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Molana Restaurant

5 Spring Street, Watertown, MA 02472-3411
+1 617-923-2554
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef” (9 reviews)
“hummus” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
5 Spring Street, Watertown, MA 02472-3411
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Molana is wonderful bit of Iran / Persia right in Watertown Square. The food is authentic, delicious, and very reasonably priced. I've had a number of different dishes there, and not been disappointed in any ... all were excellent. But I especially liked the Baghali...More

Thank Chuck D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been to Molana several times over the years and now seemed like a good time to review this restaurant.Our favorites on the menu are beef and chicken koobideh.In Persian restaurants they grind up the chicken or beef,add spices and reform them into pieces...More

Thank ECD111
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful experience! I'm so pleased with the service my family received during our visit to this restaurant! The food was delicious! We had chicken, beef, lamb! We had the rice with orange peels and even tried the rice with cherries! So so good!...More

Thank elenia r
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I'd like to start off by saying how excellent the service was. Our waiter took much time and care in describing the items available on the menu and answered all of our questions and seem to take great care and helping us order items that...More

Thank Luv W
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I had a splendid night out with a dear Persian friend who wanted me to experience a taste of the cuisine from his country. We started with Kashk-e Bademjan which is a real yummy eggplant dish with a yoghurt based sauce. We each has a...More

Thank Bruce D
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here to eat to avoid the evening commute back home. The aromas were wonderful. The flavors magnificent, and they provided historical menus educating patrons on a piece of Persian history. Their baklava was also buttery, but still had good flavor....More

Thank Isaac T
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Have dined here several times. Not the best but good enough to return. Was impressed with the Baghlia Pollo. (Lamb shank that is boiled with onion etc.) My wife is Persian and her cooking impresses our guests.

Thank Aceinspector
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

My first time to have Persian food. Great experience and the service was very nice. The waitress helped to make a selection. Great location and delicious.

Thank wirthome
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

I have been to Persian restaurants all over the world, some excellent and some quite horrible. Molana was a family resturant with a diverse menu and very nice and polite staff. The price was quite reasonable and the quality of food was very good. I...More

1  Thank 47798MayT
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Never use the groupon for this restaurant. The food is good but the groupon offer is not worth. Restaurant charged me almost 25% plus service fees as tips by force. In the end I ended up paying more then I would have if I had...More

1  Thank nahsaj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Spring Street, Watertown, MA 02472-3411
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-923-2554
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