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Molana Restaurant

5 Spring St, Watertown, MA 02472-3411
+1 617-923-2554
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef” (11 reviews)
“stew” (2 reviews)
“skewers” (2 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
$$ - $$$
5 Spring St, Watertown, MA 02472-3411
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The exterior was ok .. the exterior was ok. They have one friendly waitress that greats, meets & serves everyone. As an appetizer we ordered kashk Bademjan (eggplant based) that tasted ok. And for the main course we got kabab kubideh and kabob soltani (both...More

Thank Suwaidyah
Reviewed 30 August 2017

we had come from a groupon (but did not end up using it) it is Iranian food - on side street out of watertown sq. dark and creepy on the outside - walk in - you walk into another world - the smell got me...More

Thank mainegirl3
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Molana is wonderful bit of Iran / Persia right in Watertown Square. The food is authentic, delicious, and very reasonably priced. I've had a number of different dishes there, and not been disappointed in any ... all were excellent. But I especially liked the Baghali...More

Thank Chuck D
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We have been to Molana several times over the years and now seemed like a good time to review this restaurant.Our favorites on the menu are beef and chicken koobideh.In Persian restaurants they grind up the chicken or beef,add spices and reform them into pieces...More

Thank ECD111
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful experience! I'm so pleased with the service my family received during our visit to this restaurant! The food was delicious! We had chicken, beef, lamb! We had the rice with orange peels and even tried the rice with cherries! So so good!...More

Thank elenia r
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I'd like to start off by saying how excellent the service was. Our waiter took much time and care in describing the items available on the menu and answered all of our questions and seem to take great care and helping us order items that...More

Thank Luv W
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I had a splendid night out with a dear Persian friend who wanted me to experience a taste of the cuisine from his country. We started with Kashk-e Bademjan which is a real yummy eggplant dish with a yoghurt based sauce. We each has a...More

Thank Bruce D
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here to eat to avoid the evening commute back home. The aromas were wonderful. The flavors magnificent, and they provided historical menus educating patrons on a piece of Persian history. Their baklava was also buttery, but still had good flavor....More

Thank Isaac T
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Have dined here several times. Not the best but good enough to return. Was impressed with the Baghlia Pollo. (Lamb shank that is boiled with onion etc.) My wife is Persian and her cooking impresses our guests.

1  Thank Aceinspector
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

My first time to have Persian food. Great experience and the service was very nice. The waitress helped to make a selection. Great location and delicious.

Thank wirthome
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Spring St, Watertown, MA 02472-3411
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-923-2554
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