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Shalimar Restaurant

2115 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-5204
+1 805-781-0766
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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2115 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-5204
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Growing up in England and then moving to Silicon Valley, I’ve been able to sample a great variety of Indian food. The quality of Shalimar’s lunch buffet stacks up to that of any Indian buffet I’ve ever experienced anywhere in the world, including in India...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never had a bad meal here and everything I have tried has been good. Family run and service is usually pretty quick. Love the Indian beers and appetizers. Gluten free friendly. One of my go to spots in SLO.

Thank Casey A
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I am surprised when I see such a mediocre restaurant receiving enthusiastic reviews. But finally, each one has its taste and its gastronomic experiences. For me it's another restaurant that aims to make Indian food, but in the end more contribute to damage people's perception...More

Thank Antonio D
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We had their plate at the Farmers Market on Thursday.It was all very delicious. Look forward to going to the restaurant next time.

Thank TravelLynn2015
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Shalimars has an amazing lunch buffet, if you can afford a mid-day food coma. Asim (the owner) and his family are all extremely pleasant and create an atmosphere like you are dining with them in their living room. The buffet is a great way to...More

Thank GrubGamut
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Good food. Tastes like authentic Indian cuisine. Especially Biryani. Very Friendly and prompt service.

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Great Indian food. Good prices and great service. Authentic Indian Chia, omg!!! The Buffett is good, but I prefer ordering from the menu.

Thank empty_11
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Very tasty indian food. We had curry chicken and paneer makhani with rice, naan and salad - very good flavours and surprisingly cheap. If I'm in the region, will definitely be back!

Thank Matthias K
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I visited Shalimar for their buffet lunch this past week with a friend and it was delicious! The Tikka Chicken Masala was my favorite. I loved the selections, as well as the chutneys, mint sauce and naan. The service was excellent! I will definitely return.

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I tried the dinner buffet here a couple of times. This was the first time eating their lunch buffet. . Nice assortment of dishes, all excellent. Lots of accompaniments as well, various chutneys, fruit, rice pudding, and chai tea.Friendly service with a smile too. I'll...More

Thank RickThePick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Buffet, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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11:30 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2115 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-5204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-781-0766
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