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316 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201-4302 (Downtown)
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Ranked #18 of 1,797 restaurants in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: Turkish
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Saratoga Street
Description: The Cazbar is Baltimore’s first and only Turkish Restaurant located at the heart of the Historic Charles Street District. We feature authentic Turkish cuisine in a warm and inviting atmosphere. We are open daily for Lunch and Dinner. Join us on Friday or Saturday nights for our exotic Belly Dancing shows and our new lounge. In addition, we have two very unique and beautiful banquet rooms that can accommodate an intimate dinner for 2 or a gathering for 100. If you’re in the mood for something light, visit us at our Kebap House in Columbia, Maryland. For corporate, residential, or hotel catering, please contact me at chef@cazbarbaltimore.com I invite you to join us for a unique dining experience at the Cazbar. -Haluk Kantar Chef / Owner
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92% Recommend
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Herndon, VA
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164 reviews 164 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Located near our hotel (Hotel Monaco Baltimore), we gave Cazbar a try -- and I'm very glad we did! It's an attractive restaurant, and the food was absolutely delicious. We couldn't decide what to order, so on the advice of our waiter, we tried their Taste of Cazbar set meal. It was a 3 course meal including an appetizer plate,... More

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Varese, Italy
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164 reviews 164 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I love turkish food and must admit cazbar comes extremely close to authentic turkish cuisine. Prices are a little above average but money is well spent! I will return here!!!

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Baltimore, Maryland
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I was in Turkey a couple months ago and fell in love with the food there. Tried Cazbar as soon as I got back... The food was delicious, authentic, and served attractively. Excellent lamb, and lots of options for vegetarians. Our server was knowledgeable and friendly, but not intrusive. The decor is great -- cozy and a bit exotic. The... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Can't go wrong with the cold mezze plate! I love their food and the atmosphere is perfect!!! The wait staff is really amazing here. They make you feel comfortable and welcome. If you have any questions, ask them. They enjoy to talk about the different food styles. The food always comes out pretty quickly as well. My one complaint would... More

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We were in Turkey earlier this month & loved the food. When we got home we investigated whether there was a Turkish restaurant in Baltimore. What a pleasant surprise to find there is one so close to where we live. The atmosphere was great! The food was excellent! We got the Sultan's platter which gave us a taste of a... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

My husband and I frequent Cazbar and love everything they make. The sultan's platter is delicious (a good sampling of many of their offerings). I love the lamb moussaka and the pides.

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Olathe, Kansas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I had never been to a Turkish restaurant before. The food here is very good, the wait staff are knowledgeable to help you make your selections. Great place for an introduction to the cuisine. They also have a belly dancer on the weekends.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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107 reviews 107 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I've been coming here for years, even when I lived in PA. The lamb, hummus, ezme, lahmacun, shrimp w tomato and feta, & manti are my favorite things! Service is always great and I love the atmosphere. On Fri & Sat night they even have belly dancers, music, and hookah.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

My husband and I tried this restaurant because of the Groupon mystery date, and I'll admit we were apprehensive when we first looked at the menu. We had a preset 3 course meal, and every course was delicious. All of the staff was very friendly and extremely helpful explaining what each different type of food was. We will definitely go... More

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York, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We went here because we bought a Mystery Date Groupon. You didn't know what restaurant you'd get until you called for a reservation. We really appreciated the valet parking at the restaurant. Only $6 for diners and it's nice not to worry about parking in downtown Baltimore. The decor was cute but the restaurant was very crowded and loud. it... More

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