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Istanblue Mediterranean Restaurant

68 Congress St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(518) 581-0181
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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English first
Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

My wife Ns I decided for our rehearsal dinner at istanblue since we have been going there ever since they have been opened and had an amazing food& service experience every single visit. If you want to have a real Turkish food experience this it!!! The quality of the food and presentation is above the fancy Turkish Restaurants in Manhattan.... More 

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102 reviews 102 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We got a Groupon and saved $15 on our dinner. We bought a bottle of Bil-Haut from Purdy's wines next door ($13). We liked tt so much we bought a case after we finished our tasty lunch. We started with a grilled octopus salad and stuffed squid. Having just returned from a circumnavigation of the Iberian peninsula subsisting mainly on... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A business owner, in Saratoga, told me about the Istanblue Mediterranean Restaurant. So when the chance came, up my restaurant friend and I gave it a shot. The food choices were many and the menu was set up so that each dish was explained for those not familiar with the turkish language. The waitress also played a part in chosing... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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98 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Istanblue is a ways off of Broadway in a strip mall near the Embassy Suites. The location isn't great, but everything else about this restaurant is. The food is fresh, authentic, healthy, and tasty. The service is five star and the setting is surprisedly upscale. Finally the prices are very reasonable - maybe because the off Broadway location comes with... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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85 reviews 85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

But that would not be fair to someone who might consider trying this restaurant thinking they would get a reasonable Meditteranean meal at a fair price (not cheap -just FAIR). I think you would be wrong on both counts. We ordered take out. Baba Ghanoush tasted like it had actually burned black at some point. Other than that flavor there... More 

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New York State
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Great service. Beautiful presentation. Authentic music. Our new favorite Mediterranean restaurant. Got to go, our dessert and Turkish coffee just arrived..

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upstate NY
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53 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We selected this restaurant because it was one of the few open on a Monday evening. We were not disappointed. The shopping center in which it is located was under construction, so getting in and parked was a bit of a challenge, but that was overcome. We arrived just at 5:00 and we were the only ones in the restaurant.... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Had dinner here with my wife for her birthday. She really enjoys Turkish food and Ali Baba Express just a half hour north in Lake George is the reason for that, so we went in here with pretty high expectations. We were a little off put when we found out that it was part of a strip mall but nonetheless... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Fantastic Menu, Food and Staff!!! The desserts are to DIE for!!!. The Tabouli and Babaganoush are worth the trip alone.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My wife and I both thought everything about our meal was above average, some of which was great. The meats were particularly well prepared. A little better rice and fresh in house made peta bread would have made it perfect, but it was still very good. No liquor license yet. I almost gave this place three stars for the service,... More 

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Additional Information about Istanblue Mediterranean Restaurant

Address: 68 Congress St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone Number: (518) 581-0181
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saratoga Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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