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Taste of Persia NYC

12 W 18th St, New York City, NY 10011-4614
+1 917-592-3467
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“stew” (4 reviews)
“noodles” (2 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
12:00 - 20:00All hours
Middle Eastern, Persian
12 W 18th St, New York City, NY 10011-4614
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

My wife lives this little storefront take out place. The soup is delicious . The rice based dishes are outstanding. Great for on the go quick eating or takeaway to bring home for lunch/ dinner. Please try it if in the FlatIron/Chelsea neighborhood. Very good...More

Thank seanworc
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious food ! Even though it didn't have proper tables it didn't matter. Amazing Ghorme Sabzi and Fessenjoon. The owner was very friendly and generous.

Thank daveydool
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The food was tasty. Don't forget to ask for the dessert menu. Portion size was also nice. We had Iranian tea and Turkish coffee after the lunch.

Thank Wee_g65
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I have been told about this place by a persian lady friend of ours. I was not expecting white table cloth or crystal glasses, I was ready for plastic fork and paper dishes.....but I was not expecting to be served chilly cold food......

Thank Bokassa2014
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We had Fesenjoon (Pomegranate Walnut Stew), Gheymeh (Meat and Yellow Split Peas), and Ash e Reshteh (Veggie Noodle and Bean Soup). The food is exceptional and taste home made just like my mom and grandma make them. I was so impressed with the taste and...More

Thank UnitynLove
Reviewed 21 December 2016

it is a fast food service, however the cuisine is professionally made and is fresh. I tried ghormeh sabzi and ash reshteh and both tasted graet

Thank asaleh54
Reviewed 16 October 2016

So, bear in mind you're not going to be wowed by the atmosphere. But you are going to be bowled over by the amazing food. Saeed is super nice and the best cook, and everything I've tried there so far has been perfection. I can't...More

Thank Justicefishy
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

The food and the material is really fresh and delicious. The recipes are original and the guy is a nice humble persian dad. I recommend this place a hundred percent. The price is really affordable. You can go for a soup (aash reshteh) for 6$....More

Thank akeff
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Omgg, the best home made flavored persian food EVERRR!! If you visited Nyc, this is a MUST GOOO!😋😋😋 The most delicious Ghaleeye Meigoo (shrimp/vegetable) stew and Ash (Vegetable soup),.. MUST TRY!😍

Thank Bennie Y
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is an amazing hole in the wall with the best Persian food I've had in NYC!!!! Its exactly what the name is : A Taste of Persia. They give you samples of their delicious soups. Ash Reshte is a vegetable noodle soup with chick...More

Thank Hadny F
Flatiron District
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amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron
District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd
Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building,
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photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant
architecture as you stroll the streets- much of this
neighborhood is part of a historic district that was
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Response from marshaworld | Reviewed this property |
Check out their FB Page since they don't have a website yet. The Page will show updates to the daily entrées, but not everyday... TasteOfPersiaNYC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 W 18th St, New York City, NY 10011-4614
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Flatiron District
  • Neighbourhood: Flatiron District
  • Phone Number: +1 917-592-3467
  • E-mail
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