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MICHELIN Guide 2019

Persepolis

  • Upper East Side
  • 25 - 50 USD
  • Persian
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Silky-smooth spreads, homemade yogurt, grilled meats and fragrantly spiced stews have solidified Persepolis’ reputation as one of the city’s finest Persian restaurants. Linen-draped tables, spacious banquettes and big windows facing Second Avenue fashion a look that inspires dressing up (or not). Service is always gracious, if at times too earnest. The kitchen shines with its eggplant halim, a creamy, steaming roasted eggplant and onion dip with tender lentils and a dollop of yogurt on top. A kebab duo of saffron-tinged chicken and grilled beef are both succulent successes, served with basmati rice flecked with sour cherries. For dessert, try the tart-sweet Persian lemon ice studded with bits of rice noodles and doused in a deep red cherry syrup.

Distinction

The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal

Classification
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Quite comfortable

Price

25 - 50 USD

Services
  • r Outdoor dining
  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers

Persepolis

+1 212-535-1100
Opening hours
Lunch & dinner daily

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