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Darya Restaurant Santa Monica

12130 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025-2516 (Westside)
310-442-9000
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Ranked #1,153 of 8,555 restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: $30 - $30
Neighborhood: Westside
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Santa Monica, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Nice open dining area, but it can get noisy at dinner. I usually get Persian food at Darya because it is the freshest and most authentic Persian food in West Los Angeles. Prices are slightly above the competing Iranian places, but Darya delivers a superb meal. To Order, My Favorites: Mahi Sefid Sabzi Polo: white fish with herbed rice. The... More

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Santa Monica, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food here is great. Very authentic Iranian food. The restaurant atmosphere is good and authentic. Their delivery service is a bit bad. The drivers are not friendly but the food is exactly the same as the restaurant, which is important.

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Los Angeles, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I usually order take outs from Darya as the food is really good and fresh however the decor leaves much to be desired.

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Vienna, Virginia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Darya is a great persian restaurant. No Doubt it has the best filet kabob (Barg) I have ever had. The portions are generous and very tasty. I highly recommend it.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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52 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

We were there with a group of 6 of us, but the service was great and the food was even better. We had the beef, ground chicken and white fish. We have eaten there 3 times now and have not been able to finish a dinner yet. The wait staff is good at selecting appetizers and meals to meet your... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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69 reviews 69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

For me the Naderi kabab is the best "Bargh" you can find anywhere in the world. Love this restaurant.

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Los Angeles, California
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160 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

OK, so it looks like an Iranian grandmother's very old and dusty living room. Right around the time Grandma needs to go into hospice. Just ignore that part. The service and food were fantastic. I can't give it 5 stars because of the overwhelming feeling that you have dust mites watching you eat, but aside from the mustiness, I promise... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2008

The chicken barg and filet mignon kabob are my favorites. Get it with half Persian salad and half basmati rice. Their basmati rice is very aromatic and yummy. Also, they make a good hummus.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2008

decent iranian food in a cheesy 80's decor restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2008

good non-kosher kabobs.

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