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Bosphorus Istanbul Cafe

935 S East St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1321
+1 317-974-1770
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“hummus” (67 reviews)
“baklava” (27 reviews)
“adana kebab” (15 reviews)
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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 4 days ago

This place has delicious food and a great vibe. It is about 1.5 miles from the statehouse area in Indianapolis, so if you are there for work you can reach it by taxi or by a nice walk. There are many vegetarian items on the...More

Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice and Cozy atmosphere. First time, of many more, we came here. Great food and service. Prices are reasonable.

Thank mtalexander1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a neat restaurant located in an old house on the South side of the Indianapolis business district, immediately North of I-70. The menu is extensive. 2 of us had Iskender, Gyro meat in a delightful tomato sauce, while the other 2 had lamb...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed July 9, 2018 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 June 24, 2018 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 June 22, 2018

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
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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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