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“Great food, great people!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lisa's Turkish Kitchen

Lisa's Turkish Kitchen
54 Chestnut Street, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
201-251-8686
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Ranked #45 of 100 Restaurants in Ridgewood
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
northern New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great food, great people!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

We visited Lisa's on a recent Friday night, without a reservation. The restaurant was crowded with nearly every seat taken, yet the staff was able to accommodate us and we were seated within 5 minutes. The service was good, although it took longer than expected for our entrees to come out. To their credit, however, the restaurant was quite busy and the staff was apologetic for our delay. The food was well worth the wait! We had an absolutely delicious meal with three entrees (two chicken and one lamb -- hard to say which was best because they were all outstanding) plus appetizers and dessert. We were more than satisfied with our meals, after which the owner came by and we had a lovely conversation. We can't wait to go back!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Paramus, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Mediocre at best”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Having tried many other Turkish restaurants, this one is a sorry excuse for a restaurant. First of all, the lady owner or the manager has an attitude problem. Secondly, the food is very mediocre. The service too is nothing to write home about. Took our son there for his birthday. His food was undercooked. My wife;s dish was overcooked almost burnt. You could not take me there even if you tried. Terrible experience.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Washington Township, New Jersey
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“Beware, no longer honoring restaurant.com coupon”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

My Adana kabob was raw in the middle. My wife's falafel was overlooked, almost burnt. At the end of the meal they refused to honor a restaurant.com coupon because they had changed locations. It was an altogether unpleasant experience. We will never eat there again.

Visited January 2013
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Close to New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Very good food -- we love Lisa's”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Just went to the new location ans was pleased to see all the staff back. Food is really good, fresh and full of flavor. Prices are reasonable and portions are good. Wwe've tried most of the menu now andhave liked everything. Great place!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Franklin Lakes, NJ
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Call first”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Lisa's has moved around the corner and are completely renovating. They are suppose to open by Dec 21, but call first to make sure. My husband and I love this restaurant and have been going through withdrawl during their rennovation! The lamb doner is our favorite!

Visited November 2012
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