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Serving classic Persian cuisine, including kebobs with basmati rice and meat stews (khoresh) and Middle Eastern fusion dishes, including Paella and seafood, in a relaxed, elegant and tranquil atmosphere of Persian carpets, a running window fountain, and traditional Persian and French music. Local artists and musicians are regulars at our small restaurant, and business is brisk on Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm. We have been in business since 1988, and strive to offer our diners the best food and service for the best possible price.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Persian, International, Fusion
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service, Live Music, BYOB
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Reviewed April 7, 2022

Because of the pandemic and our age, we have not dined inside this restaurant for a very long time. We did enjoy carry out on several occasions. We were so happy to be able to return to the Orchard Market & Cafe with my sister...and her husband. They have been coming to the Orchard Market for over 30 years. We were warmly greeted and seated. What we like about the Orchard Market is that it is quiet, offers BYOB with no corkage fee, and their delicious food. We decided to share two appetizers: Mango Shrimp, which was 8 jumbo tiger shrimp sauteed with onions and vegetables in a sweet & spicy Indian mango chutney sauce with pita bread; and the Mango & Pear Salad, which was mixed greens with slices of mangoes and pears with Bulgaria feta cheese and a pomegranate vinaigrette dressing. We were off to a great start! My husband chose the Barg for his main course - a skewer of butterflied beef tenderloin with ½ salad and ½ basmati rice. I enjoyed the Chicken Panir Sabzi, which was boneless chicken breast with onions, mushrooms, and artichokes in a melted feta and herb sauce. My sister always orders Lamb Bademjune, a boneless leg of lamb in a tangy tomato stew with eggplant & pickled sour grapes with Basmati Rice. My brother-in-law savored the Garlic Eggplant Chicken - leg and breast of bone-in chicken in a garlic tomato sauce with eggplant; topped with sour cream and paprika - also served with basmati rice. We all thoroughly enjoyed our dinners. It was a most enjoyable evening. Thank you.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed December 22, 2021

We visited to celebrate my husband's birthday. He enjoys trying different cuisines. Our server was the former owner who was very helpful with recommendations. We both enjoyed our choices. We shared a dessert of cake filled with fresh fruit and whipped cream. YUM! They don't...serve alcohol, but allow BYOB without a corkage fee. Many of our fellow patrons were assisted with wine service. As it was our first visit, we were unaware. However we did enjoy some cardamom hot tea.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed October 31, 2021

Last night we had the most delightful time at the Orchard Market. Jason and his staff are always so welcoming. There were 5 in our party and Daphne managed to keep our order straight. My husband and I shared a Mango & Pear Salad which...was mixed greens with slices of mangoes and pears with Bulgaria feta cheese and a pomegranate vinaigrette dressing. It was very tasty, except the pears and mangos were too hard (not fully ripened). My husband chose the Barg for his main course – a skewer of butterflied beef tenderloin with grilled tomato & onion; seasoned with sumac. I decided to try something new to me. I had the Chicken Panir Sabzi which was boneless chicken breast with onions, mushrooms, and artichokes in a melted feta and herb sauce. I was thrilled with my choice. It was loaded with flavor. We all enjoyed our meals. What is especially nice about the Orchard Market is that you can BYOB with no corkage fee. Thanks, Jason, for a fun and delicious evening!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed May 7, 2021

We've been dining at the Orchard Market & Café for more than 25 years and have NEVER been disappointed in the service, quality and quantity of cuisine provided. Today we ordered the grilled Caspian Chicken breast in a large pita bread with tomato, pickle, lettuce,...fried onion and melted provolone cheese accompanied with the cucumber-yogurt sauce. I've enjoyed this scrumptious dish many times before. My partner ordered and thoroughly enjoyed the Chicken Fesenjune dish with its traditional and very tasty Persian walnut-pomegranate sauce along with a rice pilaf. Our waitress was pleasant and refilled our cardamom iced-tea beverage frequently. The menu prices remain very reasonable.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed December 14, 2020

Five of us ate here last night. Two friends were from Iraq and said the food was like home sweet home. We had amazing portions for our salads and the mango and pear went so well with the feta and pomegranate dressing. We shared an...order of hummus with warm bread that was delicious. Our dinners were ample in size and quantity and we finished with Persian tea with cardamon. Worth the trip.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed November 10, 2020 via mobile

It has been some years since we visited the Orchard Market/Cafe, but a meeting in the area reminded me how much we always enjoyed the food. So I looked it up and was happy to find the restaurant still functioning. We ordered carryout, although there...were a few appropriately spaced tables inside. Every dish from appetizer to dessert was as tasty as I remembered. There were a variety of appetizers and different groupings of main dishes from kabobs and newer cuisine to traditional stews and rice. I stuck to the traditional starting with Haleem Bademjune, a spread of eggplant & beans with sour cream, garlic, walnuts & spices. This came with two large pita. Aash-o-reshteh is one of my all time favorite soups with sun-dried herbs, lentils, red kidney beans, chickpeas & persian noodles. The Chicken Fesenjune was poached and broke into tender pieces, no knife needed. It was served in the traditional pomegranate-walnut sauce with saffron topped rice. The Persian Baklava (Baghlava) sprinkled with dried cherries and candied orange zest was a perfect finish. The order was promptly ready within about 15 minutes of my calling. There is plenty of parking, and the staff are courteous and friendly.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed July 18, 2020

When Jason decides to offer a special – he goes all out. We were delighted to take him up on his offer of Buy One Entrée – Get One Free if you order before 6:00 PM. It does not get much better than this! We...placed our order and went to pick it up. The food was packaged so well – no spills or drips. It was piping hot. We thoroughly enjoyed the Barg and the Seafood Advieh. I was able to enjoy two meals out of the Seafood Advieh. There is something about the way they season their dishes that brings out the best in them and delights our pallets.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed May 29, 2020

In an effort to support one of our favorite local restaurants during the Coronavirus outbreak, we ordered take out. We have dined at the Orchard Market many times and thoroughly enjoy the owner, Jason. It was so easy. We just called the restaurant in the...early afternoon and placed our order for pick-up at 6:00 PM. We just want to remind everyone not to forget to leave a generous tip for Jason and his staff who are working so hard to provide food for all of us. It is a great way to show your appreciation to the restaurant and its staff! My husband always enjoys the Barg - a skewer of butterflied beef tenderloin with grilled tomato & onion, seasoned with sumac. We asked for half rice and half salad, which they did for us. The beef tenderloin was seasoned and cooked perfectly. I had the Seafood Advieh, which normally comes with Mahi Mahi, but tonight, had salmon - along with shrimp, scallops and artichokes simmered in a tomato-based sauce with Persian Advieh (Advieh means curry in Farsi). The addition of cinnamon, cumin, cardamom, ginger spices & ground rose petals made the dish burst with flavor. We really enjoyed our dinners. Thank you Jason!More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed May 5, 2020 via mobile

Wonderful Persian food at a reasonable price. Appetizers to share are delectable, and the kabobs are great too. Meal didn’t suffer from being carryout at all.

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed November 29, 2019

Great food, generous portions - needs liquor license. Service was outstanding. Decor was beautiful. Great for quiet conversation.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 25, 2019 via mobile

This place has great Persian food! We enjoyed everything we had here. The lamb kabobs were awesome! Beware they accept cards but CASH ONLY TIP. I recommend this place.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 18, 2019

We have eaten here many times over the past 15 years. The owners are lovely people and the food is exceptionally good. The Sunday buffet is wonderful!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

I started walking from my hotel and found this little unassuming restaurant nearby. What an incredible find! The pear and mango salad was delicious. The chicken abadan was very tasty. And the desert was incredible. I ate so much I took a nice long walk...back to my hotel.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

We have been coming to the Orchard Market and Cafe for many years. When our kids were little we would get carryout aash... a wonderful savory soup. And, after all these years, they continue to amaze. If you have never had Persian food, you are...in for a treat Hummus, soup and salad start you out, with a beautiful yogurt sauce similar to Greek tzatziki, but sweeter with raisins and walnuts Today was a succulent lab stew with eggplant and okra in tomato sauce. A lovely concoction is there feta cheese, artichoke and eggplant dish that is heaven! Good people run this jewel, and a mother and daughter duo are the very excellent chefs.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

Went to for dinner on business trip with co-worker. Both wanted to try something different, have been making multiple trips to area for half a year. Started with Scallops and Calamari, was a little pessimistic about the calamari not being fried but was excellent and...definitely do again. I order the Soltani for my main course, the tenderloin skewer was good but was really surprised how tasty the beef skewer was. Restaurant has a mom and pop feel to it, definitely not a change set-up.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Orchard Market & Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5