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Cafe Istanbul Mediterranean Cuisine

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3983 Worth Ave, Columbus, OH 43219-6117
+1 614-473-9144
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

best turkish food in ohio.. the place is beautiful.. and iskender kebab is one of the most popular kebabs

Thank AfnanMandurah
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197 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

I was shopping at Easton and wanted to get some lunch. I looked at the choices and immediately made my way to the Cafe Istanbul. Mediterranean cuisine is my favorite and I couldn't wait to give this place a try. I was promptly seated and my drink order taken. My water was brought and with it came a plate of... More 

Thank PaceJapan
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Everything is delicious! Staff is great and friendly. Make sure to finish your meal with dessert and a Turkish coffee.

Thank Melinda S
Columbus, Ohio
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

We decided to try something new while at Easton. We were pleasantly surprised with Café Istanbul. The bread was amazing, so were the entrees. The service was impeccable, the server suggested some amazing items. We are so glad we went there and will be back.

Thank PinnellMom
United States
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112 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

Went for a Sunday lunch. We were given the dinner menu, not sure if there was even was a lunch menu. DIdn't ask. A lot of places force the dinner menu on you for Sunday lunch. Food is always very tasty, flavorful and healthy, compared to other places. The dinner plates always come with the main meat, a side of... More 

Thank Monica D
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016

Very good and very delicious Turkish cuisine , the grilled dishes are excellent and the best is Iskender kaba

Thank Amer312
Lima, Ohio
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149 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Excellent and authentic Turkish cuisine. Absolutely the best outside of Istanbul. The appetizer platter is an excellent choice and don't miss the donar or Adana kebabs. These are by far the best items on the menu. Save room for desert though, and plan on spending some time here. A meal here is an adventure and well worth taking the time... More 

Thank Fred B
Cleveland, Ohio
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162 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

Fascinating Turkish spices and flavors await at Cafe Istanbul. Do order appetizers, as that is the Turkish way. They were also the best part of our lunch. While the lamb kebabs and the falafel were well seasoned, both were overcooked, causing them to be dry. Our server was excellent, however we did have a long wait for food, considering it... More 

Thank Stephanie B
Morrice, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

Just had lunch here and it was amazing, I had the doner kebob with the yogurt sauce and I would get it again anytime. We will be back for sure!

Thank Andrew B
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

One of the best place where i had awesome dinner. WIth bread to hammus everything was so good. I have tried mix meat grill which was also wonderful.

Thank RoshanSalim

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3983 Worth Ave, Columbus, OH 43219-6117
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-473-9144

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