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1710 Seminole Trail, Charlottesville, VA 22901
434 981 0090
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: Turkish
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: We liked this place. See write up in C'ville newspaper: Turkish delight --- 29 North just past the intersection of Rio Road is an unlikely location for Charlottesville’s first Turkish restaurant, but Sultan Kebab—opened in part by former GM at The Clifton Inn, Deniz Dikmen—has been serving up authentic dishes like lahmacun (that’s a crispy Turkish pizza covered with ground beef, vegetables, and spices), hummus casserole, dolma, kofte, and kebabs (from adana to doner) from that very spot for three weeks now. It’s open every day for dine-in or carry-out from 11am to 9pm and serves homemade Turkish baklava and that addictively strong Turkish coffee or tea for those wanting an after-dinner pick-me-up. Sounds like a meal fit for a sultan.
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English first
Charlottesville, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love SK, both for their food and their service! I eat at lunch at SK almost weekly and have tried a variety of items on their menu. I have loved everything I have tried including Adana Kebab, Ismir Kofte, Chicken Shish Kebab, Doner Kebab....it's all delicious. The hummus is the best I have ever eaten!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Went here based on trip advisor reviews. Outstanding food and service. Three of us ate here including one glass of wine, and one beer for $40. The hummus appetizer is the signature dish and was so tasty. It is served warm, with melted cheese on the top. You will not be disappointed .

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Not the most scenic resturant but very clean and friendly staff. Great lunch with simple, fresh & tasty food. Excellent value for money.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I always enjoy dining at SK and have really appreciated the new menu, and I am so looking forward to sitting outside in their newly expanded patio! On my latest visit I dined on their shrimp casserole without the cheese because unfortunately I am dairy-intolerant. Thankfully, the folks at SK help me out without any issues in avoiding cheese and... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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168 reviews 168 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Let me begin by saying that I found this -- my second meal -- as tasty and pleasant as before. The staff IS friendly (though they have a somewhat limited grasp of English). And the meal is reasonably priced, and authentic. That said, the restaurant is a small store front, clean but spartan, and the outside eating area is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We had a wonderful dinner at Sultan Kebab. Three of us each ordered different items and then shared tastes. We had Dolma which was not the usual over marinaded grape leaves but mild leaves with delicious filling. I had the Doner Kebab Sandwich which included the best tabbouleh I have ever had. My husband had the Adana Kebab Platter and... More 

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Yorktown, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I stopped in-traveling on business-stopped in to get a to go Chicken Kabobs-yum!-the staff was friendly, the restaurant was very clean and pleasant-I decided to stay and eat outside-nice outside area out of the sun-the owner noticed I was outside and he came out to bring me an ice water-he would check on me periodically, he said he was getting... More 

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Muscat, Oman
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Our group had the opportunity to try most of their selections :) we were a big group and were able to challenge the chef who did well Kofta, Kebab, Askender were v tasty. Don't miss the Turkish tea and Kunafa before leaving the place

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Port Jefferson Station, New York
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31 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I drove past the restaurant the first time but I was glad that we persevered and found it. My wife ordered the lamb wrap and I ordered the lamb kebab platter. The food was nicely prepared, flavorful, and well presented on the plates. The meal itself would have been enough to earn this restaurant a return trip, but there is... More 

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63 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

It's nice to have a different choice of food in Charlottesville. I enjoyed eating there on a Sunday afternoon. The food was very good and the management seemed very interested in my opinion of the food. I think a good choice for a late lunch and I hope to return. There is not a lot of atmosphere as it is... More 

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Address: 1710 Seminole Trail, Charlottesville, VA 22901
Phone Number: 434 981 0090
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
Cuisine: Turkish

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