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Persian Grill - CLOSED

675 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1007
+1 831-372-3720
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good13%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
12 Nov 2014
“Insult to Persian hospitality and food!!!”
5 Sep 2014
“A little jewelbox of a restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
675 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1007
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Reviewed 13 November 2014

My friend and I were on our PCH motorcycle ride, we stopped for lunch and noticed Persian Grill across the street. Born in Iran, proudly decided and walked into the restaurant. What a disaster and disappointment!!!! We were served by the owner, grumpy man with...More

1  Thank Mr_M0
Reviewed 5 September 2014

My family and I seem to always celebrate our special occasions at the Persian Grill. It's a small warm and inviting place to enjoy a delicious Persian meal. If you haven't tried Persian food, the proprietors will help you decipher the menu. I'm a vegetarian,...More

Thank K D
Reviewed 17 August 2014

...and I understand why. The server (I think he was the owner) was slow in attending us, and did offer little to no help to choose the food. We waited a long time before we could even order drink. The only other clients in the...More

Thank Pauak
Reviewed 18 July 2014

I highly recommend this restaurant when visiting Monterey. We spent the morning at the aquarium and were headed out of town away from the usual tourist fare on Cannery Row, when we passed by the Persian Grill. It's about a 10 - 15 minute walk,...More

Thank WanderingFour
Reviewed 16 July 2014

This guy was angry when we went in, He was rude when speaking to us, hey pal get the chip off your shoulders - ok ! Did not help us select any food. Walked swiftly by us while we were eating, Not a good experience...More

1  Thank MaxC93940
Reviewed 10 July 2014

My wife and I do not visit Monterey without stopping at the Persion Grill. The food is wonderful. The ambiance is relaxing and the owner is gracious.

Thank flcurry
Reviewed 28 June 2014

We had a wonderful meal and recommend this restaurant. Masoud Homami is the owner, the chef and the server. He does a terrific job. We started with one soup, the Aush e’ Reshteh, Persian style noodles with variety of chopped greens, sautéed garlic, onion and...More

Thank aledm
Reviewed 11 May 2014

Excellent quality of food and the best service.I do come to this restaurant as often as i can. I travel from Kansas city Missouri just to have Persian food at PERSIAN GRILL. Keep up the good work. I am going there tonight 5/10/2014 .

2  Thank kshafe_11
Reviewed 8 May 2014

We were going to visit another restaurant in Monterey but there was a waiting list so we decided to try out Iranian cuisine . . . we've tried to mix up the meals on this trip and yet again it was another great decision. The...More

Thank TopLeaf
Reviewed 17 April 2014 via mobile

We'd just been to the aquarium, but didn't fancy the seafood heavy places on Cannery Row. We found this place on Trip Advisor and so walked the few blocks to its location on Lighthouse Avenue. Our intention was to have a light lunch here as...More

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  • Address: 675 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1007
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-3720
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