Don't miss this article; best restaurants in the capital of Iran

restaurants in tehran

If you want to travel to Iran and enjoy Iran tourism and visit the attractions of this unique country, Tehran is the first city you are going to land in, the Capital of Iran, a city that is an attractive mixture of modernity and traditions of Iran. 

Best restaurants in Tehran

So, if you want to stay in Tehran for a few days, you may want to have a meal in one of the restaurants in this metropolitan city. But finding the best Tehran restaurants is not easy. Because this city, like many other big cities, has so many restaurants these days for every taste, it is not easy to choose from them.

But every city has several popular restaurants that are usually offered to you if you travel there. There are plenty of great Tehran restaurants, and in this article, we are going to introduce several Iranian food restaurants in Tehran.

Mestooran restaurant; a meal in the old Tehran

If you want to eat in a restaurant with traditional Iranian architecture, the Mestooran restaurant in the heart of Tehran is a great choice. When you enter this restaurant, you feel that you have traveled to the past, when Tehran was called Tehran. You can easily feel the atmosphere from 100 years ago. Besides the restaurant's atmosphere, the food at this example of a Tehran restaurant has really good quality. 
Aside from the cuisine and the setting, the titles of the dishes on the menu are also really unique. For example, you may order the most popular dish in this restaurant, the Shahnameh kebab, and they will serve it to you on a sword. With these titles, it is best to inform a server about the item you choose before ordering.

Shemroon kebab restaurant, the best kebab you can taste in Iran 

If you want to taste the best kebab between Tehran restaurants, be sure to visit Shemroon Kebab Restaurant during your stay in Tehran.
The restaurant's space is a little bit small, and it may take some time till your turn, especially on holidays and weekends, but the Shemroon restaurant kebab is so tasty that it's worth the hours of waiting.

Moslem Restaurant, the most famous Tah Chin between Tehran restaurants

Moslem Restaurant, one of Tehran's restaurants, is known as the best restaurant in this city, even among tourists who travel to Tehran for the first time on their Iran tour. Moslem Restaurant is in the Grand Bazaar of Tehran. 

The large queue in front of the Moslem restaurant at lunchtime demonstrates the restaurant's popularity and the high quality of its meals. The Chin is one of the restaurant's most popular dishes. Dishes in the Muslim eatery are nearly empty, and each meal serves nearly two people. As previously stated, you may have to wait in a lengthy queue to dine at this restaurant, but believe me when I say that these "Tah Chin"s are worth the wait.

Morshed Restaurant, Tehran's best traditional restaurant

In a Morshed restaurant, you can try the most delicious traditional Persian food. The restaurant's space is a bit tiny, but it has a beautiful design and Iranian decoration.
What sets the Morshed restaurant up is the restaurant's speed in preparing food, so when you’re really hungry and you cannot wait, here is the best suggestion for you. Just a few minutes after ordering, your food is on a plate, and you can enjoy it.

Sharaf al-Islami; another old restaurant in the grand bazaar

Imagine you go shopping in the grand bazaar on your trip to Tehran, and you've gotten tired and hungry. It will be a great idea to have lunch in one of Tehran's restaurants, especially the one that is famous among the local people of the bazaar because that means it’s a really good one.
Sharaf al-Islami is one of these restaurants. This restaurant is housed in an old underground building and has a welcoming atmosphere. Here, instead of a pin, they will give you a metal chip for the food you order. Try the tah chi and kebab at this restaurant.

The traditional Azari coffee house; a coffee house that recorded as a cultural heritage

Among all the Tehran restaurants, this one is not regarded "the greatest restaurant in Tehran" by everyone who visits it. Going to the historic Azari cafeteria, which is listed as a cultural heritage and archaeological site in Tehran, is recommended for individuals who want to spend time in Tehran's past.

When you go into this cafe, you will note the antiquity of the ceiling and walls. This cafeteria also has hookah in a different area from the eating room, and if you're lucky enough, you might be able to hear live traditional music there. Dizi and Kashk-e Bademjoon are the most well-known dishes in Azari eateries. This restaurant is one of the most reasonably priced in Tehran. Don't forget to taste the traditional dough while you're here!

Gol Rezaieh Cafe & Restaurant; One of the oldest cafes in Tehran

Gol Rezaieh has been one of Tehran's oldest restaurants for over 70 years. Wooden decorations and colorful windows all make a nostalgic atmosphere in this cafe. But the thing that made this café so special was that it was the hangout of Forough Farrokhzad and Sadegh Hedayat. 
The table where these two Persian poets and writers always sat is still in the same shape and position as before, despite the fact that this desk is always booked by the France Embassy and their guests always sit on it.


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