They don’t call it ‘Tehrangeles’ for nothing. Los Angeles is blessed with a rich Iranian community and even has a neighborhood, Little Persia, dedicated to it. Try delicious, authentic Persian foods at these inviting restaurants and cafés on the Westside.
Persians don’t just get their kabobs right, they also make pretty amazing sandwiches. Attari Sandwich Shop is no exception. Try classic Persian sandwiches like the popular mortadella sandwich or classic salad olivieh, a chicken potato salad mixed with Persian pickles, which add a punch.
Attari Sandwich Shop, 1388 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, USA +1 310 441 5488
For freshly baked, warm sangak bread, Naan Hut on Santa Monica Boulevard is the place to go; every Persian in California knows it. Sangak bread is a traditional whole wheat flatbread topped with sesame seeds, enjoyed as a snack with butter or in your sandwich. Naan Hut serves a variety of Persian dishes that can be enjoyed in the cozy hut, full of nostalgia for a more rustic Iran.
Naan Hut, 11551 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, USA +1 310 481 9820
With both a traditional and modern vibe, Flame Persian Cuisine captures the essence of Persia with ancient designs from Persepolis and classical miniature paintings in a contemporary atmosphere. Mouth-watering appetizers like kashk-eh-bademjan and variations of skewered meats accompanied with fluffy rice and roasted tomatoes are served with typical Lavash flatbread.
Flame Persian Cuisine, 1442 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, USA +1 310 470 3399