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Opening alert: Caspian Restaurant in Mountain View

Uploaded: Dec 5, 2018
A Mediterranean restaurant has replaced Kabobs & Pupuseria on El Camino Real in Mountain View.

Brian Jafari opened Caspian Restaurant at 1910 W. El Camino Real, Suite D in mid-November.

A native of Iran who came to the United State about 25 years ago, Jafari said his restaurant focuses on kebabs but also serves hummus, falafel, gyros and salads. Caspian serves 12 kinds of kebab, including beef, lamb, filet mignon, chicken, salmon and vegetables. Jafari said they "try to use the best product" and grind all the meat in house.

For dessert, there's baklava, Persian ice cream with pistachios and faloodeh, a traditional Iranian frozen dessert made from rice noodles.

Jafari lives in San Jose and said he has run different restaurants there for close to 20 years.

Caspian is open daily from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. except on Sundays, when the restaurant closes at 3:30 p.m.
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 +   4 people like this
Posted by Excited, a resident of Crescent Park,
on Dec 5, 2018 at 2:14 pm

Fantastic! If this will be anything like Caspian Restaurant in Orange County, I can't wait to eat here!


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Posted by Slight correction, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis,
on Dec 5, 2018 at 4:27 pm

Just to clarify, it is 1910 w. El Camino real ,Mountain View


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Posted by shocked, a resident of Monta Loma,
on Dec 6, 2018 at 10:06 am

Did you see the picture of the menu with prices on the yelp reviews? Wow, $17-$20 for a kabob. Sorry, out of my league. For that I can buy two meals at the Togo's across the street.


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Posted by Not so shocked, a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood,
on Dec 6, 2018 at 10:59 am

So, try the kabobs and then you will know if your skepticism was actually warranted or not. It's the only way.

Some great restaurants have specialties that might seem pricey when judged by run-of-the-mill competition, but turn out to be worth the price, and more! It's not something you'll ever judge accurately from the armchair.


 +   4 people like this
Posted by Mmmm, a resident of Monta Loma,
on Dec 6, 2018 at 11:46 am

BUT when is Rose Market re-opening?!


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