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Al Sufouh Rd | Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 368 6505
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful Ambience, Mesmerizing Location, and Friendly Staff. Persian Cuisine Presentation and Flavor met expectations.

Thank Jasmine C
Montreal, Canada
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251 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a genuine Persian cuisine restaurant and provides a really good experience of Iranian food in a wonderful setting (provided by Madinat Jumeirah). The restaurant is located in the heart of Madinat Jumeirah and probably located in the best part of the resort with breathtaking south views on the Qasr hotel and on the Burj Al Arab from the... More 

Thank SagaLEB
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am goung to this restaurant every time I am in Dubai. The persian food has so many beauteful flavours from the fairytale 1001 night. I injoy it very much. If you like to eat lam this is the place. Its also halal if this means to someone. If I woul explane how is the lam probably I could not... More 

Thank Luckynata007
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried for the first time Persian cuisine... and it was a great experience... kebab has a very unique taste Rice with saffron is not a joke! Amazing service at Anar and the manager promised to find us a great table.. and yes he did... directly to the water with an amazing atmosphere.. a special experience

Thank Akram R
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved sitting by the water and having a lovely dinner. The kids were having the same as we! Good service and great food!

Thank Helle T
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Persian foid in a amazing place in Madinat Jumeirah Souk with view to Burj al Arab. Great food, great atmosphere, great view. A little bit expensive.

Thank Rochelle J
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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I added an extra star for the view which is great during winter. The food here is quite pricey and the portions aren't your typical ones especially comparing to other Iranian restaurants; here they r smaller especially the rice. We were served a complementary bread basket and the typical plate of cheese, walnuts, herbs, and radishes. For starters we ordered... More 

Thank MeemzK
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a good experience. Overly priced for basic grilled food. Staff attentive but food disappointing.

Thank huxmeister2012
Park City, Utah
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234 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

This Persian restaurant is located in the Madinat Jumeirah Souk. Really nice location along the river. Great selection of food. We followed the waiters guidance and were not disappointed. Really good

Thank Courtney B
East Sussex
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Our first experience of a Persian Restaurant and a very memorable one. We were fortunate (and early enough) to be seated at a table outside, despite not having booked. A view overlooking the canal at Souk Madinat and the fantastic Burj Al Arab lit up amongst the night sky made for a wonderful atmosphere. We were offered their homemade breads... More 

Thank Bellhurst

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$75
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Sufouh Rd | Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 368 6505

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