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“Visit Raffi's place while in LA for true Persian kitchen experience!”

Raffi's Place Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 545 Restaurants in Glendale
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 0 - USD 30
Cuisines: Armenian, Middle Eastern, Persian
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Came on a date to Raffi's and did not regret a moment of being here. The wait was not too long, about 20 mins. Letting front desk know we were outside, they promptly found us when it was our turn. A+

The service... fast and courteous. Always smiles. Making an eye contact was more than enough to get someone's attention. A+

Food. Word of advice - portions are generous. If a couple, splitting a dish is more than enough. We ended up taking 60% of food to go.

Recommendations. Soltani Kabob. Rack of Lamb Kabob.

Valet parking available, but taking taxi saves the hassle.


Date of visit: April 2018
Thank rushin2
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

In my opinion, Raffi's is the best Iranian Restaurant in all of Los Angels. We have tried soooo many and nothing compares

Date of visit: November 2017
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Thank MamaT23
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

I have been here many times and only try kabobs. All kind are good. Barg is the best though. Also salmon kabob is must. In weekend the wait time is really long and I really can't do it. Is good if you go in week days. Excellent quality.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

People love this place. Raffi has bee a stable for providing hearty middle eastern food for years now. I'm not a massive fan as many but still the food is good quality, service is always sharp and polite, and the place can get pretty packed. To note, the menu can be pretty pricey and mainly consists of kabobs and butter rice although they have other dishes as well. This is almost like a southern style meal from the middle east, very heavy but good when you are in the mood for it.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank TravelingFutureTales
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Our party of 5 ate here on Tuesday, 3/11/18. We arrived at 6 PM and were quickly seated: the restaurant filled up shortly thereafter.

We ordered two appetizers: Hummus, and pickled vegetables. The Hummus was excellent, the pickled vegetables were good but nothing out of the ordinary. We then ordered 3 different entrees': Shish kabobs, lamb shank, and Rack of lamb. The entrees are very large, and come with copious amounts of rice, and nice variety of grilled veggies. The Shish kabobs are chunks of beef filet, skewered with slices of onions and green peppers. The filet was cooked to order, and fabulous. The lamb shank is boiled and served with huge amount of herbed rice, my son said the shank was so tender and tasty. The rack of lamb included 6 lamb chops, rice and grilled veggies. My son gave us one of the lamb chops, they were well seasoned and super tender. I tried one of the alternate rice selections, and got the rice with cherries in it ($3 uncharge). This rice was sweet and loaded with small cherries, very delicious. For dessert, we ordered coconut gelato, it was awesome: chocolate cake (just ok); Spumoni cake, also just ok; and Faloodeh, a persian sorbet with vermicelli noodles, cornstarch, rose water and lime juice - it was terrible! Ha ha, the waiter kind of shook his head when we had asked about this dessert, our person just did not pick up on his cue!

Tips: Entrees' are pricey in mid $20 each. we had a few wines, appetizers and desserts, and our tab was about $220 before gratuity. Valet parking is available at rear of restaurant, and public parking garage is nearby.

Great food! enjoy!

Date of visit: March 2018
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