So I will start off by saying I'm Persian and from Atlanta. I may be bias but here's my honest review based on my personal experience.
I walked in, noticed an old monitor sitting on the counter (this monitor had only green/black text color). That showed me that "change" is not a welcomed theme.
On to the food:
Food was not very good, it wasn't BAD, it was just very bland. No flavor. The meat wasn't high quality meat. The worst part, that really bothered me, the bread was in a plastic lunch bag. I mean, that can EASILY be presented much better. The khashk e bademjoon was ok, I understand people make it in different ways. This one looked like the ingredients were put in a blender and then served on a plate. The ice cream was good old persian ice cream, but again, presentation. No pistachios, no mint leaves, nothing.
On the service:
At first, it seemed ok, they quickly brought out bread and my drink. But one of my BIGGEST pet peeves is when I order an appetizer, and it comes out with my entree. I can't stand when restaurants do that. So service dropped a couple points for that. When it came time to pay, I timed it, 20 minutes, the waiter just disappeared, I had to get up and go to hostess stand.
Ok, so I mentioned presentation, the plates do not match anything, the bread was brought in a plastic sandwich bag, I mean, this place was ridiculous. A few minor (low-cost) adjustments and my ratings would go up. It just looks like they don't put any effort into improvement, which reflects on their food, service, etc. as well.
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