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Istanbul Restaurant

325 Calle Del Recinto S, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-722-5057
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“baklava” (17 reviews)
“casserole” (14 reviews)
“lamb” (23 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
325 Calle Del Recinto S, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed June 2, 2018

I find some falafel too spicy for my tastes, but this was perfect ($8). I ordered it with caciki (tzatziki) and pita ($8) and black iced tea ($3/no refills). I was so glad to find a restaurant with healthy and delicious vegetarian options. Yum!

Thank bnbdigs2
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Really good. Something different than Puertorrican food and healthy options. Staff super friendly. Great location

Thank gabriel r
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

This is the kind of restaurant that I like to go when I feel like having a nice meal in a warm cozy place. We come here regularly and every time we love it. Today we had the chicken curry & the Ottoman Casserole. One...More

Thank Monica D
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Very delicious plates of casserole, vegetables, lamb, beef. Greek salad was delicious. We would definitely come back for more.

Thank Conor D
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Very small portion for food and very expensive nice flavors and good service but is not the according with the price they have good location in old San Juan . My plate cost $35 and have 2 lamb chop a 2 very small piece off...More

Thank jobdi
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

The place its bit small but cozy. In the food you can feel the freshness of the ingredients. They have a variety of apetizers...like falafel, eqqplant, lentil soups and salads. For the main course you have to try the Ottoman Casserole with Lamb. For the...More

Thank Luis B
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

I visit this restaurant the customer service great. The food an excellent culinary experience. The hummus. Great the main dishes awesome. Taste this place just the best. I like the musaca.

Thank Josue M R
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant never disappoints. Great service and food. Love the limonade. Save space for dessert!!

Thank Vivian C
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had just landed to San Juan 2 hrs ago and wanted a fulfilling halal meal. We read the reviews and took a Uber here from our hotel. Btw Uber is cheap in San Juan. The restaurant atmosphere and decor is nice....More

Thank hira1190
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Small cozy restaurant. Food was surprisingly good. Very good portions and staff was very helpful explaining the dishes...

Thank Amaralis R
Ruslan M, Manager at Istanbul Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Thank you for coming to Istanbul , its always pleasure !

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August 13, 2017|
Response from PSalemSutton | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about halal. It's about 20 minutes or so. In old San Juan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 Calle Del Recinto S, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-722-5057
Istanbul Turkish Restaurant is located in San Juan, PUERTO RICO. We offer a large variety of Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine! We take reservations and we do take out! Lunch specials every weekday, except hollydays.
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