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Darvish Restaurant

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946 W. Foothill Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711-3303
+1 909-447-4556
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Lakewood
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted dinner to be a little different so chose the Dervish. A friend in the group ordered a appetizer sampler which we all shared. The eggplant dip/spread was great. The main courses were very generous and we all left with 'doggie' bags. Nope - sorry none shared with the pups tonight.

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Thank ESLLakewood
Los Angeles
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

I love the service at Darvish. They are always attentive and kind. The food is all authentic Persian specialties and the portions are large. I sometimes get "to go" platters of their appetizers -- both of the eggplant appetizers are amazing! They have always been ready on time, and put in extra pita bread with nice portions. I highly recommend... More 

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Thank Carol D
Claremont, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Very nice place, and very good food, we have been there many times, just for dinner or for celebrating deferent occasions with family and friends. Prices are good and services are great.

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Athens, Georgia
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127 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2013

Despite a strip mall location, I found Darvish to serve delicious food. The atmosphere of the place is a bit grim and perhaps the live music livens it up when it happens. I have eaten here twice recently and the place is mostly empty. I do not know why - the food is really delicious. I have had better Persian... More 

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Thank crucifer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2012 via mobile

Food is good but presantation neads. Toimprove waitress. Is Berry. Friendly and helpful

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Thank roneli
Los Alamitos, California
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165 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2012

I recently moved from Orange County where Persian and Middle Eastern restaurants abound and compete with one another. I was really disappointed with this restaurant. The food could be so much better and is not. Portions are okay but the taste and presentation af re just not what one expects for Middle Eastern food. There is a large population that... More 

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Thank MonaOrangeCountyCA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2012

The food was not bad, though I've eaten better versions of Persian food in other restaurants. The ambiance was a disappointment, but the service was very friendly.

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Thank Meghoo
Cleveland, Ohio
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111 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2012

We chose Darvish based on the superior tripadvisor reviews but were a bit disappointed. We started with appetizers of hummus and stuffed graped leaves. The hummus was on the watery side, and grape leaves ok. There were four of us and we ordered 3 meals which we shared family style. We ordered a shrimp dish, a lamb dish, and a... More 

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Kingston, Washington
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2012

Awesome! passed by this place for years before giving it a try and Wow! was I pleasantly surprised. Most meals have been great with one exception when it was obviously reheated from an earlier time. Otherwise I would give 5 stars. If you are getting the lamb dishes make sure they are well done.

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Thank kcbrit2
Santa Barbara, CA
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2011

I had the chicken and filet mignon kebob with saffron rice and it was perfect. Couldn't have been better. My daughter had the lamb shank "stew." It was more like boiled lamb shank with broth - no vegetables as I would have expected in a stew. The lamb was very tender and tasty, though. We shared our meals. My daughter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 27
Cuisine
Persian, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 946 W. Foothill Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711-3303
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +1 909-447-4556

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