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Café Natasha's Kabob International

3200 S. Grand Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63118 | St. Louis - South Grand | 314-771-3411

Location Description:

Husband-and-wife co-owners Behshid and Hamish Bahrami serve traditional Persian cuisine in this cozy South Grand establishment. It's elegant food: no pretensions, just pure flavors - and a great value as well. Whet your appetite with kashke-bademjune, a mash of eggplant, chickpeas and spices; or osh, a hearty lentil soup. But be sure to leave room for the wide selection of savory stews and grilled meats. Barreh polo, a tremendous shank of lamb, and fessenjoon, boneless chicken breast stewed in a pomegranate-and-walnut sauce, are standouts. Feeling adventurous? Try the tongue, tender slices of beef swimming in a sumptuous golden broth. You might never want a boring old hunk of sirloin again.

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  • Cuisine(s): Persian
  • Hours: Sun-Wed 11:30pm-9pm, Thu 11:30pm-11pm, Sat 11:30am-11pm
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Reservations: Accepted, Recommended
  • Parking: Lot Available, Street
  • Payment Types: MasterCard, Visa, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Attire: Casual attire
  • Features: Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout

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