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Darya Restaurant

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3800 South Plaza Drive, Santa Ana, CA 92704-7458 (South Plaza Drive)
+1 714-557-6600
12:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 09:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Los Angeles
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137 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a really nice restaurant. Delicious food. All items are awesome. Naderi is amazing. The only reason I gave 4 starvisvthe price. Price is high compare to all other Persian places in L.A and OC.

Thank amirk973
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Once a mount I go to this restaurant with family or friend to enjoy of the delicious food. Service is not good enough but at least we satisfied of food they gave us

Thank Morgan O
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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39 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

So I was on a layover in L.A. and what do i do ... I try to find Persian food and so we did ... we went to this place that was recommended by my friend who took me there... ambience is upscale... menu is ok but still missing some classics but u have to fit the crowd a bit... More 

Thank Sascha L
Santa Ana, California
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5 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at Darya many times with family and friends. no one has ever been disappointed in the meal our the service. The best Mediterranean food in the area. Ott is more pricey and the atmosphere has an adult feel, but children are welcomed.

Thank singnact
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Had to wait at the door until somebody came to give me a table!! And not very friendly staff except one ☝️, wifi wasn't working as well

Thank Mohamed A
The O.C., California
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305 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

An elegant restaurant offering a great varieties of Persian specialties and comfort foods. Grilled kabobs of meats and vegetables served on perfectly cooked white rice or special cherry rice. A great assortment of starters for the table is a must. Cocktails are available from a very simple bar with limited premium brands. The wine list is also limited so if... More 

Thank TravelAgentDave
Tustin, California
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We wanted a try Persian food so went in for this place. Found the food to be OK. Prices were higher than normal Persian food. Food was a little bland. Place was a little busy because of live music. Somehow I expected a little more.

Thank Rakesh A
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I enjoyed a nice lunch on Veteran's Day on the patio, and had enough left to take home as usual. Service was pleasant and the meal was delicious. The interior décor was also lovely.

Thank Betty J
Columbia Heights
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a leisurely lunch at Darya's restaurant in Santa Ana California. The food was excellent the service top rate and the atmosphere perfect. If you enjoy this kind of food we recommend this place.

Thank Steven G
San Clemente, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We went there with friends to celebrate my husbands birthday. The servers were wonderful and very fast. I was very impressed by the quality, speed and friendliness from the whole team. It was really refreshing. The atmosphere was cozy casual. The place was quite empty at 6:30pm when we arrived, but as the night went on, it got quite busy.... More 

Thank Cherryhelli

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 60
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3800 South Plaza Drive, Santa Ana, CA 92704-7458
    (South Plaza Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Complimentary Shuttle provided to and from the Performing Arts Center (must request in advance to restaurant) 714-557-6600 for Preforming Arts Schedule
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +1 714-557-6600

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