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“Best Turkish food in the area.”
Review of Samdan Restaurant

Samdan Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 18 Restaurants in Cresskill
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

This is a very good restaurant and you should expect a pleasant good meal with attentive service.
Samdan does not attempt to reach any culinary heights and true aficionados of Turkish cuisine may be disappointed.

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Thank Larry112
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

I have been eating here for years and have always enjoyed the food except the last time when the Tavuk (chicken) had an unusual texture as if it were brined too long. Before we went to Turkey we had several different dishes to get us familiar with Turkish cuisine not knowing what to expect there. When we first landed in Istanbul, I then appreciated how authentic Samdam is. Service is very efficient. Food arrives hot and nicely presented. They have a small wine list with some Turkish wines as well. And I love that there is a pitcher of water on the table. Reasonably priced. Very popular.

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Thank Bphman
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Great food and service. Nice friendly atmosphere. I have been eatting at this restaurant for many years and it has been consistently excellent. Moderately priced and if you can go before 6pm during the week, there is a nice early bird menu.

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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Samdan is by far the best tasting Mediterranean/Middle Eastern Food in Bergen County, NJ. Additionally, prices are by far most reasonable compared to the many mediocre and expensive competition. Their mezze selection is extensive, as homemade tasting as can be, and most importantly, absolutely delicious. Lunch and early bird specials are a definite plus on the wallet. Try everything!

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Thank LiveLifeThankfully
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Reviewed March 19, 2013

Their food is very fresh, and always perfectly prepared. We love the meat combo which comes with grilled veggies and rice. And the shepard salad with diced tomatoes and feta is awesome! Their desserts, especially the puddings, are nice. Eaten here dozens of times, and the food is deliciously consistent. My only gripe is THEY REFUSE TO HEAT THE TURKISH BREAD for takeout customers; it is an extra charge, fat and delicious and takes ten minutes at home to heat, while your takeout cools. I have asked them to heat it, and they say no ! They also send store bought pitas vs locally made. BUY A TOASTER OVEN! And I don't care for sitting in the restaurant, service is not friendly and always slow, even at lunch. Lunch BTW is a deal here, you can eat great for $10-12. Stick to takeout, and enjoy!

Thank whatsitwerth
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