THE PERSIAN TEA ROOM
249-38 Horace Harding Expwy.
Little Neck, NY 11362
HOURS: 11:30 a.m. until 11 p.m. (Saturday till after midnight).
Belly Dancing on weekends.
PARKING: Mall lot in rear
CREDIT CARDS: All major
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE: Yes
Advertised as having "Something different to eat," this
charming restaurant features classic mid-eastern dishes.
The popular lunch and Early Bird Special offered at a bargain $7.95
(Mon.- Fri. 12 til 6 p.m.) offers a choice of appetizer (Hummus or Eggplant Ratatoui) both
excellent with warm pita bread and more than 10 entrees ranging from the uniquely Persian
Char-broiled Ground Beef Kabob to Fresh Herbs with Meat Stew. The special also includes a
yogurt dressed salad, Basmati rice and vegetables.
The Persian tea is not to be missed either fragrant of cardamen
and rose water, it is delightful.
The regular menu offers a number of vegetarian dishes and the
combination platter includes Barg (beef), Kobideh (ground beef) and Joujeh (Cornish hen)
all marinated, treated with special herbs and spices, then char-broiled and served with
tomato. Catch of the day fish may include Salmon or White Fish.
The Persian Tea Rooms Specials feature Shirin Polo, Zereshk Polo
or Albaloo Polo- all saffron rice topped with assorted berries, nuts and special spices
and herbs accompanying the chicken or Cornish hen.
You can enjoy California wines or your favorite drink from the bar.
Desserts include the honeyed Baklava or the fragrant Persian Ice Cream.