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Rumi's Kitchen - Avalon

4.6
726 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Persian
Perfect For:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
Chef Ali Mesghali"s nearly lifelong love of cooking combined with his love for Sufism brought to life for the first time in Atlanta's culinary scene the concept of Rumi's Kitchen in 2005. 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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Persian, Middle Eastern
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(678) 534-8855
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Ali Mesghali
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Private party facilities
For information about private dining visit www.rumiskitchen.com
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Catering
From small home gatherings to large events Rumi"s offers full service catering for a variety of budgets. Visit www.rumiskitchen.com for information about catering.
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
The Avalon offers on street, valet, and parking garage options for any guests.
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Banquet, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 726 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.5
service
4.6
ambience
4.3
value
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Always fantastic food and great location.

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Excellent atmosphere, food and service!!!!

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Great place, great food, service, atmosphere, ambiance. Love coming, usually weekly

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Food was excellent. Server seemed uninterested and preoccupied.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Food and ambiance were great. Service was slow but luckily we were not in a hurry!

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Rumi's Kitchen Avalon is amazing. The food is outstanding, which fresh ingredients and great taste. The service is wonderful. Very personable and always being sure you are getting what you need without being intrusive. The portions for entrees are large, and they are so good to wonderfully box up leftovers. Our server made great recommendations based on our preferences. They do not rush you, even if the restaurant is very busy. The decor and atmosphere are wonderful. I highly recommend this for lunch or dinner!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Amazing! Highly recommend! Can’t wait to go back!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Was highly recommended by several friends so we tried it out. Beautiful restaurant! The bar is stunning. Waiter was fantastic and explained Persian food for us, making wonderful recommendations.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Great experience. Great food.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We had a wonderful dinner, we opted to have s bunch of appetizers and of course baklava for dessert. Along with a nice wine from their ample selection and great service from our waiter, the evening was perfect.

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1.0Dined on April 12, 2018

The front desk was not handling customers in right sequence. We had an reservation at 7:15pm, were there on time, being told need a few minutes to set up. Waited for 20 minutes, checked again, same answer. In the mean time, 4 people came in for 7:15pm reservation, 2 minutes later, they were hosted in. 🤬
Our waitress was servicing outdoor tables and 1 indoor table (us). Drinks never came, she never showed, we had to tell other waitress to get our drinks.
Food was delicious, atmosphere was good, but for above reasons, I’ll never go back again!

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3.0Dined on April 12, 2018

I was excited to bring my friend to Rumi's Kitchen and spoke highly of this restaurant.
The food was amazing as expected but I was quite disappointed in our server.
I have visited this restaurant many times and have always received great service. However, not this time. :/

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Great food, great staff. Management visits table every time just to check on you. Diana, the girl who brought us our food was great!

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

This place is amazing love the food, the place and the staff is great.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

I adore Rumi’s and always have a great time. My dinner last night was amazing, as I ordered my favorite bites, my dinner date was pleased as well, but the server seemed preoccupied with pushing us to order everything at the moment. It was Tuesday. I wanted to sit, enjoy my friend, have some laughs and a great meal. The rush of the server annoyed me and my friend so much in fact, I’m not sure I’d be willing to return should this sever be in my section. I may just keep it to the bar next time. The food never disappoints... but the service last night was off for sure.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

It was a great experience! I ordered the lamb rack and it was delicious. Our server was knowledgeable and very friendly.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Excellent food and excellent ambiance. Our server Alex was very friendly and knowledgeable of the menu.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Food was awesome. The noise level is really bad because the tables were too close to one another. Some sort noise reduction would be great. But over all great restaurant and great food. I will be visiting this restaurant many more times.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

The atmosphere is great, as was the food. Very tasty and healthy. Knowledgeable waitstaff help with the choice between the great menu selections.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

The service and food overall was good. The only comment I would have is having someone at the front desk/reception that is friendly and/or has a friendly demeanor. The girl that checked us in did not look like she wanted us to be there nor like she wanted to be there. First perception matters.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Incredible

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Rumi’s food is simply divine! The rice is a star and I’m not a big rice fan!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

All is wonderful at Rumis!!! We have loved it every time and always have a 5 star experience!!!!

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3.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Ordered Lamb Kabob... felt like lamb was not well cooked even though I mentioned them the cooking level to be 'well done' upon asked by server. Rice was tasty...

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Great with another couple. Able to talk and catch up.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Sitting outside on a beautiful night at Avalon, Rumi's Kitchen did not disappoint. It is a great place for dinner with friends. Service was attentive but not overbearing, the food was delicious and we didn't feel pressured to hurry our meal.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Only issue was the hostess. She said our table was “being prepared” at 615 for our 630 reservation; at 640 it still wasn’t ready, and when it finally was, she didn’t bother telling us - we found out when I went up to check for the third time.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Outstanding food as always! Very generous portions.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Outstanding Easter Dinner. Bold flavors and fresh ingredients. Fantastic service!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Went for Easter dinner, outstanding as always. Great service and great food! Our waiter was also outstanding.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Rumi’s is one of my FAVORITE restaurants - NEVER disappoints!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Outstanding food!!! The flavor was amazing. You could make a meal from the appetizers.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Wonderful, as usual, even though this was our first time at the Avalon location. Best Persian food we’ve had outside of Iran. Ask for Alex to be your server on weekends.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Everything was great! We always have reservations and this is the First time that we didn’t have to wait to be seated but a few minutes.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We always have a great experience at this restaurant. The food and his staff are both amazing

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Great! Great food and the service was fantastic! We will go again.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

we've been to other Rumi's locations so knew what to expect. Delicious!

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

This was our first visit to Rumi's at Avalon. The Rumi's in Sandy Springs is where we usually frequent. We were first placed at a table next to kitchen that was extremely loud and very busy with passing servers. Upon request we were moved to a quieter area next to windows. The food was outstanding as usual and the service was good.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

We've lost track of the times we've been to Rumi's. In our view, Rumi's sets the bar for the other restaurants at Avalon. Chilean Sea bass is unbelievable and ridiculous in portions. I tried the beef tenderloin kabob and it was impossibly tender with no hint of chemical tenderizing, flavorful and perfectly made.

The waiting staff always leaves a good impression.

We just love this place!

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Amazing food and service again - we mentioned to our waiter that having EXCELLENT Service makes the meal even more enjoyable!

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