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) #732 of 4,379 Restaurants in San Francisco ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Persian
511 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122-2513
+1 415-664-5555
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  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sabzi” (8 reviews)
“kebab” (8 reviews)
“lavash bread” (5 reviews)
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511 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122-2513
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Food is mediocre. Chicken kabob is the only item that is good enough on that menu. The rest isn't even close to Persian food. We went back just to give it another shot and we had the worst unwelcoming experience as we had kids with...More

Thank Hedy F
Reviewed 1 February 2017

On a recent visit to San Francisco my husband and I thought of trying this popular Persian restaurant. Not being very familiar with this cuisine, our choice of dishes leaned towards the cautious -- kebabs, lentil soup, and fesenjan. They were well prepared. The restaurant...More

Thank Pippiduck
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Made reservations. Were seated on time upon arrival. Service was prompt, courteous, and professional. Food was sooooo tasty and well prepared with decent presentation. All three of us in the family were extremely satisfied with our food!

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is the second time I've been to Lavash. Both times I went there early in the evening (about 5:30 to 6pm) without a reservation. However, they do encourage you to have a reservation. They are a little bit crazy about it. The food is...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Extremely fresh starter salad (tomato, cucumber, goat cheese with basil, mint and cilantro). Use lots of sumac. Moist chicken, great beef/lamb kabobs and lamb chops. Saffron Rice was excellent.

Thank colonelchow
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Two of us had never had Persian food before and our friends took us here because they said it was the best. They were correct. We fell in love with the food, the spice, the ambiance and the friendly service. I couldn't tell you what...More

Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed with our meals at Lavash . Food was just not very tasty. Service was very good but Lavash did not live up to its reviews.

Thank VChi
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Very cozy, great food. The free bites consist of lavash bread feta cheese some tomatoes and greens. Wine was excellent

Thank KB1979-1
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Lavash was wonderful. We walked down from the hospital to have a late lunch and they found us a table for 4. The menu is extensive and decisions were difficult with all the offerings. We chose the Try it All, Sabzi Panir (which was wonderful...More

Thank Judi S
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We loved the Iranian food - we ordered Sabzi Paneer and Zareksh Polo (delicious rice with Iranian berries and chicken) - and just loved the food. interiors are very interesting and staff super helpful. Great place, strongly recommended

Thank bobbyramakant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
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11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122-2513
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-664-5555
  • E-mail
San Francisco's Persian cuisine.