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Sufi

) #729 of 3,982 Restaurants in San Diego €€ - €€€ Middle Eastern, Persian
5911 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92111-2711
+1 858-278-7770
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good12%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (4 reviews)
“shish kabob” (2 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Persian
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5911 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92111-2711
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Reviews (33)
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 2 April 2017

Recommended by a local Persian who said it was the best Persian restaurant in San Diego. Came early on a midweek night, chose the buffet. It was a bit quiet, not empty, but just a very big place. Fresh food, all mid-eastern cuisine, lots of...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The buffet at this restaurant is truly unique and a wonderful experience. The food delicious and the dessert is out of this world.

Thank Jhonesnaps60
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Can't believe this isn't rated higher. Didn't come up on my TripAdvisor search but should have. Under $20 entrees that are excellent and a wine list that is short but good and very reasonable. They have a buffet that we ignored, not our thing. Do...More

Thank PvcM
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Came for brunch and it was crazy crowded. Live music and friendly staff. If your party is large do yourself a favor and make reservations. Huge variety of food and lots of it and not enough tummy for it all. This is a must do...More

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 17 August 2016

There was nothing wrong with any of the foods on the buffet. They just weren't very good....except for the hummus, baba ganoush, and maast o'khiar (mint yogurt sauce). The bread was in a basket on a high counter with no sign to tell you what...More

Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I often go there for lunch buffet, with colleagues, friends and family. The $15.95 weekday buffet includes a huge selection plus soft-drinks and coffee/tea with refill. Can't beat that price if you are hungry. The staff is very attentive. The Sunday buffet is more extensive...More

Thank Mismatched
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We chose this restaurant to try a new cuisine. Our dishes were more than plentiful. The atmosphere and service were excellent. Our waiter made superior recommendations and options. Our eggplant appetizer and mix of breads was a perfect beginning. The boneless chicken shish kabob was...More

Thank ElfinWoodsWarbler
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We were treated to an outstanding Sunday Brunch at Sufi that was out of this world? The great food was complimented by the Flamenco Jazz Quartet that played during the entire time we were there - no breaks. They too were very good. I didn't...More

1  Thank deanjp2015
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

For my first visit, I went during the week for the lunch buffet. I wanted a fair sampling of food and the buffet did not disappoint. If you are not familiar with this type of food you cannot go wrong with the buffet because it...More

Thank hdtrvlr
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We went for the Sunday brunch. OMG! What an amazing buffet! Go early as there are lots of people who know about this place. The food is absolutely excellent and there is a huge selection. They even have a stage! And a band! WOW!

Thank LagoonGirl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5911 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92111-2711
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-278-7770
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