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Liman Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2017, 2019 Winner


Seafood, Mediterranean, Turkish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly

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Tarama Salad
Cod fish caviar roe whipped w/ lemon & olive oil.
Eggplant Salad - Patlican Salatasi
Char-grilled eggplant puree seasoned w/ garlic, lemon & olive oil.
Eggplant w/ Tomato Sauce - Domates Soslu Patlican
Cubes of fried eggplant topped w/ fresh tomatoes & pepper sauce.
Char-Grilled Octopus Salad-Izgara Ahtapot Salatasi
Char-grilled fresh octopus, tomatoes & red onions tossed w/ olive oil & lemon.
Cacik – Jajik
Homemade yogurt & cucumber seasoned w/ garlic & fresh dill.
Olive Oil Braised Red Beans - Barbunya Pilaki
Red kidney beans, potatoes & carrots braised in olive oil, garlic & tomatoes.
Mashed chickpeas whipped w/ tahini & seasoned w/ cumin & garlic.
Stuffed Mussels - Midye Dolma
Fresh mussels stuffed w/ pine-nuts rice & currants.
Shrimp Cocktail - Karides Sogus
Large size shrimp served w/ fresh grated horseradish sauce.
Borek -Turkish Cheese Roll
Homemade filo dough stuffed & rolled w/ feta cheese & light pan-fried.
Fried Calamari - Kalamar Tava
Lightly pan-fried calamari rings served w/ our homemade garlic sauce.
Pan-Fried Liver Cubes - Ciger Tava
Pan-fried cubes of calf’s liver served w/ onion & parsley salad
Pan-Fried Mussels - Midye Tava
Fresh mussels removed from shells, delicately pan-fried & served w/ garlic sauce.
Fish Patties - Balik Koftesi
Fresh chunks of stripped bass, seasoned w/ kassari cheese then pan-fried
As an appetizer
As a main dish
Pan-Fried Fresh Anchovies - Hamsi Tava
Seasonal ask your server availability
Char Grilled Calamari
Fresh calamari grilled then tossed w/ olive oil & lemon
Fish Soup w/ Vegetables
Red Lentil Soup
Turkish Salad - Coban Salatasi
Chopped tomato, cucumber, green pepper, onion & parsley tossed in olive oil & red wine vinegar. With feta cheese on top.
Mixed Green Salad - Karisik Yesil Salata
Romaine lettuce, arugula & cucumbers tossed w/ lemon & olive
Arugula Salad - Roka Salatasi
Fresh arugula leaves tossed w/ lemon & olive oil.
Imported Mediterranean Sea Bass (Branzino)-Akdeniz Leverigi
Exotic flaky, white sweet meat. Ordered as a whole. Recommended char-grilled.
Royal Durado (Orata)-Imported Mediterranean Fish- Izmir Cupra
Distinctive Exotic fish. Served lightly pan-fried or char-grilled.
Grilled Whole Striped Bass-Levrek Izgara
Flaky white & sweet meat, also ordered as a fillet char-grilled
St. Peters Fish
Flaky white meat. Ordered as a whole or filet. char-grilled or lightly pan-fried.
Red Snapper-Mercan Baligi
Tasty white meat. Ordered as a whole or filet. Recommended lightly pan-fried.
Grilled Whole Brook Trout-Alabalik Izgara
Delicate white meat. Removed from the bone then char-grilled.
Whole Brook Trout Casserole-Kiremitte Alabalik
Brook trout baked in a casserole w/ vegetables.
Filet of North Atlantic Salmon
Filet of North Atlantic salmon served char-grilled or baked in a casserole w/ vegetables
Liman's Salmon Special
Smoked eggplant puree topped w/ slices of char-grilled salmon
Fresh Flounder-Dil Baligi
White meat, order as a whole or filet lightly pan-fried
Our fish are basted w/ extra virgin olive oil & garlic then char-grilled
Shish Kebab-Sis Kebab
Chunks of tender lamb marinated, than char-grilled to your taste.
Chicken Shish Kebab-Tavuk Sis
Chunks of chicken breast marinated & char-grilled to your taste.
Char-Grilled Baby Lamb Chops-Kuzu Pirzola
Baby lamb chops char-grilled to your taste.
Char-Grilled Turkish Meatballs-Izgara Kofte
Mixture of‏ beef & lamb spiced w/ Turkish herbs, & then char-grilled to your taste.
Mixed Grill-Karisik Izgara
A char-grilled combination of our meat selection.
Liman's Durf & Turf Platter
Baby lamb chops & large size shrimp char-grilled to your taste.
All the meat specialties are served w/ rice-pilaf, fried potatoes, roasted peppers & tomato
Cafe De Paris
Soft & fruity sparkling wine w/ a dry finish
Lanson Black Label Brut
Elegant, enticing & densely flavored w/ fruit
Cankaya, Kavaklidere, (Turkey)
Rich earthy bouquet w/ flavors of apple, pear & melon
Raymond Estates Chardonnay Monterey
Tropical fruit aroma, oak fermented, fresh smooth finish
Glen Elen Vintage Chardonnay California
Pear & butterscotch flavors w/ a delicate touch of oak & a clean, crisp finish.
Selection White, Kavaklidere, (Turkey)
Well-balanced, elegant & complex w/ a long dried fruit finish
Kendall-Jackson CA Chardonnay
Elegant crisp, well balanced fruity w/ a perfect long finish
Pintar Pinot Grigio
Its rich concentration of fruit, characterized by ripe peach w/ a touch of acacia & mild almond overtones.a long elegant clean finish.
Pinot Grigio ve. Delle Venezie (Italy)
Rich concentration of fruit. A long elegant clean finish
Hite Zinfandel
Fresh, crisp & fruity
Liman Restaurant offers the best fish in Brooklyn with an exclusive waterfront fine dining experience to enjoy your specialty Turkish-style Mediterranean seafood with family and friends.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Seafood, Mediterranean, Turkish
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent fish restaurant at sheepshead bay. From their great salads and toasted bread, through the delicious fish options- fresh and delicious, great zucchini pancakes and for dessert- knafe which is a delight. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank orlytModi_in
Reviewed July 3, 2019

Lots of fun to take the subway out to Sheepshead Bay. You go above ground for a lot of it. Walk from the subway to the water and along the way see how the immigrant community has transformed this part of Brooklyn. Food at Liman...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank mhughu
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

I’ve been coming to Liman practically since they opened in the mid-90’s. Atmosphere is lively and during nice weather the retractable roof opens for a pleasant outdoor waterfront dining experience. Their food is always fresh and cooked perfectly be it seafood or meats. Their appetizers...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank backpacker31
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

We visit Liman about every month, have for years. They are a Turkish Fish restaurant on Sheepshead Bay in Brooklyn. Their fish is ALWAYS the freshest. Always simply prepared. Frankly, even including the best fish restaurants in Manhattan, this is among the best. Their Shepherd...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank biz_Travelor7
Reviewed December 28, 2018

I have eaten here many times. Some of my friends love it others like myself think it is just average. Most of the apps are good to very good. the entrees are good but not great. View is nothing special. Service is slow at best...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank stefanl656
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is really great and keeps their high standards for years. Always fresh seafood, excellent service, clean and friendly. Very good fish options!! And the Cnaffe for dessert... Great!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank orlytModi_in
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

We had a number of appetizers and enjoyed the Salads and fish. We topped off with a large Brazino for our entree. It was very y good and had a great view . Staff was very attentive and filled out water glasses right away and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ripfamily
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Staying at the hotel just down the street on Emmons, the staff there highly recommended Limans for Dinner. When we came in, we were promptly greeted and served. Both my wife and I had the very fresh fish. She the Salmon and I the Flounder....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

I'll be very quick and wont take a lot of your time. Haven't seing in any other restaurants staff as bad as at Liman. They have no idea what is costumer service all about. Food is overcooked, french fries was so dark that you can...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank irisha72k
Reviewed September 5, 2018

The grilled octopus is consistently good, as well as grilled wild branzino. Very good and attentive waiters.

Date of visit: September 2018
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June 28, 2019|
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Response from biz_Travelor7 | Reviewed this property |
I’ve never seen pets there. Best to call the restaurant and ask. The outside is really on a deck that can be enclosed.
July 13, 2017|
Response from travelblom | Reviewed this property |
I was a guest at this restaurant. I know they are open for lunch but I don't know if they have a different lunch menu
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