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Lala Rokh

97 Mount Vernon St. (Charles St.) Send to Phone
Beacon Hill Persian restaurant offers a flavorful and aromatic journey through the eastern Mediterranean.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly

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Lala Rokh Restaurant Review

: Lala Rokh made a name for itself with its slow-cooked meats and vegetables seasoned with aromatic spices like tumeric, saffron, cumin and fenugreek. Brother and sister proprietors Babak Bina and Azita Bina-Seibel (who also own Downtown Crossing's chichi Italian restaurant BiNA) have created their own Persian paradise, nestled in a brownstone in Beacon Hill. The helpful waitstaff will assist in walking you through the menu if you have never encountered the likes of mirza ghasemi, for example, an appetizer of eggplant, garlic, tomato and saffron popular in the Caspian Sea region. Soups and stews are uniquely flavored with everything from cumin and dried fruits to rose petals and tumeric. Order a bottle of wine from a list heavily influenced by the Mediterranean to pair with exotic entrées such as addas pollo, slow cooked veal served with basmati rice mixed with lentils, caramelized onions, currants and dates. The cluster of cozy dining rooms provides an intimate atmosphere.


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