Taste Of Persia

Row 1

12 W 18th St (Btwn Avenue Of The Americas & 5th Ave)
New York, NY 10011
(212) 488-0020
$ $
Mon–Sat: 11:00 AM–7:30 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Lodged inside a pizzeria is a small steam table showcasing authentic Persian home cooking, all done very well.
  • Most authentic persian food spot not to be missed! Always fresh, changing food! The owner cooks w/ such compassion. If you're curious, taste yourself through the menue! Great value for what you pay!
  • I love everything here. The owner/chef is super nice and gives samples if you're undecided!
  • Awesome write up in the NY Times. They recommend the ash reshtea; ghormeh sab zi; gheimeh bademjan; fesenjan; khoresh beh; and abgoosht.
  • So amazing. 2 stew combo was ridiculously good. Get the vegetable noodle soup as well. Incredible flavors and I love that it shares a space with a pizza joint
  • Try some samples if you can't decide
  • Mind blowing soup that's perfect for cold weather! Saeed rocks!
  • Its not too much to say that Saeed Pourkays is the best Persian food youll ever eat at a Flatiron pizzeria.
  • The owner/chef is super friendly. If you stand there undecided he'll feed you all the samples.
  • Really incredible food with unique tastes. An explosion in your mouth (in a good way)
  • Try the ash e reshte or the fesenjan, both are great.
  • Get the supper yummy vegge stew (via Lunch Studio Blog)
  • Ask for tahdeeg - Saeed will hook you up!
  • Chicken fesenjan is very good. Get it topped with some fried garlic.
  • Buffet items were solid but had grit like sand in one of them which kind of ruined it.
  • WOW! The veggie soup was out of this world. So aromatic, filling and delicious! Tried a bit of the lamb soup as well and it was even more delicious! Can't wait to try more!
  • Ash-e-reshteh is fantastic but other dishes are also great
  • Tastes like home cooking. I wanted seconds.
  • Fesenjon, ghormesabzi, Ashe-reshte... absolutely everything!

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