We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill

97 Mount Vernon St, Boston, MA 02108-1219
+1 617-720-5511
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“beef dish” (4 reviews)
“baklava” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
97 Mount Vernon St, Boston, MA 02108-1219
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (178)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good food, friendly service. I regret they have changed the more authentic decor to somewhat universal one, but the food is still good. The menu is diverse and the restaurant is located in a picturesque area. They serve mainly meat dishes but vegetarians can...More

Thank Thefineobserver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great find in downtown Boston. Really interesting small plates meqt, fish, veggies as well as full dinners. Nice choice of wines. Attentive to gluten free.

Thank joel r
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I invariably stop in when in Boston. This place specializes in Persian food with an emphasis on lamb and rice dishes. Just a short walk from the Charles St Subway. Prices quite reasonable and otherwise highly recommended if you want to sample the best of...More

Thank DHK44
babak b, Owner at Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thanks for your generous words and review, we hope to continue to be an integral part of your Boston experience!

Reviewed 7 January 2018

My first visit was in 1999 and have been there several times since then. Everyone who I went with, loved the place and also remembered the uniqueness of the dishes they serve. Being a vegetarian, they definitely have a choice, though limited, but tasty.

Thank Shriram M
babak b, Manager at Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you so much for such a great review! We're happy to hear that you continue to dine with us after all those years! Enjoy the rest of your time in Boston.

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

First off this place has a warm and romantic environment to go with the warm and inviting welcome that we got on arrival. Wait staff was fabulous - very attentive and helpful. A beautiful smile was brought to our table each time. The food had...More

Thank Jeff M
babak b, Manager at Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for the amazing review and pointing out the outstanding service you received from our wait staff and the overall warm atmosphere of our restaurant, we really appreciate it! We are grateful you chose to spend your evening with us and hope to see...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017

We came here with our friends who live in Boston & couldn't believe the value! We ordered a multitude of dishes to share and loved all the different taste treats. Lots of food for a great price!More

Thank Conrad C
babak b, Manager at Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hey Conrad, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We appreciate that while you were visiting Boston you decided to stop by our restaurant. It's good to hear that you had such a good time with us because that's the...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We came as a group of five for a Sunday evening gentle meal- we shared starters - my favourites being the two aubergine dishes- prawns were also excellent For mains I had beef and lentils - others had duck and chicken - all good I...More

Thank 177richard
babak b, Manager at Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Richard, Thank you so much for leaving us such a good review! We're so happy to hear that you had such a pleasant experience with us and that your group enjoyed the food. Thank you for noticing the artwork in the restaurant too! It's...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

We were blown away by this unpretentious restaurant in Beacon Hill. Small interesting and really great food. Half the price of the other upscale restaurants we visited in Boston and nice value. Perfect food, including duck which I loved and great salads. The wine list...More

Thank hhxkekspktkdpe
babak b, Manager at Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We're happy that you chose to dine with us while you were in Boston and had a pleasant experience. Be sure to come in again next time you're in town!

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Lala Rokh is a delightful little restaurant off the beat and path of the busy Charles Street in Beacon Hill. The first time I came here was for an event and I loved the food so much I decided to come back for dinner. The...More

1  Thank Katherine C
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I'm not a Persian food expert, but I have had it a few times. This was by far the tastiest Persian food I've ever had. We ordered many mezze and shared a few main courses, some of which were not really suitable for sharing, though...More

Thank h22101
Beacon Hill
Visit this historic and ritzy Boston neighborhood to
soak up its classic New England charm as you stroll
down cobblestoned, gas-lamp lined streets. Bring your
walking shoes, camera, and select a nice day to wander
through the hilly neighborhood and check out its
exclusive addresses. Louisburg Square, Mt. Vernon
street, Chestnut street and the extremely narrow and
widely photographed Acorn street make a nice walking
Nearby HotelsSee all 86 hotels in Boston
Beacon Hill Hotel and Bistro
238 reviews
.12 km away
The Liberty, A Luxury Collection Hotel
669 reviews
.44 km away
Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill
2,320 reviews
.47 km away
Taj Boston
2,910 reviews
.60 km away
Nearby Restaurants
75 Chestnut
334 reviews
.17 km away
Tatte Bakery & Cafe
311 reviews
.06 km away
Ristorante Toscano
555 reviews
.08 km away
The Paramount
1,197 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Boston Public Garden
8,072 reviews
.21 km away
Beacon Hill
2,064 reviews
.36 km away
Boston Common
5,405 reviews
.47 km away
Acorn Street
135 reviews
.08 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Mount Vernon St, Boston, MA 02108-1219
    (Charles Street)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line to Massachusetts General Hospital/Charles Street
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Beacon Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Beacon Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 617-720-5511
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing