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Samdan Restaurant

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178 Piermont Rd, Cresskill, NJ 07626-1561
201-816-7343
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a neighborhood gem. They serve great Turkish food. It's a semi formal restaurant and they accommodate groups and have private party rooms. The parking is easy. The staff is very friendly, almost all of them can speak Turkish. We had traditional Turkish food, kebhab, Adana Meatballs. We brought our 2.5 year old with us and he was fine,... More 

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Thank CDNGlobetrotter79
Cresskill, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's nice to have a nearby Mediterranean/Greek restaurant. We eat there or take out at least once a month. Typically we also take guest from other states when they visit. We had many comments on how delicious the food is for instance, "the lamb shishkabob is so tender and tasty." There have been occasions where I want a light, fast... More 

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Thank Bobeps
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

All fresh!!! Great taste with a great service !! Love this place for just a family dinner or lunch with friends:-)

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Thank Limor K
Boynton Beach, Florida
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977 reviews
622 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Been coming to this Turkish restaurant for decades now. The freshness of the ingredients is a big factor in why everything works so well . The Coban salad, the tarama, and babaganoush are all first rate.

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Thank BigoBoca
Englewood, New Jersey
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The falafel is terrific. Samdan' prices are moderate.The service is very good. I love the Lamb Sis Kabob. The Donar Kabob is also good. The Samdan combination is pricey, so tasty that it is well worth it

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Thank Adam S
Teaneck
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Twenty years ago or so our uncle highly recommended to us a Turkish restaurant in Cresskill, NJ, by the name of Samdan where he had recently dined. My wife and I followed his advice and were introduced to a fabulous restaurant. We have been back countless times over the years, as a couple and with friends, and have never been... More 

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Thank Mark A
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

excellent restaurant with superb Turkish food. The Shepard's salad is always excellent as an appetizer, they go to such detail in preparation that they even remove all the seeds from the fresh, tasty tomatoes. The specials are always excellent, the lamb tender and perfectly cooked. The home-made desserts are a delight, and the Turkish coffee is always a perfect finish... More 

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Thank Amy C
Cresskill, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Samdan is one of the best middle eastern restaurants in Bergen County. 20+ years in business and the food has consistently been exceptional.

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Thank Matt R
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

I have been eating at Samdan for many years at least once every two months. The food, owner, staff, and overall atmosphere is very pleasant and consistent. My family and I enjoy Turkish food and this is the best in the area. The decor and service is lovely and it is always a good experience.

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Demarest, New Jersey
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

good for party anniversary..thanksgiven wedding food is so good recomendo to everyone that likes this kind of food mediterranean..very healthy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Piermont Rd, Cresskill, NJ 07626-1561
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cresskill
  • Phone Number: 201-816-7343

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?