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Shalimar

532 Jones St, San Francisco, CA 94102
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    Daniel Holzman
    5 May 08, 2014

    This is the best spot in the city for traditional Indian and Pakistani food. Don't be frightened by the lack of upscale decor, because Shalomar has some of the best Pakistani food this side of the Hindu Kush. Try anything from the Tandoor oven -- it's all good -- but I especially love and recommend the lamb chops. It's also worth noting that this restaurant is BYOB.

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    5 Mar 30, 2014

    Yum! It took me a long time to finally come to the must-talked-about Shalimar. This casual Indian restaurant offers a number of great curry dishes, big pieces of freshly made naan and delicious seasoned rice. Try the paneer curry with spinach.

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    James Sievert
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    3 Nov 09, 2013

    This place has a cult following especially among vegetarians. Shalimar is a unique experience. The place is austere, the food is spicy, the kitchen is bustling, with a constant whir of frying pans and chatter of orders. For me the food doesn't live up to the hype, but I find the overall experience unique and worth trying.

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    Connie Pistilli
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    4 Jun 28, 2014

    This is definitely some of the best Pakistani/Indian food I have tasted. I like how they give each table a pitcher of water, because they know you'll keep on needing a refill. My friend ordered for us - we got the beef shish kabob, chicken jalfrezi and aloo methi (potato with mustard greens), rice and 2 pieces of naan to share amongst 3 people. Everything was so delicious and it only came out to $8 per person. Get the chicken jalfrezi, it's so spicy and so good!

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    SaraLua
    3 Jul 04, 2012

    Shalimar is an Indian restaurant on Polk Street (between Pine & California). I liked the lamb tikka masala here. The naan as well. It has outdoor seating so on some warmer nights you can enjoy your mango lassi outdoors.

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    Veronica Sartori
    5 Nov 09, 2013

    Shamilar, which also specializes in Indian & Pakistani cuisine like Pakwan, is a bit richer than Pakwan - but I personally love it! The nan here is super thick and chewy, very delicious. They have plenty of specials that are only $6-$9 (sometimes, part of their "daily" specials). One of their famous dishes is the Goat Karahi, which is actually very delicious.

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    Lisa
    4 Aug 26, 2013

    Absolutely the best Indian food! Come here for Chicken Tikki Masala, Naan, rice and their chai.

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    4 May 11, 2013
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    3 Jul 06, 2013
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4.0 out of 5
12 members' reviews
588 people visited Shalimar
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  • Open Hours:

    Lunch & Dinner daily
  • Phone:

    (415) 928-0333

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