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Cafe Istanbul Mediterranean Cuisine

3983 Worth Ave, Columbus, OH 43219-6117
+1 614-473-9144
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3983 Worth Ave, Columbus, OH 43219-6117
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a business dinner here for 27 people and the service was amazing. Not only was the food delicious but it was served to all of us at the same time. The owner is extremely nice!!

Thank 658nadeneg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered a sampler, eggplant dish, and a coffee. Absolutely delicious! If I'm ever in Columbus again, I will return!

Thank L H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu could use some editing and the decor should be a little more contemporary and less Epcot-style themed BUT, the service is attentive and the food is fresh, flavorful and generously portioned. The also make a nicely balanced cocktail

Thank aaronds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had lentil soup and zucchini pancakes. I also tasted the cheese pide. My friends had the salad with chicken, chicken pide, and chicken saute. The food was delicious. Bread and dipping oil served while waiting was very tasty!

Thank rwilliams2911
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

There are several tempting choices along main street and this one offers an outdoor dinning option along with middle eastern choices. In for the evening we ordered take out. We had the sultan's smokey eggplant and lamb entry and the zucchini fritters. Both excellent.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Recently made the move to vegetarian and it's tough finding a place when travelling. Great service, very good veggie options and will be back. Food was hot, ready on time and service levels extremely good.

Thank claudedoiron
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I'm so glad that we decided to give this restaurant a try. We walked through the entrance and found ourselves immersed in the beautiful Turkish culture. The dining room was lovely, decorated in a traditional Turkish flair. Beautiful rugs and chandeliers adorned the walls and...More

Thank Mommamia1217
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The place has an amazing quality to transport you to enjoy the cuisine in a setting that enhances your dining pleasure to the maximum!

1  Thank James T
Reviewed 8 December 2016

When we are in Columbus and craving some Mediterranean food, we head to Cafe Istanbul! One of my favorite dishes is the moussaka and the large sampler platter. The ambiance is awesome as well. Highly recommend!

Thank TomGrandy
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is solid Turkish food. We came here as a big party and the service was excellent and the food was pretty good. For appetizers we had the hummus and the baba ghanoush. I personally liked the Hummus a lot, and not the baba ghanoush...More

Thank Ness S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3983 Worth Ave, Columbus, OH 43219-6117
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-473-9144
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