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14100 Culver Dr, Irvine, CA 92604-0301
+1 949-651-8454
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11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Orange County, Ca
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417 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Staff are unfriendly, especially the men, they seem irritated to be there. Our female wait staff was fine but impatient. Food was good with a lunch buffet for $16 plus a special menu for lunch portions which was very reasonable. Decor is gaudy and run down. Once is enough.

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Thank MominOC
Irvine, California
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Very bad food. They served stale food. Very bad service. Will never go there again. Waste of money. I had gone there once before and was really disappointed with their service and food. This last time I went there for a birthday party hoping that it would be different. However, it was even worse!

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Thank maziarrostamian
Burnaby, Canada
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Food was decent, nothing great, what sets them apart is the grumpy wait staff and poor service. If we wanted our waitress to come to our table, we has to catch eye contact and literally wave her over. She did not smile one time we were there and generally acted like she just got dumped, or her dog died. Near... More 

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North Dakota
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135 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Order the boneless chicken kebab. That was the best thing that we had there after ordering a couple of different items to try. The belly dancing is sort of cabaret-cheesy, but fun.

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Thank SunshineCheyenne
Baltimore, MD
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I visit Los Angeles few times a year and each time I anticipate enjoying great Persian dishes in Westwood area restaurants. This year, my host had moved to Irvine and she recommended the Caspian Restaurant. So, we went for dinner expecting something at the level of Shahrzad Restaurant in Westwood. To my disappointment, the chicken kabob was hardly cooked, and... More 

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Thank flower26dance
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

The food is ok on a scale of 1 to 10 it's a 6 Decor looks like an outdated Chinese restaurant Awful Dark dingy and depressing Go here if you like to eat in sullen surroundings

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Irvine, California
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

There aren't many place with entertainment, this is one,fun loud Great food, large portions, great for a couple or group,

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Thank 4buffalo
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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

The food is excellent as is the service. What is fun is the atmosphere. If you haven't tried it, do so. You won't be sorry.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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112 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

I had dinner with friends after one year in this restaurant. I have been visiting them once or twice every year. Unfortunately I was disappointed more than ever this time. The restaurant and the decor is very tired looking. Food was only average in quality. Someone has to shake these guys and say "We want quality, quality, quality". They are... More 

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The Netherlands
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76 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

We went for a buffet on Friday.. The koobideh are super light and melt in your mouth. They kept bringing in fresh warm ones and we kept having. I couldn't stop myself from the plum lamb and the safron rice. Also the desert was so light that I couldn't had 10s of helpings. Love love love

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14100 Culver Dr, Irvine, CA 92604-0301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-651-8454

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?