Persian food or Iranian cuisine, has some of the most diverse dishes in the world like saffron rice with Tagdig and Tamarind-stuffed fish. I guess it’s not surprising considering the strategic location of Iran to becoming a melting pot of international flavor. Iranian cuisine draws inspiration from Turkish, Caucasian, Greek, Levantine, Mesopotamian, Russian, and Central Asian cuisine.

Traditionally, Iranian dishes are made of combinations of rice, meat, nuts, and vegetables. Herbs like saffron, turmeric, and cinnamon are often added along with quinces, raisins, pomegranates, and other regional fruits.

If you’re planning to establish a restaurant with Persian cuisine on the menu, here are some creative ideas to name the restaurant. Let’s explore some of the options below.

Persian Restaurant

Persian Restaurant Name Ideas

Let’s begin with some basic Persian restaurant names. Many of these names refer to their religion, history, and other aspects of Persian culture.

  • Persian Palate
  • Persian Specialty
  • The Persian Chef
  • Persia’s Favorites
  • Persia in (name of your locality)
  • Persian Heaven
  • The Cook of Persia
  • Tiri and Tishtrya’s Heaven
  • Persian Culinary Delights
  • Atar’s Grill and Sizzling Plate
  • Haoma’s Farm to Table
  • Ahura Mazda Buffet
  • Persians Buffet
  • Persia’s BBQ
  • Secrets of Kashafrud
  • Classic Ganj Par Delights
  • Mt. Damavand Eat All You Can
  • The Special Persians
  • The Taste of (name of a major city in Iran such as Tehran, Mashhad, Isfahan, and more)
  • The Breads of Persia
  • Absolute Persian Cheese and Dairies
  • Leader of Persian Food Restaurant
  • Persia’s Supreme Fooder
  • Persia’s Assembly of Food Experts
  • Genuinely Persian
  • The Persian Food Persona
  • Bandar Abbas of Food
  • The Spicy Persian
  • Rice Kingdom
  • Simply Lavash Iranian Bakery and Pastries
  • Sheermal and Komaj Republic
  • The Rashnu of Persian Delicacies
  • Persian Food Empire
  • The Palace of Ardvi Sura Anahita
  • Persian Food Garden
  • The Best of Persian Cuisine
  • The Veggie Persian
  • The Kebab Empire

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  • Khoresh Et Al
  • Genuine Persian Aush
  • The Healthy Persian
  • The Polow and Dami Center
  • The Persian Rose
  • The Eggplant Specialists
  • The Persian Foodie
  • Remembering Shiraz
  • Leaves of Persia
  • Persian Melodies
  • The Persian Food Factory
  • Delish Persian
Persian architecture

Persian architecture.

Mediterranean Restaurant Name Ideas

Persian cuisine also shares inspires food served around the Mediterranean Sea. These names are perfect if you’re planning to serve Persian-fusion dishes.

  • The Taste of the Mediterranean
  • Mediterranean Food Paradise
  • The Mediterranean Foodie
  • Great Cuisine of a Dozen Nation
  • The Olive Specialists
  • Crusin’ Foodin’
  • The Blue Cruise
  • Mediterranean Culinary Park
  • The Cooking of Mediterranean Shores
  • Absolutely Mediterranean
  • Grapes of the Black Sea
  • Food of the Mediterranean
  • Gifts of the Mediterranean
  • The Mediterranean Concourse
  • Mediterranean Food 101
  • Classically Mediterranean
  • Deliciously Mediterranean
  • Delightfully Mediterranean
  • Lamb of the Roasts
  • The Mediterranean

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  • The Stewed Vegetable
  • The Golden Stew
  • Oil, Bread, and Wine
  • Olive, Wheat, and Bread
  • The Mediterranean Olive
  • The Mediterranean Plate
  • The Ottoman Dish
  • The Levantine Palate
  • The Balkan Yogurt
  • Mediterranean Crossroads
  • Italian Magic
  • The Balkan Cookbook
  • Magic of Provence
  • Maghrebi Palate
  • The Golden Anisette
  • Italia Gastronomica
  • The Mediterranean Gastronomics
  • The Mediterranean Tradition
  • The Gastronomic Voyage
  • Foodouzo
  • Treasures of the Mediterranean Sea
  • The Mediterranean Farm
  • Balearic Gastronomy
  • The Kingdom of Paella
  • Pasta Perfection
  • Occitan Explorer
  • Genuina Pissaladière Italia
  • Risotto Coarrae
  • The Pizza of Sicillia
  • The Farm and the Vine
cracking walnuts

Cracking walnuts.

Kabob Restaurant Name Ideas

Specializing on kabobs? Check out these restaurant names.

  • The Genuine Kabob
  • Kabob Finesse
  • Kabobits
  • The Kebab Place
  • The Kebab Master
  • Kings of Kabobs
  • Tastily Kabobs
  • Mmmmmm….Kabobs!
  • Meat on a Stick
  • Kabob Wishes
  • The Golden Meats
  • Persian Kabob Paradise
  • Persian Barbecue
  • The Streets of Persia
  • Skewered
  • Awesome Chunks
  • The Saucy Kabobs
  • Choose your Sauces
  • The Flavors of Kabob
  • Kabob Paradise
  • The World of Kabob
  • Kabobbish
  • Kabob and More
  • Magnificently Kabob
  • Deliciously Kabob
  • Tastily Kabob
  • The Spicy Kabob
  • For the Kabob Lover
  • Kabob Lovers Unite
  • Kabobs of the Stars
  • John Kabob
  • Sponge Kabob
  • Bob’s Kabobs
  • The King of Kabob
  • Kabob Kaboom
  •  Farrok’s Kabob
  • Safavid Kabobs
  • Nader Kebabs
  • 12-spice Kebabs
  • Kabob Country
  • More than Kabobs
  • Kabobble
  • The Kabob Strikes Back
  • Return of the Kabob
  • The Greatest Kabob Awakens
  • Rise of Spice Kabobs
  • Authentic Iranian Kabobs
  • Massively Giant Kabobs
  • Team Kebab
  • Kabobs of Magic
flat bread

Flat bread.

Persian Food Truck Name Ideas

Persian food trucks are rare so this is a huge business opportunity for you.

  • Persian on the Go
  • Going Persian
  • The Persian Food Truck
  • Persians Ho!
  • Persian on Wheels
  • Kabobs on Wheels
  • The Mobile Persian
  • The Persian Grille
  • Persia Comes to You
  • Persian Meals on Wheels
  • Run, Persian, Run
  • Persian Feast to Go
  • The Rolling Persian
  • Kebab to You
  • The Mobile Khoresh
  • The Saffron Run
  • Try Dizi
  • Aush for Everybody
  • Aush for Rainy Days

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  • Polow, Kabob, Khoresh, and More
  • Persia and You
  • Delicious Persia
  • Persia Food To You
  • The Persian Food Cart
  • The Persian Appetizer
  • Persia’s Best
  • Easy and Fast Persian Food
  • The Wheeled Bastani
  • The Rose Water
  • The Persian Cook
  • Sholezard Cart
  • Persia’s Truck
  • Curd and Whey
  • Precious Persia
  • Goody Goody Persia
  • The Goodness of Persia
  • Persia and You
  • Take-Out Persia
  • Cart of Persia
  • Fooda Persia
  • The Persian Table
  • Persianity
  • The Persian Food Carriage
  • The Coach of Persia
  • Wheelin’ Persia
  • Persia, Here We Come
  • Persian Food Tour
  • The Persian Food Wagon
  • The Food of Perseus
  • The Persian Stew
Middle East Food Cart

Middle East Food Cart.

Egyptian Restaurant Name Ideas

The Jewel of the Nile has a lot of unique dishes like hummus, kebab, and kofta. Use these business names if you’re serving Egyptian dishes.

  • The Taste of Egypt
  • The Egyptian Specialty
  • Eat Like an Egyptian
  • The Food Pyramid
  • Pyramid of Goodness
  • Egyptian Goodness
  • Egypt’s Best
  • Sphinx’s Choice
  • The Kofta Complex
  • The Pharaohs’ Banquet
  • Pharaoh’s Food Palace
  • Nefertiti’s Love
  • The Cuisine of the Nile
  • Culinary Treasures of the Nile
  • The Oasis
  • The Pyramid
  • The Domiati
  • Dynastic Gastronomy
  • The Nile Valley
  • Hoping for Hummus
  • The Heart of Eish Baladi
  • Lamb Republic
  • Deliciously Offal
  • Deliciously Egypt
  • The Food of the Pharaohs
  • Egyptian Palate
  • The Egyptian Plate
  • Tastecraft Egypt
  • The Veggie Egyptian
  • A Room of Dates
  • The Melting Pot
  • The Magic of Fondue
  • It’s a Date
  • Legumes and Veggies
  • Classical Egypt
  • King Tut’s Food
  • Happy Man Hummus
  • The Foie Gras Republic
  • Golden Egypt
  • The Egyptian Specialty
  • Awesome Koffa, Kabob, and Kutlets
  • The Red Sea Spice
  • Food of the River Nile
  • Cumin To You
  • Saqqara Cheese Kingdom
  • Domiati Exquisite
  • The Egyptian Bread
  • The Meze Specialists
  • Shawarma Sally
  • The Pyramid of Gizzard
  • Sphinx Flavor
  • Ancient Times
  • Ships of Food
  • The Kamel

Iranian Restaurant Name Ideas

Lastly, here are some more restaurant name ideas if you’re serving Iranian dishes.

  • The Taste of Iran
  • The Iranian Cup and Saucer
  • Iranian Palate
  • The Plate of the Middle East
  • Iran to Great Food
  • The Culinary Magic of Iran
  • Iranian Delights
  • Tastily Iran
  • Magnifico Iran
  • Iran’s Favorites
  • Door to Iran
  • Gastronomic Delights of Iran
  • Middle East Food Basket
  • The Basket of Iran
  • The Middle East Chef
  • Iranian Farm to Table
  • Iran’s Spice
  • The Banquet of Iran
  • Middle Eastern Buffet
  • Banquet of the Gods
  • Buffet of the Desserts
  • Jewel of the Middle East
  • Iran’s Best
  • Foodieran
  • Iran’s Foodelicious
  • Gilan’s Specialty
  • Saludo Iran
  • Faloodeh
  • The House of Ghormeh
  • The Iranian Kebab
  • The Home of Reshteh Polo
  • The Filling Dahnsak
  • Iranian Date
  • Iranian Food Boulevard
  • The Long Table
  • Saffron and Lime
  • The Blended Meat
  • Healthy Iranian
  • Buffet for a Sultan
  • The Sultan’s Banquet
  • The Morsels of Greatness
  • Try Iran
  • The Iranian Banquet
  • The Dessert Bowl
  • The Royalty
  • Shiraz Goodness
  • Specialty Iranian Restaurant
  • Specialties of Iran
  • Delicacies of Iran
  • The Turban Cook
  • Chef Iran

Iran has a unique history with food due to it’s location. Ancient cook books do exist, but they teach us more about the eating habits and flavors of the most affluent. Not the ordinary working folk of yesteryear, who made and ate whatever was available to them. If you’re planning a menu, here are some popular Persian dishes that are served at many restaurants.

  • Kabab koobideh (barbecued lamb or beef and mixed with onion or parsley)
  • Kabab tabei (homemade grilled meat. This is often pan-fried)
  • Sheermal (sweet saffron-flavored pastry flatbread)
  • Khoresh e bademjan (a stew made of eggplant, tomato, verjuice, and saffron)
  • Tarkhine (a soup made of grain and yogurt)
  • Bozbash ( a kind of meat soup mixed with red or white beans, vegetables, herbs, leeks, dried limes, and spices)
  • Kalam Polow (rice mixed with cabbage and several herbs)
  • Olivier salad (a tossed salad made of potato, peas, eggs, peas, diced chicken, and sausage, dressed with mayonnaise)
  • Sholezard (saffron rice-based dessert)

Persian Food Statistics

Here are some interesting facts and figures about Persian cuisine.

  • Kebabs are among the most popular food item in Iran. This is also one of the favorite foods with roots in the Middle East.
  • Persian cuisine is marked by the frequent use of lime and saffron and the blending of meats with fruits and nuts.
  • Persians have a unique way of cooking rice dating back to the 16th century.
  • Some aspects of Iranian cuisine are adapted to Pakistani and Indian cuisines.
  • Restaurants that serve traditional Persian food can be found in cities where there’s Iranian diaspora. Examples of such cities include London, Toronto, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.
  • Persia (Iran) is one of the world’s major tea producers.
  • Araq sagi, a distilled alcoholic Iranian beverage contains 65% pure ethanol. Many Persian restaurants serve this regional spirit.
  • Ancient Iranians have made chilled desserts using rose water and vermicelli.
  • Rice and wheat are the main carbohydrate staples in Persia (Iran).
  • A third of Iran’s total surface area is suited to farming.

Persian cuisine is definitely unique, with a lot of history and culture in every bite. A restaurant that serves this authentic cuisine will be a hit if you have a Persian community nearby.

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