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Cazbar

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Downtown
Turkish
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316 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201-4302 (Saratoga Street)
410-528-1222
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Cazbar is Baltimore’s first and only Turkish Restaurant located at the...
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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  • 89
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing meal, fantastic service! Highly recommended.

Cazbar definitely lives up to its high ratings here. I arrived for dinner at 5pm on a Tuesday and there was only one other diner which was odd. But the hostess was welcoming and the waitress was top notch. I had a pear martini which was out of this world, an appetizer ("Mucver") which was to die... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
VTwanderlust
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Central Vermont
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Central Vermont
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Cazbar definitely lives up to its high ratings here. I arrived for dinner at 5pm on a Tuesday and there was only one other diner which was odd. But the hostess was welcoming and the waitress was top notch. I had a pear martini which was out of this world, an appetizer ("Mucver") which was to die for, an entree... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My husband and I had dinner before seeing a show at the Hippodrome. It was a about a 10 minute walk from the theatre. Our cocktails were just okay, but we loved the hummus, our entrees (Lamb Three Ways and Lamb Moussaka), and the baklava with Turkish coffee for dessert. I'd go here again or recommend to a friend!

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Baltimore, MD
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162 reviews 162 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We had just been to Turkey and wanted to teat some friends to a taste of the cuisine, but were way too lazy to make all the mezzas, so we called Cazbar and ordered six terrific messas to go. We picked them up at the bar and they were fantastic. The Acili Ezme is great if you like something a... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Cazbar is one of my go-to restaurants in Baltimore when I want great humus, patlican, ezme, pide, and other Turkish/ Mediterranean tapas. The salmon and the shrimp with feta are great entrees. The staff and manager (Tatianna!) are wonderful. The bread is always hot and fresh, and the wine list, while not extensive, is more than adequate, but not expensive... More 

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United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Wonderful atmosphere, generally very attentive and friendly staff, extremely varied menu, excellent food and reasonably priced. It was a real treat to eat at Cazbar!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

I had this delivered to my hotel. Highlight was the baklava, but the hummus was a disappointment. Kafta was tasty, but came in tiny patties, which I hadn't seen before. Overall, a good value and I would order there again.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Great service and a wonderful atmosphere. The staff was welcoming and so helpful w/o being overpowering. Took a friend there for a significant birthday dinner. We started with an appetizer sampler - baba ghanoush, hummus, ezme - perfectly sized. She had the filet mignon kebab and I had a delicious chicken dish cooked in a tomato sauce with peppers and... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I love the ambiance at Cazbar and the food is divine! I had lamb kabobs with rice and vegetables! So delicious! My husband had the triple lamb dinner that included lamb chops, kabobs and ground lamb! He loved it! This is my second time dining here and can call it one of my favorite restaurants!

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Maryland
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157 restaurant reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Last night we went. to Cazbar with friends to use a coupon that was about to expire. I had bought it a while back because we had been in the past, but didn't remember it well. I looked up the reviews on Social Media and they were mostly positive. The restaurant was crowded, but we had made reservations and were... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Absolutely delicious food and a fun overall dining experience. Went in the late evening with a group of friends to dine family-style and see the belly dancer. Food, service, and ambiance were all top-notch (except for a few minutes of cigarette smoke wafting in from an opened door). Pricing is a bit high to visit regularly, but this is the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 316 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201-4302
    (Saratoga Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 410-528-1222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Turkish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

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
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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