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Molana Restaurant

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5 Spring Street, Watertown, MA 02472-3411
+1 617-923-2554
12:00 - 22:00
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Norwich, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience! I'm so pleased with the service my family received during our visit to this restaurant! The food was delicious! We had chicken, beef, lamb! We had the rice with orange peels and even tried the rice with cherries! So so good! My husband, my mother-in-law, and everyone in our party thoroughly enjoyed every single thing we... More 

Thank elenia r
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194 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I'd like to start off by saying how excellent the service was. Our waiter took much time and care in describing the items available on the menu and answered all of our questions and seem to take great care and helping us order items that we would enjoy. However, I'm reluctant to say that only one of three of us... More 

Thank Luv W
Newton, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I had a splendid night out with a dear Persian friend who wanted me to experience a taste of the cuisine from his country. We started with Kashk-e Bademjan which is a real yummy eggplant dish with a yoghurt based sauce. We each has a super delicious Persian stew as an entree. Ambience is quiet with a open kitchen. We... More 

Thank Bruce D
Worcester, Massachusetts
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here to eat to avoid the evening commute back home. The aromas were wonderful. The flavors magnificent, and they provided historical menus educating patrons on a piece of Persian history. Their baklava was also buttery, but still had good flavor. Unfortunately, we didn't have 20 minutes to wait for the bill, but we did. We... More 

Thank Isaac T
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Have dined here several times. Not the best but good enough to return. Was impressed with the Baghlia Pollo. (Lamb shank that is boiled with onion etc.) My wife is Persian and her cooking impresses our guests.

Thank Aceinspector
Gilmanton, New Hampshire
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

My first time to have Persian food. Great experience and the service was very nice. The waitress helped to make a selection. Great location and delicious.

Thank wirthome
Glens Falls, New York
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

I have been to Persian restaurants all over the world, some excellent and some quite horrible. Molana was a family resturant with a diverse menu and very nice and polite staff. The price was quite reasonable and the quality of food was very good. I would visit again, and hopefully soon.

1 Thank 47798MayT
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Never use the groupon for this restaurant. The food is good but the groupon offer is not worth. Restaurant charged me almost 25% plus service fees as tips by force. In the end I ended up paying more then I would have if I had not used the groupon.

1 Thank nahsaj
Montreal, Canada
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

My second visit was a late night one, and had to be take out. But let me tell you the food is delicious. Our favorite is Kabob-E-Kubideh, marinated ground beef grilled skewers of meat. Served with basmati rice and grilled tomatoes. The meat is succulent and flavorful. Persian food is gaining in popularity, just remember where you first tried it.

Thank JordanBelfort2013
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2015

Went here in December with some friends because other nearby restaurants were closed. It was really great! The staff was friendly, food was authentic and very tasty. I had the lamb and my friends both had the beef and we shared the eggplant starter. Nice wine list as well, Tried the desserts, but they were a bit too sweet for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Spring Street, Watertown, MA 02472-3411
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-923-2554

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?