Café Natasha's Kabob International
St. Louis, MO 63118
- Sun-Wed 11:30pm-9pm, Thu 11:30pm-11pm, Sat 11:30am-11pm
- MasterCard, Visa, cash, ATM/Debit
- Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
- Dinner, Lunch
- Recommended, Accepted
- Lot Available, Street
Riverfront Times' 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.
Tips from foursquare
My wife loves the pomegranate martinis.
So far, Natasha Cafè restaurant is the best in the area. The food taste is really good, especially the beef kabob. I really recommend this restaurant!
Best food on south grand
They have a great patio!
Best Persian food in town! My brother recommended this place to me. He used to be a regular for years till he had to move to a different city.
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Reviews and News
Hot on the heels of its 30th anniversary celebration, Cafe Natasha's (3200 South Grand Boulevard; 314-771-3411) is... More on Café Natasha's Kabob International »
As Natasha fluttered about the newly renovated dining room, personalizing the meals of each and every patron, I noticed... More on Café Natasha's Kabob International »
Thirtysomething years ago, Beshid Bahrami was a successful geologist, working on some of the biggest construction... More on Café Natasha's Kabob International »
Best Of Awards
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