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Efes Restaurant Turkish & Mediterranean Cuisine
Ranked #2 of 16,873 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $35
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The soul of the Ottoman Cuisine, smack dab in the heart of Pudong and now authentic recipes of Turkish cuisine is available a few door down from some of the tallest buildings in the world, in Lujiazui at Efes -the only and truly genuine Turkish Restaurant in Pudong. Efes serves up modern twists on Turkish classics and that healthy Mediterranean cuisine doctors are always going on about. Try the kebabs, chargrilled over real charcoal for extra smoky flavor. And don't forget a bottle of raki, the anise-flavored liquor and Efes beer that will have you singing "Take me back to Istanbul" in no time. Efes stranded between Lujiazui and Century Avenue and there are two metro stations nearby (line 9's Shangcheng Lu and line 2's Dongchang Lu) and diners who do make the trip will find an upmarket restaurant serving modern takes on Ottoman classics, Dine in our elegant yet comfortable dining room, or enjoy your meal outside, at a very huge garden facing to a pool which is rare chance in Lujiazui and amid the bustling streets of downtown Shanghai.
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Delicious!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2014

Wonderful meal. The service was excellent, friendly and helpful. The food, delicious. After traveling in Shanghai for 3 weeks, this was the perfect meal to end my trip before heading back to the states. If you're a foreigner looking for a break from the authentic Chinese food, come here. You wont be disappointed.

  • Visited June 2014
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Another great Mediterranean in shanghai !! ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

The food, wine , staff and ambiance is great , I normally go to Garlic restaurant in Puxi but since I am in Pudong I got to try and I was very satisfied going back soon .

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Friendly and Generous”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

We had our first real meal in this nice restaurant , we ordered steak , it was yumyy . The owner of the restaurant was very friendly and he offered us some more bread and drink for free which is normal for turkish people , they tend to be generous . Recommended

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1 Thank Abdulla A
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Shanghai, China
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Always satisfied”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

For our son's 14 birthday he chose Efes last week. Efes has become our families favorite restaurant and is always a great place to take guests as we get many! Their newest dish of whipped eggplant and shredded lamb with oregano sprinkled on top is delish. We are always happy with the service and even had the chef get me a small take away bowl of my favorite spices to take home to cook with. We are truly fans!

Visited May 2014
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“Perfect Turkish Food, excellent service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

The food was excellent. Service was perfect with suggestions. Stongly suggest mixed kebap. Kid friendly.

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