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Rumi's Kitchen

Rumi's Kitchen

Middle Eastern Restaurant$$$$
Downtown Sandy Springs, Atlanta
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  • Has a stamp of approval from Eater and AJC
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  • Virginie L.
    "Lamb kebab and Chicken Barg are the recommended entrees."(3 Tips)
    Diana A.
    "Lamb Kebab is delicious and get the shallot yogurt dip!"(3 Tips)
    Anandi S.
    "Don't miss the Persian Ice Cream Sandwich!"(2 Tips)
    Virginie L.
    "their spicy wings and Kashk Badenjoon"(2 Tips)
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  • Jacqui H.
    Soltani Kabob, Cucumber martini & Rumi's old fashioned cocktails
  • Janaina F.
    Janaina FosterFebruary 22
    Best place for Persian delicious food,make sure to make a reservation on Friday's and weekends.i highly recommend good food and good service.
  • Deborah S.
    Deborah ShakarJanuary 27
    We loved the Shrimp, the meatballs, always a nice surprise of flavor blends on each entree choice. Every time we eat at Rumi's we're happy with our choices. One of my favorite restaurants close by!
  • Ramesh M.
    Ramesh MoreNovember 18, 2016
    Mini Chicken wraps looked good but taste was ok. Given the reviews i had expected a lot but taste was just ok. In my opinion its just the decor, food was just ok.
  • Lashondra T.
    Lashondra ThorneSeptember 20, 2016
    Amazing food, drinks and atmosphere! Very professional and friendly staff!
  • myluvizshoez
    myluvizshoezSeptember 9, 2016
    The food is so good!! The smoked eggplant is yummy. I don't even like olives & I ate the ones served here.
  • Chris D.
    Chris DixonApril 30, 2016
    Great food, and service. Everything was perfect. Just be warned the price is a little higher that $$, but it is worth it.
  • Virginie L.
    Virginie LiaoMarch 28, 2016
    Lamb kebab and Chicken Barg are the recommended entrees.
  • Virginie L.
    Virginie LiaoMarch 28, 2016
    Highly recommend their spicy wings and Kashk Badenjoon (fried eggplant) for appetizers.
  • Hamad A.
    Hamad AlHosaniMarch 18, 2016
    Nice spot for iranian authentic food
  • Lesco R.
    Lesco RogersFebruary 27, 2016
    Great food, outstanding service and ambience! I'll be back!
  • Brian S.
    Brian SmithFebruary 27, 2016
    Kabobs with saffron rice = yummy!
  • Gautham V.
    Gautham VelappanJanuary 11, 2016
    Their wings are delicious, the hot sauce has some serious spices and peppers. Love their kabobs. Touch expensive but worth it.
  • Aram Z.
    Aram ZabetiJanuary 7, 2016
    nice contemporary ambience, delicious food, service was Ok!
  • Kambiz S.
    Kambiz SaffarizadehJanuary 4, 2016
    I never thought I could find a good Ghormehsabzi stew here in the US. If you want to taste a real Persian stew you have to try it.
  • Kelly W.
    Kelly WilliamsDecember 1, 2015
    Awesome service. Everything is good. Huge portions.
  • David W.
    David WebbApril 25, 2015
    Wasn't a huge fan. Sorry.
  • Andrea B.
    Andrea BellaApril 12, 2015
    Salmon is amazing. Everything here is delicious.
  • Vallyri
    VallyriMarch 22, 2015
    Nice place middle eastern place. Place tends to run out of dishes so get in early. Super busy on the weekends
  • Deidre C.
    Deidre ComanFebruary 15, 2015
    Second Valentine's dinner here and they keep outdoing themselves. The lamb was the best ever.
  • Susan L.
    Susan LeeFebruary 15, 2015
    Special fixed menu for Valentine's Day. Ordered cumin carrot soup and got tomato. Hubby ordered kale and date salad and got arugula with almonds. The lesson here is come early
  • Beth D.
    Beth DeanFebruary 11, 2015
    Fantastic mezza! Drinks are wonderful. 'Glimpse of paradise' cocktail is delightful!
  • Meredith B.
    Meredith BlechmanJanuary 18, 2015
    Everything is delicious - dips and spreads, shrimp kabobs, chicken brag. Get the Orange and almond rice. Portions are huge - can easily split main courses.
  • Anandi S.
    Anandi SundarJuly 8, 2014
    Great ambience. Don't miss the Persian Ice Cream Sandwich!
  • Holly D.
    Holly DragooMay 16, 2014
    excellent service! Try the smoky eggplant dip. The flavors aren't too strong/overwhelming. Pairs well with the cucumber martini!
  • Farsi•+
    Farsi•+April 29, 2014
    Favoritestttestt place eveerrrr!!!
  • Diana A.
    Diana AscarrunzMarch 26, 2014
    Lamb Kebab is delicious and get the shallot yogurt dip! This place is awesome!
  • Limelight (eclectic shopping with a twist) M.
    Delicious Persian delights and cocktails~
  • Nick M.
    Nick MantiaDecember 7, 2013
    AmaIng food and atmosphere. Chicken barg is a must!
  • Steve F.
    Steve FinchNovember 18, 2013
    Nicely decorated, tasty food. Probably a little pricier than your normal fare, but worth it.
  • Clay N.
    Clay NelsonNovember 16, 2013
    Get several entrees and share. The signature cocktails are great
  • Meghana B.
    Meghana BendreNovember 12, 2013
    Be prepared to wait even with a reservation on a weekend night. Food is worth the wait. We just had small plates and they were all good. Lamb sliders are the best! Dolmeh has a unique tangy flavor.
  • joan h.
    joan herschfeldNovember 8, 2013
    Fantastic food, service and ambiance!
  • Dino P.
    Dino PeroneSeptember 5, 2013
    Was a little disappointed with the chicken barg which was supposed to be spicy... ah no. They do have a chili pepper condiment sauce that upped the hot factor though. Still recommend!
  • Dino P.
    Dino PeroneSeptember 5, 2013
    Try the Persian ice cream for dessert!
  • Farsi•+
    Farsi•+August 12, 2013
    Perfecto!! Is all.
  • Joy C.
    Joy ChenAugust 2, 2013
    Great food/experience, amazing service. Ask for the appetizer sampler and try the various yogurts and eggplant dishes with the bread (which is delicious by itself).
  • Danny T.
    Danny TaylorJuly 18, 2013
    Top Notch...Lunch is incredible. Very affordable Persian food.
  • Harry v.
    Harry van BeuningenJuly 12, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Have been to Rumi's numerous times, which means I like the place. For me, the best item on the menu is the ground beef koobideh. Very simple, but sublime. Start the meal off some Kashk Badenjoon.
  • Merritt M.
    Merritt M.July 10, 2013
    Love the renovation at the new location. Food is always still good.
  • Eater
    EaterJuly 9, 2013
    Although Rumi's Kitchen has moved into a new space, the restaurant's top-notch Persian food remains just as good as before. [Eater 38 Member]
  • Ellen C.
    Ellen ChaffeeJune 1, 2013
    filet kabob is awesome!
  • AJC
    AJCApril 24, 2013
    Make sure to try Rumi's wings spicy saffron chicken. Read more
  • Gina C.
    Gina ChoiMarch 30, 2013
    Location has changed. Now next to I Hop.
  • Tsukiko M.
    Tsukiko MorrisonFebruary 15, 2013
    If the garbanzo bean appetizer is on the menu, get it!
  • Bobby N.
    Bobby NooromidJanuary 6, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    As someone who grew up on Persian food, this place is as good as it gets. Their Chilean sea bass is one of the best that I've ever had and is very generously portioned. A must try.
  • Sam A.
    Sam AJanuary 1, 2013
    Address has changed to 6112 Roswell Rd
  • Andre B.
    Andre B.December 16, 2012
    New location is very nice. Get the filet or salmon. Absolutely the best! Very nice atmosphere. Staff is nice. Valet is tight fit but pretty quick. Oh yeah. Get the filet or salmon. Trust me!
  • Audrey M.
    Audrey MurphyNovember 4, 2012
    SPECTACULAR!!!!!!
  • Parnisia
    ParnisiaSeptember 25, 2012
    Try the rack of lamb or the shrimp!
  • April L.
    April LundyJuly 18, 2012
    ...biggest prawns ever & food is minus additives, preservatives & hormones...
  • Courtney B.
    Courtney BlanfordApril 29, 2012
    The rack of lamb is delicious!!!! Like butter!!
  • Courtney G.
    Courtney GriffinApril 22, 2012
    the spinach botanic dip is great!
  • Tammy M.
    Tammy MJanuary 26, 2012
    If you're not the biggest fan of this food, try the Chinjeh kabob - steak, bread and a yummy "non weird" yogurt dip. Great for picky eaters!
  • Nipa U.
    Nipa UrbanzJanuary 15, 2012
    Dolmeh appetizer is excellent!! Baklava is so so.
  • Priya T.
    Priya ThakerNovember 22, 2011
    Try the Soltani...it's amazing!!!
  • Nadine N.
    Nadine NaAugust 18, 2011
    Just great!
  • Alden L.
    Alden LFebruary 20, 2011
    food's great, but menu is not vegetarian-friendly
  • Brittany S.
    Brittany SdaoFebruary 7, 2011
    Get the Mast Khiyar for a starter.
  • James K.
    James KielyJanuary 24, 2011
    great flavors and value. I like the filet kabob
  • Brian H.
    Brian HahNovember 27, 2010
    Try the Rumis dip
  • Maurice C.
    Maurice CherryNovember 7, 2010
    Huge portions plus ample appetizer options. The bread is fantastic! Ask for Laura as your server!
  • MVineyards
    MVineyardsAugust 3, 2010
    Recommend salad sampler and split an entree. Salads (epecially 2 eggplant dishes) out of this world. I spent 7 years in Middle East. This is good.
  • Hamed H.
    Hamed HashemiFebruary 6, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    the lamb kabob is one of their best dishes
  • Mariela C.
    Delicioso todo!!!
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