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Arabo Sandwich

Armenians of Isfahan have a lot in common with Italians of New York. They are both specialists in making wine, confectionery and processed meat. Jolfa(their neighborhood) is very similar to Little Italy too. It’s historic and full of authentic Armenian restaurants. Arabo is located in Vank Church alley of Jolfa. The owners named it after [...]
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Shad Beryani – Your Favorite Hole In The Wall

Beryan or as the locals call it beryoon(ber-yoon) is the traditional food of Isfahan. Shad beryani is one of the oldest and most respected places in Isfahan. The shop is in a tight, narrow alley and there is always a long line in front of it indicating its popularity. Although The appearance is not Shad’s [...]
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Safavi Cafe

Nowadays most old historic buildings get teared down and give their place to apartments and towers. This phenomenon is devouring historic cities like Isfahan and destroying their harmony. The owners of Safavi cafe have rescued one of these historic houses located in the end of Khaghani Street. They restored, repaired and decorated the old house [...]
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Hermes Cafe – Modern Delights

Jolfa is a unique neighborhood in the western part of Isfahan. It’s mostly home to Armenian migrants that made Isfahan their home over 400 years ago and their direct descendants. This has caused Jolfa to retain a touch of their distant European style and quality. The original and first branch of the now-popular Hermes Cafe [...]
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