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A La Turka

1417 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10021-3703
+1 212-744-2424
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb kebab” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1417 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10021-3703
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is a pretty restaurant with well spaced tables. They have white tablecloths with little candles on each table. The staff is friendly and helpful. The menu is extensive. The food is very good, starting with the most delicious bread. My sister and I enjoyed...More

Thank 83cathleenm
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The food was really good but the service was confusing. Six waitres was serving us but nobody of them had the big picture. First we waited long for the main course and in the end we get the check without being asked if we would...More

Thank annagQ3386IY
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Have walked by and decided to try. The shepherd salad with the shredded feta along with the Falafel delicious. Lamb kebab cooked perfectly. Service is good. Noise level high.

Thank Ita49
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I've eaten a lot of Mediterranean food and this plays kills it. The dolma was amazing and I don't usually like dolma. I had the mixed kebabs and that was the most succulent, moist grilled chicken and lamb kebabs I've ever had.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Food is always good here but this time it was amazingly delicious. Waiter was attentive and accommodating. When I mentioned it was my dad's birthday, they surprised us with delicious complimentary tea followed by almost the entire staff singing happy birthday with sparkling candles and...More

Thank Sbr85
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Disappointed in dinner at A La Turka. I walk by this restaurant often so I wanted to try it for dinner. The restaurant is uncomfortable and much too noisy. The menu is interesting and the food was good; however, the fileted fish was filled with...More

Thank WestchesterP2
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Perfect choice for those who want to try turkish foods.The food, service and the ambiance were great.Staff were very friendly, helpful.Prices are reasonable.I recommend you try the local dishes. You will not regret!!

Thank İlknur Ö
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

First time at this restaurant service was suspect but the food was top shelf. My wife had trout excellent. I had the veal shank OH MY GOD. Grilled octopus as appetizer was outstanding.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My wife and I have been going to this local Upper East Side restaurant for several years and always enjoyed it. For the past several months, though, our experiences at the restaurant have been terrible. While the food is still good, the service has become...More

Thank Joel G
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

It's a nice restaurant with good food and service. Reasonably priced and decent ambiance, good for celebrations or meeting with friends. For a date I'd recommend some place a little more romantic.

Thank crharrington
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1417 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10021-3703
    (74th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train to 77th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-744-2424
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