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Pasha

#1,488 of 11,901 Restaurants in New York City
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70 West 71st Street, New York City, NY 10023 (Columbus)
1,2,3,C,B trains
212-579-8751
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: With its deep red walls and skylight dining room, Pasha is one of the best...
With its deep red walls and skylight dining room, Pasha is one of the best Turkish restaurants in North America. Anyone who wants to take a "magical carpet ride" to Istanbul in a very elegant and comfortable ambience and warm and friendly service should visit Pasha.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 43
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Don't order delivery

Food took an hour to arrive, but was promised for 30 minutes. Fish was seriously overcooked and rest of the meal was cold and nearly inedible. Deliver person was given the correct address, but was sent to a cross street 18 blocks away.

1 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
StlmanChuck
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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100 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Turkish first
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English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Food took an hour to arrive, but was promised for 30 minutes. Fish was seriously overcooked and rest of the meal was cold and nearly inedible. Deliver person was given the correct address, but was sent to a cross street 18 blocks away.

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We are fond of Turkish food and are regulars at Pasha on our visits to Lincoln Center. There is an excellent variety of dishes, all beautifully prepared, ranging from the simple (I had a chicken Kebab with rice and sweet peppers since I wanted something that would be easy on my digestion,) to the most exotic sauce mixtures. Service is... More 

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New York City, New York
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266 reviews 266 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The food is very good, especially the lamb dishes. There service is always nice. It's very attractive with Turkish decor. Also, its close to Lincoln Center and Central Park. The noise level is adult. Also its on Open Table.

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Palm Springs, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

Pasha is one of those restaurants that never dissapointments. You feel from the moment you enter like you are in someones wonderful home. It is like going back in time. The food is truly amazing. The appetizers are so goid that we usually order a multitude of them just so we can taste them all. The dumplings are fantastic as... More 

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Iowa City
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86 reviews 86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Rating should really be 3.5.I have to say up front that my choices were a bit limited by my gluten free self. That said the waiter was very good and cautious in his suggestions and that was helpful. Sadly I couldn't do the prix fix which was an excellent deal (my friend did get this). The wine (pinot noir) was... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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94 reviews 94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We hadn't been here in a couple of years, and then someone got a yen for the lamb with yoghurt and tomatoes and the apricots with clotted cream. The special dish that night was minced lamb patties, which were fabulous. The staff was very willing to assist our large party with all kinds of "different" requests. The food was overall... More 

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LI
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271 reviews 271 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Taken here by "natives" of the area, and was pleasantly surprised how comfortable and enjoyable it was. There are three areas for dining , including a very attractive bar area with small couches for drinks and meze. We eat in the largest room, but the noise level was fine and there was plenty of space between tables. The service was... More 

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New York City, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We always like to return to Pasha. The Turkish dishes are well prepared and tasteful. Sharing a number of the appetizers works well. Both the lamb shank and the lamb cubes, which were extremely tender, were enjoyed at our table. There is a variety of desserts. The stuffed apricots are very good. Service is pleasant and attentive. By New York... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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168 reviews 168 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I was here as part of a large group and so that may account for why my impressions seem more negative than the average reviewer. I am usually more positive than most. First, though, we had to wait for almost an hour to order. Then, the food took quite a while to arrive. It was not, as some reviewers have... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We were staying in a nearby hotel and had walked by the restaurant several times. On our last night in NYC we decided to try this restaurant. What a pleasant surprise. The decor and atmosphere inside was warm and inviting. The restaurant is much larger than it appears from the street. We were greeted by, I believe, was the owner.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 70 West 71st Street, New York City, NY 10023
    (Columbus)
  • Public Transportation: 1,2,3,C,B trains
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: 212-579-8751

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 60
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating

Description

With its deep red walls and skylight dining room, Pasha is one of the best Turkish restaurants in North America. Anyone who wants to take a "magical carpet ride" to Istanbul in a very elegant and comfortable ambience and warm and friendly service should visit Pasha.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Pasha staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theater performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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