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Raffi's Place Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS‎
$5.95
Tadig
Rice crust with choice of stew.
$3.00
Garlic Tourshi
Garlic aged in wine vinegar.
$6.95
Kashk O’Bademjan
Fried eggplant served on a bed of caramelized onion and kashk (whey).
Medium $7.00
Large $12.00
Tourshi (Pickles)
Combination of carrots, cauliflower, celery, cabbage and garlic, pickled in vinegar and salt.
Small $4.00
Medium $7.00
Large $12.00
Yogurt and Cucumber
Yogurt mixed with cucumber and herb.
Small $4.00
Medium $7.00
Large $12.00
Yogurt and Moussir
Yogurt mixed with shallots.
Small $4.00
Medium $7.00
Large $12.00
Tabbouleh
Mixed parsley, tomato and bulgur topped with our special house dressing.
Small $4.00
Medium $7.00
Large $12.00
Hommus
Cooked, mashed garbanzo beans, blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic.
Small $4.00
Medium $7.00
Large $12.00
Beans
Boiled‎ pinto beans, fried onion, tomato sauce and garlic.
Small $4.00
Medium $7.00
Large $12.00
Eggplant
Grilled‎ eggplant with tomato sauce and garlic.
SOUP AND SALAD‎
$6.95
Barley Soup
Chopped barley, parsley, cilantro, in chicken broth.
$6.95
Ash-e Reshteh
Persian‎ soup with fresh vegetables, noodles, pinto beans and kashk (whey), flavored with sautéed garlic and mint.
$7.95
Greek Salad
A zesty combination of feta cheese, black olives, tomato, lettuce and cucumber topped with our house dressing.
$6.95
Green Salad
Lettuce, tomato and cucumber topped with our house dressing.
$7.95
Caesar Salad
Heart of romaine lettuce, croutons and our special caesar dressing.
Small $4.00
Medium $7.00
Large $12.00
Olivieh Salad
Diced tomato, green onion, cucumber, mint and parsley topped with our special house dressing.
Small $4.00
Medium $7.00
Large $12.00
Shirazi Salad
Diced tomato, green onion, cucumber, mint and parsley topped with our special house dressing.
ENTREES‎
All entrees are served on a bed of fluffy basmati rice with grilled tomato and Anaheim pepper.
$18.95
Soltani Kabob
Filet Mignon and ground beef, skewered and charbroiled to perfection.
$16.95
Barg Kabob
Thin sliced filet Mignon, skewered and charbroiled to perfection.
$16.95
Shish Kabob
Marinated chunks of filet mignon, skewered and charbroiled with bell pepper and onion.
$11.95
Koobideh (Luleh Kabob)
Lean‎ ground beef, skewered and charbroiled to perfection.
$21.95
Rack of Lamb Kabob
Marinated‎ succulent rack of spring lamb marinated and charbroiled with bell pepper and onions.
$19.95
Lamb Kabob
Specially marinated lamb tenders, skewered and charbroiled with bell pepper and onions.
$13.95
Lamb Shank
Lamb shank served with special rice mixture of baby lima beans and fresh dill.
$18.95
Chicken Soltani Kabob
Marinated combination of chicken barg and chicken koobideh.
$16.95
Chicken Barg Kabob
Skewered and charbroiled, boneless breast of chicken.
BEVERAGES‎
$1.50
Coke
Diet coke
7Up
Diet 7up
Sodas
$2.00
Yogurt Soda
$2.50
Ice Tea
$6.00
S. Pellegrino 750ml
$2.50
S. Pellegrino 250ml
$2.50
Perrier
$3.00
Acqua Panna
$6.00
Evian
DESSERTS‎
$5.00
Chocolate Raspberry Gelato
Chocolate gelato with a heart of raspberry sorbet, all covered with cocoa powder
$5.00
Lemon or Orange Sorbet
Refreshing orange or lemon sorbet, served in the natural fruit shell
$5.00
Spumoni
Layered pistachio, chocolate gelato and strawberry sorbet. Served with raspberry syrup
$5.00
Vanilla Gelato
Vanilla‎ gelato served with caramel syrup
$5.00
Faloodeh
A Persian sorbet made of thin vermicelli noodles, frozen with cornstarch, rosewater and lime juice
$5.00
Sonati
Rosewater saffron gelato, Served on a wafer
$5.00
Persian Ice Cream
Rosewater flavored ice cream, Served plain or as an ice cream sandwich
$5.00
Zoolbia and Bamieh
Traditional Persian pastry, made of flour, sugar, honey and rosewater
$2.00
Baklava
Rich, Sweet pastry, made of layers of filo pastry, filled with chopped nuts and aweeted with syrup
$2.50
Persian Black Tea
PRICE RANGE
$0
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian, Armenian
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Their website says "serving the highest quality Persian cuisine since 1993" and it truly is. The courtyard dinning is very comfortable and warm even on a cold day. The wait staff is very professional and attentive. The food is definitely high quality. I had the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank NormKeith
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with my family of 12 couple of weeks ago to this restaurant, had the best experience in food & service quality.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AlfredA9591
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been going to Raffi's since it was just an outdoor restaurant, over 25 years ago. And although they have grown quite a bit over the years, their quality of food, prices, and service has been outstanding!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ashokm251
Reviewed 1 week ago

My in-laws are all Persian and very selective about their Persian food. They love this place and I can see why. Try the Soltani or if you are in an adventurous mood try Fessen Joon.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank G K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think the owner of the restaurant is Iranian, they servicing Mediterranean food iranian traditional style. I been there several time every time I pick different food. They're all delicious. Atmosphere and services are great.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Karo K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the kebabs! Best in town. Food is always fresh and tasty. Get the "no wait app" long lines on weekends.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank caemmany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is very good. Service is great. Serving is huge. Price is reasonable for the serving and service. Ambiance is nice. It was not too noisy. There were plenty of families here. We parked in a public parking nearby and it was free for the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jennttttt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is absolutely the best Armenian/Iranian style Kabob restaurant and cousins in Los Angeles area. I have been there numerous times and never experienced any shortcoming. They have Valet parking, but you can parking in a near by parking structure for about $1-2. The place...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank marodint
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

I love this place, the portions is what made me happy and completely satisfied! Along with the food! I don’t know where to start!! The rice and meats were so delicious and full of flavor! And also the cocktails/drinks menu! I never how delicious burnt...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Javi_Chavi
Reviewed January 15, 2019

I know about this place since 1990, since then it has expanded to a huge restaurant but it has kept its originality. This is not a fancy restaurant, it is all about the food. take your family and order a family style, each dish is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Mtsmith23
January 19, 2019|
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Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
Have no idea.
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noriakinakano
August 2, 2017|
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Response from Mike M | Reviewed this property |
Not that great of a selection of wines if I were you I would bring my own fab wine or wines and pay corkage fee if any.
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Samantha P
December 15, 2015|
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Response from NilooG | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do have rice and appetizers that are vegetarian. They also have fish but really this is the place to go for their kabob. If you're going with a group and they're not vegetarian then you should go for sure and... More
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