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Troy Mezze Lounge

315 Blake Street, Downtown, Raleigh, NC 27601
+1 919-834-8133
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Ranked #339 of 1,213 restaurants in Raleigh
Price range: $25 - $25
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Turkish
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Allow yourself to be transported to Turkey by the rich flavors and intoxicating smells of authentic Turkish cuisine in our ethnic restaurant. One must only travel as far as historic Blake Street in downtown Raleigh, NC to obtain their pass to the Mediterranean. Owner Arif Denk, a native of Troy, provides his guests with the opportunity to experience the warm hospitality of his hometown where he learned the secrets of authentic Turkish cuisine firsthand. Upon entering you will feel as if you have stepped off a boat onto an authentic beautiful Turkey Mediterranean Restaurant.
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English first
Garner, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I had the 4th of July off so I decided to go out since I had Friday off. We saw that Troy Mezze had Turkish food and we thought yea let's try this. The restaurant definitely had that cool space vibe that most of the Fayetteville street area has. It is definitely a nice space to eat. The décor supported... More

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North Carolina
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

My friend and I arrived at this charming little restaurant for a late lunch on a Saturday. It was quite full, and we assumed that many of the customers had participated in the protest march that had just ended in downtown Raleigh. To our surprise, there seemed to be only one server for the whole place. When she finally got... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This restaurant is a cozy place where one can experience the authentic Turkish/ Mediterranean food taste and atmosphere. I have to say that the food is extremely delicious and the portions are pretty satisfactory. Our group tried Troy mezze platter in which we were served different kinds of traditional healthy food options, as well as clay pot, lamp and chicken... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We have been going to this restaurant for almost 3 years, even through the lean times the owner keeps a smile and delivers great food each time. We have taken several groups of friends and our family from the UK and everyone loves the healthy and tasty dishes.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I liked everything about this place. The decor was warm and pleasant. The music was both Turkish and Greek, adding to the authentic atmosphere. The woman who served us was attentive and helpful. My wife needs gluten free food, and so the server offered to change some of the items on the appetizer tray to make it all gluten free... More

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Henderson, North Carolina
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Had a Living Social deal to use. Went on a Wednesday night. There was a large group at one table and than about four other tables occupied. We stood in the doorway waiting to be seated no one looked our way. Finally ran down a waitress to ask if they seated us or do we pick a table.Told us to... More

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

The staff was friendly and attentive (perhaps because there were only 2 filled tables in the entire restaurant) however the food was absolutely terrible. I had lasagna and my husband has "Turkish pizza", both of which tasted just like frozen dinners. In fact, my lasagna was cold when it was served.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

Had the Troy lunch platter with 7 Turkish items- enough for 2 for $12 plus fresh baked bread. Great service! Lots of charm! Great Value!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

A small group of friends spent several hours gallery hopping in downtown Raleigh. Inevitably, someone said, "I'm hungry," and suddenly we all were. This led to some exploring for a lunch spot. We wandered in the general direction of Moore Square, a collection of renovated warehouses and freight depots that now houses specialty shops and restaurants. A group of us... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Stopped in for lunch on Sunday with a 12 year old. I thought the food was great and she did too. I spent three weeks in Turkey a couple of years ago and loved the food and have a very basis of comparison as I ate my way across the entire country. The restaurant was beautifully decorated and would be... More

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