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Bosphorus Istanbul Cafe

935 S East St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1321
+1 317-974-1770
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“hummus” (68 reviews)
“baklava” (28 reviews)
“adana kebab” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
935 S East St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1321
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here six years ago without our dog, so we were delighted when we were passing through Indianapolis today to see it was dog friendly. We had the lunch special. I got babaghanoush and the doner, and my husband got the eggplant and peppers...More

Thank Aandrea1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the appetizer combo, and it was delicious. My entree, the Lamb Mediterranean, was fine but nothing particularly special. We had baklava for dessert - yum. Next time we go we plan to order multiple appetizers and then go straight to dessert!

Thank ann12339
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is average at best. The ambiance is somewhat reminiscent of Istanbul, but falls short. Prices are bit on the high side. The number of people who were here on a Friday evening tells me that it is not too popular either. So, that...More

Thank betteradvisor
Reviewed June 8, 2018

My fiancée and I were looking for a nice mediterranean restaurant and couldn't find a better one. This smal place on east st. right across lilly has a pretty nice enviroment and a great cuisine. Please give it a try it's worth it. Dolma, Tabouli...More

Thank Jorge P
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

OMG - We had the Bosphorus special and the appetizer sampler, with baklava for dessert. The babaganoush was the best I’ve ever had....all other food exceeded expectations - this place is now one of my favorites, and it was my first time here....

Thank Kevin E
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Seriously more people need to know about this restaurant. It is so delicious. I go with my friend and we order many things and share. We always get the hummus, tabouli, pepper delight, and either the turkish delight or guvec and sometimes both. Seriously the...More

Thank Angela L
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I tried a little of everything...hummus (with warm bread!), falafel, lentil soup, lamb chops, seafood casserole. Everything was enjoyed and we had great service!

Thank twhite90
Reviewed April 6, 2018

We had no idea what to expect and were surprised in a nice way. The food was great. The server was helpful, but a little forceful with the choices.

Thank pastorbo
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

We lived in the Indianapolis area for many years and know most of the great restaurants down town (especially Mass Ave). We came back to Indy for a visit and wished to celebrate my birthday at a place where we could enjoy good food and...More

Thank DutchDoc1
Reviewed January 26, 2018

Many people have recommended this restaurant and the ratings are good so we looked forward to our first visit. Unfortunately it did not impress us as it has for many others. Yes, the service was good other than the fact that the entre arrived before...More

Thank gold-vintner
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Jawaid K
January 13, 2015|
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Response from IndyLiz2013 | Reviewed this property |
I am not Islamic so I do not know the rules for halal. I would recommend that you call the restaurant and ask them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 935 S East St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1321
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-974-1770
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