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Cazbar

316 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201-4302 (Downtown)
410-528-1222
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Ranked #18 of 1,794 Restaurants in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

We tried Cazbar for the first time and really enjoyed the mezze, actually much more than the entrees. We started with the mixed mezze plate and it was all fantastic- great hummus, crispy bread, eggplant dishes and yogurt dips. For our meal, I had the manti-little pork dumplings in a yogurt sauce and the fish was both heavy and a... More

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Marathon, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Five of us went for dinner. We started with appetizers for the table: Sarma, Imam Bayildi, Hummus, Baba Ghanoush and Lahmacun. These were so great we kept ordering appetizers and wine and never got to a main course. Service was attentive. Everyone loved the food, even those not too familiar with Turkish style food. Can't wait to go back!

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We wanted something a little different on this trip so after reading other reviews we thought to give this a try. We were not disappointed! Lovely atmosphere, knowledgable attentive waitress and exceptionally good quality food made this a wonderful experience. First time to a Turkish restaurant we went with a small sampler sultans platter. Was more than sufficient for the... More

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Manakin Sabot, Va
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was a great meal with great service. We ordered the "Tour of Cazbar" which includes a platter of various spreads (lots of eggplant, yogurt, beets, spices) and each was absolutely delicious. There was one in particular, the "sour eggplant" that was very smoky, tart and so delicious. This was followed by the "Sultan's platter" which featured various meats, rice,... More

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Baltimore, MD
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120 reviews 120 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Our 23-year-old daughter chose this restaurant for her last meal before returning to Russia for a year. It was lots of fun (particularly the belly dancer) and the food was terrific. We did the combination appetizer and dinner and were very pleased with both. We went back the next week and would recommend sitting upstairs, if possible.

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Lewes, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Very good Turkish food, and some dishes were excellent. Don't miss the pumpkin soup. Menu broader than the usual Turkish restaurant. Staff was very friendly, welcoming, attentive, willing to spend time discussing spices in different dishes, and made the dining experience a pleasure. Will go again next time I'm in Baltimore. Best to sit as far from the bar as... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is Turkish food at its finest. I often enjoy ordering one of the many fine lunch items (including the pides, kebabs, and the ottoman feast) on my lunch break, and it has never disappointed. The quality of the various breads cannot be overstated. Highly recommended.

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Herndon, VA
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164 reviews 164 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 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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185 reviews 185 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 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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Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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