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269 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-4506
+1 617-236-5511
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“rice” (5 reviews)
“sour cherry” (3 reviews)
“home style” (2 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian
269 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-4506
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

My wife had raved about Moby Dick for years so, on a recent trip to Boston, we had to pay it a visit. The interior is very understated, so if you want something fancy then this is not for you. If you want great Persian...More

Thank BertBantham
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The food here is fantastic; delicious, homemade cuisine. Perhaps a little heavier than many middle eastern restaurants, but it's a meal and a half... Eat a late lunch and skip dinner, or eat dinner, and save enough for lunch the next day. Reasonable prices, excellent...More

Thank LukasPaps
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Nice family run restaurant. Kebabs are good as is rice. Avoid cherry rice (use some sort of jam not really cherries) & tadigh is awful.

Thank NsMommy
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....More

Thank Aaduwaikh
Reviewed 21 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...More

Thank CFKume
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....More

Thank Battally
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...More

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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...More

Thank 84larry
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...More

Thank 2jm2014
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...More

Thank Snoozan
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
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4 November 2015|
Response from 2jm2014 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they take reservations, a lot of places in Boston don't because there is such high demand. I would say call and ask them, worth the try. Enjoy your visit.
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Restaurant Details

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US$ 12
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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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