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Raffi's Place Restaurant

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$$$
Middle Eastern, Eastern European, Persian, Armenian
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211 East Broadway, Glendale, CA 91205-1008
(818) 240-7411
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Kabobs I've Had

Lots of kabob places around here (Glendale, CA) but this one is a cut above. It is a large place with lots of seating and is very popular, but we seated 6 people in 5 minutes on a Friday evening.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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La Crescenta, California
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La Crescenta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Lots of kabob places around here (Glendale, CA) but this one is a cut above. It is a large place with lots of seating and is very popular, but we seated 6 people in 5 minutes on a Friday evening.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

If you like Middle Eastern food, this place is a must. Nice poetions, great service and most importantly good, flavorful food. Chicken Barg, is one of the favorites, Beef Sultan is another. Fish kabob is really good too. Plate comes with ALOT of basmati rice with grilled tomato and pepper. Always buay, so anticipate a wait for seating.

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Burbank, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Delicious kabobs Persian style. My favorite is the Barg, basically a fillet of beef on a skewer, served with rice. Another favorite is the White Fish, also grilled on charcoal Yum yum!

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

You can never go wrong with Raffi's. Very good food, normal service. It is an institution that stands on its own. If you're ever in Glendale, this Armenian-Persian restaurant is a must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

If you blink you will miss its storefront off of broadway as there is no real signage - enter from the back alley where the friendly Valets will park you. Then enter through a back alley corridor into a butcher paper liner white table cloth al fresco dining area. Very cool as it feels like you are dining inside but... More 

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Burbank, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

They say that more Armenians live in Glendale, CA than in Armenia! As such Glendale houses the best Middle Eastern restaurants around & Raffi's is in my opinion one of the top 10. Get ready for large family-style portions of whatever you crave from their menu. My fav are the lamb kabobs!

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Glendale, California, Usa
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

An excellent Indoor, Outdoor and Catering eateries with their famous and variety of delicious and health Mediterranean meals for every age to enjoy.

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Carlsbad, CA
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Arrived 20 minutes before closing and was gracefully accommodated (after being turned away from Shiraz restaurant down the street) on a Thursday evening with no wait - place was busy with customers. Very enjoyable outdoor dining. Super service from friendly staff. We shared a Chicken Koobideh plate which was large enough for the two of us as a late in... More 

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Orillia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The food was average and it's a little bit pricey. Make sure that Anything they put on the table you know if they have charged you or not because they will. I would only recommend to double check the receipt.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Last time I was at Raffi's we celebrated a retirement party. The food was great employees were helpful and friendly. Love the menu, however feel like it is overpriced and I can't afford to go there as often as I would like.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 211 East Broadway, Glendale, CA 91205-1008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: (818) 240-7411

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Eastern European, Persian, Armenian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?