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“will never go back!”
Review of Cafe Izmir

Cafe Izmir
Ranked #276 of 3,669 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $29 - $31
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Cafe Izmir is a small, neighborhood restaurant located on Lower Greenville where guests can enjoy home-cooked Mediterranean tapas. Our concept is simple; fresh, healthy food prepared daily and available seven days a week. Mama Nazy"s old world recipes capture the essence of Greek, Turkish, Lebanese and Persian cuisine. Have a seat in the main dining room or enclosed patio; Cafe Izmir provides an upscale, casual environment that highlights the sights and aromas of the Iranian culture. Voted Best Hummus in Dallas for several years, you have to come try it for yourself!
Reviewed September 11, 2012

Place was small and crowded, very slow service, food so-so! I've had much better mediterranean food and friendlier service in a lot of other places. It also seems that if you're not a "certain kind", you will not get the same service given to other "preferred" customers. Couldn't help but notice that diners who came in much later got their food & drinks (the same dish we requested earlier) much sooner than us. Felt like a total outsider, in what is advertised as a welcoming and friendly place. Felt so awkward and unwelcome, we had to leave. Cafe Izmir: Shame, shame, shame!

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Reviewed August 20, 2012

Tapas supreme and vegetarian heaven! Taboulie is okay (I would like a little more bulghur wheat and a little less parsley, but the lemon juice might make up for it!), Russian chicken salad really good, hummus excellent, grilled tomatoes fantastic, ziziki outstanding, saffron rice extremely good, Turkish cucumber & tomato salad wonderful, and pita bread five-star A-plus.

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Reviewed August 11, 2012 via mobile

What a gem! Tucked alongside several restaurants on Greenville, do not let this place get away. Wonderful variety of food and wines, they went out of their way to make sure these first time visitors had a great experience. The Piroshki was my favorite, the man loved the quail, and the boy ate up the coconut shrimp. Live musician and lovely art made for an enjoyable ambiance. Divine! Thanks so much for the attentive service, Nick.

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Reviewed July 19, 2012

wonderful atmosphere and great family-style dishes

Thank 860SusanB860
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Reviewed July 17, 2012

Wonderful, exciting flavors. Knowledgeable staff. Colorful room. A very exotic experience.

Thank fbcx
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