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Ravagh Persian Grill

1135 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10065-7738
+1 212-861-7900
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“kebabs” (16 reviews)
“baba ganoush” (13 reviews)
“rice” (27 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Mediterranean, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1135 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10065-7738
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came here for the first time last night , wanted to take my partner here cause she's Persian . We had the best meal , the sav Blanca from New Zealand was delicious, service fantastic , and cheap food . Great place

Thank Rusty2315
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went on Yelp while walking around Lexington, looking for some Persian or Greek eats. I found this gem on Yelp and OMG, I want to just hug every person that works there right now. I ordered too much, per usual, for takeout. But it...More

Thank MissLoveLee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well, this place was recommended to us and we had family meet us there. For the most part everyone enjoyed the various dishes that were ordered. The stew was a big hit for those that ordered stew. The Lamb Shank was awesome. Everyone loved the...More

Thank Wiley J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have being here 3 times in the last year. The food is always amazingly good. From the pita bread you get when you seated to the the entree, everything is so delicious. I don't think you can go wrong here with any dish!

Thank Izaxi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visit often this restaurant and I like it very much. The service and ambiance are excellent. The food is simply delicious. For a family of five we ordered food for three and it was more than enough. The price iv very affordable particularly in...More

Thank Moncef2013
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The food was ok if you did not know the real deal. Dacron was missing in the rice. And some of the other dishes were not correct. The shush kebabs were good and most of the ingredients used were fine. Still make a nice stew....More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great menu, hard to decide! I had a lamb stew over rice, and my husband ordered lamb ka bobs. All the food was excellent. Atmosphere nice, pretty decor, quiet. Excellent service.

1  Thank kaysandler
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I was in NYC recently and this restaurant is close to where I was teaching. This same location was a different Persian restaurant some years ago I am happy to say the decor and menu has been updated and improved. I had the lamb shish...More

Thank daanddo
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

My husband is from Iran and we went here for dinner because there are no Persian restaurants where we are from. The torshi they served with the bread was odd and not authentic. The tahdigh (crispy rice) was not made with saffron as it should...More

Thank Kelly E
Reviewed 19 June 2017

we had dinner at Ravagh's. The atmosphere is really nice, cool and relaxed. The food was good, and service was great. You may not immediately think of a Persian place to go to, but I'd recommend you consider going to Ravagh's. Have a grilled kebab...More

Thank Lukas B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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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