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Ravagh Persian Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Upper East Side
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1135 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10065-7738
+1 212-861-7900
11:00 - 22:30
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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place everything is tasty i say everybody must go!!! They have very nice kebabs as well as salads. I love their rose flavor icecream. So good

Thank alp z
New York City, New York
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I and my friends were wondering where to eat tonight and we walk on First Ave and passed several restaurants. The Sushi place next door had a waiting crowd. This restaurant was full, but did not have a waiting line so we went in. I'm glad we did. It was late at night and we were not too hungry so... More 

Thank Sarushkaya
New York City, New York
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes even the seven year old ate almost a whole piece of grilled chicken and there soft bread is amazing. The salad was good with lots of veggies. the French fries were great but have black pepper so if you don't like black pepper don't order French fries. They also have baklava my favorite dessert.

Thank Stacy M
Huntington, New York
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Cozy restaurant on 1st and Midtown East. Delicious Persian food and dinner entrees well portioned. Excellent service.

Thank Gail S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Strongly recommend on the mix Kabab (beef&chiken). Also try the persian ghorme sabzi- which is great for cold weather. Service is good and prices are decent👍.

Thank Oren1237
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319 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious meals. The rice and the maroon spice really make the dishes special! I think the spice is sumac. Either way it is great! Saffron ice cream is delicious!

Thank Linsey H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

What a great authentic Persian restaurant!! We have Been to many and this is the best. Clean, fresh, tasty and friendly.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Chicago, Illinois
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1,331 reviews
482 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 367 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Lots of different menu items - many of which I have rarely, if ever, seen before. We went as a large family group. Everyone really enjoyed their meal. Service was excellent.

Thank chitownsam
Fremont, California
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320 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This restaurant had some of the best Middle Eastern food that I have ever had. We started the meal with the complimentary fresh baked flat bread that was warm and crispy, but chewy at the same time, accompanied by wonderful dips. They must have a tandor in back to make such good bread. We ordered the Baba ghanoush, a dip... More 

Thank Ono O
State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I visited her with a friend on her recommendation, and it was great! The servers were helpful in explaining the dishes, the food came out hot and with minimal waiting, and throughout the meal and time spent in conversation afterward, we were never hurried, never bothered except to remove dishes and refresh water glasses, and our server was professional and... More 

Thank Barbara H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1135 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10065-7738
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-861-7900

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

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