Best Cafes in Tehran
Without a doubt, Tehran is one of the loveliest and live cities in the middle east. Nearly 16 million people live in this fantastic city, and since there is no bar or PUB in Iran, cafes have a special place among the citizens of Tehran. In downtown Tehran, you can find cafes that combine Iran’s tradition with modern styles. If the day comes and you want to visit Tehran, here we will introduce you to some of the most well-known cafes in the capital of Tehran.
Chai Bar Cafe
Chai Bar Cafe is a green and pleasant cafe in the Kolahfraangi garden, which belongs to the Calligraphers Association. This building dates back to the Qajar dynasty. You can use outdoor tables and chairs in this cafe or go inside if you want. Shades of outdoor space prevent direct sunlight in the hot season, and it is possible to use this space in the cold season by installing heating devices.
The clean and cozy environment of the cafe will take you away from the city and routine life, and you will feel good thanks to the small stream that flows through the middle of the yard. There are various foods and drinks on the cafe’s menu, which include teas, coffee, traditional beverages, and herbal distillate. One of the prominent features of this cafe is its breakfasts, which include Iranian, English, French, and American recipes.
Snacks at Chai Bar Cafe include a variety of sandwiches such as cheesesteaks, tandoori chicken, grilled eggplant, falafel rolls, or kebabs. Traditional foods such as hummus, falafel, grilled eggplant, bread (mostly Sangak), and cheese plate are also served in this café. The prices of this cafe are relatively high.
Chai Bar Café address: 145 Salimi Street North Andarzgoo, Tehran 11369 Iran
Chai Bar Café Telephone: +98 21 2221 0311
Godo Yas café
Godo Cafe is one of the most attractive cafes in Tehran, where you will see exciting decorations upon entering. When you gaze into the cafe, you will see a relatively large courtyard with a pond in which there is clear water full of Chinese plates, cups, spoons, and forks. In the other corner of the cafe yard is a Volkswagen Beetle with an almost rusty body, which has doubled its charm. Besides the cafe’s exterior, which has a pleasant and cozy atmosphere, it has an old decoration, which will make you feel nostalgic for the good old days.
Godo Yas Cafe serves not only lunch and dinner, but also breakfast. Suppose you visit this place on holiday? In that case, you will encounter a very crowded environment where sometimes you have to wait for a table to be empty. The cafe’s menu includes hot and cold beverages and attractive Iranian dishes such as pan-fried kebab, carrot stew, noodle soup, bean pilaf, etc. There are a variety of drinks, herbal distillate, ice creams (such as ice cream and Faloudeh), and coffee on the menu of Godo Cafe. According to most of those who have visited this cafe, the prices are slightly higher than usual. The food menu is not fixed and is offered daily.
Godo Yas café address: Nejatolla St. Mohammadi St, Tehran 11369 Iran
Godo Yas café Telephone: +98 21 8894 2574
Dorsa Coffee Shop is a terrace cafe on the top floor of Dorsa House. Although its space is not that big, its decoration and cozy environment attract customers. Since this cafe is open-air, it has a movable roof for hot and cold air. The menu of this cafe includes all kinds of coffee, shakes , cold drinks, tea, and herbal distillate, cold sandwiches (turkey, chicken, and celery croissants), salads (summer salad, Caesar salad) and sweets and desserts (cheesecake, apple tart, brownie with ice cream). Their price may be high.
Dorsa Café address: 3rd Floor, Before Yakhchal Street, Shariati Ave
Ribar open-air cafe is in the Museum of Time, and with its beautiful and pleasant design, it is considered a suitable space for relaxing and chatting. While drinking your coffee, you can enjoy the garden and the view of the Museum of Time. The menu of this cafe restaurant is one of the complete menus, the flagship of which is the breakfast menu.
The hot and cold breakfast menu includes natural juice, omelet, Halim, lentils, jam, etc. This cafe is also famous for its Chicken Alfredo Penne and Caesar salad, which you should not miss. Appetizer (garden and Greek salad, pepperoni roll, soup), main course (steak, chicken Greek grill), pizza, burger, shake, smoothie, dessert (fruit salad, various cakes), coffee, ice drink, cocktail and soft drinks are among the Ribar café’s menu.
Café Ribar Address: RC49+4JM, Zaferaniyeh St, Tehran, Iran
Phone: +98 21 2241 6864
Grand Hyatt Café
Grand Hayat Cafe is one of the excellent and high-quality cafes in Pasdaran, where you can enjoy the open and pleasant atmosphere of the hall. The presence of this cozy terrace with beautiful vases, friendly and professional staff, high-quality food, offering hookah are all advantages of Grand Hayat Cafe. Since the open space of the cafe fills up quickly, it is better to make a reservation in advance.
Various types of pasta (penne with Alfredo sauce, penne Napoli), sandwich (burgers, chicken panini with pesto sauce), and salad (green salad, Caesar salad, cranberry) are involved in the cafe menu. You can also have a variety of cold drinks (saffron syrup, saffron cucumber syrup), hot beverages (Ken Leche, masala tea, double espresso), coffee, smoothies, and cocktails (tropical mango, mojito), crispy shakes (Nutella ice cream, banana toffee). Order cake, natural juice, tea, and herbal distillate; consider this our favorite option on the menu. Cafe Grand Hayat’s prices are average to high.
Address: QF54+27W District 4, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Phone: +98 21 2284 1634
Kariz Garden Café
Kariz garden café is one of the best open-air cafes in the West of Tehran, which gives you a unique experience because of its peaceful and cozy environment. Free internet, open space, the possibility of smoking, and a varied menu are advantages of this cafe. Besides the two-story interior space, you can also use the outdoor space, which doubles the pleasure of eating thanks to the chairs around the water basin.
The café’s menu includes main dishes such as vegetable panini, beef stroganoff, vegetable spaghetti, Iskander kebab, pizza, pasta, etc. Salad (Cranberry Salad and Caesar Salad), Breakfast, Crispy Shake (Tiramisu, Caramel Peanuts, Nutella), Cakes and Desserts (Brownies, Cake of the Day), Cold and Hot Drinks (Seasonal Juice, Ice Latte, etc.), Espresso (Americano, Mocha, Caramel Macchiato), tea and herbal distillate are also other parts of the menu of this cafe. Food prices are average and high.
Kariz garden café Address: QCHV+RPH District 3, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Kariz garden café Phone: +98 21 2261 7179
Negima Restaurant Café
Negima restaurant cafe was opened in 2018, and the first floor is dedicated to the Iranian restaurant; it also welcomes guests in the cafeteria and the French restaurant on the upper floor. The roof garden on the second floor is one of its most popular parts, which opens and closes depending on the weather. Smoking and hookah are accessible in the Roof Garden section. Negima is considered one of the best cafes in Tehran for celebrating birthdays and various events, such as watching a football match.
The menu of Negima restaurant cafe is complete and famous, which is why people of different ages are its most favored customers. Delicious hamburgers are the first part of the cafe menu, and salads with special and mixed chef’s sauces are also in the following category. All kinds of breakfasts, from Iranian to French and “alba” brand coffees, are also on the menu. Smoothies and soft drinks, frappes and shakes, tea and coffee, and main dishes (chicken pasta, wedges, beef bites, quinoa salad, roast beef plate) are other parts of this cafe’s menu.
Address: QFW2+53R, Khorasani, District 1, Tehran Province, Iran
Phone: +98 21 2269 0150
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