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Bha! Bha! Bistro

865 5th Avenue South, 41 and 5th, Naples, FL 34102
+1 239-594-5557
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Ranked #12 of 811 Restaurants in Naples
Price range: $11 - $37
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Healthy, Persian, Fusion
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Bha! Bha! Is an innovative Persian bistro. A chic south Florida Persian inspired and influenced BISTRO. The interior is very sharp and elegant,.. 5Th avenue chic yet with some Persian touches. It "resembles a Persian jewel box". It features classic Persian food as well as Persian fusion food. I have always billed it as that. In fact the word "INNOVATIVE" appears on our marquis and websites and other various advertisements; yes, even on this very site. Popular classic items such the authentic Ghorme Sabzi, Fesenjune, Bademjune, Halleem and Kashke` Bademjune , Aash soup and all Chelo kabobs are all present on the menu. More than half of the menu is dedicated to other various fusion food: shrimp, fresh fish, seafood, couscous, paella etc......Innovative techniques with Persian inspirations. The menu price range is in line with our neighboring restaurants here in downtown Naples. This is a Bon Appetit recommended and James Beard recognized restaurant. Although I am constantly inspired by all other cuisines, but my food should not be stereotyped with Arabic, Turkish, Indian, etc. Or any other single ethnicity. My signature food at Bha! Bha! Bistro remains just that. My signature cooking here includes many dishes on my menu that perhaps are not seen or recognized in a typical Persian restaurant. Although all the classic Persian ingredients like pomegranates, mint, saffron, rose water, turmeric, cardamom, pistachios, basmati rice, etc...Are used here, however they are not all packaged into one entree. Among the 3 dozens items on my menu some are packed with flavors and some are kept low key for the respect of diners who may not be too enthusiastic about overwhelmingly pungent flavors. My staff will go out of their way to guide the dinners into a perfect union with their choices. I invite you to come over and allow me to entice all your culinary senses by what I have created over the past 27 years. Eagerly welcoming you. Michael Mir, exec. Chef/Owner
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Nashville, Tennessee
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

If you've never had Persian food then don't fret. This is the place for you. You'll be asking yourself "where has this been my whole life?" I have to say, I had heard good things, but was completely blown away by the quality of food and intense flavors. Definitely the best food we've had in Naples. I would recommend starting... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We were disappointed as the lamb meatballs were sold out, but everything else was fabulous!! I love this place so much!

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New York City, New York
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82 reviews 82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

This Resturant has so much flavor in every meal, every bite. Great service, location and staff. If you are looking for a great meal that you will remember and want to go back- you found the place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Welcoming service began a meal of 10 different, shared family style, appetizers. 12 hour Lamb, meat balls, multiple salads, beets, and 4 different desserts, shared among all the guests. All of us went home full and fully sated.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

yes, I am a Foodie! This evening was excellent! New flavors. New ingredients. Creative chef. Wonderful service. New cuisine experience for me. Beet and pear salad. The best! Lamb shank. Lamb medallions. Wow! Do not miss baklava (very unusual) and Persian ice cream. Please skip Turkish coffee (if you haven't had it, you will hate it). Valet parking behind building.

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99 reviews 99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Rating would have been higher except for some of the service. First heater did not work and they actually had to run out for propane, that is not prepared for cooler weather and eating outside. Ordered off the 15 dollar special entree menu. Lots of lamb to choose from. My husband had to return to the car but they dropped... More 

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michael m, Owner at Bha! Bha! Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Guest; I am very sorry that you did not enjoy your meal fully with us. Although the cold air and lack of your husband’s presence at the table might have contributed to the situation, never-the-less it is always our ultimate goal to provide the most enjoyable dining experience for our guests. Your husband’s entree was taken back to the... More 

New Haven, Connecticut
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Maybe we are spoiled by all the great food in the NYC, New Haven, Boston area where we live and travel, but this place was just unimpressive. Food was fine but nothing special. It was also overpriced for what it was. We went based on NYTimes 36 Hours in Naples recommendation, but sadly, it didn't live up to our expectations.

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Naples, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Went to Bha Bha for the first time tonight. Made a reservation. The hostess brings us to a small area in the back where no one was seated near the serving area and kitchen. I asked to be seated at a different table seeing that most of the tables were empty. We went there for the early dinner, they had... More 

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michael m, Owner at Bha! Bha! Bistro, responded to this review

Dear guest: Thank you for your visit to Bha! Bha!. Your thoughts are highly appreciated. I am glad that you came early and we were able to give you your choice in seating. The restaurant gets booked very quickly. I am also delighted that you enjoyed your food. I do apologize about the server’s lack of proper communication with you.... More 

11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic food and outstanding service. Persian Lamb was flavorful and the. Shrimp with apricot and ginger was outstanding (even if it wasn't a true Persian dish)! We wil definitely go back the Bha Bha in the future.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I ate five or six dinners in Naples, but this is probably the only one worth reviewing. Not that the others were bad, just not memorable. Bah Bah is different. Very elegant with excellent food. And the service was even better. If you are looking for something different from the endless white-bread sameness of Naples, give it a try.

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Additional Information about Bha! Bha! Bistro

Address: 865 5th Avenue South, 41 and 5th, Naples, FL 34102
Phone Number: +1 239-594-5557
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Naples
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 37
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Healthy, Persian, Fusion

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