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Istanbul Grill

6204 S Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76001-5700
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Ranked #1 of 683 restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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94% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great food, great service, honest price and wonderful atmosphere. This is what you will find in this cozy restaurant where the owner will be the one serving you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My family and I just finished a wonderful birthday celebration diner for my wife at Istanbul Grill. The food was great. We enjoyed the lamb shish. And the beef kabobs were very tender. The baklava is a do not miss. There was a wonderful belly dancer that was very entertaining. I almost never write a review, however this was a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My wife and i love coming here. it's at the top of our list of special places to go. Great service and delicious food. large menu, Salmon is my favorite, wonderful dessert. try the rice pudding and baklava!

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Colleyville, Texas, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Invited here by some friends of ours. Not usually very adventurous when it comes to food but was pleasantly surprised. The food was amazing! Had a mix of few dips and pita bread for our appetizer....and my husband and I had lamb and chicken shish for our entree, followed by a sampler plate of desserts. They were all great, but... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

What a nice experience. We were greeted warmly and served quickly. The humus was delicious with warm, soft bread, and our entrees (chicken shish and shrimp for me, beef and goat shish for the hubby) were delicious and nicely sized. The baklava was AMAZING. Hubby spoke highly of thr turkish coffee as well. Highly recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We've eaten here three times and the food has been good each visit. We always start with the large cold combo appetizer plate (hummus, baba ganoush, white beans, dolmas etc). Last visit I ordered the grilled salmon, which was excellent. The lamb was good but not great. If you are in the mood for something a little exotic, go on... More

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Grand Prairie, Texas
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26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We visited this location about a month before heading to the city of Istanbul itself. I can return and say that the Arlington Istanbul restaurant is insanely authentic - and if I were rating baklava alone, we did not find anything CLOSE to being as good as the baklava at Istanbul in Arlington. Crazy decadent! We will be going back,... More

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Gatesville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My first time ever trying Turkish food. It was wonderful! The owner greeted us at the door and seated us at a well appointed table. Wait staff recommended a sampling of the menu. Our selections served in courses, with ample time between courses to visit with friends. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Top notch food and service. This unassuming strip mall restaurant is something special. Perfect for any occasion or size of party. Sam and his staff really do things right.

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Killeen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Came here with the family on the recommendation of TripAdvisor. What an awesome place! Took us some time to find it, as the sign was out and GPS was slightly off, but it was well worth it. Truly a hidden gem as many others have stated. Highly recommend it.

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