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Cafe Istanbul

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Beverly Hills
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326 S Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90212-4801
+1 310-553-4545
11:00 - 12:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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132 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Excellent menu with a good variety of beef, chicken and fish as well as a number of shawarma dishes. The food came well presented and was very tasty. I'd certainly return.

Thank Stuart S
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The place is pretty tight with no waiting area, so we waited outside for around 20mns. The service was not that great we waited another 15mns to order. But! The food was very very good. I had eskandar, not the greatest eskandar i ever had but it certainly is delicious! Döner was just as delicious😋 would come back but not... More 

Thank Foz B
Beverly Hills, California
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We ate here several times. There are several similar restaurants in the area within 10-15 minutes, so nothing particularly special about this place. The doner is good, but sometimes greasy. They messed up our take out order on occasion, but overall have been nice. The food is reasonably priced for this part of town, so we if driving is not... More 

Thank SalDrew
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Last weekend, we were İstanbul cafe to eat some Turkish food. Really good stuff, healthy and delicious! Staff is friendly. Ambiance is so cool, clean all of stuff. A very world-famous soccer player👍🏻⚽️⚽️ was also there.

Thank Duygu I
Los Angeles, California
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1,817 reviews
588 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 919 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch with friends. Tried their falafel pita wrap with fries for lunch and was not disappointed! Friendly service, great for families (there were several there during our lunch) and menu has all the Turkish favorites. Looking forward to going back and trying their Iskender!

Thank Saranger
Hong Kong, China
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Finally decided to try this place having walked past it many times and we were pleasantly surprised at how good and tasty the food was. The service was efficient and quick and the staff were extremely friendly. We didn't realize they didn't serve alcohol though, so were a bit surprised to find out we couldn't have a drink without our... More 

Thank ShoeGirl_88
Canton, Michigan
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139 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

This was our first time experiencing Turkish cuisine and we really loved it. Vegetarians will not be disappointed. If you like to enjoy a glass of wine with your meal, be sure to bring your own as they do not have liquor license. However, they will happily serve it without charging a corkage fee. There were five of us and... More 

Thank CraigvE
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Small restaurant with great food flavour of Turkish original food there is no infusion try kabab couple of appetizers and enjoy. Portions are big so share food.

Thank Faisal B
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

A taste of the center of Istanbul (Turkey) in Beverly Hills...Mood and service were incredible, a tasty lentil soup, a fresh Greek salad and amazing kebab (grounded meat skewer) with rice, hummus, onion, tomatoes and green chili enhanced our night out. We will definitely come back!!

Thank Gilberto S
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I am always looking for great, ethnic food in unexpected places. That's what I found here. The place was pretty full just past noon. I knew it must be good because no one was speaking English (except the waitress). I ordered Imam Bayildi for only $9.95. It was a delicious eggplant dish. I was also brought extra pita bread with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 326 S Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90212-4801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Beverly Hills>  > Beverly Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Beverly Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 310-553-4545

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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