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Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill

97 Mount Vernon St, Boston, MA 02108-1219
+1 617-720-5511
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“beef dish” (4 reviews)
“baklava” (5 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
97 Mount Vernon St, Boston, MA 02108-1219
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit was in 1999 and have been there several times since then. Everyone who I went with, loved the place and also remembered the uniqueness of the dishes they serve. Being a vegetarian, they definitely have a choice, though limited, but tasty.

Thank Shriram M
babak b, Manager at Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for such a great review! We're happy to hear that you continue to dine with us after all those years! Enjoy the rest of your time in Boston.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First off this place has a warm and romantic environment to go with the warm and inviting welcome that we got on arrival. Wait staff was fabulous - very attentive and helpful. A beautiful smile was brought to our table each time. The food had...More

Thank Jeff M
babak b, Manager at Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the amazing review and pointing out the outstanding service you received from our wait staff and the overall warm atmosphere of our restaurant, we really appreciate it! We are grateful you chose to spend your evening with us and hope to see...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

We came here with our friends who live in Boston & couldn't believe the value! We ordered a multitude of dishes to share and loved all the different taste treats. Lots of food for a great price!More

Thank Conrad C
babak b, Manager at Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hey Conrad, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We appreciate that while you were visiting Boston you decided to stop by our restaurant. It's good to hear that you had such a good time with us because that's the...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We came as a group of five for a Sunday evening gentle meal- we shared starters - my favourites being the two aubergine dishes- prawns were also excellent For mains I had beef and lentils - others had duck and chicken - all good I...More

Thank 177richard
babak b, Manager at Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Richard, Thank you so much for leaving us such a good review! We're so happy to hear that you had such a pleasant experience with us and that your group enjoyed the food. Thank you for noticing the artwork in the restaurant too! It's...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

We were blown away by this unpretentious restaurant in Beacon Hill. Small interesting and really great food. Half the price of the other upscale restaurants we visited in Boston and nice value. Perfect food, including duck which I loved and great salads. The wine list...More

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babak b, Manager at Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We're happy that you chose to dine with us while you were in Boston and had a pleasant experience. Be sure to come in again next time you're in town!

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Lala Rokh is a delightful little restaurant off the beat and path of the busy Charles Street in Beacon Hill. The first time I came here was for an event and I loved the food so much I decided to come back for dinner. The...More

1  Thank Katherine C
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

I'm not a Persian food expert, but I have had it a few times. This was by far the tastiest Persian food I've ever had. We ordered many mezze and shared a few main courses, some of which were not really suitable for sharing, though...More

Thank h22101
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Finding great Persian cuisine in a crisp modern setting is difficult anywhere. To have it on one of the most picturesque streets in one of the loveliest cities in the US is a marvel. We have enjoyed dozens of meals at Lala Rokh over the...More

Thank EnzoSaid
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Not usually a fan of Persian fare, I was pleasantly surprised by the delicious dishes. 3 of us ordered 6 smaller tapas-style dishes and a bottle of Turkish wine. This offered plenty of wonderful flavors. Fried calamari, sauteed mushrooms and yogurt, hummus, shrimp, fasli salad,...More

Thank archman8
babak b, Manager at Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you so much for the review. So glad you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Loved everything about this little Persian restaurant. We didn't quite know what Persian food was so had the owner recommend some dishes and they were all delicious. The trout dish and the beef dish were excellent as well as the side of cauliflowers. And the...More

Thank Mark H
babak b, Manager at Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Hey Mark, Thank you so much for the kind words. Glad that you decided to give our Persian dishes a try and that you enjoyed yourself! You're welcome back anytime!

Beacon Hill
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through the hilly neighborhood and check out its
exclusive addresses. Louisburg Square, Mt. Vernon
street, Chestnut street and the extremely narrow and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Mount Vernon St, Boston, MA 02108-1219
    (Charles Street)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line to Massachusetts General Hospital/Charles Street
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Beacon Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Beacon Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 617-720-5511
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