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Molana Restaurant

Middle Eastern, Persian
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5 Spring Street, Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 923 2554
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Persian food in Boston area

Very good food, nice staff and a great location. The barg (with beef) and zereshk polo at this restaurant are just awesome.try it!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
alakia
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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English first
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Very good food, nice staff and a great location. The barg (with beef) and zereshk polo at this restaurant are just awesome.try it!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We went to this restaurant on a Tuesday evening and we wanted to love it, but it just didn't make the grade for us. The ambience of the room was lovely. Comfortable wooden chairs, white table cloths, pleasant atmosphere. We appreciated that the sound level was very quiet and we could easily hear each other and make relaxed conversation. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

There is nothing like experiencing the place you know & the food of that culture with being said great atmosphere & food is fresh!!!!!! I recommend To try the food if you haven't already

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Boston, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I have mixed feelings about this place...I heard raving reviews of it at Tehran airport (of all places) as I was coming back to the US and decided to give it a try. Overall the food was good but not great! The menu is somewhat limited (no Tahdig for example), the bread was cold and a little on the older... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Tasty, good quality and portion sizes and good service. We always come out of the restaurant 100% content. My favorite is chicken and beef kubediah combo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I love their food.I have been going there since I was a young kid.Their food is so excellent and amazing I can not explain how much!!!!!!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I lover persian food however the food here came cold and did not taste that well. Maybe just that night but did not like the food.

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Sharon, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We used to eat sat this restaurant often never a complaint... Last time we went for lunch on 10/13/14. The rice was cold, lunch specials were not available, prices were high and the Kabob Barg was very low quality. Either the management has changed or the they are using very low quality meat. The yogurt and the bread and butter... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Excellent fresh food. Will go again. Parking is convenient. Service was excellent. Photo menu is plus if you don't know what you are about to eat.

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Watertown, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It's a hidden gem! I live nearby this resturant and I haven't seen it while I was passing right in front of it many times! It's got a cozy and warm atmosphere. Decoration and interior looks a bit old and it can use some renovation but overal it was good. staffs are very friendly and polite. They care about their... More 

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Additional Information about Molana Restaurant

Address: 5 Spring Street, Watertown, MA 02472
Phone Number: (617) 923 2554
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Persian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Spring Street, Watertown, MA 02472
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: (617) 923 2554

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Persian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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