About bha! bha! Persian Bistro
Welcome to bha! bha! persian bistro on the contemporary Royal Road that is Fifth Avenue South, Naples FL. With his new boutique bistro Michael Mir, (Executive Chef and Owner), will take you to a place where warm desert moonlight glows upon the sands, creates mystical illusions in far away dunes, and magically gives life to every jewel in it’s path. Silk fabrics entice the touch. World music is heard in the background. Aromas of delicate fragrant spices, sweetness in the air of simmering fruits, and the perfume of jasmine from the garden seduce you. Bold flavors from fresh meats, poultry and fish embrace the palate and soothe it with delicate strokes of the perfect union of flavors.
Persian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
US 41 and Fifth Avenue South
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Street Parking is available, as well as Public Lots located within walking distance. Fifth Avenue Valet Parking is offered during season.
Bar Dining, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Wine
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bha! bha! Persian Bistro Ratings and Reviews
Start with the hummus and then move to e ...
Start with the hummus and then move to either the flash-fried eggplants or the hearts of palm salad, but be careful to split these starters and first course dishes (lest your eyes grow larger than your stomach and cause decisions bordering on gluttony, as they did with this diner). Then, have the braised lamb shank or the ginger apricot shrimp, both exotically prepared and ample in portion.
We have been wanting to try this restaur ...
We have been wanting to try this restaurant and can honestly say, we were not disappointed. Although it is quite a distance from where we live it was well worth the drive and we will be back. The food was incredible - the flavors, presentation and portion was outstanding.
My Iranian wife vouches for authenticity ...
My Iranian wife vouches for authenticity; we both vouch for quality. Her chelo kabab was classic, and my duck was tbe best I've had in years. The Persian pomegranate and walnut sauce perfectly accompanied the half duck, which was so tender I didn't use a knife. Wonderful. Our waiter was attentive, friendly, and knowledgable. Bar service was quite good. I normally drink only a classic dry gin martini, but I talked myself into a mango-ginger-gin martini that I plan to repeat next time. The syrah wine was robust and perfect for our meat dishes.
Wonderful Persian food! Something for e ...
Wonderful Persian food! Something for everyone, especially if you have adventurous taste buds! I tend to go for the chicken or shrimp with fruit , ie apricots, cherries etc. and I love the lamb meatballs! if you are not adventurous there is always beef. We have introduced at least 8 people to this restaurant and everyone of them loved it! Our server was wonderful and very knowledgeable and helpful! We will be back!!
Our dining experience was wonderful! The ...
Our dining experience was wonderful! The food was delicious. Service was just as great. The server was very knowledgeable about the ingrediates and the taste. He was very attentive, but not overly so. The wine list very extensive and compliments the entree. We will certainly return!
What a wonderful night we had at Bha! Bh ...
What a wonderful night we had at Bha! Bha!. We had a plum lamb dish and a zesty chicken dish with a bottle of Cote du Rhine. The owner, Mike stopped by to say hello to my dinner partner who has eaten there for 17 years. Our Turkish server was first class. The food is 'different' and delicious. The table next to us was occupied by 3 Iranian Americans and we had a great conversation as we finished the wine. You won't be disappointed at this restaurant.
We were in Naples for the weekend and wa ...
We were in Naples for the weekend and wanted to find a good location for my wife's birthday. She enjoys Mediterranean food so we decided to give this a try. She was thrilled. Great food in a beautiful setting. A good wind selection. And of course, excellent service. We will definitely be back.
We had a great dinner experience with ou ...
We had a great dinner experience with our daughter & grandson from out of town. The hostess welcomed us and promptly seated us at a very nice table. Fernando our server was outstanding throughout the evening to ensure we were delighted with our dining experience. We had the hummus & salad appetizers which were all excellent. We also had the red snapper special entree, seafood khoresh, spicy shrimp,and beef tenderloin kabobs. All were excellent dishes. bha bha is truly a neighborhood gem on Fifth Avenue.
This is a special place! Delicious and a ...
This is a special place! Delicious and authentic (if a bit embellished - this is a gorgeous upscale place) dishes you won't see in very many US restaurants outside of the few Persian neighborhoods with their own eateries, for sure. Several lamb dishes made it hard to choose, but the braised shank in a sauce with red beans & limes was absolutely wonderful - meat as tender & moist as any I've ever had, falling off the bone in huge chunks with only enough fat for flavor. Hummus was fine if a bit bland, and our salad was a delicious plate of fresh and very pretty leaves & vegetables. My wife's fish was stellar, and we had an excellent Rioja Reserva for $45!! Our server was a delight - knowledgable about their food & its cultural significance, an excellent guide to the menu, and a pleasure to converse with all evening. We loved it!!
We took friends who had not gone before. ...
We took friends who had not gone before. They loved it! Made reservations after dinner for a birthday dinner in Jan. As always good is exceptional, service very elegant and the owner Michael Mir makes you feel very special and welcome. You are missing the best if you don't go!
Consistently outstanding !!! Service is ...
Consistently outstanding !!! Service is always great and the food is teriffic. New location in downtown Naples is most convienient. Hummus is always a great starter . We also enjoy the eggplant appetizer . Can not go wring with the mixed grill or yet the apricot chicken or shrimp. Wine list is good and corkage fee is reasonable for those of us that need to reduce the home inventory of vino.
bha! bha! Extraordinaire!! We went for ...
bha! bha! Extraordinaire!!
We went for the early bird special ($15 entree) and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The food (apricot lamb and salmon) was terrific - well prepared and delicious. We could not have been more pleased. This was the first time we took advantage of the summer special menu and it won't be the last.
I loved the menu at Bha Bha. Our server ...
I loved the menu at Bha Bha. Our server was great at explaining all the dishes. I did not like the seating. You basically bump elbows with the person next to you. Very small tables for 2. My pet peeve when going to a nice restaurant. When I pay for a nice meal I would like to be comfortable and not feel like I have to introduce myself to the person next to me because they are sitting so close. And the 2-top tables are so narrow you can barely fit all your food on them.
Nice little restaurant with pretty decor ...
Nice little restaurant with pretty decor. Great unusual martinis. The food was wonderfully authentic. My husband had the mixed grill and I had the seafood khoresh. It was all very good. Our server was very nice and attentive.
Ambiance is good. Like the Persian green ...
Ambiance is good. Like the Persian green color. Waiter was good but too busy with many tables so he forgot our second order for drinks. But apologies accepted. What I DON'T like is that the restaurant automatically adds gratuity to the bill.
It kept me from tipping because I do not like the idea that someone else decide what to give.
It was for us a negative experience.
As Americans tend to talk loud we could overhear both conversations left and right from our table. A bit more room between them prevents eavesdropping.
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