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Kasra Persian Grill

9741 Westheimer Houston, TX 77042 | Memorial | 713-975-1810

Location Description:

This is an elegant, comfortable place that serves wonderful Persian specialties from family recipes. A complimentary plate of vegetables and cheese along with taftoon bread greets each diner. The garlicky hummus and eggplant dip are among the best in the city. Fall-off-the-bone lamb shanks are not to be missed, nor are any of the fabulous kebab dishes.

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  • Cuisine(s): Middle Eastern
  • Hours: Sun 12pm-10pm, Mon-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Dinner
  • Alcohol: Beer/Wine
  • Reservations: Accepted, Not Necessary
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Attire: Casual
  • Features: Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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