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2243 15th St, Troy, NY 12180
+1 518-273-1170
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Albany, New York
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303 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Several years ago we travelled to Turkey and so find this restaurant a great local way to connect with that experience. The food here is very similar to what we ate in Turkey. We've been here before and will do so again and again. The quality, quantity, value and service is excellent.

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Thank bclooch
Troy, New York
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We went to Alibaba a few weeks ago for dinner. Good quality-price ratio, but service could be improved.

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Thank gloriavallfor
Rutland, Vermont
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

We had the large combo plate with all of the delicious dips. LOVED IT! Each dip was so well balanced and unique. It was so fun to mix and match. Also, it comes with the freshly baked delicious lavash bread. Wait staff was incredibly friendly also.

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Thank annieb003
Albany, New York
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Plenty of people rave about the food here. The bread, which is fresh-baked, was definitely inviting. But our meal was a disappointment. The meat was overcooked and very dry, difficult to even chew. We'll probably try again when RPI is back in session and they are busier. Maybe the food was just sitting around too long on a slow day... More 

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Thank 12RAS302
Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We were looking for Turkish food in the area and this place was highly recommended. The service was good and the food was pretty good as well. The huge Lavash bread made it worth it alone. The place was a little dirty though.

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Thank Chris S
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103 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

I've been here a number of times and really enjoy the piping hot lavash bread with a choice of dips. The servers, however, offer very little guidance on what things are, and the menu is even less helpful, despite the colored photos that fill it. On my last visit I ordered curry iksander, which I assumed was beef, but learned... More 

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Thank Hodork
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I visited for a light lunch this time and every bite we had was a nostalgic experience. Actually all we ordered to share was a large Mixed Plate of Mezze (Mediterranean Appetizers) which one chooses from a large selection at the counter. It comes with a huge piping hot Lavash/flat bread and a plate of yogurt sauce... More 

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Thank Renate B
Saratoga Springs, New York
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147 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

I frankly felt the food was bland, overlooked and overpriced. Have tried it for lunch and dinner with a friend who raved about it. Service was extremely reluctant and slow. I felt uncomfortable waiting and not worth it to me. Street parking along very busy street. Ordered takeout that took forever and was so bad I never want to order... More 

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Thank Adirondacker1
Troy, New York
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

I must confess I'm a relative newbie to Middle Eastern food, having tried gyros, humus, baba ghanoush, and kebabs. Today, my husband and I both tried beyti sarma, a lamb dish, and we both loved it! It was presented beautifully with fluffy rice, pickled cabbage, and sliced kebab drizzled with a delicious sauce. It was so huge, even my husband... More 

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Thank Nancy M
New York City
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with a group of colleagues visiting Troy. Food is authentic Turkish yummy lamb dishes chicken curry and fresh delicious salads. Hostess and staff are friendly and will suggest dishes that you will enjoy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2243 15th St, Troy, NY 12180
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 518-273-1170

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