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Certificate of Excellence2017, 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Persian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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APPETIZERS
Panir-sabzi
our imported bulgur cheese, radish, scallions and on a bed of watercress.
USD 8.95
Nargisi
seasoned spinach with sauteed onions and a touch of egg.
USD 5.95
Halim Bademjoon
special seasoned open flame charcoal grilled eggplant made with shredded chicken, sauteed onions, mint and walnuts.
USD 6.95
Mirza-ghasemi
special seasoned open flame charcoal grilled eggplant with sauteed onions and a touch of egg.
USD 6.95
Hummus
chick peas, tahini sauce, fresh garlic, salt, pepper and fresh lemon juice
USD 5.95
ENTREES
All Entrees Are Served With Our Specially Imported Fluffy Basmati Rice, Open-flame Charcoal-grilled Tomato, Butter & Pita Bread, And Our Special Spice Sumac On The Side
Kabab Koobideh (two Skewers)
specially seasoned ground prime veal marinated with fine mild persian spices, wrapped around a skewer open- flame charcoal-grilled
USD 14.95
Kabab-l-barg (one Skewer)
marinated prime loin of veal open- flame charcoal-grilled
USD 17.95
Kabob Soltani (two Skewers)
combination of kabab-i-barg and koubideh open- flame charcoal-grilled
USD 21.95
Kabab Bareh (one Skewers)
fresh lamb centered with green peppers and onions, marinated with grated onions open- flame charcoal-grilled
USD 18.95
Kabab Baresh Soltani (two Skewers)
fresh lamb, centered with green peppers and onions, marinated with herbs and askewer of seasoned prime ground veal open-flame charcoal-grilled
USD 21.95
Kabab Dandesh (two Skewers)
three pieces of center cut lancaster lamb chops, marinated with yogurt and grated onions, served with one skewer of seasoned prime ground lamb or veal open- flame charcoal-grilled
USD 28.95
Kabab Chenjeh (two Skewers)
our prime filet is cut in cubes, marinated in our special mild sauce and served with a skewer of prime ground veal- open-flame charcoal-grilled
USD 22.95
Barg Combo (two Skewers)
our skewer of prime loin of veal and one skewer of prime boneless chicken breast marinated with saffron and fresh lemon juice open-flame charcoal-grilled
USD 22.95
Bareh Combo (two Skewers)
one skewer of prime fresh lamb centered with green pepper and onion and one skewer of prime boneless chicken breast marinated with fresh lemon juice and saffron open- flame charcoal-grilled
USD 22.95
Chicken Soltani (two Skewers)
one skewer of boneless chicken breast and one skewer of our ground chicken marinated with saffron and fresh lemon juice open-flame charcoal-grilled
USD 18.95
AUTHENTIC PERSIAN ENTREES
All Entrees Are Served With Pita Bread And Butter On The Butter
Sabzi Polo Mahi
our basmati rice is mixed with persian herbs and is served with a portion of salmon marinated in our wine and saffron sauce- open- flame charcoal-grilled
USD 19.95
Shereen Polo
basmati rice with saffron, slivered almonds, orange peels, slivered carrots and pistachio nuts. we add our special sauce and a generous portion of oven roasted chicken topped with a mild orange sauce. this dish is served at persian wedding
USD 19.95
Zereschik Polo
native red berries marinated in saffron mixed with our fluffy basmati rice and almond, served with a generous portion of oven-roasted chicken and topped with a mild orange sauce
USD 19.95
Albaloo Polo
native persian cherries, marinated in our special sauce and saffron, served over fluffy basmati rice and a generous portion of oven-roasted chicken and topped with a mild orange sauce
USD 18.95
Chicken Fesenjoon
prime chicken is cooked in a prime sauce made of pomegranate and walnuts and over our fluffy basmati rice
USD 18.95
Addas Polo
basmati rice mixed with lentils, raisins dates and slivered almonds and served with a portion of lamb or veal shank
USD 19.95
VEGETARIAN ENTREES
All Vegetarian Entrees Are Served With One-flame Charcoal-grilled Skewer Of Green Peppers, Tomatoes, Onions And Pita Bread
Zereshk Polo
native red berries marinated in saffron, mixed with our fluffy basmati rice and almonds
USD 15.95
Albaloo Polo
native red cherries, marinated in our special sauce and saffron served over fluffy basmati rice
USD 15.95
Addas Polo
fluffy basmati rice mixed with lentils, raisins, dates and slivered almonds
USD 16.95
Shereen Polo
fluffy basmati rice saffron, slivered almonds, orange, peels, slivered carrots and pistachio nuts. this dish is served at persian weddings
USD 16.95
Sabzi Polo
fluffy basmati rice served with many mild imported herbs and vegetables topped with saffron rice
USD 15.95
Mirza Polo
our specially seasoned oven- roasted eggplant sauteed with onions, garlic and tomato, topped with eggs and served with our fluffy basmati rice
USD 15.95
Nargesty Polo
fresh spinach sauteed with onions and our special seasonings topped with eggs, served with our fluffy basmati rice
USD 14.95
SIDE ORDERS
Falafel (pickles)
jalapeno peppers marinated with salt, pepper, and vinegar
USD 4.95
Seer (aged Garlic)
aged garlic. garlic marinated with salt, pepper, and vinegar
USD 4.95
Maust-o-khiar
seasoned yogurt mixed with cucumbers chunks and mint
USD 4.95
Maust-o-moosir
seasoned yogurt and moosir chunks (garlic taste)
USD 4.95
Torshi
5 years old. homemade spicy sour relish made of vegetables
USD 4.95
Salad-shirazi
chopped onion, tomato, cucumber and scallions with fresh- squeezed lemon juice and olive oil
USD 4.95
EXTRAS
Bareh
USD 12.95
Bareh
USD 11.95
Koobideh
USD 4.95
Tomato
USD 1.95
Onion
USD 1.95
DESSERTS
Faloodeh Shirazi
persian ice is made with rice noodles and rose water served with fresh lemon juice and wild cherry syrup
USD 4.95
Persian Ice Cream-akbar Mashtee
ice cream made with saffron, rose water and a dash of pistachio nuts
USD 4.95
Combination Faloodesh And Ice Cream
USD 6.95
Baklava
a persian pastry made with an a almond base
USD 4.95
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Reviewed March 6, 2020

Made a special request for small (1/2 size) dishes of 4 appetizers and ordered a salad (would love to see an option on the menu for a version of what, in The South, we call a Vegetable Plate). Everything was absolutely delicious, as good as...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 1, 2020

Terrific, attentive service, and all the dishes were well prepared and delicious. Plus a great value, especially considering the large portions. I can never pass up the wonderful eggplant appetizer (mirza ghasemi), and the hummus was expertly made and one of the best I have...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 12, 2020 via mobile

Food was ok. Service was extremely bad. If u wanna go there just for 'to go' then it should be fine. But not recomended for dine-in with that kind of attitudes from the staffs.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

Persian food is a wonderful and when it is good, it is great! The unusual mix of spices, fresh hummus, pita, lamb accented to elevate its flavor, basmati rice and shirazi salads...and the Persian Grille embodies the best taste and value combination I have rarely...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed the food and the server as she explained the ingredients to newcomers. Very relaxing and a great experience.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

We've been eating here for 20 years through several ownership changes but the food hasn't changed. Authentic Persian food served in abundance. I like the skewered chicken with Basmati rice. Plenty for dinner and next day lunch. It is a good sign when so many...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

It took us a long time to try this place, but after years of living in LH, we decided to give them a try. So glad we did. Consistently good Persian food. I love the chicken kabob and my husband will get the beef. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

Went here for dinner. The place was extremely busy and we had to wait 30 minutes to get a table despite making reservations. The staff is very friendly and courteous. Especially the owner who makes sure that his guests get the attention they deserve. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Dined at Persian Grille in Lafayette Hill, off Germantown Pike. Ambiance of a family run restaurant and often filled w foreign nationals. Cuisine is excellent w a wide assortment of traditional entrees and a number of vegetarian options. Selected Bareh Koubideh—Lamb on 2 skewers and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

It’s sometimes difficult to get together with other family members. Persian Grill has become a focal point for us. Not pretentious... just wonderful food and really friendly staff. Lamb is great.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Richard B
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Ask for it. There is usually some Tahdig if you go at the right time (i.e. when they are reaching to the bottom of "Dig" to be able to extract Tahdig!)
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I believe the only way to know for sure would be to call them. When we ate there, it was lunchtime and I did not get the impression we were restricted in selections. The menu for lunch seemed long and varied as well. I... More
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