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Ariana Restaurant in Boston- MOVED

129 Brighton Ave, Boston, MA 02134-2802
+1 617-208-8072
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
12 Nov 2015
“Select the right items”
11 Nov 2015
“Don't be afraid to try a new type of Cuisine (Afghanistan)!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Middle Eastern, Afghani
129 Brighton Ave, Boston, MA 02134-2802
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Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Important to stick with certain items on the menu as not everything is up to par. There is lamb everywhere on the menu but the rack of lamb is the best (and inevitably most expensive) option. Other dishes with lamb as an ingredient may be...More

Thank spencerusa
Reviewed 12 November 2015

This restaurant recently moved from Brighton Avenue to Western Avenue in Allston. The restaurant is very tastefully decorated and has bright yellow walls. The was my first time having Afghani food. I didn't totally know what to expect. I had the lamb shish kabobs which...More

Thank Voyager2480
Reviewed 8 November 2015

This Afghani restaurant in Brighton offers traditional Afghan food. There is a good variety of appetizers and entrees, nearly all served with rice. There is a good selection of beef, lamb and vegetarian choices and several with chicken. Plates are small enough for one person...More

Thank hfaigel
Reviewed 18 October 2015

We had 3 different lamb dishes and everyone raved about their choice. This was the first time we went to this newly opened location that specializes in Afghan cuisine. Lamb was so tender it fell apart with the touch of the fork. The rice was...More

Thank kma5000
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Good food in pleasant surroundings! The hostess was more than happy to assist me with making a selection since it was my first time sampling an Afghan menu and I was unsure of what to try. The servers were very nice but when they both...More

Thank May-Lissa C
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Same great hospitality and food. Pleasant surroundings. PLENTIFUL parking. The rack of lamb is a favorite as is the sautéed eggplant appetizer with yogurt sauce.

Thank cyrus341
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Nice interiors. Food taste average. Prices are high. I don't mind paying high price as long as the quantity is sufficient. Rice served with Lamb dish and Murgh dish is so less and we have to order rice on the side. Never in my life...More

Thank Ayub S
Reviewed 19 February 2015

This was our first time at Ariana, and we were very pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere was lovely, with beautiful rugs on the floors and a helpful and friendly waiter. The food was delicious, especially the eggplant appetizer (banjan). The restaurant is leaving its current location...More

1  Thank 343,434
Reviewed 10 February 2015

We always walk by this place, and I just wish we had stopped in sooner. The cuisine was delicious, service was great, and we'll definitely be back again. We tried the Kaddo, which was really good, and I had the Dopiaza, and my boyfriend had...More

1  Thank lindsey v
Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

Loved this Afghani restaurant. Have had Afghani food before but this was much better and also more reasonable. I has the Mourgh Challow which was delicious. My friends had vegetarian options which were also terrific. They served excellent flatbreads that were hot. Also desserts, rice...More

1  Thank joannalan
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Restaurant Details

Middle Eastern, Afghani
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Brighton Ave, Boston, MA 02134-2802
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Allston / Brighton
  • Neighbourhood: Allston / Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-208-8072
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