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Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill

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97 Mount Vernon Street, Boston, MA 02108-1219 (Charles Street)
(617) 720-5511
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Mon - Tue 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Athens, Georgia
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After schlepping around Boston all afternoon, we happened upon this little basement restaurant in the middle of Beacon Hill. The service was so excellent and the food divine. We had a bunch of appetizers and baklava for dessert, with a glass of wine. Everything was creative and delicious. We left refreshed and happy. What a lovely hidden gem!

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Thank P S
Houston, Texas
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice, romantic restaurant in Beacon Hill. The food is very flavorful with excellent choices. The service is impeccable. Good wine list and mixed drinks list. Great place to go for a date

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Boston, Massachusetts
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to go for exotic tastes that you won't find at other restaurants. It is elegant and good for a romantic or business dinner. Well located on beacon Hill near Charles St.

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Thank WorldView2
Boston, Massachusetts
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105 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good restaurant just off Charles St. The Persian, Middle Eastern menu delivers wonderful food with interesting herbs and flavors. The service is first rate and the prices reasonable (entrees are in the low twenty dollars). The atmosphere is quiet with good wall art.

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Thank John B
Boston, Massachusetts
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first thing that surprised me about this place was how quiet it was inside. Par for the course in Beacon Hill is a small restaurant with a lot of noise, crowded tables, and a wait if you didn't make a reservation. I encountered none of these at Lala Rokh! Maybe it gets busy during other times, but to not... More 

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Thank Jason T
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Wonderful little gem in beacon hill. Perfect for a low key dinner or small celebration. The 'Mazze' menu allows for many small tasters - I certainly recommend this! Lovely staff, and most importantly exquisite food! Will be back very soon. And make sure not to skip dessert!

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Thank philippesyz
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

If you want to taste the real Persian food, don't go to this restaurant, as they have modified the recipes a coffin to American/ European tastes and try to be fancy and come across as modern. Thus don't expect the real traditional Persian cuisine evolved over centuries. I'm an Iranian having lived in Iran, Europe and U.S. and have been... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We were a party of (7) seated in a reasonably private back room. Our waiter was very helpful and was intimately familiar with the menu. He gave us great recommendations on the Appetizers, and they really were excellent. Our entrees were flavorful, and interesting, but not as wonderful as the appetizers. I had the duck leg with a pomegranate and... More 

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Miami, Florida
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Genuinely authentic Persian cuisine, family owned, in a beautiful old brownstone in charming Beacon Hill. Food is delicious and atmosphere is charming!

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Thank safari855
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Tucked away on a side street in Beacon Hill lies this hidden gem. Recently renovated, the restaurant features wonderful Persian. Full of flavor, savory dishes featuring exotic spices and herbs. Love the new photography and artwork. Cozy and unique.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $80
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Mount Vernon Street, Boston, MA 02108-1219
    (Charles Street)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line to Massachusetts General Hospital/Charles Street
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Beacon Hill
  • Neighborhood: Beacon Hill
  • Phone Number: (617) 720-5511

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

Staying in Beacon Hill

Neighborhood Profile
Beacon Hill
Visit this historic and ritzy Boston neighborhood to soak up its classic New England charm as you stroll down cobblestoned, gas-lamp lined streets. Bring your walking shoes, camera, and select a nice day to wander through the hilly neighborhood and check out its exclusive addresses. Louisburg Square, Mt. Vernon street, Chestnut street and the extremely narrow and widely photographed Acorn street make a nice walking path. Make sure to meander down Charles street to poke into boutiques and antique shops, cafes, and restaurants on this quaint shopping street. Don’t forget to catch a glimpse up close of the State House with its beautiful and iconic dome.