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Pomegranate Kitchen


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Persian, Middle Eastern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Pomegranate kitchen has a beautiful outdoor courtyard where you can enjoy your meal. Our fresh, seasonal menu changes daily
Fresh Herb Basmati Rice
Pomegranate & walnut stew
Jewel Basmati Rice
Fresh herb patties
Green Beans Basmati Rice
Barley soup
All Meals Include Freshly Baked
Bread, & a piece of chocolate
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

It is a bit quirky. The owner cooks right in front of you, and she might tell you a story about her cousin or her grandchild or just talk about the new thing she decided to put on the menu. It's like you have a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank CrystalClearTravels
Reviewed March 31, 2017

Five of us went to Pomegranate Kitchen for lunch. We didn't know much about the place, but we all love Persian food. It was absolutely wonderful. Mally is a joyful person who shared all kinds of information about the food and was very patient with...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank dianneky
PomegranateKitchen, Owner at Pomegranate Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017

Merci for the kind words. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

We're big fans of Pom Kitchen. Mostly get her food at the Chapel Hill farmers market. Lovely lady. Lovely food. The Jewel Rice is to die for.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank pmspiro
PomegranateKitchen, Owner at Pomegranate Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2017

Thanks so much. We have added the South Durham Farmers' Market and Fearrington Farmers' Market to our weekly tour for 2017! Looking forward to seeing you.

Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Raleigh to visit a few museums, and it was a pleasant surprise! The food was delicious and the service was outstanding. We're all vegetarians and we had plenty of options. It is a small place, but definitely worth...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank jrkiger
PomegranateKitchen, Owner at Pomegranate Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2017

Looking forward to your next trip to come see us again. Thanks for the review.

Reviewed September 20, 2016

I love to stop by and get a Jewel Rice, or Lentil Rice to go. Especially after a workout. Small place, only takes cash or checks, but the food is great.

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank kk617
PomegranateKitchen, Owner at Pomegranate Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2017

Thanks so much for the review. Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed August 25, 2016

Mally, the owner of Pom Kitchen, is one of the nicest people I've ever met. She is kind, caring and has a passion for her food that most other restaurants wish they could express. From the moment you walk in to this humble space, you...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank TriangleFoodLover
PomegranateKitchen, Owner at Pomegranate Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2017

Wow! What a review! Thank you for taking the time to write such nice things.

Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Persian food with a vegan farm to table edge, made by a gifted owner named mali. you will thank your good fortune for eternity if you live near by or be annoyed that your town (even nyc) can't provide such good vegan food. was a...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank 30edanm
PomegranateKitchen, Owner at Pomegranate Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2017

Merci! Thanks so much for the kind words!

Reviewed October 14, 2015

What can I say except that you will not be disappointed in this outstanding food. It looks good, the flavors are fantastic and so tasty. You don't want to stop eating. Can't wait to taste the baklava which we have been told is the "Real"...More

Date of visit: October 2015
1  Thank JM L
Reviewed January 25, 2015

Pomegranate Kitchen is one of those places that I was hesitant about trying, but once I did, I was hooked! My favorite combo is her rice with the pomegranate stew... the flavor is so amazing, rich, and delicious! I've also tried her eggplant stew, but...More

Date of visit: March 2014
2  Thank Meredith S
Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Amazing Persian food. I had eggplant stew with rice, my partner the pomegranate & rice. Both were a taste sensation. Try the hibiscus mojito - nonalcoholic- a spicy & tart drink that was very refreshing on a warm day. Service was friendly & helpful. Highly...More

Thank Jocelyn C
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Bob E
May 11, 2016|
Response from PomegranateKitchen | Property representative |
Bob, So sorry for the long delay. Yes. Pets are welcome in the courtyard. Hope to see you as we gear up for another spring!
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