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520 south Street, Suite 96, Meridian, ID
Today
09:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Tue - Fri 10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Boise, Idaho
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015

Who knew that I would love their chicken and waffles so much? I always thought the concept was weird but when I ate some off my hubby's plate, it was very delicious. I told him we needed to go back so I could get my own. Also could not get enough of the Korean tacos and mac n cheese balls.... More 

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Thank Mika M
Boise
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

My wife and friends have enjoyed most menu items but the Gumbo is amazing! Absolutely the best I've had outside of Louisiana.

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Thank Greg V
Long Beach, California
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79 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

Small but unique menu. Casual, no pretense (although some might be in order!). Had black tea marinated pork over rice, excellent. Other diners raved about their selections.

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1 Thank DrDave_at_CHS
Boise
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58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015

We have eaten there several times. I could go on and on about all of the things that I like, but it's simpler to just say that with few exceptions everything that they make is an excellent version of what it is. For example, I ordered the new flavor roll not knowing that it was a sushi dish. Even though... More 

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1 Thank Dumdoc
Boise, Idaho
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014

Loved every item ordered! While the service is slow, just sit back and enjoy the incredibly flavorful food. We had the catfish, ribs, salmon, black tea pork and fried chicken and waffles. I personally tasted the pork, the waffle, fried chicken and the fabulous rice that came with the salmon. We also had fried green tomatoes, wings and corn bread....I... More 

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Thank Cynthia B
Meridian, ID
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

Fun restaurant. Very friendly service and great food. My only concern was on a Saturday evening they only had one server. It wasn't super busy, but food seemed to take a bit longer. My husband got the ribs and they were delicious. They came with some tasty mashed potatoes. I had two Korean street tacos and the Nu Flavor Roll.... More 

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Thank Jennifer C
Meridian, Idaho
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2014

I have eaten at Shanaz several times & subsequently used them for catering a large church function as well & I couldnt be more pleased. I have now introduced quite a few friends & family members to the restaurant & all have come away very impressed. The menu is not your typical run of the mill fare with many diverse... More 

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1 Thank leslie m
Boise, Idaho
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2013

My husband and I had dinner last night at Shanaz, we had the worst service I have ever experienced. It was also over an hour and a half to have a simple dinner. It all started with our waitress telling us we were going to get cornbread as a starter to our meal. Well our meal came and went, slowly... More 

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1 Thank readyreviewer
Nampa
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2013

We had a very bad dining experience here. First, the appetizer plates were dirty so we had to request clean ones. Then there was a big black hair in the middle of the fried macaroni and cheese ball. That pretty much ruined our appetites. To top it all off, my daughter choked on a piece of wood that was in... More 

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1 Thank Tammy R
Nampa, Idaho
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2013

My mother, daughter, and I went to dinner last night to Shanaz hoping for a fun and unique dining experience. What we ended up with was unsafe food and poor service. We ordered the sweet tea, which had mold in it, macaroni and cheese balls, which when cut open had a very large black hair sticking right out the middle... More 

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1 Thank JRay0821

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Japanese, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 south Street, Suite 96, Meridian, ID
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Meridian

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?