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269 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-4506
+1 617-236-5511
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Moby Dick was a favorite destination ever since University days. This diner serves authentic Persian cuisine and is run by a welcoming family. Here you can find grilled marinated chicken skewers , Beef kebabs and vegetarian dishes. A classic diner that keeps us coming back. Lunch and Dinner.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I spent 15 days traveling around NYC and Boston and this was the most comfort food experience from the entire trip. We ordered 03 dishes with rice as main ingredient and all of them was so delicious that I can't wait to go back to Boston again to eat in this place! Also, the owner is super friendly! :-)

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Thank CFKume
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I am a repeat costumer to this amazing restaurant and in between visits dream about the food. It's very unassuming if you walk by it, and honestly it's not much to look at, but the food and the service go above and beyond all expectations. The menu is big, they have a large selection on the board behind the counter... More 

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Virginia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

As an Iranian person (born and raised with- have made all kinds of- all home-made persian foods) who have tasted food in many Iranian restaurants in the US from Zafaran in CA, Reza in IL, Shiraz and Persepolis in NY, Yekta and Moby Dick in MD, Roxana, Khayam and Molana in MA, Persian Bistro in MS, Shamshiri in VA, Kabab... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

Went for lunch with wife before Boston Symphony concert (just a few yards down Huntington Ave from Symphony Hall). Real Mom and Pop atmosphere with home cooked feel to menu. Had lamb stew over rice which was delicious. Wife had chicken curry which was also a hit. Note: no credit cards.

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Thank 84larry
Lebanon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

We found this restaurant by accident and are we glad we did. We visited twice in two days it was so good (once for dinner & once for lunch). Wonderful home cooked Persian meals, everything is delicious. The service is great and the people are so friendly. This is a "must" on your list in Boston. We will be back... More 

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Rutland, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

They have never paid for advertisements at this wonderful place and never will have to--the food is great and the people are just like family. Get the sour cherry chicken--available on weekends--the prices are incredibly reasonable. It's the sort of place where after you eat your entree you order carry out so you can have more of their food at... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

No frills, just great taste. When I don't have time or energy to cook, but we want a quick home cooking meal we eat here. It became our comfort food. Very reasonably priced for the location.

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Thank ETfromBoston
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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75 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

MUST! Moby Dick is the BEST Lebanese restaurant Ive ever tried! The chicken Biryani is amazing! Ask for Moti, takes really good care of you, she is an amazing person! I used to eat here at least one a week, while in college; truly amazing food!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

I think I must have walked by this place a hundred times without trying it out. From the outside looking in, the place looks like a total dive - simple tables, not much decor or atmosphere. Once you go in and speak to the owners, you will realize that they care about their food and their customers. The food is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 269 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-4506
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Fenway / Kenmore
  • Neighbourhood: Fenway / Kenmore
  • Phone Number: +1 617-236-5511

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Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports mentality, this neighborhood is also home to some of Boston’s many universities. Move from Boston University territory to that of Northeastern, and spend time at the famous Museum of Fine Arts. For more culture, check out the smaller but equally beautiful Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Continue off the beaten path and check out the green space in the Back Bay Fens, a pretty community garden. This diverse neighborhood has a mix of universities, sports, culture, and more residential green space.
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