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Middle Eastern, Persian
Reservations, Seating, Table Service, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant had the blandest food and worst service I have ever experienced. We had to ask for wine glasses, entre plates not cleared with main dishes squeezed in, and wrong dishes brought to our table.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 8 March 2021

Sadly we were very disappointed in the food and the drinks. Firstly we asked the waitress for recommendations and it was like she didn’t know what to recommend. Then what she did recommend was sadly not good at all. Then lamb dish had 4 piece...of lamb in it not good enough. The Chicken was boiled with a sauce again not tasty at all. Then we order cocktails and Margarita didn’t even taste like a Margarita and the Persian Cocktail was like beetroot juice ??More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 28 February 2021 via mobile

Not a good service from staff and owners very rude and not willing to accept their mistakes. I have been there before but wouldn’t recommend it for a group to go there.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 22 January 2020 via mobile

Walk-in diner on a Wednesday night, had the Momtaz which is a chicken breast skewer and minced lamb skewer. Chicken was moist and tender. Only wished they had better sides; all I got on mine was some chopped onions, a green pepper and grilled tomato....Other Persian restaurants I’ve been to generally come with side of salad or some fries. Loved the decor of the restaurant; excellent traditional paintings, lovely little decorations on display (love the old school telephone) and the Persian music in the background gave it the right mood.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 21 January 2020 via mobile

Very ordinary food best time to go is weekends much more atmosphere then mid week staff professional they just need a good chef

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 2 December 2019

There were 10 of us celebrating an anniversary and we were very disappointed with the lack of variety in the dishes themselves and the huge mound of rice that appeared on almost every single dish that came to the table. The rice was also identical...on each plate. In our opinion this added to our annoyance at being served a $35 dish with mostly rice and a couple of slim skewers of meat to the side with a baked tomato plonked to one side. Looking around this appeared to be the theme of almost every dish served here. Oh yes the butter in a plastic slab on the dish was also very appealing!!!! Staff were helpful and atmosphere was great but food will need to step up if we are ever to return.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 1 December 2019 via mobile

Excellent Persian kebab. I brought my nephew here for his first Persian experience, and he loved the food, highly recommended 👏👏👏

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 10 November 2019

Fascinating decoration, friendly atmosphere ,quick in service and excellent quality which was easily comparable with resturant in Tehran A real feeling of home for iranian guys and nice for other nationality

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 8 October 2019

Persia if you can't go to Persia Great Menu Wonderful Trompe L'oeil paintings of Old School Persia. Caring service Good mix of all nationalities enjoying heartwarming tasty well priced Persian Food in lovely surroundings We have returned time and time again Never been disappointed. Owner...has that inimitable Persian Charm!More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 20 July 2019 via mobile

As a persian, I found the persian food in this restaurant the best in Melbourne. The kebab was very nice and my husband had Fesenjan which was very yummy. Definitely recommend Tahchin as well which was chef’s special that night. The staff are so nice...and friendly and loved the decorations inside. The music was a bit too loud but other than that everything else was perfect. We will definitely go back.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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  • Yes, Hafez Persian Restaurant offers takeaway services.

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  • Hafez Persian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 3.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 3