Hailing from Persia (now Iran), kebabs are one of the most famous Middle Eastern dishes and can be found in many variations throughout the region. Consisting of meat, tomatoes, onions, etc., kebabs are usually served on top of rice or inside thin-sliced pieces of pita bread with parsley, lettuce, cheese and other toppings. But when it comes to delicious kebabs that don’t break the bank, you can’t go wrong with these five Best Iranian Restaurants in Dubai that sell authentic kebabs at an affordable price

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Zaytoon, Ali Babas and El Gazzar (in alphabetical order) are three excellent options to try out Persian food with your friends and family. Just be sure to have a pita or naan on hand to scoop up all of that delicious saffron rice! Oh, and don’t forget dessert—with so many traditional choices like kunafa, how could you? Without further ado, here are our top five choices for places to eat Persian food in Dubai

Persian Grill House

if you are looking for fresh, authentic kebabs, look no further than Persian Grill House. Located near Deira City Centre, just across from Al Manara Mosque. Here you can get 10 delicious kebab skewers served with bread and rice for only 35 Dirhams – or about $9 USD!

Shandiz Persian Restaurant

The best kebab I have had so far in my life is from Shandiz Persian Restaurant. They are located at Baniyas Square and you can reach them by calling 04 349 9499 or by visiting their website (linked above). The atmosphere is nice with quick service, quality food, and nice staff. If you want to experience real Persian food and culture then go check out Shandiz Restaurant. Prices are pretty average for a restaurant that is close to 5 stars.

New Rose Garden restaurant

Ranked 3rd on TripAdvisor for Iranian restaurants in Dubai, New Rose Garden serves up a variety of cuisines including Chinese, Continental and especially traditional Iranian kebabs that are sure to please any meat-eater’s palate. The restaurant is located on Oud Metha Road near to Burjuman Mall and has friendly staff members who speak both English and Farsi; make sure you try out their authentic Caspian Sea fish!

Darband Restaurant

This is one of my favorite spots for authentic Persian food. Their top seller is a delicious stuffed chicken dish that comes with rice and salad. The restaurant has a great atmosphere, it's very lively and vibrant with its beautiful decor. So go ahead and treat yourself to some delicious authentic Persian food at Darband Restaurant. You won't regret it! Check out their menu here.

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