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The easiest place to sample the delights of Gilani cuisine is the centrally located Kourosh. Start with the murky-looking but very tasty zeitun parvardeh (olives in walnut paste) and share some mirza ghasemi (dip-li…
Iranian in Rasht

Haj Hossein Kabab

Don't even think about ordering the stew: you come here to go to kebab heaven via its signature torche (sour) kebab. (Just eat salad for a week afterwards.) It's in a laneway off Shariati St to the right just before…
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At the Paris end of Golsar, this swanky diner is a good place to sample Gilani dishes, fish in particular. There's a live piano player, so go ahead and dress up.
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Restaurant Tak

Three floors of smart Gilani dining present such options as torshe tareh (a citrusy dish of local sorrel and egg) and amazing oven-baked sardines.
Iranian in Rasht

Shour Kooli

A local Golsar favourite, and a good place to sample Gilani cuisine, Shour Kooli specialises in sour stews and fish.
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Pizza Pizza

This family-friendly establishment is unusual for its female waitstaff and children’s play area. The pizzas are typically Iranian style, with lots of cheese. Order downstairs; the menu is in English. It’s 3km north …
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Khaneh Mo’allem Restaurant

On sunny days, the nicest places for mirza ghasemi (dip-like pureed charcoal eggplant with garlic and tomato) or torche kebab (lamb and/or chicken coated in a sour marinade) are the terraces here.