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Shiraz Grill

3.4
32 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mediterranean
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  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies

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About

Shiraz Grill is an Iranian-based restaurant located in Orlando Florida. Our goal is to offer Iranian foods of top quality. All of the ingredients are fresh. Our diverse menu includes a mix between Iranian, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean foods. Shiraz Grill is more than just a restaurant, we try to create a strong and friendly environment where people feel comfortable and can enjoy themselves.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mediterranean, Persian, Moroccan
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 4:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4.30pm - 11:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 4.30pm-2:00am
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Phone number
(407) 284-1273
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Ali Arman Hijazi
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Private party facilities
We have a private dinning facility, please contact us for more information.
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Private party contact
Youssef: (727) 637-7927
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Catering
Yes we do catering!
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
International drive
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Entertainment
We have live music Fridays and Saturdays along with a belly dancer show.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
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3.4  based on all time ratings
3.7
food
3.2
service
2.6
ambience
2.5
value
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67% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
1.0  Dined on September 2, 2016

Shiraz Grill it is not Persian/Iranian restaurant. The place is dirty, food was awful, they should close the place down, or at least change their name, so Iranian American such as me would not be cheated. Please do not even try the place.

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DianeH (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on June 25, 2016

We stumbled on the listing for the Shiraz Grill and were happy to have found it. It didn't look very promising from the outside, but we enjoyed the food and friendliness. The waitress was new, tried very hard and we were charmed. One suggestion: make sure white wines are fully pre-chilled. This is a hot climate and warm white wine is a disappointment.

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EatnEverywhere (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on March 21, 2016

The food was good! Service was trying, and did their best, but it wasn't good

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vipCindy (Orlando)
4.0  Dined on March 14, 2016

Good was delicious

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Travelcare (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on February 22, 2016

We had a large group 20 people. Appetizers and large plate to share very good. The atmosphere is clean. Casual dining. Everyone enjoyed themselves.

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OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2016

This restaurant smelled like a Hooka lounge which is attached to the main dinning area next door. They gas hosted a party of 300 that afternoon and when we arrived got dinner at 6:30, only 1 waiter was there and he was sitting down because was so tired from the party.

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vipKburke52 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on November 18, 2015

excellent meals, nice group setting, it was very quiet on a week night

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Elizabeth (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on August 31, 2015

Food consistently good, service descent, and I like the culture of environment. The owner/chef changed not as good.

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vipMFoy (Miami)
4.0  Dined on July 31, 2015

We loved all of our food! (Only exception was the hummus as it was a little odd tasting). Very good service, friendly staff.

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GildeLeon (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on June 19, 2015

A good find in Orlando near Sea World. We happen to find it on open table and gave it a shot. The Lamb shish kebab was one of the best ones we ate. My wife had the chicken kabob and it was great as well. Try the mint tea they have. It's pretty good. The Jasmine rice was cooked just right. It's now on our favorites list. For a full dinner for 3 with a shared appetizer and drinks, it came to $60. A great bargain in Orlando. I would recommend trying it out.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on March 4, 2015

Used the OpenTable app to find some Middle Eastern food near my hotel and was directed to the restaurant. Although I was at one of the two occupied tables, the food was good and the service as well.

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quattroa4m (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on February 24, 2015

Looking for something different, we stumbled upon Shiraz quite by accident. The quiet and relaxing atmosphere was much appreciated after a long day at the convention center.

The food and the service combined to make a memorable end to the day.

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viptampa4food (Tampa)
2.0  Dined on February 20, 2015

The mood, food and ambience at this restaurant at a prime time on a Friday night was dull and sad. Friendly servers, but mixed experience with food. While the eggplant appetizer dish was very tasty, the Chicken Tagine was an apology for this otherwise tasty slow cooked tender Moroccan favorite. Grilled chicken with crisp skin was quickly tossed in a tagine sauce and served as Chicken Tagine. I would not recommend this restaurant in its current state.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Orlando)
2.0  Dined on February 17, 2015

Nothing really great about this Persian restaurant. Hummus not very tasty. Chicken came with French fries on top ( ?). Vegetable samosas were good. Shrimp kebob and basmati rice were okay but overpriced for what you got. The ambiance was nothing special and the food presentation was nothing special.

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Delish (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2014

Got a last minute reservation for the restaurant on new year's eve.
The staff was friendly, food was good.
Serving size was good.

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Sensei (Raleigh)
4.0  Dined on October 14, 2014

Great food and service. Restaurant would benefit from a makeover.

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vipDEEM (Denver)
2.0  Dined on May 28, 2014

Not a exciting vibe, by any means. Food was ok but nothing special. It wasn't Iranian food but, rather, more Afghan. Big difference for those of us who know. I like the concept of the restaurant... hookah on one side, food and dance area on the other. The yogurt drink we ordered were stale and half ice. Not worth the few bucks. Affordable but definitely some more vibrant locales around.

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vipPete (Orlando)
2.0  Dined on May 15, 2014

Service was slow even though we heard the waitresses fighting over the total of four tables that were there. They didn't have some of the dishes on their menu available. It was disappointing because we've eaten here before and we're looking forward to going back.

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vipMelfdz (Chicago)
2.0  Dined on May 7, 2014

The food and service were not good. There were three other groups when we got there and the service was extremely slow. My house wine was not good and there were fruit flies all over our table. Our waitress never came back to ask if we wanted refills on drinks. She lacked any sense of urgency. Our food sat under the lights and another waitress was kind enough to bring it to our table. The beef kabob was good, but the falafel and humus were bland. We heard another table complain about the service as well. I would not recommend this restaurant to others, which is a shame because I love Mediterranean food.

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vipPeter (Washington DC)
2.0  Dined on February 22, 2014

When my party of 4 got there at 7:30, the place was almost empty .. we found out why. Waiters that barely speak english, orders confused, and slow service all mean a poor experience. We decided to split 2 appetizers, but when we ordered the main course, the waiter thought we were splitting those, too .. even though each of us ordered clearly and separately. Wait 5 minutes for a beer, and then another 5 for the waiter to bring a bottle opener? Rookie time. While there were other diners there (3 or 4 tables out of 20), it was clear this is a hangout for Iranian/Persian locals who don't appreciate others invading their turf.

The food was good, but not good enough to overcome the poor experience. Skip it and find another location.

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