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Samdan Restaurant

178 Piermont Rd, Cresskill, NJ 07626-1561
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Ranked #1 of 14 Restaurants in Cresskill
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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English first
New York City, New York
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579 reviews 579 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
286 helpful votes 286 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Last time I went, was pleased with the food and quantities, but underwhelmed by service. On this visit the food was universally bad. The food all seems to be made ahead and kept on hot tables. It was late in the evening and everything we ordered was limp and overcooked and oversalted, even the zucchini pancakes we enjoyed on a... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

More of a lunch type place to me but the place does a great dinner business as well. Great for ordering last minute take out when the party gets bigger than expected!

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New York, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you like grilled steak and Turkish gyro, this is the place. Their lamb shish kebob and adana kebob are the best. The ambiance is very elegant and the service is very good, wine list is large enough, I truly recommend this established restaurant.

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New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Have visited many times especially for their excellent shish kebobs. Love most of their appetizers but everything in the menu is very good to excellent. Service is friendly and atmposhere warm. Strongly recommended for good Turkish food.

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

By far one of the best food anyone can have! It's a very well maintained Turkish restaurant with great food cooked the right way! I can't explain how great this place it. All I can say is go and visit!

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299 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The pleasant setting and friendly service have made this spot one of my favorites for more than a decade now. Fresh well prepared food makes Samdan an old standby. The reasonable prices are a bonus.

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New York City, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

OK.. Now if you have never had Turkish food, not to worry... We are talking Kebabs ,Gyros, Yogurt dishes....etc.. The food at this Restaurant in Cresskill, N.J. , only about 7 miles north of Fort Lee. was extraordinary!!... Order what you will, but take my advice... To Start : the Shepard Salad...(chopped up) for 2 or 4 or whatever, that... More 

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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

First of all, we have been going here for more than 10 years. Sometimes, we were there twice a month just because we were so hungry for quality food. Anything you order here come in a perfect plate of flavors. The best is if you go there and get the "Samdan Combination" which has 4 different kind of meat over... More 

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66 reviews 66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Went here on a whim and was not disappointed. Ordered my usual Turkish favorites and I have to say everything was tasty and plentiful. Service was great, busy place with lots of repeat customers known by name. Will definitely go back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Samdan is one of the few good mid East restaurants in Bergen county. Good when you have vegetarian and meat loving people in your party since it caters to both. The bread for starters is good. We've preferred a range of appetizers - Tabouli, Baba Ganoush, Hummus, Tarama, Yaprak (Grape Leaves), Falafal - it fills you up along with the... More 

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Address: 178 Piermont Rd, Cresskill, NJ 07626-1561
Phone Number: 201-816-7343
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cresskill
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

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