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Pasha

#1,368 of 12,009 Restaurants in New York City
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Upper West Side
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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, Delivery, 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
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 42
    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
A great find

Read about this restaurant, and was very pleasantly surprised. Great pre fixe menu choices. Everything was beautifully prepared, and had wonderful taste and texture. The stuffed chicken breast in a cream sauce was to die for.We were also so lucky to have a charming Turkish waitress who took... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
stephen96821
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Honolulu, Hawaii
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Outdoor seating
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105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Russian first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Honolulu, Hawaii
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Read about this restaurant, and was very pleasantly surprised. Great pre fixe menu choices. Everything was beautifully prepared, and had wonderful taste and texture. The stuffed chicken breast in a cream sauce was to die for.We were also so lucky to have a charming Turkish waitress who took wonderful care of us. A great place to dine.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Utterly mouth-watering and beguilingly beautiful. And, that's just the scents of spices and grilled food wafting through the unassuming door-way as you enter this oasis away from the hubbub of New York's mad chaotic frenzy... This Upper West Side restaurant is by far one of the BEST if not the veritable BEST eatery in New York city, alas State, by... More 

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Pasha has a lot going for it. The location is convenient to transportation and a short walk from Lincoln Center. The decor is great, cocktails are great, the staff are friendly and attentive and the food is consistently excellent. I have traveled in Turkey and found Pasha's food to match some of the best I had in Istanbul. My favorite... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We are not used to Turkish cuisine so it was a double enjoyment to try their offerings. We chose from fixed price menus. One has a selection for each course. Our entree of Sigara Boregi, feta and spinach filled philo pastry was to our liking, so was the filled chicken with spinach and I believe almond. Our friend had lamb... More 

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

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

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
Top Contributor
266 reviews 266 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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105 reviews 105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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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, Turkish, Middle Eastern

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?

Staying in Upper West Side

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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