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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


Middle Eastern, Persian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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Kashk Bademjan
Mixture of sautéed eggplant, onion, mint and our secret dressing
Yogurt with chopped cucumber and dry mint
Yogurt and shallots
Plain homemade yogurt
Dolmeh Moe
Stuffed​ Grape Leaves (Sweet and Sour), cooked rice, parlsey, spring onion, leak and mint
Garden​ vegetable in spicy eggplant with vinegar
Hommous Tahini
Garbanzo beans, fresh garlic, tahini and lemon juice
Homemade pickles
Salad shirazi
Chopped cucumber and tomato, onion, lemon juice, olive oil and spices
Parsley, mint, onion, tomatom cracked wheat, lemon juice, olive oil and spices
Homemade pickles
Barley soup
A delicious cooked mixture of barley, vegatables and herbs
Ash Reshteh
A tasty cooked combination of vermicelli noodles, rice, red kidney beans, split peas, parsley, green onions, cilantro, spinach, herbs and kashk (yogurt based)
Mirza Gasemi
Mixture of sauteed eggplant, onion, tomato, garlic and egg. Server on rice or flat bread
Daily Khoresht
Stew beef and vegetables
Two skewers of ground beef cooked over open fire
Marinated and pounded beef tenderion cooked over open fire
Combination of skewered tenderion of beef and skewr of ground beef. Cooked over open fire
Baghali Polo with Lamb Shank
Boiled lamb shank in special herbs and spices with Baghali Polo (rice, lima beans and dill weed)
Boneless Lamb Kabob
Chunks of marinated lamb tenderion cooked over open fire
Zereshk Polo with Chicken
Skewered chicken breasts cooked over open fire. served with sweet and sour currant-saffron Basmati rice
Chicken Kubideh
Two skewers of seosoned ground chicken broiled over open fire
Chicken Barg
Skewer of chicken breast cooked over open fire
Monday throught friday 12:00PM - 3:00PM (Except Holidays)
Beef kubideh
With grilled tomato and rice
Beef Barg
With grilled tomato and rice
Beef Soltani
With grilled tomato and rice
Chicken Kubideh
With grilled tomato and rice
Chicken Barg
With grilled tomato and rice
Chicken Soltani
With​ grilled tomato and rice
Adas Polo with Chicken
Seasoned chicken served with basmati rice mixed with lentil and raisins
Vegetable Plate
Beef Kubideh Sandwich
One skewer of ground beef
Persian-style rolled cake with chipped cream
Persian Ice cream
Made with saffron, rose water and Persian cream
Zoulbia and bamieh
Flour, sugar, honey and rose water into a pretzel shape
Soft Drink
House Dugh
Mineral Water
Ice Tea
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Reviewed February 2, 2020

this is a small restaurant a few steps off Watertown square. parking is on street or in the large public lot almost adjacent to the restaurant. very friendly staff, quiet and pleasant ambiance. not a place for a rushed meal. family friendly. they serve wine...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 1, 2020

What a surprise little gem of a place this was! We were heading to Maharaja,but my Mom wanted something closer,we Google found Molana & oh boy, we weren't disappointed!!! Service was excellent, food was great & bathroom clean. Nick and Rose went the extra mile...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed December 13, 2019 via mobile

I visited Molana Resturant today and i was very disappointed because we ordered some food. They took ages to bring. They are so clever to bring first virgin Mojito with full of ice in little jug, (did i pay the money for the ice?) then...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed October 20, 2019

Our first visit to a Persian restaurant. My wife & I came with a cousin & his wife who was born in Persia. She said it is very authentic and we loved it. The staff is very friendly and helpful. They have a varied selection...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed June 28, 2019

Though out the years, I have always come to this place and experience great food and services for Family and Friends get together or business meetings ...

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 26, 2019

It is the best Persian restaurant I have ever gone in my life. I’ve just came from Europe and I compare Molana with the other restaurant I see this restaurant is wonderful with good staff and amazing price. If you want to enjoy the real...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 25, 2019

I am a Regular customer here. The waiters are friendly and passionate about giving a great quality service. I eat the salad Shirazi appetizer and I usually have a beef soltani. The food is always fresh and I always enjoy it.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 16, 2019

Brought my friend to Molana's today. We both ate the hummus tahini with a spoon! the most delicious I have ever had anywhere...that alone would get a 5 star!!! Mina was our server. She was wonderful. Attentive, helpful, welcoming..the best! You can order anything there...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

The food was the focus here. Small space, but big heart here. Server was extremely helpful and each plate was outstanding. From the salads, bread, Cornish hen, beef and lamb shank, all top notch! Hats off to the chef.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Great authentic Persian cuisine with big portions and reasonable prices. The meat is extremely well cooked and top quality, especially the solatani.

Date of visit: May 2018
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