Darya Restaurant

4.1 out of 5 stars
  •    Mediterranean, Persian & Iranian
  • Lunch Menu
    11:30am to 3:00pm
  • Dinner Menu
    3:00pm to 9:30pm

Popular Dishes

Maust'Khiar
Combination of yogurt and chopped cucumber, flavored with mint
$7.95
Panir Sabzi
A colorful plate of imported feta cheese, walnuts and fresh herbs (mint, basil, watercress, tarrag...
$7.95
Borani
A medley of deep eggplant, yogurt, onions, garlic and herbs
$7.95
Hummus
Garbanzo beans pureed with tahini
$7.95
Persian Salad (Shirazi)
Combination of fresh chopped cucumbers, tomatoes, parsley, onion, and our house dressing (olive oi...
$7.95
Chicken Koobideh
Two skewers of juicy ground boneless breast of chicken, served with a side of basmati rice and 1 t...
$13.95
Chicken Kebab (with Bones)
Delicious marinated charbroiled, cornish hen, served with a side of basmati rice and 1 tomato
$14.95
Chicken Barg
Thick strips of juicy marinated charbroiled chicken tender, served with a side of basmati rice and...
$18.95
Chicken Shish Kebab
Thick chunks of charbroiled chicken breast, marinated in our special sauce with bell peppers, onio...
$18.95
Chelo Kebab (Koobideh)
Two skewers of charbroiled seasoned ground beef, served with a side of basmati rice and 1 tomato
$13.95
Chelo Shish Kebab
Charbroiled juicy large chunks of filet mignon marinated, skewered with onions, tomatoes and green...
$23.95

Appetizers

Maust'Khiar
Combination of yogurt and chopped cucumber, flavored with mint
$7.95
Panir Sabzi
A colorful plate of imported feta cheese, walnuts and fresh herbs (mint, basil, watercress, tarrag...
$7.95
Borani
A medley of deep eggplant, yogurt, onions, garlic and herbs
$7.95
Hummus
Garbanzo beans pureed with tahini
$7.95
Maust'Moosier
Delicious yogurt flavored with chopped shallots
$7.95
Dolemeh
Cooked grape leaves, filled with ground beef, rice, tarragon, split peas, green onions, basil, par...
$7.95
Salad Olivieh
Potato & chicken salad
$7.95
Tabauli
Chopped parsley onions and tomatoes
$7.95
Tadig (One Sauce)
Crispy rice with one sauce
$8.95
Tadig (Two Sauces)
Crispy rice with two sauces
$9.95
Tadig (Three Sauces)
Crispy rice with three sauces
$10.95

Soups & Salads

Persian Salad (Shirazi)
Combination of fresh chopped cucumbers, tomatoes, parsley, onion, and our house dressing (olive oi...
$7.95
Ash Reshteh
Persian soup with fresh vegetables, noodles, pinto beans, kashk (whey) flavored with sauteed garli...
$7.95
Barley Soup
Chopped barley, parsley and cilantro
$7.95
Mixed Green Salad
Combination of iceberg lettuce, tomato, red cabbage, cucumbers, imported feta cheese, Greek olives...
$7.95
Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce and croutons dressed with Parmesan cheese
$8.95
Darya Salad
Combination of iceberg lettuce, tomato, red cabbage, cucumbers, imported feta cheese, Greek olives...
$9.95

Daily Specials

Albalo Polo
Basmati rice mixed with black cherries served with boiled chicken. (Be careful of the cherry pits!)
$15.95
Adas Polo
Basmati rice mixed with raisins, lentils, dates and saffron served with boiled chicken
$15.95
Zereshk Polo
Basmati rice mixed with barberries and saffron served with boiled chicken
$15.95
Lubia Polo
Basmati rice mixed with green beans, tomato sauce and diced beef, served with one skewer of ground...
$15.95
Ghormeh Sabzi
Sauteed vegetables cooked with dried limes, beef stew, red kidney beans and special seasonings, si...
$13.95
Fesenjon
Fried walnut pomegranate sauce, mixed with boiled chicken and a side of basmati rice and 1 tomato
$13.95
Ghemeh Bademjan
Fried eggplant cooked in special tomato sauce, yellow peas, onion sauce, served with veal a side o...
$13.95

Vegetarian Plates

Ghormeh Sabzi
Sauteed vegetables cooked with dried limes, red kidney beans and special seasonings, a side of bas...
$13.95
Fesenjon
Fried walnut pomegranate sauce, with a side of basmati rice and 1 tomato
$13.95
Ghemeh Bademjan
Fried eggplant cooked in special tomato sauce, yellow peas, onion sauce, served with a side of bas...
$13.95

Chicken

All served with imported basmati rice and charbroiled tomato.
Chicken Koobideh
Two skewers of juicy ground boneless breast of chicken, served with a side of basmati rice and 1 t...
$13.95
Chicken Kebab (with Bones)
Delicious marinated charbroiled, cornish hen, served with a side of basmati rice and 1 tomato
$14.95
Chicken Barg
Thick strips of juicy marinated charbroiled chicken tender, served with a side of basmati rice and...
$18.95
Chicken Shish Kebab
Thick chunks of charbroiled chicken breast, marinated in our special sauce with bell peppers, onio...
$18.95
Boneless Chicken Kebab
Delicious marinated charbroiled, boneless breast and leg of chicken served with a side of basmati...
$16.95
Chicken Soltani
Combination of one skewer of ground chicken and thick strip of juicy marinated charbroiled chicken...
$21.95

Beef & Lamb

All served with imported basmati rice and charbroiled tomato.
Chelo Kebab (Koobideh)
Two skewers of charbroiled seasoned ground beef, served with a side of basmati rice and 1 tomato
$13.95
Chelo Shish Kebab
Charbroiled juicy large chunks of filet mignon marinated, skewered with onions, tomatoes and green...
$23.95
Boneless Lamb Kebab
Our finest cut of charbroiled boneless baby spring lamb tenderloin marinated in our delicious Dary...
$23.95
Chelo Kebab Barg
Filet mignon, U.S.D.A. choice, marinated in Darya special sauce and charbroiled, served with a sid...
$23.95
Chelo Kebab Soltani
Seasoned ground beef and filet mignon, U.S.D.A. choice. A combination of charbroiled tenderloin be...
$26.95
Rack of Lamb
Pieces of rack of lamb marinated in our delicious Darya sauce, served with a side of basmati rice...
$25.95
Boneless Lamb Shish Kebab
Charbroiled juicy large chunks of lamb tenderloin, skewered with onions, tomatoes, green peppers,...
$25.95
Lamb Soltani
Charbroiled juicy large chunks of lamb tenderloin, marinated in Darya special sauce and one skewer...
$25.95

Seafood

All served with basmati rice and shirazi salad.
White Fish (Fried)
Fresh filet of Lake Superior white fish marinated and fried, served with a side of basmati rice an...
$21.95
Fresh Atlantic Salmon
Fresh filet of salmon marinated and oven roasted, served with a side of basmati rice and 1 tomato
$20.95
Fresh Rainbow Trout
Fresh filet of trout marinated and oven roasted, served with a side of basmati rice and 1 tomato
$18.95
Shrimp Kebab
Marinated jubo shrimps, charbroiled with onion, bell pepper and tomato, served with a side of basm...
$21.95

Side Orders

White Rice
$4.94
Albalo Polo
Basmati rice mixed with black cherries
$5.95
Baghali Polo
Basmati rice mixed with dill weed and lima beans
$5.95
Lubia Polo
Basmati rice mixed with green beans, tomato sauce
$5.95
Zereshk Polo
Basmati rice mixed with barberries and saffron
$5.95
Adas Polo
Basmati rice mixed with raisins, lentils, dates and saffron
$5.95
Extra Chicken Koobideh
$5.95
Extra Beef Koobideh
$5.95

Currently Unavailable

Appetizers

Maust'Khiar
Combination of yogurt and chopped cucumber, flavored with mint
$7.95
Unavailable
Panir Sabzi
A colorful plate of imported feta cheese, walnuts and fresh herbs (mint, basil, watercress, tarrag...
$7.95
Unavailable
Borani
A medley of deep eggplant, yogurt, onions, garlic and herbs
$7.95
Unavailable
Hummus
Garbanzo beans pureed with tahini
$7.95
Unavailable
Maust'Moosier
Delicious yogurt flavored with chopped shallots
$7.95
Unavailable
Dolemeh
Cooked grape leaves, filled with ground beef, rice, tarragon, split peas, green onions, basil, par...
$7.95
Unavailable
Salad Olivieh
Potato & chicken salad
$7.95
Unavailable
Tabauli
Chopped parsley onions and tomatoes
$7.95
Unavailable
Tadig (One Sauce)
Crispy rice with one sauce
$8.95
Unavailable
Tadig (Two Sauces)
Crispy rice with two sauces
$9.95
Unavailable
Tadig (Three Sauces)
Crispy rice with three sauces
$10.95
Unavailable

Soups & Salads

Persian Salad (Shirazi)
Combination of fresh chopped cucumbers, tomatoes, parsley, onion, and our house dressing (olive oi...
$7.95
Unavailable
Ash Reshteh
Persian soup with fresh vegetables, noodles, pinto beans, kashk (whey) flavored with sauteed garli...
$7.95
Unavailable
Barley Soup
Chopped barley, parsley and cilantro
$7.95
Unavailable
Mixed Green Salad
Combination of iceberg lettuce, tomato, red cabbage, cucumbers, imported feta cheese, Greek olives...
$7.95
Unavailable
Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce and croutons dressed with Parmesan cheese
$8.95
Unavailable
Darya Salad
Combination of iceberg lettuce, tomato, red cabbage, cucumbers, imported feta cheese, Greek olives...
$9.95
Unavailable

Daily Specials

Albalo Polo
Basmati rice mixed with black cherries served with boiled chicken. (Be careful of the cherry pits!)
$15.95
Unavailable
Adas Polo
Basmati rice mixed with raisins, lentils, dates and saffron served with boiled chicken
$15.95
Unavailable
Zereshk Polo
Basmati rice mixed with barberries and saffron served with boiled chicken
$15.95
Unavailable
Lubia Polo
Basmati rice mixed with green beans, tomato sauce and diced beef, served with one skewer of ground...
$15.95
Unavailable
Ghormeh Sabzi
Sauteed vegetables cooked with dried limes, beef stew, red kidney beans and special seasonings, si...
$13.95
Unavailable
Fesenjon
Fried walnut pomegranate sauce, mixed with boiled chicken and a side of basmati rice and 1 tomato
$13.95
Unavailable
Ghemeh Bademjan
Fried eggplant cooked in special tomato sauce, yellow peas, onion sauce, served with veal a side o...
$13.95
Unavailable

Vegetarian Plates

Ghormeh Sabzi
Sauteed vegetables cooked with dried limes, red kidney beans and special seasonings, a side of bas...
$13.95
Unavailable
Fesenjon
Fried walnut pomegranate sauce, with a side of basmati rice and 1 tomato
$13.95
Unavailable
Ghemeh Bademjan
Fried eggplant cooked in special tomato sauce, yellow peas, onion sauce, served with a side of bas...
$13.95
Unavailable

Chicken

Chicken Koobideh
Two skewers of juicy ground boneless breast of chicken, served with a side of basmati rice and 1 t...
$13.95
Unavailable
Chicken Kebab (with Bones)
Delicious marinated charbroiled, cornish hen, served with a side of basmati rice and 1 tomato
$14.95
Unavailable
Chicken Barg
Thick strips of juicy marinated charbroiled chicken tender, served with a side of basmati rice and...
$18.95
Unavailable
Chicken Shish Kebab
Thick chunks of charbroiled chicken breast, marinated in our special sauce with bell peppers, onio...
$18.95
Unavailable
Boneless Chicken Kebab
Delicious marinated charbroiled, boneless breast and leg of chicken served with a side of basmati...
$16.95
Unavailable
Chicken Soltani
Combination of one skewer of ground chicken and thick strip of juicy marinated charbroiled chicken...
$21.95
Unavailable

Beef & Lamb

Chelo Kebab (Koobideh)
Two skewers of charbroiled seasoned ground beef, served with a side of basmati rice and 1 tomato
$13.95
Unavailable
Chelo Shish Kebab
Charbroiled juicy large chunks of filet mignon marinated, skewered with onions, tomatoes and green...
$23.95
Unavailable
Boneless Lamb Kebab
Our finest cut of charbroiled boneless baby spring lamb tenderloin marinated in our delicious Dary...
$23.95
Unavailable
Chelo Kebab Barg
Filet mignon, U.S.D.A. choice, marinated in Darya special sauce and charbroiled, served with a sid...
$23.95
Unavailable
Chelo Kebab Soltani
Seasoned ground beef and filet mignon, U.S.D.A. choice. A combination of charbroiled tenderloin be...
$26.95
Unavailable
Rack of Lamb
Pieces of rack of lamb marinated in our delicious Darya sauce, served with a side of basmati rice...
$25.95
Unavailable
Boneless Lamb Shish Kebab
Charbroiled juicy large chunks of lamb tenderloin, skewered with onions, tomatoes, green peppers,...
$25.95
Unavailable
Lamb Soltani
Charbroiled juicy large chunks of lamb tenderloin, marinated in Darya special sauce and one skewer...
$25.95
Unavailable

Seafood

White Fish (Fried)
Fresh filet of Lake Superior white fish marinated and fried, served with a side of basmati rice an...
$21.95
Unavailable
Fresh Atlantic Salmon
Fresh filet of salmon marinated and oven roasted, served with a side of basmati rice and 1 tomato
$20.95
Unavailable
Fresh Rainbow Trout
Fresh filet of trout marinated and oven roasted, served with a side of basmati rice and 1 tomato
$18.95
Unavailable
Shrimp Kebab
Marinated jubo shrimps, charbroiled with onion, bell pepper and tomato, served with a side of basm...
$21.95
Unavailable

Side Orders

White Rice
$4.94
Unavailable
Albalo Polo
Basmati rice mixed with black cherries
$5.95
Unavailable
Baghali Polo
Basmati rice mixed with dill weed and lima beans
$5.95
Unavailable
Lubia Polo
Basmati rice mixed with green beans, tomato sauce
$5.95
Unavailable
Zereshk Polo
Basmati rice mixed with barberries and saffron
$5.95
Unavailable
Adas Polo
Basmati rice mixed with raisins, lentils, dates and saffron
$5.95
Unavailable
Extra Chicken Koobideh
$5.95
Unavailable
Extra Beef Koobideh
$5.95
Unavailable

About Darya Restaurant

(714) 557-6600 • 3800 S Plaza Dr, Santa Ana, CA 92704

You’ll be intrigued by the wide array of deliciously spiced Persian foods. There are a lot of fine dining options to choose from.