Arya Cafe


When I first saw this place, I was instantly drawn to the color. The decors were also pretty nice but I wasn't that interested nor excited about the food. It was Persian and though I have tasted it before, out of the 5, I liked 2. Still, FM and the kids wanted to eat there so off we trooped inside.






We ordered and I took a fancy to this rose water yoghurt. I thought it sounded exotic and I was pretty excited to have a go at it.

Arya Yoghurt Smoothie Php118
It look so pure and pretty. It tasted so awful and vile. =( BLECH! I hated it. I took one gulp and I wanted to gag. Seriously. It was the most awful tasting thing I have ever had the misfortune of trying. Rose water is apparently not sweet and the yoghurt just made it worse. YUCK!

Good thing that FM actually liked it (now I gotta wonder about his taste) and he finished it. Ugh.

Thankfully, the food came and it was way larger than I expected.I go the lentil soup first which came with Barbari Bread from Iran which I totally liked. I actually asked for another one and was given one more for free. Yey!


This plate was so huge, FM and I had to share and I wasn't even able to finish my half. It was really good and the saving grace of the entire meal.

sizzling KOO platter Php392 chicken, lamb, and beef kebab
Eventhough the yoghurt was a disaster, I still had a pretty good time at Arya Cafe because I was with FM and kids. Would I go back? No. However, if you are into Persian dishes, this is a must try.


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