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32 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 249-4100
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Ranked #26 of 165 Restaurants in New Brunswick
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Turkish
Dining options: Takeout
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Dining options: Takeout
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Somerset, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I travel to this location quite a bit being that I don't live that far, and plus I work in the area. While I work in the industry where taking care of guests is a TOP PRIORITY, I usually them send here if they are looking for really good food and would like something a little different. The gyros are... More 

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Flemington, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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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90 reviews 90 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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141 reviews 141 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
315 helpful votes 315 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
30 helpful votes 30 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 reviews 6 reviews
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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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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Additional Information about Efes

Address: 32 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone Number: (732) 249-4100
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Turkish

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