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Efes

32 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 249-4100
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Ranked #30 of 161 restaurants in New Brunswick
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Turkish
Dining options: Takeout
Most recent review
- Jul 21, 2014
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Dining options: Takeout
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English first
Flemington, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I went to Rutgers for undergrad so I ate at Efes quite often, although it was a bit pricey for us college students. But the food is always fresh, the people are always so sweet. I love that it's a small place on a busy street. Recently, our local community catered for 135 people. I was so afraid there wouldn't... More

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New York City, New York
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40 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

New Brunswick, NJ hosts several Mediterranean restaurants. So far, this was the best Turkish place I have had food at in metro-NY. The service was polite, pleasant and good. The quality of food and cooking was excellent. The restaurant has a larger space to host events and bigger groups. We were over 50-75 attendees and it was a great experience.... More

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Somerset, New Jersey
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13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were scheduled to meet friends for lunch today at the the new lovely upstairs dining room at Efes. Even at noon the temperature was stifling-85 degrees. They were just about to turn on the AC. We asked for ice in our beverage, but there was none available. Whereas the food is good, the environment was uninviting---and we left for... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Everything's amazing, delicious and tastes authentic. I lived in a Turkish neighborhood so that means a thing. From the lamb gyro to the chicken shish-kebab and the baklavas are to die for! The place's always full and we usually have to wait for 10/15min before getting a table but otherwise it's simply unbeatable!

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New Jersey
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129 reviews 129 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
309 helpful votes 309 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

They have the basic average Turkish food with a fast food mentality. Service was very good but the food was your average Turkish food.

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Piscataway, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Love the chicken kebabs here! Food always tastes fresh, good sauces & spices, many choices and they are currently expanding the restaurant which will make it even better!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

The appetizers are very good. The broad beans and lahmacun are excellent. The egg plant appetizers and baklava are also good. The grilled meat are not as good as the appetizers. I recommend the lentil soup.

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

If you are in New Brunswick, this is a must-visit. Great traditional Turkish food and great service!

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Milltown, New Jersey
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

If you like middle eastern food, this is the place to go. It is a hole-in-the-wall type of place, but the food is reasonable and delicious. We eat here whenever we go to New Brunswick. The waitresses are helpful in selecting your meal. Great food.

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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84 reviews 84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

If you like Turkish food and are in a rush, this is the place to satisfy your taste buds. Run by a Turkish family, the restaurant offers a variety of quick Turkish food fixes. Always fresh, always full and always open :)

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