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Zahir's Bistro

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579 Main Street, Milpitas, CA 95035
+1 408-946-4000
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Morgan Hill
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

I was introduce to this restaurant by Milpitas Chamber member. I honestly did not expect such a nice restaurant to even exist in a downtown Milpitas as the area still needs extensive improvement. The spacious interior almost feels a bit too roomy to have an intimate dinner gathering; but the table are spread apart so great for business dinner or... More 

Thank sharon t
San Jose, California
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260 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Zahir's is know for their prime rib and also has a nice selection of Italian and seafood dishes. The atmosphere and service was good. The have a selection of signature cocktails and a reasonable wine list.

Thank Cynthia P
Ashdod, Israel
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Went here for dinner. Very nice restaurant with friendly and helpful staff. Really enjoyed the meal. Price for such kind of restaurant very reasonable.

Thank G_Aharon
Cape Coral, Florida
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Been here a few times and the food is pretty good. Menue isn't huge but it varied. Staff was attentive although there was just a few patrons there. Biggest issue was the mens rooms. It was disgusting- it smelled like a back-up sewer.

Thank Raebeth5355
Milpitas, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

This my wife's favorite restaurant in Milpitas. She had her 60th birthday party there. We've got to know the owner and waitress very well. They make the best prime rib in the city. It literally melts in your mouth! They're only open for dinner, but will accomodate private parties during the day. Zahir is always walking among his guests to... More 

Thank Raymond W
San Jose, California
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

Went there last Friday night for a birthday party celebration of about 100+ people, and had a great time. I ordered a Filet mignon . The steak was very good. Did not know that everything was a la carte ,so the soup and salad were separate. Atmosphere was semi-formal. The dining area and restroom are well kept. The service was... More 

Thank tonytran1
San Jose
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

We had a large group at Zahir's the other night and had a lovely evening. The buffet menu worked well for our large group. the wait staff was attentive. The owner told a few jokes that our group didn't really enjoy, but they were harmless. Most everyone was happy w/the evening. The outdoor patio must be lovely in warmer weather.

Thank Stephanie A
Livermore, California
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

My wife and I went there a couple of weeks ago and had a great time. The atmosphere was relaxing and the food was outstanding. The people who served us were very attentive to our needs. The owner (Zahir) was there and he was very friendly and funny! It was an excellent experience. Just a note, they only serve dinner.

Thank Rodman26
Fremont, CA
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

I was part of a large birthday group (20 people) dining at Zahir's, and the whole evening was very enjoyable. I looked around the table and all plates except one were completely clean (and the one was on a diet!) so I know I wasn't the only one who thought the food was excellent. Service was also very good; we... More 

1 Thank Jmrusch
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133 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

I booked via Opentable and extended for more people two times via phone directly to the restaurant. Friendly staff at the phone. Arrived with 9 colleagues ewe got a privilieged very large table at the back of the resturant in a kind of seminar area. good as it was quiet but too quiet: no ambiance music at all and sober... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 579 Main Street, Milpitas, CA 95035
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Milpitas
  • Phone Number: +1 408-946-4000

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