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Lavash

Lavash

Middle Eastern Restaurant$$$$
Inner Sunset, San Francisco
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8.8/10
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  • Bilal N.
    "Koobideh, Kashk-e-Bademjan, Mint tea and Choclava are all awesome"(10 Tips)
    Ashwini S.
    "The eggplant appetizer, zereshk polo, shishilk was amazing!"(4 Tips)
    Gloria B.
    "Adas Polo with mint tea is my favorite comfort food."(4 Tips)
    sadie c.
    "... treat" dessert, choclava... but *everything* was tasty... go with 4..."(2 Tips)
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  • sadie c.
    sadie cJanuary 24, 2015
    my favs tonight included shishlik, a rice dish (we had one with chicken & dates in it), the "special treat" dessert, choclava... but *everything* was tasty... go with 4 people & share everything.
  • Kayvon T.
    Kayvon TehranianFebruary 24, 2013
    Lavash prepares some of the best Persian food in the Bay Area. The house doogh shows great attention to detail; the yogurt drink comes crested with rose petals and fresh mint leaves.
  • Aman M.
    Aman ManikJune 24, 2014
    Mint tea is excellent. Comes in a large, glass teapot with mint leaves spewing out. They accompany with a fresh lemon and sugarcane.
  • Tarik S.
    Tarik SturmJuly 12, 2015
    The portions are generous; you probably won't be hungry afterwards. The bastani is an excellent dessert choice - light and very refreshing. Service was prompt and the waitresses are very friendly.
  • Joshua H.
    Joshua HaftelSeptember 12, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    One of my favorite restaurants in SF. Cozy, consistently excellent Persian food where they make you feel like family. Get the shishlik, best lamb chops evah!
  • Alex
    AlexJanuary 10, 2011
    Forego getting the regular white rice with your meal and substitute (for an up-charge) to one of the specialty rice dishes. Also,get your food served family style to save plates and room on the table.
  • Ashwini S.
    Ashwini SukhdeveMarch 23, 2015
    Everything we ordered was extremely tasty! The eggplant appetizer, zereshk polo, shishilk was amazing! One of the best baklava!
    Upvoted 4 weeks ago
  • Sherry L.
    Sherry LiJune 23, 2015
    Really good Persian food. Get the panir sabzi and any of the meat options. Delicious!!!!
  • Tim G.
    Tim GolfballDecember 15, 2013
    Bring your appetite the portions are generous! Love the salmon and chicken kebabs. Staff super friendly. A great neighborhood place!
  • Vivian W.
    Vivian WangAugust 10, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    All the kebabs are super tasty. I like the salmon, lamb and the koobideh. The rice is dangerously addicting
  • Dan M.
    Dan MurielloDecember 15, 2014
    Ask for a combo of koobideh and jujeh kabob. Not on the menu, but it's the perfect meal
  • Pavan K.
    Pavan KulkarniDecember 24, 2016
    The paneer subzi is just bunch of herbs and cheese don't expect any marinated or spicy paneer. The kebab main course was decent but nothing great
    Upvoted Jan 14
  • Rachel R.
    Rachel RebeccaOctober 8, 2016
    Lavash was actually really good here, so were there kebabs! Great food and very friendly service
  • Umesh G.
    Umesh GopinathJuly 8, 2012
    Amazing food; the kababs. Try the non chicken ones. The girl who took our orders was BEAuuuutiful :)
  • Ujwal C.
    Ujwal ChinthalaSeptember 23, 2012
    Panir apptzr is more of a salad. Very tasty though. Faloodeh and aorbet combo dessert is really good.
  • Aziz M.
    Aziz MOctober 19, 2015
    Great food, nice staff, don't miss Lavash mixed grill. Love eggplant appetizer
  • Jen Q.
    Jen QDecember 2, 2014
    Cozy, romantic spot with great food. Chicken can be a tiny bit dry, but another time it was just fine
  • Maryam T.
    Maryam TaheriMarch 30, 2013
    I suggest koobideh and mast o khiar it's sooo good. You won't be disappointed here!
  • Larissa D.
    Larissa DinhAugust 15, 2011
    Must-order the Koobideh, mint tea, mixed grill to share, extra grilled tomatoes, eggplant appetizer.
  • Charlene N.
    Charlene NaughtonAugust 4, 2011
    This place is amazing! Great service and great food! I love the koobideh and the saffron rice.
  • Ardalan Z.
    Ardalan ZandianApril 22, 2013
    I liked their staff and their services, but the food was not perfect. It was a normal food at a very friendly place.
  • Kelley Y.
    Kelley YDecember 20, 2014
    Good chicken kebabs, romantic ambiance
  • Vivek N.
    Vivek NairMarch 14, 2016
    Order plates to share. Good way to cover ground on the menu.
  • Mithu A.
    Mithu AthreyaFebruary 16, 2015
    Joojeh is a huge favorite. I highly recommend their Persian tea.
  • Bilal N.
    Bilal NaseerMarch 30, 2013
    Koobideh, Kashk-e-Bademjan, Mint tea and Choclava are all awesome
  • Cara H.
    Cara HirschOctober 21, 2013
    Kashk-e Bademjan is fabulous. Cherry refresher is not too sweet, which is lovely.
  • Gloria B.
    Gloria BellaDecember 6, 2015
    Love this place. Adas Polo with mint tea is my favorite comfort food.
  • Melon L.
    Melon LJune 11, 2015
    Eggplant appetizer is to die for. HUGE entrees.
  • Hubert Y.
    Hubert YeeJanuary 14, 2012
    The kabobs are yummy! Plus the wine selection is nice also.
  • Doron K.
    Doron KatzNovember 7, 2014
    The lamb chops with saffron is to die for
  • tiffany
    tiffanyFebruary 23, 2014
    Eggplant app and grilled lamb skewers were the best
  • Thomas
    ThomasNovember 18, 2013
    Persian good nice unique food, quaint
  • Laura G.
    Laura G. P.September 29, 2014
    Chicken with pomegranate is delicious.
  • Amber Y.
    Amber YuDecember 28, 2014
    Lovely place for a date. Kind of dark if you actually want to see their face...
  • Ceasar B.
    Ceasar BautistaAugust 28, 2015
    Kebabs don't come out on skewers and are pretty large. Confused me for a while.
  • James T.
    James TMarch 20, 2015
    Koobideh and Barg were the best kebabs.
  • James T.
    James TMarch 20, 2015
    Kashk-e Bademjan (eggplant) was a tasty appetizer.
  • Katharine W.
    Katharine WeirApril 4, 2011
    By far the best service I have experienced in the city.
  • Kian L.
    Kian LaviApril 1, 2016
    Mmmmmm the tadig and kabob were just like ,y grandma would make
  • Christopher C.
    Christopher ChinNovember 11, 2015
    Kahktiari kabob combo is to die for
  • Michael M.
    Michael M.March 19, 2012
    Delicious all around and really friendly staff.
  • Alexandre B.
    Alexandre BertailsDecember 22, 2011
    The food was very good and our waitress was really nice.
  • Jon N.
    Jon NoronhaMarch 23, 2015
    The koobideh. Omg. So tender.
  • Kathy C.
    Kathy CorwinSeptember 15, 2012
    Fabulous Iranian Restaurant
  • Mathew K.
    Mathew KAugust 4, 2015
    Everything is delicious
  • Aaron B.
    Aaron BlumenthalOctober 10, 2012
    YOU WANT BÅRG. RESISTANCE IS FUTILE.
  • Grace S.
    Grace SonJuly 4, 2012
    Must. Get. The. Baklava!!!
  • Adam
    AdamJuly 22, 2013
    kebabs and stews.
  • Andre L.
    Andre L.March 13, 2010
    Order the Persian Mixed Grill for two.
  • Amir M.
    Amir MirzaeeAugust 18, 2014
    Tadig ba khoresh!
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