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1030 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10022 (Manhattan)
(212) 421-3004
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Ranked #2,573 of 11,771 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $21 - $30
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Turkish
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Boston, Massachusetts
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Excellent lunch! Friend and I shared the Meze Platter (A combination of Hummus, Babaganoush, Taboli, Ezme, Cacik, Lentil Balls, and Grape Leaves) as well as the Artichoke Special. The wine our waiter suggested was perfect: Majestik Sauvignon Blanc of Sultaniye Very much appreciate that our service was attentive without ever being over overbearing, and I'll be back to try the... More 

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Oviedo, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We found this restaurant by walking the streets We have been back at least four times in three different years . It is one of our best stops, because of the quality, price and staff

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Palm Springs, California
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218 reviews 218 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Tick it off: the food is ok and plentiful, the service is fine, the atmosphere is not so hot, the price is acceptable. That's the problem with Taksim; as one reviewer said, 'no bombs went off', and I would agree.It's fine as a choice, but i would not go out of the way to get here, nor would i miss... More 

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Lindenhurst, New York
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131 reviews 131 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Stopped in for lunch here today as I was in the neighborhood. Very nice little restaurant. All prepared fresh. I just can't stop thinking about the Middle East these days...

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This is the best place if you would like to taste Delicious turkish cuisine or yearn for turkish foods and friendly Turkish hospitality. Excellent taste of food, good prices, great atmosphere.You can enjoy with Ottoman style foods prepared by Head Chef Harun, accompanied of turkish music.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food is very good, on par with the best we had in Turkey. The bread is excellent, the Iskander in particular was very good. The restaurant has great artwork with paintings of Turkish sights. Very comfortable place with good service. Turkish wine was also very reasonably priced and good.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good, reasonably priced turkish food. Nice place for a casual dinner in NYC. Very good meza/starter platter and chicken kabobs. Noise level can be very high.

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Hire some people for god's sake. You'll lose your customers if you don't. Sitting between an impersonator of Edith Bunker, screaming the equivalent of "awchie" and a young woman who clearly has mutated her vocal chords to achieve that perfect pitch of screech, I felt like I was in the middle of an air attack. The restaurant was packed and... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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76 reviews 76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The food portions are generous. The flavor is very good and the service is quick. The place is small and may be crowded on a weekday lunch. We experimented with some of the better known Turkish dishes and everything was enjoyable. You can easily share a full-size dish. They offer lunch portions or specials.

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196 reviews 196 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Very solid Turkish cuisine in a semi-casual, but slightly formal setting. Prices were fair and service was spot-on.

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Additional Information about Taksim

Address: 1030 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10022
Phone Number: (212) 421-3004
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish

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