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Shater Abbas Restaurant

Shater Abbas restaurant located in northern Tehran, in Parkway Crossroad, Valiasr Ave, is a Persian traditional restaurant that was built about 80 years ago. At first sight, you can see the first menu of the restaurant and get familiar with the foods, culture and prices of that age. The restaurant has a great view of [...]
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Hammam-e Khan Tea House & Restaurant

In the eastern end of Kashan’s main bazaar, a hidden gem lays waiting. It is tricky to find so make sure to get help from the locals. Hammam-e Khan is a restored traditional bathhouse turned into a restaurant. The main part consists of eight columns under a gorgeous dome, all made by bricks and designed [...]
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Manouchehri House Complex, Kashan

Khane Manouchehri, located near the old bazaar in Mohtasham Street, Kashan, is a restored Persian house, turned into a multi purpose hotel. The building has symmetrical harmony with white, radiant colors for walls and mud-bricks used for flooring. The owners were keen to revive traditional persian art and crafts. A section has been allocated for [...]
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Dash Akol Restaurant

Dash AkolDash Akol is a tragic story written by Sadegh Hedayat, and later turned into a movie by Masoud Kimiai. The movie was made in 70’s but the story happens in 30’s and has a (zoorkhaneh, macho, strong men) theme which contains cowboy hats, bushy mustaches, knives and being brave. Dash Akol Restaurant located in [...]
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Cafe Roozegar – A Blast From The Past

Artists and authors usually have a unique taste. In every city there are some local spots that are particularly popular with the artistic community. Cafe Roozegar located near Sheikh Lot-follah Mosque is a go-to place for young hip college students and artists in Isfahan. After visiting Sheikh Lot-follah, the inviting aroma of coffee draws your [...]
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San Marco Cafe

It is all about Venice. San Marco Cafe located in Farhang Shahr, Shiraz, has owners who are obsessed and in love with Venice. Their brand is a guy on a Gondola (Venetian rowing boat). They use a simple grey-brown modern decoration. One of its walls is entirely made of glass and features a painted venetian [...]
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Baghe Raz Restaurant

Baghe Raz (the secret garden in persian) located in Ghasr-Dasht, Shahed Blvd, Shiraz, is a gorgeous garden turned into a restaurant. Walking inside the garden, you find yourself on a green path made of grass pedals and tulip flowers. Suddenly a stunning structure made of wood and glass pops up. This is Baghe Raz. There [...]
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Radio Cafe

Living in the 21st century includes lots of tension and stress. We all hate air pollution, car horns and traffic. In order to escape from it all, i’m going to take you to Charbagh Abbasi, a traditional part of Isfahan where no cars are allowed. The most famous part of Charbagh is Sepahan alley. Radio [...]
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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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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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