Place Category: Catering, Middle Eastern, Persian, and Private DiningPlace Tags: Family Owned and Operated and Michelin Guide
Welcome to Shalizaar, a rare and undoubtedly the best Persian restaurant in the Bay Area. We have served the most delectable authentic Persian cuisine for over 23 years now, and we are loved unconditionally by our customers. Over 70,000 people visited Shalizaar last year. Shalizaar has a long list of loyal customers that have visited us for almost as long as we have been in business. In fact, we have people who once came here as babies and now drive their own cars to our restaurant.
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Shalizaar Menu - Belmont - Updated 3/3/2022
Menu and pricing subject to change
Fresh herbs, onion and rice seasoned wrapped in grape leaves
Pureed eggplant and garlic, topped with sauteed mint and kashk
Khiar Shoor 7.50
Home made pickled baby persian cucumbers
Kookoo Sabzi 7.50
Chopped herbs, green onion and eggs, sauteed in olive oil
Our home made creamy yogurt, rich and delicious.
Yogurt mixed with dried mint and pepper, topped with diced cucumbers
Our rich and creamy yogurt mixed with dried garlic and black pepper.
Mirza Ghasemi 10.50
Grilled eggplant, tomatoes, eggs and garlic sauteed in olive oil
Organic home grown fresh herbs from Los Altos Hills, red radish, walnuts and feta
Tah Dig 11.50
Crispy rice topped with your choice of one or more stews
A mixture of marinated herbs and vegetables, carefully aged in vinegar and spices
SOUP & SALADS
Chef's persian style "lentil soup" made with vegetable stock.
Aush Reshteh 9.50
A soup made of fresh organic herbs, beans, beets, and noodles topped with Kashk, and sauteed mint (Kashk is ...
Greek Salad 10.50
Calamata olives, feta, bell peppers, and onions added to green salad.
Green Salad 6.50
Romaine hearts, tomatoes, and English cucumbers (Ranch or Italian)
Narges Salad 11.50
Romaine hearts, cucumbers, tomatoes, walnuts, dates, croutons, and feta
Salad Shirazi 6.50
Diced Tomatoes, English Cucumbers, Onions, and dried mint.
MIXED RICE DISHES
Baghali Polo 20.95
Dill and fava bean rice with pot roast lamb shank.
Sabzi Polo 18.95
Dill and parsley rice with fresh fish of the day (fried)
Shirin Polo 19.95
Sweet pistachio, almond, and orange peal rice with chicken thighs.
Zereshk Polo 18.95
Barberry rice with roasted chicken thighs
Shalizaar Chenjeh 59.95
Combination of game hen, biff filet, and two ground beef.
Shalizaar for Two 58.95
Combination of game hen, lamb fillet, and two ground beef.
Shalizaar Mahi 56.95
Combination of game hen, salmon, and two ground beef.
Shalizaar Meygoo 58.95
Combination of hen, jumbo shrimps, and two ground beef.
Shalizaar Shishlik 64.95
Combination of game hen, lamb chops, and two ground beef
Roasted chicken thighs, ground walnuts, and pomegranate sauce.
Tender lean beef, chana dal beans, tomatoes sauce and potato sticks.
Gheymeh Bademjan 17.95
lean beef, chana dal beans, tomatoes sauce and eggplant.
Ghormeh Sabzi 16.95
Stewed beef, kidney beans, sauteed herbs, and spinach.
Filet Mignon, lightly marinated and deliciously tender.
Lamb fillet, marinated and seasoned.
Beef fillet, marinated in yogurt and saffron
Chunks of boneless, marinated chicken thighs
Cornish game hen, marinated
Two of the seasoned ground beef kabobs
Koobideh Mix 17.45
Combination of ground beef, and ground chicken kabob.
Koobideh Morgh 17.95
Ground chicken kabob
Fillet of salmon, marinated in saffron, lemon juice, and olive oil.
Fresh jumbo shrimps, seasoned to perfection.
Shish Kabob 25.95
Top sirloin of beef, bell pepper, and onion
Lamp chops, marinated in chef's secret sauce.
Pieces of all natural boneless chicken breast
A combination of barg (filet mignon) and koobideh (ground beef)
ON THE SIDES
Side Barg 22.95
Side Barreh 23.95
Side Cheese 3.00
Side Chenjeh 24.95
Side Giahi 7.95
Side Grilled Bell Peppers 3.95
Side Grilled Chilies 3.95
Side Grilled Onions 3.95
Side Joojeh 14.95
Side Joojeh Ostokhan 16.95
Side Koobideh 6.50
Side Koobideh Morgh 6.95
Side Lamb shank 15.95
Side Mahi 21.95
Side Meygoo 25.95
Side Rice 4.00
Side Roast Chicken 9.95
Side Sauce for Shirin Polo 6.00
Side Shish kabob 21.95
Side Shishlik 29.95
Side Sineh 15.95
Side Tomatoes (3 pieces) 3.95
Side Zereshk 5.00
Layers of phyllo dough filled with walnut, pistachios.
Pistachios and saffron ice cream.
Bastani Nooni 4.50
Pistachios and saffron ice cream sandwich.
Cream Puff 6.50
Cream puff shells filled with vanilla custard.
Rice noodles, shaved ice and rose water.
Top quality dates.
A combination of Bastani and Faloodeh.
Buttery puff pastry filled with diplomat cream.
Thin vanilla cake and vanilla cream rolled into a log.
Layers of lady fingers cake are soaked in coffee and topped with mascarpone and sweet marsala wine cream.
Zoolbia Bamieh 6.50
Fried Persian pastry soaked in a syrup.
Accountability is very high and one of the owners is always in-house to hear anything a customer may have to say. Also, we have a great banquet hall with a 180-person capacity, for all events and functions.