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Uskudar Turkish Restaurant

1405 2nd Ave, E 73rd St, New York City, NY 10021-3768
+1 212-988-4046
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1405 2nd Ave, E 73rd St, New York City, NY 10021-3768
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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Finally a restaurant that is perfect! Not too big and not too small! Food is exactly promised! Starting off with the amazing, soft & tasteful bread, to appetizer ( boreks) & finally main coarse (lamb shish or lamb chops). Presentation emaculent & service right on...More

Thank Fontanaditrev
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Uskudar Turkish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Hi, Thank you so much for appreciating our restaurant and calling the perfect place to eat. We are happy that not only you enjoyed the food but also found our service satisfactory. Customers like you make us feel that we are on the right path,...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Excellent Turkish food, a lot of vegetable dish options along with home made style food. It is hard to find a genuine kitchen like Uskudar in the city. It is not only reminding me my mother's dishes, Uskudar also provides similar cozy atmosphere where you...More

Thank usasig
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Uskudar Turkish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Hi, Thank you for your kind words. We're happy to know that you loved our Turkish dishes plus everything you wrote brought a smile on our face assuring us that we're heading in the right direction. Can't wait to serve you again soon!

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Very good food, they make authentic Turkish dishes from bread, appetizers/sides, entrees and desserts. Their lunch set menu is quite reasonable (either 2- or 4-course) and generous portions -- been there several times and consistently good food. Decor is clean and informal, location near Q-line...More

Thank bubaker
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Uskudar Turkish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Hello, Many thanks for your valuable feedback. We can't begin to tell you how nice it is to see such words of appreciation! Glad to know that we were able to surprise you with the food and the service. Further, authenticity is exactly what we...More

Reviewed June 15, 2018 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
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Uskudar Turkish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

Hi, Many thanks for your kind words. We're pleased to know that you liked our Turkish delicacies. Further thanks for the recommendation. It was a pleasure to serve you. Be back soon.

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

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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

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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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1405 2nd Ave, E 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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Description
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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