere. I would highly recommend it no matter what the occasion.

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Zsoka
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely I really nice place to eat. The food unbelievable delicious, the service was excellent. Nice, clean, well maintained place where you do have a confident to eat or even just hang out with your friends. I highly recommend it.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing restaurant! They care about the details and the food is phenomenal

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Definitely will be back! Amazing food, very friendly staff. Wonderful attention to detail: They brought a little pastry with candle for my sister’s birthday.

Thank you!

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RandyK
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Def five stars. Please recommend this well deserving restaurant.

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vipGroovy1966
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service and wonderful food

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vipjwhnyc
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Incredible food and wonderful service. Pre-fixe lunch was delicious and in very generous portions.

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vipluvfood
Tampa
38 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Web site indicated wine by the glass was $8 but when we were brought the drinks menu it showed prices beginning at $10. When I asked about this they very kindly said we would only be charged the $8 for any wine by the glass we chose. Generous portions.

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kinderjoy
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place . Great food . Maintaining guidelines for safe health

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Covid inspired outdoor dining. Fresh and tasty. Attentive service.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Ate outside. Staff very friendly and food excellent. Enjoyed the experience. Will go back.

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WinnieS
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We got the lamb shank and hummus, and the meat was very tender! The hummus was also really great. Good service, and we are really glad we stopped by on the way back to NYC

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vipDoctorMark
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are so happy to see Shiraz open again. We have been dining here for several years since Shiraz opened. You are treated graciously like family from the moment you enter the restaurant. Food is wonderful and tasty.
We enjoyed the lamb chops and lamb shank entrees.
Wide variety of very tasty appetizer salads available.
Great wine list.
Enjoy!
Dr Mark

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vipalano
New York Area
43 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Glad they have reopened !
Although hummus doesn’t seem quite as good as it used to be

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
169 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We really enjoyed our delicious dinner. The green salad was great. The lamb chops were perfect. Hummus was delicious and chicken kabobs were excellent. The service was attentive, very friendly. I enjoyed the dessert they sent for my birthday. I can’t wait to go back again when we can eat inside this beautiful restaurant. Thanks for making my birthday celebration perfect .

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a hidden gem! We moved to the area about a year ago and always wanted to try this place. Then COVID happened and we didn’t get a chance. When it was finally open we decided to not cook one night since that’s all we have been doing and wanted to treat ourselves. From the food to the staff everything was top notch! Will definitely come back!! Thank you!

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vipYuliaG
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Nice lunch, good food.

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vipFFandWine
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

What a special treat! This was our first opportunity to eat out as a family since the pandemic began. Thankfully, Shiraz set up tables in the back parking lot and we enjoyed the best meal we've had in a long time.

Our appetizers included delicious dolmeh, heavenly hummus, and a colorful mixed green salad - all salads should be as fresh and as green as this! The salmon, snapper, lamb shank, & chicken kabob with asparagus were flavorful, cooked perfectly, and savored by those who were lucky enough to order it. The shirin rice with pistachio, almond, & orange zest was a particular hit--delectable!

Shiraz Kitchen pays attention to details -- from pouring our wine to a complimentary birthday surprise dessert complete with candle! In addition, they were kind enough to open their store so we could purchase some goodies. The store happens to be just next door at the back of their Shiraz Wine Bar. Upon entering this doorway before going outside, we noticed some of their mediterranean/mid-Eastern products. Just writing this about the olives, almonds, Turkish figs, and saffron, makes my mouth water.

Definitely put Shiraz Kitchen on your "go-to" list - I look forward to sitting in the Shiraz Wine Bar to sample some of their tastings, once indoor dining is allowed again.

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vipDoctorMark
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Warm and gracious staff food is yummy and nicely presented. The home made salads and hot sauce are all delicious. We enjoyed the tasty lamb chops that were terrific.

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Thomas
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Classy place with good food. Would definitely go there again!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent food, good service, reasonable cost

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vipMash96
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Outstanding service, delicious Kebabs with appropriate sides, good collection of wine and beautiful jazz band on Friday nights. Must visit !

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PhyllisS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This is a wonderful restaurant with excellent service and delicious food. The staff is very helpful and considerate. Every dish is delectable. I've been going there for a couple of years.

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vipFoodstar
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food4service1ambience3

Staff was rather impolite. Forgot drink orders. Charged us for 3 additional drinks and refunded us without appology. The waiter stopped us on way out and trying to argue we had the drinks and are trying not to pay. We actually had paid those drinks at the bar. Main course was being cleared off while some of us were still eating but then we waited a long time for the bill.

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vipTheatreJunky
New York Area
78 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

One of our favorite restaurants. Food is consistently delicious. Great wine list. Now that the wine bar has opened, it is nosier at the front of the restaurant. Ask to be seated in the back part of the restaurant if you want to have conversation over dinner.

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IHeartCoffee
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We sat in the back room so it was super quiet but we almost felt forgotten. The place was packed and the staff was spread thin so the long waits between staff checking on us made sense. The food, however, was excellent!

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Shiraz Kitchen is rated 4.6 stars by 259 OpenTable diners.

Shiraz Kitchen does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.shirazkitchen.com/collections/frontpage.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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