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Pamir Restaurant
Pamir Restaurant

Pamir Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.pamirrestaurant.com
  • Phone: (973) 605-1095
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Menu Served 4:30-10:00pm
    Lunch: Buffet and Menu Served 11:30-2:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Afghan
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, BYO Liquor, Delivery, Entertainment, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
  • Special Events & Promotions: JOIN US FOR MORRISTOWN'S RESTAURANT WEEK!



Getting there

  • Cross Street: Diagonal from the Morristown Green---Dehart Street
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Pamir Restaurant

Pamir is the name of a mountainous area in Central Asia mainly in Afghanistan once along the route of Marco Polo’s Silk Road and also inhabited by descendants of Alexander the Great’s troops.

The region’s cuisine was fortunate to inherit many exotic spices and flavors of Central Asia and its surrounding countries with influence from the Far East, Middle East, Mediterranean and Russia.

Pamir Restaurant was originally opened in NYC in 1979 and has maintained the same family ownership and great recipes.

Enjoy a taste of our history!

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Diner Reviews
  • "We are frequent customers at Pamir. The restaurant has a nice ambiance and décor. Everything that we have tried on the menu has been delicious, particularly the appetizers. My only disappointment has been when ordering some of the stew like dishes with chicken. My husband couldn't find a single piece of chicken in his and I found very little in mine. For the price of the entrée I thought it was a little disappointing to get mostly rice and vegetables."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Superb Chicken Kabob - after trying numerous Middle Eastern restaurants in New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia this was the first one with a chief that understands how to properly marinate, season and hot charcoal the chicken to ensure a super tasty yet juicy kabob. The eggplant and chicken dish was equally delicious. If you go don’t leave without trying the rosewater ice cream – wonderful!"
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "This was my first visit to Pamir Restaurant. I am a big fan on middle eastern cusine, kind of grew up on it as well. This place has outstanding customer service. It seemed everyone was just there to "serve" me and the place was packed. Amazing food as well. Their menu has a wide variety of foods to choose from, you can def find something you like. If I am back in the area, I will make it a point to stop and have dinner again."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Food was delicious. Service was good. Overall, a really tasty dinner! Will go back."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Always enjoy coming here - weather was beautiful and space was open to the outside - food is YUMMY"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "I've spent time in Afghanistan with the US military and think this is some of the most authentic food I've had since being back. I really loved the decor and the food was just perfect. Would certainly return again. Also, it's BYOB."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "My husband and I went for dinner. We didn't have our kids but I noticed a few tables did have kids. Date night or family dining would be fine either way. BYOB which is fine with us! Food was great, appetizers could have been a little warmer, but all tasted good and entrees were terrific! We sat inside but right in the opening of to the outside and it was great people watching for Morristown. They did have a few outside tables on the sidewalk. All in all food was wonderful and great service! We love "something different" and this delivered. We will go back for sure!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "The buffet was a wonderful deal and the service and atmosphere were warm and friendly. Would love to return!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Really good food and much different from some other Middle -Eastern kitchens - I would highly recommend giving it a try, and enjoy the very good service, nice decor and good food at very good prices.... I know I will go back"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We made reservations for a Friday night, but I don't think it was necessary we got there around 8pm and there were a lot of tables left. You could sit right by the doors which feels like you are outside or sit more inside. You are greeted with pita and a feta/mint cheese. Which was excellent. We ordered two appetizers and for our main meals both had kebobs - one chicken one lamb - which was done to perfection. We did not have dessert, but I would highly recommend this place we will be going back again."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "The lunch buffet is a good idea to sample several dishes on the menu. The meat balls were seasoned to perfection. Addition of sugar to the pumpkin soup emphasized the sweetness of pumpkin but made it a dessert soup rather than an appetizer. The samosas were worth a second trip.The service was efficient and the ambiance very friendly thanks to the owner who took the time to explain some aspects of the Afghan cuisine. She offered -on the house- dumplings to illustrate her comments."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "The food here is outstanding! Can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "We have eaten here several times, the service is always great, the food this time was not as good as it was the last time but was still better than many restaurants. This BYOB brings you into the middle east when you walk through the door. The salads, the cheese and breads are so good it would be worth going for them alone."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Looking for something different than Italian cruise…Ordered an appetizer – fried string beans (look like a patty). A welcome surprise – yummy! Feel like you’re on vacation with the Moroccan décor and the ambiance was serene with a view of the outside – our table in front of the open french doors. "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "I'm not an adventurous eater and even I thoroughly enjoyed eating at Pamir. Parking is a little tough on busy days, but so worth it. Everything was fresh, very nicely decorated insice and the food itself was well portioned. These aren't supersized portions, they are perfect and priced lower than I expected. Which is nice because I didn't regret getting multiple appetizers. In the end we had a great dinner out, and payed a reasonable price for what we thought was very good quality meal."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "thoroughly enjoyed this treat of a place. great service, enthusiastic explanations of menu, and delicious afghani food. appetizers and entrees were all delightfully different. will go again soon."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We have eaten at Pamir several times and not been disappointed in any aspect. "
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "First visit since they moved location some time ago. The environment is far improved and the food is good. There is room for improvement but it is solid. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "We loved Pamir, great service and excellent food, 100% going back."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Focus in on Afgan, Persion, middle eastern food. Service is relaxed whether they are busy or not so you never have the feeling you are being pushed to move along. BYO for alcohol which is common in NJ. Best beet salad I have had anywhere."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "We enjoyed everything. The appetizer of gorma and grape leaves were both exceptional! The entrees were equally tasty (mantu and lamb dish with orange zest, rose water and cardamom, whose name I can't recall...)and had such a range of flavors. I would dare say this is my new favorite food of ALL my options. Literally the best. So yummy."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We had eaten in Pamir a few times in the past and always enjoyed it. We only stopped because we were not often in that area. Recently we were there and decided to return. We were dissapointed. The food was novel.... we had a great appetizer but the entrees were all not up to par. They seemed bland and the chicken in our dishes was dry. Sorry but I doubt we will be returning to Pamir."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "BYO Pamir was surprisingly quiet given the post-St. Pat's parade raucous. The ambiance is dark, paper-laden over tablecloths, some candlelight, wooden plank flooring. The Afghani food is a nice switch, somewhat between Indian and Turkish cuisine, but neither. Our Saffron lamb was good, however, the lamb could have been browned then simmered longer to be more flavorful and not so dry. We loved the hot appetizers. The salads were a bit sweet and nothing special to note. Dessert was the pistachio/confectioners' sugar laden crisp, nice and light. The Turkish coffee demitasse was disappointing given our Turkish cuisine experience has been a demitasse cup with additional coffee in a Turkish coffee pot. Staff was very nice and attentive."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "we love this place. terrific value. kabobs are the best and the orange rice a staple of mine. salad with yogurt based dressing is very healthy. byob as most morristown restaurants makes it an even better bargain."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "Food always fresh, tasty, and well presented. We feel it's a pretty healthy dining experience, and have been to Pamir 6-7 times in past three years. If you're attending a concert at MPAC they are helpful in getting you served and out in time."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "My wife and I took another couple to Pamir before a theater date. It was their first dining experience at Pamir, and they were absolutely delighted with Pamir..... as were my wife and I , although we've been enjoying this amazing restaurant for several years. The food is consistenly delectable, and the service staff members all go out of their way to be patient and helpful explaing some of the Afghani dishes even though the menu, in my opinion, is very clear and "user friendly". 'best price/value in Morristown!"
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "This is one of the best restaurants in Morristown! The Afghan food is consistent excellent, the owners are very friendly and personable and the service is excellent. Prices are very reasonable for the quality and quantity of food provided."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The sample of appetizers the waitress recommended was amazing. Everything was fresh and flavorful, especially the main dish--sweet and spicy tilapia. A nice change from always doing Italian. Look forward to coming back again."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "This is my fourth visit. Very welcoming staff. Attentive. We had the eggplant appetizer which was excelllent. Kebabs and special rice is always very good. Only drawbacks were that thr resturant was cold.....and main course took a long time to be served. Really like Pamir. See you soon!"
    Dined on 1/29/2014
  • "The ambiance was very nice and the food was good, though not amazing. The service was very attentive and nice folks. They did get us to our sow on time, even bringing the check and reminding us of the time. Though BYOB, tey ahve a service where wine can be ordered and delivered to the restaurant."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "the food was excellent, the service very customer focused.....only great things to say about the restaurant....."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "I love Pamir, always have. The food is consistently outstanding, even on a crazy busy Saturday night. The service is usually excellent but we had a waiter who forgot several things several times. He was unfailingly courteous and I suspect new. The oversights in no way diminished our experience, and once he has a bit more -- experience that is -- I'm sure he'll be as great as the rest of the staff. Hopefully, the generous tip will encourage him to keep at it. The food is fresh, bright flavors and such a great alternative to steaks, burgers, and the other offerings Morristown has so many of. Plus you don't need someone else's expense account to dine there."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "6 of us went for a work meeting and dinner - food was great, relaxing environment - perfect atmosphere to mix business with pleasure"
    Dined on 1/9/2014
  • "New year's eve dinner. Belly dancer was very entertaining and fun. Food was flavorful but somewhat dry with the rice."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Great restaurant! Really impressed with the nice indoor environment. The food was delicious and the servers were nice and helpful. Will definitely recommend."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "The food was tasty as always. We had starters which were really tasty, but not too big, which was perfect before eating our main courses. Food arrived quickly and was so good as usual. Meat heaven! Very tasty, well season and full of flavour. The restaurant is well lit and cosy. BYO is great, waiting staff are happy to open bottles, are really friendly and attentive. Love it here."
    Dined on 12/22/2013
  • "This was our first time at Pamir...We came here for our book club dinner. We usually pick a restaurant that has something to do with the book we just read and we just finished reading "And the Mountains Echoed" which took place in Afghanistan. The restaurant is absolutely lovely. The food was very good. the staff was attentive and yet not on top of us......"
    Dined on 11/22/2013
  • "overall this place was very good....it just didn't knock me out. the food was good but not as spicy/flavorful as I had hoped. Mounds of saffron rice on my dish with only a few pieces of lamb. good, but not great. appetizers were plentiful and tasty. service was good, people were nice, and the place was certainly buzzing w activity. I would go back for sure..just to see if it was any better/worse the second time around."
    Dined on 11/16/2013
  • "This was for a 3rd date. Hostess actually read my email and, when I arrived, showed me choice of 2 tables which she reserved for me because they meet criteria that I requested in different ways. How awesome is that? The service is fully attentive but nearly invisible. And, we were not rushed at all. Food was different and good. BYOB. Put it in on your list."
    Dined on 11/16/2013