Almost as pleasurable as a restaurant’s food are the little rituals that go along with it: perusing the menu, anticipating the meal, and hiding under the table and grabbing passing waiters by their ankles. Drink in the whole experience with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $20 for $40 worth of Persian cuisine for two
- $30 for $60 worth of Persian cuisine for four
The menu features a crispy falafel appetizer ($5.95), gheimeh stew with veal, yellow split peas, and saffron in a light tomato sauce ($13.95), and salmon kabobs with vegetables and Persian rice ($19.95).
Negeen Persian Grill
Mehrdad Zarrabikia and Azar Valoozi didn't know much English when they arrived in New Jersey. But they dreamed of opening a restaurant where they could prepare and serve the meaty stews, saffron-flecked rice dishes, and tart doogh yogurt drinks of their homeland, Iran. Mehrad worked at a gas station, Azar took a job at a nursery school, and each took eight years of English lessons, planning out their restaurant along the way. The hard work paid off: the duo were not only able to open up their own restaurant, but their Persian specialties have since received praise from The New York Times.
Visitors to Negeen Persian Grill can often spot Azar in the elegant dining room, where she greets guests and directs servers beneath the glow of colorful glass mosaic lights. Mehrdad can usually be found in the kitchen, whipping up the authentic stews and basmati rice dishes. The seasoned chef grills and stews lamb, veal, and chicken, seasoning meats in typical spices such as saffron and cumin. His dishes pair well with the restaurant's extensive selection of teas. They feature flavorful blends of exotic fruits such as mangos grown in tropical climates and strawberries raised on the eastern side of the moon.
52% of 109 customers recommend
“Food was ok.the waitress was pleasant ,the owner who took our order was nice as well .No explanation of the food or how to eat it.He assumed we knew?!?”
“My best friend and I visited your restaurant on Friday, January 10. We absolutely loved the food and service. The food had awesome flavor and presentation. Our...”
“My best friend and I visited your restaurant on Friday, January 10. We absolutely loved the food and service. The food had awesome flavor and presentation. Our server was very friendly and attentive and made a great recommendation. We were beyond impressive and happy with the time spent at your establishment. We will be coming back soon with more friends. Thank you for a great evening!!”