Rumi's Kitchen - Avalon
At Rumi's Kitchen, Ali has been able to artfully bring together an atmosphere full of joyous energy with attentive and generous Persian hospitality along with the unforgettable unique aromas and flavors of the Persian cuisine which is truly reflective of his simple intention to bring joy and happiness to the overall dining experience of the guests. Every member of the team at Rumi's Kitchen strives in delivering the service that is demanded by such a unique intention and vision.
While Rumi's Kitchen is a Persian restaurant at its core, the menu is constantly supplemented by dishes pulling influences from other countries, keeping the cuisine at the forefront of the dining scene in Atlanta.
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Our dinner was for my son’s graduation dinner. Most of the time,
Rumi’s will provide desserts for special occasions and thought the same would be done for our dinner. We said something to the manager and he was very quick to respond that they only do desserts for birthdays and anniversaries. Disappointed.
I have been here several time and food is always excellent.
Gets too busy and staff gets overwhelmed managing the tables.
Exceptional food. A little load inside, but tolerable.
Food was great. Outside seating was great and watching the people walk by was a great distraction from the lack of attention due to few too staff
Rumi’s was marvelous! Everything was exceptional - service, food, and ambience. The lamb has always been my favorite and now that my son was in town and tried it, it is his. I am looking forward to my next visit there!
The food was outstanding! Our server was efficient and personable.
Plan on a wait even if you have a reservation. Typically they run 30-40 mins behind schedule.
Rumi’s food is excellent and the service is attentive. The tables are a bit close together, which increases the noise level. We’ll be back soon.
Excellent service and delicious food! The sea bass was the most buttery and tend I’ve ever had. The lamb kabob is a can’t miss as well! I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention their Persian Sunset cocktail. Altogether a wonderful experience!
Hopping place! Great food & service! Will definitely go back with family & friends.
Awesome as always.
We just had dinner this evening. I’m not sure why it’s taken me this long to get to Rumi’s but I’m glad I finally did. We had to wait a little past our reservation time. However, it was Mother’s day so it wasn’t a complete surprise. Anyway food and drinks were great.
We had the shrimp, lamb, chicken kabobs and a shish kabob.
Everyone at the table enjoyed their meals. Next time I’ll save room for desert. Meal came. to almost $200 with tip so it’s not inexpensive nor for the faint of heart. Regardless, We will definitely be back.
Food is excellent! Delicious 😋 Noise level is horrible. Loud music playing doesn’t help when there is an energetic crowd. I couldn’t hear waiter or my husband talk. If you are wanting a quiet atmosphere to talk don’t go there. If you don’t care about that it’s great! The chicken kabob melted in my mouth ❗️❗️❗️Get the rice with the raisins and lentils and the cucumber sauce😊😊😊👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
The food was excellent, and our server (Sam) was awesome...she was very attentive, and polite.
As long as you’re not in a hurry. Must have a reservation, and without fail still have to wait 15-30 minutes every time.
Great service and great food! Always!
The food and service is consistently amazing. Arguably best restaurant in north Atlanta.
Very awesome food, good and clean location!
Business luncheon. Great food always.
Server had no personality but was efficient - but at a place like this - personality important!
Fabulous meal. The service was top notch.
Service was extremely slow and not attentive. Took 25 min just to get our wine.
The food is excellent, the servers are courteous and attentive but the hosts were not polite.
I took my aunt and uncle to Rumi's for their first time for my uncle's 60th birthday. We sat outside. The food and service was fantastic. Katherine was our server, and she was amazing. They even served us each a birthday dessert to conclude our celebration. I would HIGHLY recommend Rumi's to family and friends. A big thank you to all the amazing folks at Rumi's!
Great food and service in a good location. A little loud for conversations but the tables are well spaced and it’s workable for business lunches.
I've been to the Sandy Springs location a number of times, but this was my first time to Avalon. The food and service were consistently wonderful. We sat outside and their patio is so pleasant.
Absolutely lovely in all ways. Excellent food and ambiance.
AMAZING food! The lamb was the best we’ve had anywhere. Our server, Raphael, was great. We would definitely come back and highly recommend it to others.
Incredibly delicious healthy food in a fun atmosphere!
Try the bread and shrimp kebabs. Great wine selection
Very nice service
I appreciate a restaurant that respects its customers. Rumi’s was running a bit behind the night we visited. Not a huge deal. Friday night is always busy. We were seated within 15 minutes of our reservation. And I might have been mildly annoyed had it not been for the servers passing out glasses of wine and hors d’oeuvres. Such an easy thing to do, but so few restaurants would do the same. Turned a minor annoyance into a plus. And the food and service once we were seated were both great!!
We had to wait a little longer than expected for our reservation but it had rained so outside seating was out of the question so I think that made it a little more crowded. Food was excellent. The manager came to our table and told us the traditional method for eating the food which was amazing! Super fun experience!
Best hummus ever!
Birthday!! They brought my mom dessert it was sweet
Food was good. Ran out of ordered appetizer. Manager came over to apologize and recommend several options, both of which turned out well. Gramercy Down East Syrah was an excellent wine. Nice to eat on the Boulevard.
The service is always stellar. The food is always fresh and accurately prepared. You won’t get a better serving of Chilean Sea Bass ANYWHERE! I’m always in awe at how they masterfully prepare and grill the fish. The end-product is so succulent. The grilled salmon filet and lamb sliders are noteworthy too. Again, the chefs have mastered how to cook varying types of meat and produce entree’s that are prepared to perfection!
Delightful people with amazing food and healthy as well...
Food is exceptional. Loved the Service, Ambience and Presentation.