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Raffi's Place Restaurant

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211 E Broadway, Glendale, CA 91205-1008
+1 818-240-7411
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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So Cal
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512 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2016

This is my most recent visit, with work managers from out of town. The meat here is always on point, and there was plenty of that for me to take home because my manager is from out of town and she was leaving town the following morning so she gave me her left over mahi. Go on a weekday and... More 

Thank d l
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Love this place! Yogurt with shallots. Barberry rice. Kabobs. Pay extra $2 for special rice. Valet parking. We go here every time we are in town. Sometimes twice.

Thank ma b
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66 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed June 18, 2016

As all of the other reviews very consistently rate Raffi's Place "first-rate" and absolutely authentic for Middle Eastern/Iranian/Persian food ... make that cuisine ... I can only add one more, to the same effect. I lived in Glendale for many years, and first encountered Raffi's place when it was just a two person operation, expertly run by Gohar and her... More 

Thank BULLDOG742014
Tucson, Arizona, United States
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

We had to go back and eat there again. I wished we had this restaurant near us so we could eat there all the time. The food, service and restaurant is amazing and so enjoyable. Every time we are in LA we drive to Glendale just so we can go to this restaurant. There are many Persian restaurants in LA... More 

Thank Elly N
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114 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I cant resist coming back over and over to this restaurant! The place is simply the best Iranian restaurant i have ever been to! The tahdeeg with gheima is irresistible, their rice is good, their mast moseer is so good, their gheima, kebabs, and many other authentic dishes are just so good, you must visit it

Thank Ahmed J
Los Angeles, California, USA
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 2016

The Kabob was good. But I have had just as good for nearly half the price elsewhere. You won't be disappointed in the quality. But you may leave feeling slightly taken advantage of. It's Kabob.

1 Thank Perry G
San Francisco, California
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed May 20, 2016

I went to this restaurant with my nephew a couple of days ago. It was Wednesday at 6:30 pm. The restaurant was already packed. There were several people in the line, but we were lucky and seated right away since table for 2 was available. We started with appetizers of Tadig & Kashk o'Bademjan. Of course they were great. We... More 

Thank Adam K
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is excellent Persian comfort food. Everything was tasty. Nothing fancy, just good flavors and enormous portions. Good drinks. Prices are a relative bargain.

Thank Steven C
Gainesville, Georgia
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125 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed May 16, 2016

This is a very unusual Persian restaurant in the US. The dining is almost entirely outside, between buildings, with tables and chairs under tent-type covers and an abundance of heaters - all to keep temperatures from becoming uncomfortable. The atmosphere could generally be described as casual, but the behaviour of the waters was enthusiastic and dedicated to quick, knowledgable and... More 

Thank Jeff N
Los Angeles, California
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67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed May 15, 2016

I can't believe the waiting time, it's too much particularly on weekend. Locals love to come here to celebrate from whatever occasion. If you plan to come here be sure to get here early. I don't know if they have reservation. The whole place is very crowded and noisy, the service is long as they cook your order fresh. It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Middle Eastern, Persian, Mediterranean, Armenian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 E Broadway, Glendale, CA 91205-1008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: +1 818-240-7411

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