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Persian Room
Persian Room

Persian Room Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://persianroom.com
  • Phone: (480) 614-1414
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Everday starting at 11:00am Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: until 9:30, Friday & Saturday: until 10:30
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Persian, Middle Eastern
  • Executive Chef: Nasser Nikkhahmanesh and Foad Borhani
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We offer wide range of packages for small and large parties. delivery and set up servers can be arranges upon request.
  • Private Party Facilities: Our banquet room can hold up to 75 guests. Parties will be held private and we offer different packages depending on the event.For more information please call us directly so we can better serve you with your requests.
  • Private Party Contact: Nasser (480) 614-1414
  • Entertainment: Entertainment is available upon request for private parties

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Frank Lloyd wright and Scottsdale Rd
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We have over 75 parking spaces in our private lot which includes handicapped spaces conveniently situated close to restaurant entrance with easy ramp access.
A word from Persian Room
Experience the most exotic dining atmosphere Scottsdale has to offer. Ornate chandeliers, finely caved pillars, and delicate water fountains complement the inspiring menu of beef,chicken, lamb and variety of vegetarian dishes. Fresh homemade clay oven bread and basil begins your feast, followed by 30 unmistakable entrees fit for ancient Persian royalty. Join us for happy hour Tuesday through Friday, 4-8 pm as we give away the best hummus in the Valley for free, and reduce prices on our wine, beer and expert cocktails.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "We decided to celebrate my husband's birthday there with our adult daughter. We sat on the upper floor to take advantage of happy hour. The room was completely empty. We ordered a appetizer platter with salad, hummus, yogurt sauce, grape leaves, pita and some other things. It was delicious. My husband and daughter split a plentiful main entree of chicken, lamb, beef and rice and I ordered a vegetable platter with rice. Their dish was quite good and flavorful. Mine was good, but charred. As we were finishing our dinner a large group of approximately 16 people sat down next to us. The waitress continued to provide us great service. Decor was opulent, old, worn and tired. Good for travelers who do not want to travel far to dine."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "We always have a good experience at the Persian Room. Formal enough to be classy yet friendly enough to feel casual. The food is always great of course. The portions are typically so large that leftovers are almost a guarantee."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Great food and great portions. The ambiance is great but the physical chairs and tables are looking very worn and uncomfortable."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "We visited the Persian Room for the first time and were impressed. It is a nice, med-high end restaurant, great décor, easy to find. The food was good and plentiful, but I am not rating it great at this point, as they were simple dishes. The beef kabob (barg) and the lamb kabob, both wit rice. The desert was VERY good, but very rich. We will go back and will order different items to check the flavors."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "The food was delicious. There were 4 of us and each had something different and all where incredible. The service was pleasant, friendly and very helpful. We have taken several other couples there and each time have had a wonderful experience."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "I went with my family & we had a wonderful time. The food was delicious. The service is a little more 'laid back', but friendly nonetheless. Would definitely go again."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "We have been going to the Persian Room for many years now and have always enjoyed our dining experiences there. This last visit was no different. Great food and great service are always what we get. We will look forward to our next visit to the Persian Room."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "the food here is some of the best ethnic Middle Eastern in the valley. Not to mention the price point is fantastic considering you receive huge portions of food. service is always on the spot. it's great for meat eaters and vegetarians alike. the facility itself is very classic and elegant without the snobbery."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Very good and authentic Mediterranean cuisine. The choices are good by meat choice or vegetarian, Excellent Chicken and Lamb. Hummus is always fresh. Very good rice and great choice of add ins. "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Very authentic excellent persian food! I wish the owner will consider to open branch in Tucson. Moderate in price and large portion! Great for any taste! "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "This is the place to go in the Phoenix area. A good variety and very well done"
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "We celebrated my birthday with our family. The service was as always outstanding, food delicious and in time. We love this place! "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "The food was good and ample. We ordered an appetizer platter that never came, had to have it taken off the bill."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Great food. Super fast service. Have been there many times. Will be back"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Have had many of the dishes before but their koobideh is fantastic and moist. Must order the yogurt and cucumber dip with the meal as it adds that special something to the flavors. Their bread is excellent as well. Very large helpings so if you plan on dessert you had better pace yourself and will most likely be taking some food home. "
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Excellent all around, as usual. Ease of reservation, speed of seating, waiter efficiency, and of course the FOOD!!!!"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Everyone in our group of 11 said they plan to return."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "I recommend this restaurant to everyone! The food is always really yum and Mike is the best server ever! He always makes sure you have all you needs and wants! Very friendly. "
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "Delicious lunch at the Persian Room!!Had a great belated birthday lunch!!"
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "We enjoyed this restaurant. The service was very attentive and the portions were huge. Our only complaint is that chairs need to be replaced. They were very uncomfortable."
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "I hoped to find a unique restaurant to enjoy for my birthday celebration. This place delivered delicious food with plenty of taste to brag about. Every appetizer on the mini platter was fit for a king. My entree and the tastes I enjoyed from my friends plates were well seasoned, and the entree portions were adequate. If I could hypercritique anything it would be bigger portions on some items such as the dolmei, and meat. The rice amount was probably more than necessary to fill the plate. Our server was polite but probably a bit less attentive than I prefer. I noticed several areas of the restaurant in need of repair, the outdoor fountain, areas on the walls were exposed and needed repair. Every area appeared clean, but antiquated."
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "The experience my family and I had on April 19th 2014 was exceptional - the wait staff was very attentive and the food was deliciously prepared and attractively presented! This was the first visit for my son (a culinary student at ACI) and he was very impressed by the attentiveness of the wait staff and the presentation of the food itself. Kudos to your restaurant!"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "We discovered the Persian Room the last time we were in Scottsdale and love their food. We ate there again on a recent trip and they will be a "must" on all future trips to the area."
    Dined on 4/21/2014
  • "Good Lamb and Chicken Filet. The environment is a bit hectic. Hard to have a quiet conversation with my date. Service could have been a little better. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Unfortunately, our server did not go out of his way, since our group was large enough to pay the mandatory gratuity. After initially filling our wine glasses, we were on our own. As far as the entrees were concerned, results were mixed. The Barg, which was quite tender, was void of all flavor, apparently lacking salt and pepper. "
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "A true dining adventure; we'll be back. Many Iranian(?) families with well-behaved young children were clearly enjoying the large platters of food. The great variety and the size of the portions makes the Persian Room ideal for families and groups. Fresh basil, cilantro and sweet onion wrapped in fresh-baked Naan was a unique opener. We started with the Tah Dig appetizer; large enough for two. We enjoyed the crispy rice Tah Dig but did not care for the unique taste of the dried limes in both the two stew toppings. The waiter immediately replaced the dish with wonderful hummus. We then shared chicken barg with zereshk polo rice; very good, followed by a baklava with Persian ice cream, and Turkish (Greek) coffee. All excellent. "
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "i had my friends visiting from new york and went there and didnt know what to get but they knew exactly what to give us great experience"
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "We eat here several times a year and it is always wonderful."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Our expereince was appalling. During dinner service a server starting cleaning the floor with a carpet sweeper. He was not cleaning up a spill but the rather the entire dining room. He even moved a chair at a table with diners at it to clean underneath. We spoke to the manager about how inappropriate/disruptive it was. No apology but rather we were asked if we wanted a clean floor. He then proceeded to tell us we were obviously used to other types of restaurants. Dcn't pretend to be a fine dining room when you allow in customers with flip flops and shorts and have the staff cleaning during dinner service. I think they need a lesson in customer service and maybe put in a drive through as that what the atmosphere ended up being....."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Went to the Persian Room for the first time and had a lovely leisurely dinner. Started with the appetizer combo which is yummy. They put their wonderful thin pita on the table with onion, fresh herbs and butter. Wasn't sure how to eat this, so asked our waitress who encouraged us to butter our pita and put the condiments in it and pop it in our mouths. So we did, and I can't believe how good a raw onion can taste when paired with the herbs and butter! The main course is served with plenty of rice. We had them downsize the rice and fill in with a cucumber and tomato salad. The atmosphere was lively and the server knowledgeable and friendly. Took some time for the entrees to come out, but we were having a good time and did not care. Just go!"
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "I have heard that the Persian Room was great but our group found the food to be fair and the waitress not quite capable of describing the food/spices. Drinks were over-priced and very mundane. Found the decor/atmosphere to be in need of a little perking up."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "Best middle eastern menu in the valley. Have had better service in the past but from what I gathered, our waitress was having a bad night. The other staff seemed aware and I'm sure it'll be a one time thing."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "One of our favorite restaurants in NY was a place called The Persian Grill. This restaurant is now one of our favorite restaurants in Scottsdale. You WON'T leave hungry"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "We have come here several times for all types of occasions and are always pleased with the food, the service and the ambiance. For large groups it's fun to get their combination platters, plus a stew and appetizers. You do not feel rushed so it is a good place to meet with friends and enjoy the food and the beautifully decorated restaurant."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "Menu is very robust, ingredients are all healthy , service is great. The entire dining experience is exceptional."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Great dining and ample courses. You will take some home with you and it is just as good the next day. Just wish it was closer to my home so I could go more often. Great value. This was our third time and we will be back."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "The service was impeccable. The food was good but we could only eat our hummus and Greek salad because the proportions were large. We will definately return."
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "Food was exceptionally good. Very rich menu. We loved it."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "My beef stew is very tasty and portion is large. The teramisu is just exquisite. Service is a bit slow probably due to the extremely busy restaurant. In all, it was a very good dinner."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "With so many good restaurants in Scottsdale, we finally got around to trying The Persian Room. Part of the impetus was some Lebanese friends will be visiting soon and we wanted to find a good Mediterranean restaurant. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff and the food was excellent. Started with the hummus with eggplant that was out of this world. Of course the homemade warm, soft pita bread had something to do with it too. We shared a combo plate of lamb kabob, chicken, rice and koobideh. Plenty for two and we still had leftovers to take home."
    Dined on 2/28/2014