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Bosphorus Istanbul Cafe

935 S East St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1321
+1 317-974-1770
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
935 S East St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1321
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Reviewed yesterday

Seriously more people need to know about this restaurant. It is so delicious. I go with my friend and we order many things and share. We always get the hummus, tabouli, pepper delight, and either the turkish delight or guvec and sometimes both. Seriously the...More

Thank Angela L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I tried a little of everything...hummus (with warm bread!), falafel, lentil soup, lamb chops, seafood casserole. Everything was enjoyed and we had great service!

Thank twhite90
Reviewed 7 April 2018

We had no idea what to expect and were surprised in a nice way. The food was great. The server was helpful, but a little forceful with the choices.

Thank pastorbo
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We lived in the Indianapolis area for many years and know most of the great restaurants down town (especially Mass Ave). We came back to Indy for a visit and wished to celebrate my birthday at a place where we could enjoy good food and...More

Thank DutchDoc1
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Many people have recommended this restaurant and the ratings are good so we looked forward to our first visit. Unfortunately it did not impress us as it has for many others. Yes, the service was good other than the fact that the entre arrived before...More

Thank gold-vintner
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This is such an excellent restaurant - we've eaten at many Mediterranean/Lebanese and Mediterranean/Turkish restaurants wherever we travel, and especially in Detroit where they're abundant and wonderful, and this is the best I've eaten at, by far. Excellent food, wonderful service, great desert (I had...More

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Family of 4 visited here early evening for a full meal. Appetizer- ezme- amazing with warm pita. My 7 and 10 year olds also enjoyed. Entrees- beef kabobs, adana chicken kabobs, and Mediterranean chicken. All served with rice, a side salad lightly dressed, and green...More

Thank jmariewwright
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I’m a huge Turkish cuisine fan! I lived in Turkey (Adana) in the military as an 18/19 year old and the Turkish people are so, so friendly! I️ just spent five years in Germany and ate authentic 🇹🇷food weekly if not chai ☕️ daily. This...More

2  Thank Greg C
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I've been to one of the few turkish restaurants in Indy. My eating companion was a first time visitor. They accept reservations but don't usually need it unless you have a large party. As you walk in, The walls are...More

1  Thank Aaron T
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was a wonderful discovery in Indianapolis. It is typically Turkish run by the owner family. It is cosy and intimate but still private. The food was homely and delicious. Service was attentive and their halal certificate is displayed at the entrance. A pleasant...More

Thank Mustafa156
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Jawaid K
14 January 2015|
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Response from IndyLiz2013 | Reviewed this property |
I am not Islamic so I do not know the rules for halal. I would recommend that you call the restaurant and ask them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 935 S East St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1321
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-974-1770
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