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Sofra Istanbul Restaurant

11th St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 677 7767
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“kebab” (18 reviews)
“iskender” (4 reviews)
“baklava” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11th St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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11 - 20 of 79 reviews

Reviewed June 8, 2017

This was the first restaurant that I was visited when I arrived to Abu Dhabi. The lamb chops were really amazing. They make fresh pita bread both wheat and white and both are delicious. Please watch your intake though because they are just that good....More

Thank MsTia79
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

The best thing on the menu is the 1 or 2 meter kebab, and is very filling. The ground beef mix is the best I've ever tasted, and even has sujuk mixed in. I did not enjoy the Iskender, and I've had Iskender in many...More

Thank hark803
Reviewed May 14, 2017

This Turkish restaurant offers tasty and authentic Turkish food. The best we have had in Abu Dhabi. The Adana Kabaab is succulent and perfectly spiced. The service is very good.

Thank GlobeTrottersJAR
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Family-style restaurant in the centre of town. Whatever we ordered was delicious: stuffed vine leaves, pide, main courses. Our favorite was the beef tenderloin strips in yoghurt- eggplant sauce. The desserts were ok, so concentrate on the savoury side.

1  Thank Thomas-Angeliki
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a turkish restaurant and found Istanbul Sofra. Even the first step we put in this restaurant it felt very familiar the smell of all turkish spices and sweets. We decided to order Iskender, which is kebab on roasted break and tomato...More

Thank shanel802001
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

the food quality was average.i had adana kebab but it lacked any taste of spices or parsley.It felt like just eating meat without any salt/pepper.However it was cooked tender and soft ans the meat was fresh.Ezme was not fresh and felt like it was off,probably...More

Thank Nailya S
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

It's our family's favorite restaurant in abudhabi. They serve the best food and most importantly fresh. Our favorites are the fried kebbah and fattoush for appetizers. I'd also recommend the sofra mixed grill and adana kebab.

Thank Omniya A
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

We visited two times during our visit to Abu Dhabi for IDEX 2017. The food was delicius besides the hospitality of the Adnan who is the owner of Sofra. Starting from the beginning to the end everthing was delicius. I highly recommend to everybody who...More

Thank Barış Ş
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Is not my first time having dinner here. We always return because we like the place a lot. Very clean place, nice turkish design, pleasant atmosphere. The food is of a good quality, I especially like the mixed meat meter kebab, the eggplant salad, and...More

Thank Corina B
Reviewed January 30, 2017

This is the first Turkish restaurant i had visited. First, the restaurant was amazing with architecture, probably Turkish. Then the food...mixture of arabic with cheese was excellent. The 2 meter long kabab was awesone. Turkish food with different salad was great. To finish with it...More

Thank Gopi n
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Delivery, Parking Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11th St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 677 7767
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