Rumi's Kitchen

Persian

  • 90
  • 2015 Best Mediterranean/Middle Eastern
Overview

Whether dining on favorites like kashk badenjoon (an eggplant whey dip) or feasting on chicken barg, Rumi’s Kitchen’s creative Persian cuisine summons the inner foodie. Recognized by local press as a fan favorite, the modern dining room with slate-colored seats and dark wooden tables is just the place to lose yourself in a dizzying array of small plates and savory mains.

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Accolades

  • Best Middle-Eastern: Reader's Choice, Best of Atlanta 2016- Creative Loafing
  • 38 Essential Atalanta Restaurants 2015 — Eater Atlanta
  • Two stars from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2014
  • 50 Best Restaurants of 2014 — Atlanta Magazine
  • Zagat rating of 24 out of 30

Menu for Rumi's Kitchen

Lunch Menu

Taste

  • Soup of the Day
    $6.00
  • Labne strained yogurt, za'atar, olive oil
    $6.00
  • Yogurt Trio persian cucumber, sun dried shallot, spinach
    $7.00
  • Kashk Badenjoon fried eggplant , cream of whey, crispy onion , mint
    $7.00
  • Hummus ground chickpea with tahini, garlic & olive oil
    $6.00
  • Mirza Ghasemi smoked eggplant, tomato, garlic
    $7.00
  • Rumi's Wings grilled with spicy lemon saffron
    $7.00
  • Grilled Shrimp garlic, black pepper & saffron with a creamy feta sauce
    $10.00
  • Dolmeh minced beef, rice, mild herbs, grape leaves, sweet & sour pomegranate sauce
    $7.00

Salad

  • Fattoush Salad heirloom tomato, herbs, romaine heart, toasted flatbread, buttermilk dressing
    $8.00
  • Spinach Date Salad baby spinach, date, red onion, almond, toasted naan, date dressing
    $7.00
  • Shirazi Salad tomato, persian cucumber, onion, parsley, lemon vinaigrette
    $6.00
  • Chicken Salad lemon saffron chicken breast, cucumber, lemon vinaigrette
    $12.00
  • Salmon Salad seasonal greens, cucumber, lemon vinaigrette
    $14.00
  • Lamb Salad mint yogurt marinated lamb sirloin, spinach date salad
    $15.00

Sandwich

  • Mini Chicken Wraps ground chicken, roasted tomato, mint, red onion, yogurt, open flatbread
    $9.00
  • Falafel Sandwich blended chickpeas, herbs & spices, relish, red onions, tahini sauce
    $9.00
  • Lamb Sliders ground lamb, roasted tomato, mint, sumac red onion, cucumber yogurt, flatbread
    $10.00
  • Koobideh Sandwich seasoned chuck, hanger & brisket ground beef blend, seasonal greens
    $11.00
  • Chicken Sandwich lemon saffron chicken breast, house relish, seasonal greens
    $11.00
  • Salmon Sandwich dill remoulade, house relish, seasonal greens
    $14.00

Feast

  • Persian Vegetable Stew tomato, butternut squash, potato, persian spices, saffron basmati rice
    $11.00
  • Chinjeh Lubia Polo beef sirloin kabob, braised green bean & tomato basmati rice
    $14.00
  • Chicken Koobideh saffron, onion & ground chicken breast, fava bean & dill basmati rice
    $10.00
  • Roasted Salmon saffron salmon fillet, fava bean & dill basmati rice
    $14.00
  • Ghormeh Sabzi scallion & braised beef stew, kidney beans, Persian lime, saffron basmati rice
    $11.00
  • Badenjoon eggplant & tomato beef stew, saffron basmati rice
    $11.00
  • Koobideh Kabob seasoned chuck, hanger & brisket ground beef blend, saffron basmati rice*
    $13.00
  • Barg Kabob beef tenderloin, saffron basmati rice
    $15.00
  • Soltani Kabob koobideh kabob, barg kabob, saffron basmati rice
    $17.00
  • Chicken Barg savory saffron chicken breast, saffron basmati rice
    $14.00
  • Chicken Kabob citrus & saffron brined chicken breast, saffron basmati rice
    $13.00
  • Lamb Kabob mint & yogurt marinated lamb sirloin, lentil & raisin basmati rice*
    $16.00
  • Chilean Sea Bass saffron fillet, fava bean & dill basmati rice
    $16.00

Rumi's Homemade Sodas

  • Passion Fruit
    $3.50
  • Peach
    $3.50
  • Mango
    $3.50
  • Berry
    $3.50

Sides

  • Grilled Vegetables
    Substitute $5.00
    Side $8.00
  • Pickled Vegetables (Torshi)
    $4.00
  • Grilled Onion
    $3.00
  • Green Chili Chutney
    $4.00
  • Rumi's Yogurt
    $4.00

Rices/ Polo

  • Lubia braised green bean, tomato, beef tips
    Substitute $5.00
    Side $7.00
  • Adas lentil & raisin
    Substitute $4.00
    Side $6.00
  • Albaloo sour cherry
    Substitute $4.00
    Side $6.00
  • Baghali fava bean & dill
    Substitute $4.00
    Side $6.00
  • Zereshk dried barberry
    Substitute $4.00
    Side $7.00
  • Shirin orange zest, Barberry, pistachio, almond
    Substitute $5.00
    Side $7.00

Dinner Menu

Taste

  • Soup of the day
    $8.00
  • Labne strained yogurt, za'atar, olive oil
    $7.00
  • Fattoush Salad heirloom tomato, herbs, romaine heart, toasted flatbread, buttermilk dressing
    $10.00
  • Spinach Date Salad baby spinach, date, red onion, almond, toasted naan, date dressing
    $10.00
  • Shirazi Salad tomato, Persian cucumber, onion, parsley, lemon vinaigrette
    $8.00
  • Mini Chicken Wraps ground chicken, roasted tomato, mint, red onion, cucumber yogurt, flatbread
    $9.00
  • Falafel blended chickpeas, herbs & spices, relish, red onions, tahini sauce, flatbread
    $9.00
  • Yogurt Trio Persian cucumber, sun dried shallot, spinach
    $10.00
  • Kashk Badenjoon fried eggplant , cream of whey, crispy onion, mint
    $10.00
  • Hummus ground chickpea with tahini, garlic & olive oil
    $8.00
  • Mirza Ghasemi smoked eggplant, tomato, garlic
    $10.00
  • Lamb Sliders ground lamb, roasted tomato, mint, pickled red onion, cucumber yogurt, flatbread
    $12.00
  • Grilled Shrimp garlic, black pepper, & saffron with a creamy jalapeno feta sauce
    $12.00
  • Rumi's Wings grilled with spicy lemon saffron
    $11.00
  • Dolmeh minced beef, rice, mild herbs, grape leaves, sweet & sour pomegranate sauce
    $9.00

Feast

  • Persian Vegetable Stew tomato, butternut squash, potato, persian spices, saffron basmati rice
    $16.00
  • Chinjeh Lubia Polo beef sirloin kabob, garlic yogurt, braised green bean & tomato basmati rice
    $22.00
  • Chicken Barg saffron marinated chicken breast, saffron basmati rice
    $24.00
  • Chicken Kabob citrus & saffron brined chicken breast, saffron basmati rice
    $22.00
  • Joojeh Kabob charbroiled Cornish hen, lemon, lime and saffron, saffron basmati rice
    $22.00
  • Roasted Salmon salmon fillet, dill & fava bean basmati rice
    $27.00
  • Koobideh Kabob seasoned chuck, hanger & brisket ground beef blend, saffron basmati rice*
    $18.00
  • Lamb Shank Persian lime, turmeric, dill fava bean saffron basmati rice
    $26.00
  • Lamb Kabob lamb sirloin, mint yogurt marination, lentil & raisin basmati rice*
    $28.00
  • Vegetable Kabob mélange of produce roasted over live fire
    $19.00
  • Chicken Koobideh onion & ground chicken breast, fava bean & dill saffron basmati rice
    $17.00
  • Shish Kabob filet mignon, bell pepper, onion, saffron basmati rice*
    $26.00
  • Soltani Kabob beef koobideh kabob, beef barg kabob, saffron basmati rice
    $28.00
  • Barg Kabob beef tenderloin, saffron basmati rice, roasted tomato
    $26.00
  • Shrimp Kabob saffron, almond orange zest basmati rice
    $29.00
  • Lamb Rack saffron, rosemary, garlic, lentil & raisin basmati rice*
    $38.00
  • Chilean Sea Bass roasted tomato, dill & fava bean basmati rice
    $39.00
  • Badenjoon eggplant & tomato beef stew, saffron basmati rice
    $17.00
  • Ghormeh Sabzi scallion & beef stew, red kidney bean, dry lime, saffron basmati rice
    $17.00

Rumi's Homemade Sodas

  • Passion Fruit
    $3.50
  • Peach
    $3.50
  • Berry
    $3.50
  • Mango
    $3.50

Sides

  • Grilled Vegetables
    Substitute $5.00
    Side $8.00
  • Grilled Onion
    $3.00
  • Green Chili Chutney
    $4.00
  • Rumi's Yogurt
    $4.00

Rices/ Polo

  • Lubia braised green bean, tomato, beef tips
    Substitute $5.00
    Side $7.00
  • Adas lentil & raisin
    Substitute $4.00
    Side $6.00
  • Albaloo sour cherry
    Substitute $4.00
    Side $6.00
  • Baghali fava bean & dill
    Substitute $4.00
    Side $6.00
  • Zereshk dried barberry
    Substitute $4.00
    Side $7.00
  • Shirin orange zest, barberry, pistachio, almond
    Substitute $5.00
    Side $7.00

Dessert

Main

  • Chocolate Hazelnut Tort Flourless chocolate cake, hazelnut pastry cream & toasted hazelnuts
    $7.00
  • Rumi's Tart Pine nuts, pistachios, hazelnuts & cinnamon ice cream
    $7.00
  • Baklava Layers of thin pastry, toasted pistachio, pistachio ice cream
    $7.00
  • Pot Du Creme Black tea & cardamom custard, whipped cream & lace tuille
    $7.00
  • Persian Ice Cream Sandwich Vanilla based ice cream seasoned with saffron rose water , sandwiched between two crisp vanilla wafers
    $7.00
  • Ice Creams Fig, Cardamom, Persian, Pistachio
    $6.00
  • Sorbet Red Berry, Faloude, Lemon
    $6.00
  • Coffee
    $2.50
  • Espresso
    $2.25
  • Cappuccino
    $3.50
  • Latte
    $3.50
  • Persian Tea
    $2.50
  • Macchiato
    $2.75

Valentine's Day

Course 1

  • Lamb Lollipop Josh Cellars Red Blend, California
  • Grilled Shrimp Two Arrowheads Viognier Blend, Paso Robles
  • Falafel Le Jade Picpoul De Pinet, France

Course 2

  • Dip Trio mirza ghasemi, hummus, spinach yogurt St. Gabriel Riesling, Germany

Course 3

  • Spinach and Date Salad Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc, NZ
  • Carrot Cumin Soup Brancaia "tre" Blend, Tuscany, Italy

Course 4

  • Root Vegetable Stew Manos Negras Malbec, Argentina
  • Chicken Barg Meiomi Pinot Noir, California
  • Soltani Darioush "Caravan" Cabernet, Napa Valley
  • Lamb Kabob Alexander Valley Vineyards Merlot, Sonoma County
  • Sea Bass Mount Eden Chardonnay, Santa Maria Valley
  • Roasted Salmon Erath Pinot Grigio, Oregon

Course 5

  • Chocolate Tart Taylor Fladgate 10 yr Tawny Porto
  • Baklava Scharffenberger Brut Rose, Mendocino County
  • Persian Ice Cream Sandwich Col de Salici Extra Dry Prosecco Superiore, Italy

6112 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30328

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Casual, Modern, Refined
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
    Good For: Foodies, Groups, Outdoor Dining
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (404) 477-2100
  • Private Dining Room: Yes