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Zafron Restaurant

4.5
440 reviews
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$30 and under
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Persian
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  • Authentic
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
Zafron Restaurant is a well-known Persian restaurant in Sandy Springs, GA, that has a passion for new tastes of Middle Eastern food. Our restaurant has put a twist in the traditional flavors you will find in the ordinary Iranian restaurant by using intoxicating spices and herbs. Whether you are stopping by for lunch or dinner, our culturally enriched menu has plenty of options for you to choose from. From our irresistible hummus and salad to our mouth-watering kebabs and saffron chicken, you are sure to find something that leaves you satisfied! Grab a friend or the whole family and head down to our unique restaurant and discover the authentic tastes created and offered by our head chef.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Persian, Lebanese, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Lunch
Mon–Fri 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
Sun 12:00 pm–4:00 pm
Dinner
Tue–Sat 5:30 pm–10:00 pm
Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm
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Phone number
(404) 255-7402
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Chef/Owner Peter Teimori
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Private party facilities
Corporate Events/ Banquets

Our flexible and custom designed menu allows you to create a menu to satisfy all your guests.
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Private party contact
Peter: (770) 355-6814
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Johnson Ferry Rd. And Roswell Rd.
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Special events & promotions
For birthdays or anniversaries, we can provide you and your guests with a wonderful cake. Speak with us for details.
Additional
Beer, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
What 440 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.4
service
4.4
ambience
4.4
value
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Excellent, as always!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

As usual, food and service were both fantastic. I had some special requests and they got it right! In honor of Mother's Day they were giving red roses to the women which was such as nice touch.

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2.0Dined on May 13, 2018

we went to Zafron for Mother's Day and we didn't like it.
the food: it was nothing special, nothing perfumed with Iranian spices or particular to this region. it was blahhhh, and the price was pretty high for this kind of food, we had 2 chicken kabob and the salmon, we payed $80.

the service: I would give 5 stars to the food if the service was good , it was very bad, our waiter was not welcoming at all, he seemed very angry and not happy at all. maybe he was having a bad day.
the only good thing I appreciated is the rose they gave me at the end with a big smile from the manager ( at least he was smiling unlike our waiter )
the restaurant was pretty empty for a Mother's Day , which sounded weird, it was very easy to get a reservation.
we will probably not return there unfortunately, unless they improve the taste of their food and the service especially!!

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3.0Dined on May 8, 2018

Have dined many times. This one was disappointing. Service was not very good.

Restaurant may contact me for details.

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Went for husband's family birthday dinner on a Sunday evening. There were 10 of us. The service was excellent, wine list was accommodating, food was WONDERFUL, every one LOVED what they had ordered. I would recommend this place for a special event or even just a casual dinner. We love the Persian treats! We tried appetizers, main courses, kabobs, salads, and even some saffron pistachio ice cream for dessert! Don't forget to try the jeweled rice. Very reasonably priced. We have been several times and it is always good quality. Will return. Thanks so much for facilitating our celebration.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

We were celebrating a high school reunion. The wine room is perfect for parties up to 20 people.
The food was good and the service was very attentive to us even though it was a Saturday night and the restaurant was busy. Everyone enjoyed the evening and thought it was the perfect place to get together.

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4.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Zafrons is one of our go to restaurants; we are sure the food will be delicious! I did note that the platter that we were given with olives, cheese, nuts and herbs prior to the meal was much smaller than it has been in the past.

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

We had a wonderful meal. Our waitress, Puneh, was attentive and professional.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Great Persian dining experience in Sandy Springs!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

There are plenty of Persian restaurants in Sandy Springs, but Zafron is becoming my favorite. The decor is lovely, it's not noisy, and the service is outstanding. And the food! I'm on a gluten-free diet and I have a wide range of choices. My only issue is that parking is kind of tight. When the new performing arts center opens, I suspect Zafron will become a favorite for pre- and post-event dining.

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4.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Service was easy and accommodating
Food was fresh and well prepared

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Chicken kabob was delicious, tender.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Lovely restaurant with amazing Mediterranean food. Entrees are large and easily split.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We love Zafron! It's always delicious, the servers are always friendly, and it's never priced too high. It's one of our favorite restaurants!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Food is always excellent. Room is quiet enough to actually hear your friends. Service friendly and efficient. Enough food to take half home for next meal

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Exelent food

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

This was our 2nd visit and a 1st for our friend. We thoroughly enjoyed the house appetizer (bread, olives, feta cheese, radishes, cucumber, mint and tarragon leaves).

We each had a different entree: 1) Zafron Chicken with Orange Zest Pistachio & Almond rice 2) Tenderloin Kabob and 3) rack of lamb. Each dish was delicious and cooked to perfection.

Our waiter, Will, was very attentive, informative, and gave a great recommendation for our wine.

To top it off, we each had a different dessert, each of us wishing for more.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Zafron is great neighborhood Persian restaurant. Food is fresh and well prepared with authentic ingredients and appropriate portions. Bread is freshly baked on site and generously refilled. The service staff is genuinely friendly. The wine list is fairly narrow. We missed the desserts since we were all too full but they look amazing. For us, this will become a regular stop.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

We had a great experience in this restaurant. The food was delicious, we didn't wait too long and the service was amazing. A very friendly and quiet environment. I strongly recommend this place.

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

It was a perfect evening!

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4.0Dined on March 7, 2018

Very nice experience and the food is always good. Love the salads.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

This restaurant not only gives their customers great food and service; but, it is so quiet, then the party can have a decent conversation.

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2.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Service was good and staff was friendly. Food was good, even though meat for some dishes was a bit too cold. Ambiance was nice, nothing extraordinary though.
Overall not the best experience, due to the mess up that happened with our reservation that was cancelled and then reinstated (due to a birthday party before us).

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

The food was well prepared and the service was very good. The waiter explained the menu options to our friends who were not familiar. Our friends commented on how nice the atmosphere and food were.

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Great neighborhood spot, but worth making the drive. Food is authentic and you can't make a bad choice.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Took the family out for lunch. Loved the food. Everything was made to order and cooked to perfection. The Basmati rice was fantastic and the chicken and lamb kebabs we're outstanding However the high point of the meal were the desserts. We ordered a chocolate mousse and a apricot flan. The mousse was enclosed in a beehive of chocolate and the apricot was layered onto a cake base so we were able to cut both of them in half and and share. Service was excellent and a platter of herbs and olives together with lavosh bread was brought to the table immediately. We also a Hummus appetizer which was enough for four people plus we took some home. All in all it was a very pleasant out of the ordinary dining experience and one which we recommend to all who love good food, service and a ambience.

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Lovely
Spectacular service and attention to details.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

We came with our little grandson and the staff couldn't have been more accommodating, especially the hostess. They made us feel welcome, just like family and the food was delicious.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Not only are the food and service excellent, this is one of the few restaurants where people can have a decent conversation, as most others are horribly noisy.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Love this place great food fresh and great service

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3.0Dined on February 24, 2018

It is usually our favorite neighborhood restaurant,but on this occasion,the service was very slow and our food was cold..I think they were understaffed that night.

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

I will definitely go back.

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Prompt, attentive service. The food was very good. Excellent selection of appetizers. We’ve occasionally had dinner out of their appetizer selection, tapas style.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

A friend and I went to visit and enjoy a nice dinner. Our waitress was very personable and knowledgeable. It was fully priced but a very enjoyable evening.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

We had a great meal at Zafron last night. Service and food were excellent. Quiet enough for conversation. Good variety.

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Thank you for making our family’s special day fun and enjoyable.

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4.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Excellent Persian food, ambiance and service.

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4.0Dined on February 9, 2018

We wanted a relaxed but delicious experience on a Friday night, without the long wait for a table. Zafron fit the bill. It was excellent food, great service, comfortable atmosphere that was quiet enough for conversation. Each of us ordered something different, chicken barg, salmon and veggie kabob, and we shared, family style. It was more than enough food for 3 of us; we even took some home. We loved our food and the whole experience and will definitely return.

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5.0Dined on February 9, 2018

I love the food here, the wait staff is always excellent, Rico is amazing! He always knows exactly which dish I’m in the mood for. This is a very romantic quiet dinner location. Best Persian food in the city- Hands Down! Come Hungry!

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4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

first time back since the restaurant was renovated. very nice decor, energetic. food seemed to be better than previously! will def be back.
was there on a saturday nite. also, had friends there same night, diff table. while our service was a little slow, their service was terribly slow! hope it was just a very busy, unusual saturday night & not the way it always is.

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