We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hunkar Restaurant

319 Hackensack Street, Carlstadt, NJ 07072
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (5 reviews)
“kebab” (3 reviews)
“mixed grill” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
$$ - $$$
319 Hackensack Street, Carlstadt, NJ 07072
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (32)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been a frequent visitor of this BYOB charming, cozy, family-run and child friendly restaurant for many years. Very good spread for vegetarians. Excellent service most of the times.

Thank travelenthu2015
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I have moved more times in my life than I care to remember, but I must say some of the places I've lived are memorable, charming, & picturesque! The Town of Carlstadt in New Jersey is one such place. Carlstadt has mainly residential private homes,...More

Thank JoyChristena
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to Hunkar restaurant. I had heard a lot of good things about the food, the cleanliness of the restaurant, and the friendly owners. So, I had quite high expectations. We found a parking spot right in front and walked in...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Family run restaurant that I have been visiting with my family since it opened in 2003. I cannot compliment the food and service enough. It's byob , the appetizers are fresh and amazing and the mixed grill is amazing. It's a hidden gem.Authentic, reasonable and...More

Thank Sonali M
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We used to live in East Rutherford and we frequently this restaurant. Most of their appetizers are vegetarian - and I recommend getting the platter. You will not find falafel here, just FYI. There are many more entree options for meat-eaters, just one veggie entree....More

Thank KSKapoor
Reviewed 28 May 2016

One of my customers has been bugging me for two years to go to lunch. So we went Wednesday. Late lunch. We sat "out back" in their little enclosed deck with a great view of the NYC skyline over the Meadowlands. Since the whole place...More

Thank wilburthebud
Reviewed 14 May 2016

love it here have been many times friendly family run place. the hummus is so good you will never buy store bought again. the mixed platter is amazing i love the fact that its mixed i could never decide what i want.

Thank mom0610
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Was surprised to see the restaurant almost full inspite of a very cold winter evening with snow banks still on its street. You can always tell a good restaurant when its own people (Of Turkey origin) patronize the place. Had the panned eggplant and chicken...More

Thank RashidMarwat
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Eight friends went to Hunker last night for dinner. This was not the first time that individual members of the group had been to this restaurant so we were fully aware of the high quality of the food. We were not disappointed at all. We...More

Thank amyhhs
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We were very disappointed with the food was just fair but the service was very slow and inattentive. There were several large parties so other tables were being ignored

Thank jack r
Nearby Restaurants
Vesta Wood-Fired Pizza & Bar
129 reviews
.30 km away
Biggies Clam Bar
114 reviews
.49 km away
Candlewyck Diner
140 reviews
.49 km away
Al Di La Bistro
83 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby Attractions
Oasys Day Spa
7 reviews
1.59 km away
Meadowlands Museum
5 reviews
2.61 km away
MetLife Stadium
769 reviews
2.93 km away
Redd's Bar and Restaurant
35 reviews
3.05 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
1 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from mom0610 | Reviewed this property |
Yes has lots of options that are all amazing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 Hackensack Street, Carlstadt, NJ 07072
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Carlstadt
  • Phone Number: 201-507-0606
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing