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Leziz Turkish Cuisine

611 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19147 (Formerly S & H Kebab House)
267-639-3214
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Ranked #313 of 3,731 restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $13 - $30
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Seafood, Turkish, Vegetarian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Leziz Turkish Cuisine (formerly S & H Kebab House) is a family owned restaurant specializing in authentic Turkish, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine. Located just off of South Street, this cozy oasis brings a taste of the Ottoman Empire to the heart of Philadelphia. Featuring organic lamb, chicken and Top Choice Black Angus steaks, as well as traditional vegetarian dishes and fresh seafood, this Full Bar & Grille satisfies every palate.BYOB on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Leziz Turkish Cuisine (formerly S & H Kebab House) is a family owned restaurant specializing in authentic Turkish, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine. Located just off of South Street, this cozy oasis brings a taste of the Ottoman Empire to the heart of Philadelphia. Featuring organic lamb, chicken and Top Choice Black Angus steaks, as well as traditional vegetarian dishes and fresh seafood, this Full Bar & Grille satisfies every palate.BYOB on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
859 reviews 859 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
583 helpful votes 583 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The owner of Leziz always greets us warmly and makes sure that the meal is just right. Chuck, our server, was likewise friendly and attentive, and our selections were predictably delicious. The lamb kebabs were superb.

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews 77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Four couples shared the combination appetizer plate and a large Greek salad to start. Each had a main course and we brought our own wine. Food was tasty, service was appropriate and pleasant. Wide variety of choices, representative of the Mediterranean and Turkey. Having taken many visits to Turkey and the Med countries, it was a decent representation, reasonably priced,... More

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New York City, New York
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75 reviews 75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I am from Turkey and was looking for good Turkish food in Philly. This place is one of the worst Turkish restaurants I have ever been in U.S. We ordered eggplant appetizer, iskender gyro and pide with ground beef. Eggplant appetizer had too much tomato sauce in it and very little amount of eggplant. The taste was very sour. That... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Leziz stood up to its reputation as "The" place to have a great Turkish Meal in the heart of South Philadelphia. I arrived as they just opened up for lunch on a Monday, and we were the only ones there (for now). No worries, because I wanted to have the full experience of tasting Turkish delicacies without the disturbance of... More

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Lafayette Hill
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We enjoyed a wonderful meal at Leziz on Saturday night. Sal, the owner, has created a homey and service oriented restaurant experience. The dips were flavorful and well prepared, and, unlike many restaurants, they were specially prepared to accommodate my sulfite allergy. The Moussaka was very unusual, and very good, with more heat than I am used to seeing in... More

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Philadelphia, PA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We had a wonderful meal here. The calamari are fresh and really tasty. The lamb shank was huge, tender and served wrapped in eggplant. I'd highly recommend it as well as the restaurant generally. The servers are very friendly and really attentive. If you like turkish food, this is a great restaurant to go to.

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Hampton, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

First off, the food is the star of the show, that is why I keep going back there, if it wasn't good there would be no review from me. Service is friendly, with a heavy accent and overall between good and great but there can be moments of ... distraction from the wait-staff (this IS a Turkish restaurant). The atmosphere... More

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kebabhouse1234, Owner at Leziz Turkish Cuisine, responded to this review

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Hamilton, NJ
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242 reviews 242 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
303 helpful votes 303 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

First let us say that three stars is a decent rating. The place is OK, the food is reliably solid Turkish fare. But our overall experience was quite average. The service was rather sloppy, we weren't given complete sets of utensils, our server's command of English was more than questionable. The interior is OK for a strip mall eatery but... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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138 reviews 138 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

This place is located just off South Street in Philly so it's in the midst of a vibrant, active part of Philadelphia. My wife and I ordered the Turkish rolls as an appetizer which is feta cheese wrapped in a light pastry. For main courses I ordered lamb kabobs and my wife ordered some kind of chicken platter with several... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

This is my first review about any restaurant but i felt like i had to share my experience. Worst place i've ever went. We wait 50 mins to get our order and we even could't finish them. The owner was very polite when we first get in the restaurant however when we complain about the foods he was rude. Iskender... More

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