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Turkuaz Cafe

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301 East Third Street, Bloomington, IN
812-333-7908
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Authentic, tasty food. Reasonable prices

Love this place. Tiny, but very authentic and wonderful food. Wish I could bring this restaurant home with me.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
tmysliwy
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Schererville, Indiana
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Schererville, Indiana
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Love this place. Tiny, but very authentic and wonderful food. Wish I could bring this restaurant home with me.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Stopped for lunch on the way through Bloomington. This was a great find! The food was outstanding and quite large portions for lunch. The baklava was a great finally to the meal as well! Highly recommended!!!

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Paoli, Indiana
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My wife and I wanted something new and different for our anniversary celebration. We loved this place. He service was top notch. The food was excellent! We will be back often!

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Been with a group of friends. The ambience is good. But food is average. Felt it was over spiced and under seasoned.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Turkuaz is one of my favorite restaurants in Bloomington. Light, fresh, healthy, tasty food. Enjoyed the salmon Sis. Others enjoyed the pide boats--spinach & tomato in one case and supreme pide in the other. The chicken turkuaz, oven baked in a clay pot, was delicious--tender and juicy.

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Bloomington, Indiana, United States
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We discovered this place a few months ago and we have already been back quite a few times and have taken several different friends there. We enjoy the "sitting on the floor" option when we just want to relax and eat slowly. The sis kebab's are delicious, the pides are very tasty, the service is great, the owner is nice... More 

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Indiana, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We visited Turkuaz on a Sunday evening. We ordered the lamb sis-kebob and the rack of lamb. Both were tasty but not anything that would get me excited to come back for. They came with a cup of very good lentil soup, a salad plate, and plain tasteless white rice. The rice needed some sauce like au jus. Both entrees... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My wife and I discovered Turquaz Cafe several years ago looking for an uncrowded restaurant during Bloomington's big Labor Day Art Fair. Although the restaurant has been through some changes during the ensuing years, it's still a great place to grab some delicious food at very reasonable prices. As you might surmise from the name, the focus of Turquaz Cafe... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My daughter and son-in-lave love Turkuaz Cafe so much they ordered the food for their wedding reception from there even though it was on a pick-up basis. Turkuaz provided the serving pieces the night before. The newlyweds were extremely happy with the results. This has been their go-to restaurant in Bloomington for many years, and on their wedding day they... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Never really experienced Turkish food but I know good food when I taste it. We stopped over during lunch and had the 8 dollar buffet. Wow! I can't tell you the names of everything we ate but there were fantastic meatballs along with a chicken dish that melted in your mouth. Yummy!!!

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Additional Information about Turkuaz Cafe

Address: 301 East Third Street, Bloomington, IN
Phone Number: 812-333-7908
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Turkish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 301 East Third Street, Bloomington, IN
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: 812-333-7908

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Turkish
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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