An American Bistro



To our Community of Friends and Supporters,

We announce with sadness the closing of Zaferon Grill on October 13. To all of you who became a part of Zaferon’s family over the last 20 months, it has been our privilege and pleasure to serve you. We thank you and will greatly miss you.

With our gratitude,

Soody Nelson and Staff


648 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona, NJ 07044
973-433-7533 or 973-433-7382
Dinner Hours
Tue-Thur 5 pm-9:30 pm • Fri-Sat 5 pm–10:30 pm • Sun 5 pm-8:30 pm
Brunch Hours
Sun 11 am-3 pm
Reservations required for parties of 5 or more

Enjoy our Chef's seasonal signature dishes prepared
with locally sourced
fresh ingredients and
summer flavors.

Join us for a New York style Brunch with lemon ricotta pancakes, duck confit hash, frittatas and Balthazar
bread basket.

A perfect setting for bridal parties, confirmations, anniversaries and corporate events.

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A Unique Dinning Experience

Zaferon Grill is an American Bistro offering a unique experience inspired by Mediterranean and Persian traditions and flavors. The ambiance is contemporary, casual and inviting. The open-kitchen design allows guests to watch their food being prepared.

Our culinary creations are fresh and nutritious featuring organic, hormone and antibiotic-free meat and poultry, wild caught fish and organic produce finely blended with herbs and spices from around the world. All of this is complemented by taftoon, flat bread baked in-house daily. We are committed to sustainable practices, and use locally sourced products so long as available.

There will be something for everyone to enjoy at Zaferon Grill, including gluten free, vegan and vegetarian dishes. We look forward to welcoming you soon!


Gift Cards

Zaferon Grill’s gift cards are refillable without an expiration, and can be ordered in any denomination. Please call us at 973-433-7533 or complete the form below and we will call you for payment details. We look forward to welcoming you soon!




Modern Food with a Persian Twist at Zaferon Grill

Christine Sloan of FiOS 1 News visited Zaferon in April as a feature restaurant in their Restaurant Hunters series.

Immigrant is enjoying running restaurant, even if it’s not where she expected her career to take her

Interview with Meg Fry in ROI-NJ. Read more!

The 10 Hottest Restaurants in N.J.

Watch out, Montclair. The three-block stretch of Bloomfield Avenue that has welcomed Ariane Kitchen + Bar and Aroy-D: the Thai Elephant in recent years has a brand-new neighbor, the Mediterranean and Persian-inspired Zaferon Grill, where the owners have created a Zen-like space out of an old Domino’s. Read more!

A Persian Gem Shines in Verona

Zaferon (saffron in Persian) has become a favorite of the Safersteins. Along with the attentive waitstaff, friendliness of the eagle-eyed owner, Soody Nelson, and beautifully executed Mediterranean- and Persian-inspired cuisine of executive chef, Luis Ramirez Villarroel, we think that this restaurant is a gem. Read more!

New Business: Zaferon Grill

For those Verona residents who have been awaiting the arrival of a new kind of restaurant in town, your patience has been rewarded with Zaferon Grill. Read more!



Online ordering coming soon. In the meantime, give us a call at 973-433-7533 for delivery.


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