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Turkuaz Cafe

301 E 3rd St, Bloomington, IN 47401-3514
+1 812-333-7908
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pides” (20 reviews)
“baba ganoush” (5 reviews)
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
301 E 3rd St, Bloomington, IN 47401-3514
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I frequently go to Turkuaz for pides and my favorite is the spinach one. But tried another day to go there during lunch time with a potential new client and i was disappointed. No Wi-Fi in the restaurant (but i coulf get a very weak...More

Thank Priscilla B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Started with red lentil soup and Mediterranean salad, followed by a chicken pide (open faced calzone) sandwich and Diet Coke. Winner!

Thank Scuffy13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The unassuming little storefront is hiding some of the tastiest food in Bloomington. The red lentil soup is so flavorful and the lamb chops are succulent. They were a bit grisly but great portion size. Limited parking but well worth the walk

Thank YOropeza53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere, service and food is amazing. The princessa pide is my favorite and the red lentil is to die for. The servers are great and the buffet is reasonably priced. Best prices in town and beats the other Turkish restaurants around. Everything is cooked...More

Thank Derrick M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best restaurant in Bloomington, food is always fresh and yummy, we went there with bunch of friends for lunch buffet, one of the best buffet in town, we definitely will be back!

Thank aniljane2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From beginning to end, it was a lovely experience. Not just dinner, but the service and warmth of the staff. It was a beautiful evening so we sat outside, but the ambience inside is really nice, so on our next trip we will sit there....More

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After driving past this place for a year and a half, I decided to stop in. Wow! What flavor. I was blown away. Serious regrets that it has taken me so long to stop in. This has to be one of Bloomington's best ethnic restaurants...More

Thank amalongi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for dinner tonight for the first time and were. blown. away! It was amazing!! We got the mucver and yaglama to start. The mucver is a Turkish zucchini fritter that was so light and flavorful. The yaglama was like...More

Thank Jen F
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

The dishes are generally excellent including the savory pides and the various "kebabs" which could either be a skewer or a meat dish in a sauce. Excellent and modestly priced.

Thank kawidd
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in in a Sunday night as we were in town for new student orientation. The restaurant was not crowded and we sat at a table but floor seating is available if you desire. We were really in the mood for some Mid East...More

Thank Profmeow15
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Adriana V
February 2, 2017|
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Response from April450 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely call and make a reservation. Tables that large are unusual there, so they will have to make arrangements so you should call and discuss it with them. (It is not a large restaurant).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 E 3rd St, Bloomington, IN 47401-3514
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 812-333-7908
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