The Caspian Persian Grill is a family owned and operated restaurant located at 7821 West Sunrise Boulevard in Plantation. The father-daughter duo of Moe and Sheena Mousavi have teamed up to achieve their dream of having a business together. Moe, who emigrated from Iran in 1979, is also in the construction business. Sheena, who holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, has always been passionate about cooking. The Grill truly is a family venture, many of Sheenaís cousins work at the restaurant too. The restaurantís Persian chef has taught Sheena how to prepare traditional cuisine. Sheena helps out anywhere sheís needed to make the restaurant run smoothly. She cooks, waits tables, does payroll, and manages schedules. Popular appetizers include Must "O" Khiar, which is yogurt mixed with cucumbers and mint. Also popular, the homemade Hummus featuring a puree of chickpeas mixed with Tahini, fresh garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, yogurt, and spices. Often ordered stews, served with basmati rice, include Bademjan, an eggplant stew with sauteed beef cubes simmered in tomato and saffron sauce, and Ghormeh Sabzi, a traditional vegetable stew made with fresh chopped parsley, cilantro, chives, fenugreek, and chunks of beef seasoned with a blend of dried Persian limes.Served with basmati rice and grilled tomato, the Kabobs are very popular. Diner favorites include: Shish Kabob made with succulent pieces of beef filet tenderloin marinated in saffron, olive oil, and special seasoning with a lamb filet tenderloin. Another favorite Kabob is the Caspian Chicken, a boneless tender strip of chicken filet marinated in saffron, sour orange, and herbs.No matter what you order at Caspian Persian Grill, Sheena recommends leaving room for a delightful dessert like their housemade Persian Ice Cream. It consists of vanilla ice cream mixed with saffron, rose water, pistachio, and chunks of frozen heavy cream topped with sour cherry preserve. The Faloodeh is recommended as well and is made with rice sticks mixed with ice, rose water, and topped with sour cherry preserve.Beverages include hot or cold Persian Tea, a selection of German and American Beers, wine, and assorted soft drinks. There is a lunch buffet served from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM on weekdays. Both delivery and take-out is available. The restaurant can provide onsite and offsite catering for parties of any size too. For more information on special events like the monthly belly dancing and music call or see their website. If you are in Plantation and looking for a great time and authentic Persian cuisine, stop by and see Sheena. She and the warm and welcoming staff of the Caspian Persian Grill will ensure you have a great dining experience!
7821 West Sunrise Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33322