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185 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1201
650-625-8155
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English first
Mountain View, California
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287 reviews 287 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We had a great meal and experience - on a super busy night, Ephesus came through for us. One entree was a little overdone, and a salad not up to snuff, or this would be 5 stars - but darn close, and we'll be back to take another crack at it. Still one of the best restaurants on the super-competitive... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I had the lamb shish which was good but not great. The broccoli had some yellow in it and the carrots were tough and bland. My father had the lamb chops, but found them too salty. Perhaps another day or a different menu selection would have been better. The service was reasonable.

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Orlando, FL
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

We were very hungry and needed a quick lunch. We chose Ephesus because it was close to our hotel and we love Turkish food. We both had the doner kebob wrap and it was delicious! My husband ordered coffee and they made a fresh pot for him. We had kunefe for dessert and it was the best we have ever... More

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Santa Clara, California
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188 reviews 188 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Had a working lunch here and it was very nice experience. We decided to sit outside, and we had a very good server. The food was very good, I had the falafel dish, they were very good also really enjoyed the hummus is was very flavorful. The portions were enough to be satisfied but not too full. I will be... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We picked Ephesus more or less at random from all the restaurants on offer in Mountain View. We had a very enjoyable meal, nicely served and reasonable prices. The service was good and the surroundings very pleasant on a hot Saturday afternoon.

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Mountain View, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

A regular place to dine with friends. We love the choices on the menu and the great friendly service. I'm partial to the lamb shashlik and lamb chops but have been known to choose the chicken shashlik. Great flavors, large portions for a reasonable price.

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San Jose, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I have been to Ephesus twice - its good food but nothing great. A decent Halal option but not sure I would recommend as a must visit to Tourists coming to the Bay Area. S

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Mountain View, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I had the spinach salad with grilled chicken for lunch. The chicken was bland and without flavor, and the salad had some rotten pieces of spinach in it. It was described as having cheese and nuts, but there was very little of either.

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Arlington, Virginia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I flew in late and wanted some dinner before heading to my hotel. Even though this place was closing they went the extra mile and made a plate of iskander kabob for me to take out. Hadn't had the dish for a couple years and theirs hit the spot.

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London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This is a good Turkish restaurant at moderate price. Very good food and big portions. The waitress was very friendly and helpful. The bottle of Malbec was excellent. Very satisfied.

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Additional Information about Ephesus

Address: 185 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1201
Phone Number: 650-625-8155
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean, Turkish

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