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Uskudar Turkish Restaurant

1405 2nd Ave, (73rd St), New York City, NY 10021-3768
+1 212-988-4046
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
$$ - $$$
1405 2nd Ave, (73rd St), New York City, NY 10021-3768
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious and authentic Turkish fares, served with smiles, in a cosy and relaxing atmosphere. Highly recommend all yoghurt cooked dishes: borek, chicken,lamb.

Thank Lekosovar
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Based on the reviews of others, I can concur that it is a wonderful neighborhood restaurant with a very pleasant staff with food that is made to order with a a 4 course prix fixe dinner that you usually have to take some of it...More

Thank Stuart S
ResponseTeamNY, Customer Service at Uskudar Turkish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Hello Stuart, Thank you for such kind words. Reading your review was of great encouragement to us! We're happy that you found everything as per your expectations starting from food to service. Keep visiting!

Reviewed April 26, 2018

Delicious food Courteous personal attentive service Very low prices Good wine Easy location near 77 st station on 6 subway

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ResponseTeamNY, Customer Service at Uskudar Turkish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Hey, Thank you for your valuable feedback. We appreciate your comment regarding the food, service and prices. Do visit us again soon!

Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is a neighborhood gem. They have a 4 course prix fixe dinner that has excellent choices and generous portions. The salads have very fresh ingredients and everything is freshly made. The food is excellent. It was my second visit and I was not...More

Thank Amyloidbeta
Ibrahim O, Manager at Uskudar Turkish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Thanks so much for the kind words Amyloidbeta! We're so glad to hear you loved everything! We can't wait to see you for your third visit!

Reviewed January 21, 2018

This was our third or fourth visit to Uskudar in the last five months. The food and service are consistently excellent and the portions are generous, even on the early bird four-course prix fixe special. Both the meze selections and the entree choices are extensive....More

Thank Bill M
Ibrahim O, Manager at Uskudar Turkish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Wow Bill! Thanks so much for the kind words. We're so glad you loved your menu choices and the selection that we offer! What an awesome piece of feedback to hear. We love you! See you again soon.

Reviewed October 1, 2017

This is an absolutely authentic Turkish restaurant, with so many delicious meze options it was difficult to choose. I had the most delicious hummus and an amazing eggplant dish, served with hot Turkish bread and accompanied by stunning Turkish tea. After 2 starters I rolled...More

Thank meganshead
Reviewed September 24, 2017

My cousins joined us for dinner in this Turkish restaurant. This was a restaurant that they had never tried. It's pretty small so I guess on the weekend a reservation would be the way to go,but since this was midweek we had no problem. We...More

Thank burgerbabe711
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Nice lamb ShishKabob and fried zuchinni appertizer with 2 dining rooms. Plenty of food for the money

Thank John E
Reviewed July 18, 2017

The food was delicious, the service was great! Needed a place to eat close to our Airbnb , so many places to choose, but the menu on this little place looked sooo good. If we are ever visiting NYC again we will definitely be back.

Thank Bridget S
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Great food, friendly staff! Highly recommended Turkish restaurant in the Upper East Side of New York.

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Upper East Side
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Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1405 2nd Ave, (73rd St), New York City, NY 10021-3768
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-988-4046
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Traditional, authentic Turkish cuisine in the heart of the Upper East Side-- look no further than Uskudar Turkish Restaurant a delicious meal! Our Hunkar Begendi is known throughout the city and beyond-- Chunks of lamb simmered in our tomato sauce, cooked with fresh herbs, and served on pureed eggplant. We also offer more familiar dishes such as Chicken Shish, Musakka, Yaprak Dolmasi (stuffed grape leaves), Kofte, Baklava, and much more. Uskudar Turkish Restaurant is the place to go in Manhattan for delicious and authentic Turkish food. How authentic? Our recipes are traditional Turkish family recipes that are over 700 years old. Fuse our time tested techniques with the freshest ingredients and the warm & friendly atmosphere and you have a winning (and delectable) combination.
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