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Zafron Restaurant

236 Johnson Ferry Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
+1 404-255-7402
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (6 reviews)
“rice” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00All hours
Middle Eastern, Persian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
236 Johnson Ferry Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For some reason Sandy Springs is a hub for Persian restaurants in the Atlanta area. We ate here for dinner with some friends. I had the Mediterranean salad and the Lamb Kabobs with basmati rice along with a couple of bottles of Meoimi pinot noir....More

Thank tkent1234
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Pleasant atmosphere, very nice food - the hummus and eggplant are delicious. Also tried the cabbage with minced beef - a little too much "tomatoey" . Staff is super-courteous, food is well presented and delivered promptly.

Thank Pablo T
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We went with friends to Zafron. It was our first time. The decor is very nice & very comfortable. They do not pack the tables in & make it crowded. The noise level on this crowded night was very comfortable. The food was superb. My...More

Thank StevenHScher
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner on a week night in Sandy Springs. Our tasty appetizer of kashk bademjoon was beautifully presented with warm, light pita wedges and the traditional condiments plate of mint, basil, olives, feta, and herbs. The presentation of the lamb shank and...More

Thank Carolyn L
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I usually like Persian food but I was very disappointed in this one. I found the kabobs dry and not tasty. We were a large group and were not well taken care of. The wait staff were not helpful and seemed quite bored with what...More

Thank michael p
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Each one of us enjoyed our meal, chicken barg, lamb and tenderloin kabob. The service was a little slow, but a minor inconvenience considering the overall evening.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Zafron or Rumi's Kitchen? Had lunch recently at Zafron restaurant for the first time in Sandy Springs. Had been to Rumi's many times over the years and wondered how this would compare. First, it was nice to have a quiet comfortable booth to visit with...More

1  Thank travelforless
Reviewed 29 January 2017

After experiencing some issues in the past over a year ago we decided to give Zafron a second chance.I must state that awe were pleasantly surprised with the food and service, The decor has improved allot and the food was excellent. The service was also...More

1  Thank Dealmaker
Reviewed 18 January 2017

To be clear, I went once, for a late lunch....so my experience there is limited. Food was very good...insanely fresh and legitimately Mediterranean menu. One of the entrees just took far longer to hit the table than it should. Beautiful, very hip interior decor...great vibe....More

Thank R_Todd_Roseberry
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Word round town is this is the best Persian food on this side of the Mississippi. This was my first Persian dining experience & it was so good, we ate here back to back. I completely understand why. The have a wide array of options,...More

Thank Damica_C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 Johnson Ferry Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
    (Sandy Springs)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Sandy Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 404-255-7402
  • E-mail
Our award winning owner and executive chef has created a unique Persian restaurant you are sure to enjoy. During the afternoon, it is a wonderful cafe. You can choose to sit inside and enjoy the beautiful decor or sit outside the spacious patio. In the evening it transforms into a world class restaurant that is the perfect place to enjoy a meal with family and friends. Whether you choose to join us for lunch or dinner, you will find our menus filled with delicious Persian cuisine. We use only the freshest ingredients and every dish is prepared from scratch. Of course everything tastes a little better with a glass of wine. Stop in or make your reservation today.
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