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Istanbul Grill and Deli Turkish Cuisine

5613 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005-3218
+1 713-526-2800
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (17 reviews)
“lamb” (12 reviews)
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5613 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005-3218
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lamb was so tender. And the ambience and music so relax. Great to go with family and kids friendly.

Thank AnaPaez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Turkish food, having eaten it on an earlier visit to Turkey. Istanbul Grill makes you feel you are in Istanbul. As always when its Turkish I eat veg, and the veg here was delightful.

Thank drswatipai
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect. Great lunch and dinner place. Will definitely come back. Lots of Gluten Free options. Fresh salad. Kabob was tender and juicy.

Thank ItsaGthg
Reviewed April 25, 2018

The restaurant is tucked into a strip of other eaterys. Delicious food, very authentic. We started with a couple of appetizers, Lebni, Tabuli, both served with delicious soft bread. We had Kebe, Kabobs, Mixed Grill, all was perfectly seasoned and delicious. With our meal we...More

Thank Penny B
Reviewed April 16, 2018

This is one of the best restaurants in Houston and has been for years. Food is fresh and perfectly seasoned. Service is wonderful and the ambiance just perfect. Great location for a little shopping afterwords.

Thank srdbigd
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

In the heart of Rice Village. This is a long-time establishment, with an indoor dining room and a covered patio. They feature standard middle eastern fare, with items such hummus, gyros, kababs, salads and the like. Our falafels were wonderful, as was our side dish...More

Thank Jays911
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

We have been regularly enjoying this wonderful, casual restaurant for many years. The charming character, atmosphere and authentic menu gives you the feeling that you have almost been transported for an hour or two to somewhere in Turkey! The service is always efficient and friendly...More

Thank Will H
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

I used to live in Germany and would eat Turkish doner kebabs regularly- this is the closest I’ve tasted since. I always stop here when I’m in the Houston area. It’s so delicious!

Thank AmericanExplorers
Reviewed January 22, 2018

I have been going to this restaurant for more than 10 years. This is my favorite place for a quick inexpensive lunch or a causal dinner with friends. My favorites: Lahmacun, kind of a Turkish pizza for a light meal; the Adana Kebab plate, perfectly...More

Thank 979karenlu
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Great Turkish food. Tasty and flavorful. Have never been disappointed every time we have gone there. Small parking area in front. Outside or inside seating available

Thank Abdul M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
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: 5613 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005-3218
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > University Place
  • Neighborhood: University Place
  • Phone Number: +1 713-526-2800
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We are the first and most authentic Turkish restaurant in Houston. Our charming little restaurant at the heart of rice Village has been part of the community for over 15 years. All these years we have stayed true to our belief that a good food must be made from the heart with passion. Every day starting at dawn our kitchen starts to prepare every single item on the menu from scratch with authentic spices and ingredients, whether it's our famous brick oven bread or our award winning rice puddings. The key to our success has always been our commitment to integrity of our recipes to maintain our constant high quality standards.
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