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rue de Monthoux 58, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 731 76 76
Today
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
Thu 18:00 - 22:30
Fri - Wed 18:00 - 23:30
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San Diego, California
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Variety of Iranian food and reasonably priced. Good portions and nicely located in between the train station and the lake. Would've been five stars if the service was slightly better

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Thank Bandar149
Muscat, Oman
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We dined twice at this location when staying in Geneva. For those who require a wheat-free and gluten-free diet and are not vegetarians then Persian food is an option. We enjoyed some nice meaty meal options with rice and mixed in barberries. The venue is a basic diner, clean and cosy. Staff is helpful and some knowledge of French can... More 

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Thank helsch007
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Average. High price The Rice is steam rice not like the Persian rice. OK if you don't have another choice.

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Thank Salman S
Doha, Qatar
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

In my opinion, golestan is serving the best persian food in Geneva. I always dine in Golestan when I visit Geneva. Me and my family ordered the kishk bademjan, bamiah, dolmeh, sultani and jojeh was my order. All was good no complaints.

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Thank Maryam M
France
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

This is a small restaurant located near the station, close to the red light district. From outside the appearance does not tell you much. Inside it is relatively small but cozy. The food does not compete with home made Persian food but it is good. The portions of dishes are large. The starters are small, so I suggest you take... More 

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Thank Zatash
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant, with amazing Persian kebab all the type, and tasty the service and the environment are very good

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Thank Arif A
Vevey
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

Spend the day in Geneva, and was recommended this restaurant by a couple of Iranian friends. The restaurant is near the Cornavin train station and so was handy to get to by public transport. The area itself is a little dark and close to the red light district, but it was still safe to walk around at night. We went... More 

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Thank emilchua
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

I had dinner on saturday 14 Nov there. The food is poor. The service is bad. The waiter has a gang of personal freinds visiting and they are loudly chatting amongst themselves, receving calls on their mobile - most intimidating to restaurant patrons. Quite possibly making rude comments about the guests in their language.. Their clothes are hanging on the... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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84 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

The food is typical Iranian but nothing special ... The location is very central and close to the central station .... Food was delicious with lots of options .... Service is good, The waiter looked sleepy and tired but was trying his best to serve us!

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Thank Alshava
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

Not very typical but I do consider this as fast food Persian. The food is alright quality but the service is nice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de Monthoux 58, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 731 76 76

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?