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Sun, 5/26
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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mevsim salatası
pickled red cabbage, carrots, romaine lettuce topped with tomatoes, cucumbers, basil-vinaigrette dressing and turkish feta.
ahtapot salatası
char-grilled octopus served over arugula, spinach, red onions, tomatoes, cucumber, carrots, parsley, dill and pickled red cabbage tossed with basil and pomegranate dressing.
talulla’s salad
arugula, spinach, red onions, tomatoes, cucumber, carrots, parsley, dill, gemlik olives, and pistachios topped with herbed feta and pomegranate dressing.
çoban salatası
a popular turkish salad made with tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, onions, fresh dill, mint and parsley mixed with extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice.
mercimek soup
traditional turkish soup made from red lentils.
acılı ezme
a spread made of spicy red peppers, tomatoes, green peppers, walnuts and aegean olive oil
yaprak dolması
turkish grape leaves filled with our own blend of rice, pine nuts and currant stuffing
mercimek köftesi
red lentil patties made with bulgur wheat, spicy antep pepper, scallions, mint and parsley
peynir ve zeytin meze(cheese and olive platter)
turkish feta, aged kaşar cheese, olives, cucumbers and tomatoes
turkish tabouli made with bulgur, chopped walnuts, scallions, mint, parsley and mixed with olive oil
When you walk through the shadowed glass doors of Talulla's, an instant transformation begins to occur. Your mind and body begin to relax. Your ears pick up on the eclectic mix of music. Your eyes wonder around the walls, decorated in Turkish rugs; then the ceilings, scattered with warm, unique lighting pieces; then the floors... the dark, hardwood floors; and finally, across the plush seating areas, disguised by cushions and pillows and fabric leisurely draped around the frames.
$20 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in this restaurant last night to celebrate a great accomplishment by a family member. It is customary for our family to have our celebrations there, and as always, we were not disappointed. The food was delicious, the atmosphere congenial and cultured, and the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Bunmi M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the food, atmosphere, and service. The food is so flavorful and fresh. We were there on Easter Sunday and all got the special tasting. 3 houses for $25 was a great and tasty deal! Make sure to try the Turkish Coffee.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank LPLoveToTravel
Reviewed April 20, 2019

Yup, I am a Turk, as I write this, I am sitting in my Turkish mom's kitchen eating homemade Turkish Borek. This place is about as authentic as it gets outside of Turkey. Including the Turkish wine, Beer, and Raki (Similar to Greek Uzo, but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bilal S
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Wonderful experience, delicious spin on Middle Eastern. This place is a gem, from the appetizers, bread to the reasonably priced wines this is a must do in Chapel Hill. The service was great and prompt. The lamb shank I had was perfectly prepared, well portioned...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Anthony L
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Our family of five found the food excellent, all the courses. Perhaps one of the top five meals we've shared together over thirty years. Good service makes great food even better. Our server was helpful with menu choices and had superb timing even with all...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank EdA27
Reviewed February 28, 2019

Turkish food intrigued me as I like Moroccan and so a friend took me here . This is a family place as there are kids running out of the kitchen and the servers treat you like you are family, they are so sweet and accommodating...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank bostonbrian12
Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I visited this restaurant for the first time. After a warm and friendly welcome, we had an outstanding dinner. Ali answered all our questions. He was very polite and helpful. We tried lentil soup, Talullas salad, and two specials (lamb shank and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JustForTheExperience
Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

My girlfriend and I ate here for Valentine’s Day dinner and were honestly quite frustrated with the service we received. At least the food twas top to bottom great but of all days, you’d think a Valentine’s Day would be one where the restaurant would...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 414sujayr
Reviewed February 8, 2019

My wife and I have been living in Cary for a 5 months and we have discovered this restaurant last month. According to our experiences compare to other turkish restaurants in Cary, this place is better on both taste and the service quality. The most...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sahinT
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

6 of us had heard about this restaurant in Chapel Hill, and were looking forward to our 1st time dining there. Well, we weren't disappointed. The decor is authentic Turkish, as are all there AWESOME entrees. Complex flavors with a variety of veggies and meats....More

Date of visit: January 2019
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September 12, 2017|
Response from BlueRidgeAdventures | Reviewed this property |
They don't have it on their menu, but they had several other desserts.
October 14, 2016|
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Response from tranejoan | Reviewed this property |
they have valets there but if you drive down Franklin (away from Tallulah's) and turn right at the first (or second, I can't remember clearly) crossing there is a public parking space
December 3, 2015|
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Response from williamhol | Reviewed this property |
Graduation is a special situation and the advice of others is very valid. My visits have been in the summer and it was immediate seating when we wandered in.
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