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Shalimar

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3325 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538
+1 510-494-1919
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11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
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Union City, California
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Busy and family orientated with a good variety of items on the Menu freshly prepared and delicious. The Chicken Tika Masala was spicy and not swimming in oil with pieces of moist chicken . The Jalfrezi with the Garlic naan was plentiful and tasty. It is noisy but that is not unexpected when you enter this type of busy restaurant... More 

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Thank fentumew
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Step into Shalimar for authentic Kabobs and Naans.. My all time favorites are Chicken kabob, brain masala,Sheek kabob, Goat curry and Naans

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Thank Shiva A
Fremont, California
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163 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Really spicy oily not clean place as such but people love it like a fast food ok for quick and fast lunch

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Thank TripsiloveTotake
Ahmedabad
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Every large town has one, and this is by far Fremont's best version of a moghlai restaurant. I should ideally deduct a star as the food quality varies a little. The Seekh Kabab, Boti and Tandoori are well made. Of the curries, I would recommend the Bhuna Lamb, and the ubiquitous Chicken Karhai as firm favorites.

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Thank Promethius98
SF East Bay
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103 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is not the place to go and find your bearings if you're unfamiliar with the cuisine or the restaurant. I'm not hung up on "dining experience," because I'd rather have good food than fancy atmosphere. Shalimar, though, is punishing if you want to relax, savor the food, or not shout to be heard by staff or companions. I'm happy... More 

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Thank EastBayLenore
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I would frequent this place much more often if the guy in the front would not be there! He has no manners and only sees dollar signs instead of people. Food is good, but many times I don't want to deal with that jerk so I take my business elsewhere. Place needs a make over, very dated restaurant.

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1 Thank FremontRonnie
Srinagar, India
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Excellent authentic Mughlai food. The atmosphere is much better that their branch in Sunnyvale. Very reasonably priced and good food so happens to be very popular.

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Thank APKHAN
Fremont, California
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

We were entertaining my Pakistani son-in-law yesterday and what better place to try out again after over 15 years, than Shalimar. A huge mistake! Nothing has changed there from the time it opened and we had sworn never to go there again. Our order taker at the counter had to be asked for a menu. He appeared to be extremely... More 

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1 Thank Dinerwhoknows
San Jose, California
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138 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

I haven't been here since forever, but apparently my parents still come occasionally. I came here with them tonight, and it wasn't great. We ordered two tandoori chicken legs ($3.99 each pre-tax), two beef kabobs ($2.50 each), 3 naan ($1 each), eggplant curry ($6.50). The curry was so small! I couldn't believe it. It was also really oily, and it... More 

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Thank Andrea W
Fremont, California
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Ate here many times. Very relaxed dining with good naan and authentically good food. Recommend trying something different every time.....so far, food is very good. Here is a suggestion though when ordering.....add up your items as this is a cash-only place.......almost EVERY TIME, I'm charged 3-4 dollars more than should be. This always happens when the older rotund gentleman takes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Indian, Pakistani, Middle Eastern, Afghani
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3325 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fremont
  • Phone Number: +1 510-494-1919

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