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“New generation Sultans!”
Review of Sultan Kebab - MOVED

Sultan Kebab
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: Turkish
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: We liked this place. See write up in C'ville newspaper: Turkish delight --- 29 North just past the intersection of Rio Road is an unlikely location for Charlottesville’s first Turkish restaurant, but Sultan Kebab—opened in part by former GM at The Clifton Inn, Deniz Dikmen—has been serving up authentic dishes like lahmacun (that’s a crispy Turkish pizza covered with ground beef, vegetables, and spices), hummus casserole, dolma, kofte, and kebabs (from adana to doner) from that very spot for three weeks now. It’s open every day for dine-in or carry-out from 11am to 9pm and serves homemade Turkish baklava and that addictively strong Turkish coffee or tea for those wanting an after-dinner pick-me-up. Sounds like a meal fit for a sultan.
Santa Barbara, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“New generation Sultans!”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

Amazing Turkish food, warm hospitality and of course Turkish Coffee at the end. Its impressive that two young men, came from Turkey and creating such a delicious food in United States. Adana Kebab,-city of Turkey well known for their lamb kebab- was just perfectly cooked, tender and well marinated.Hummus casserole was my favorite apptz along with Lahmacun. Will definitely visit again.

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank Brian805California
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good Turkish Food”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

We first visited just after returning from a trip to Turkey and wanted to continue the experience of the trip. The food was up to our expectations. We were not disappointed on this trip. Good variety of dishes and beers. Servings are plentiful. Service is good.

Visited May 2013
2 Thank Peyton W
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Berkeley, California
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Authentic and delicious!”
Reviewed April 28, 2013

If you think you've eaten hummus--not until you try the hummus casserole. Hot. bubbly, tasty, cheesy, mmmmm! We also had haloumi salad, kofte platter, shrimp casserole, Turkush coffee (remember to say sweet or not) and Turkish tea. Wine and beer too! And the bill was under $50
Couldn't eat the baklava but others were scarfing it down so it must be deluxe. If you call ahead in the day, we found you can sometimes get special fishes like Turkish rav's. we were so jealous if a table if three Turkush guys after we were finished who had called ahead. If you go, coming from Charlotte, your GPS will keep telling you to turn left at Rio Rd and then after four times around we finally asked where is Puzza Hut to find it ( they are next door). The problem is you need to turn left AFTER Rio Rd the u turn at Ablemarle (right after Rio) and they are in a strip perpendicular to the hwy rt after Pizza Hut. Whew! It's all about the food!

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Mehdi and Linda M
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San Diego, California
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76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Oh my... yummy!”
Reviewed March 29, 2013

Wow...who knew you could get great Turkish food in Charlottesville? I was seriously skeptical until I took my first bite. I want to go back and I don't live close at all! This is a great find. Whatever you do, get the the hummus casserole, it is off-the-hook!

  • Visited March 2013
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1 Thank coastaltransplant
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Clifton, New Jersey
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163 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Very small restaurant, food cooked to order”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

We were surprised it was so small, but we were there around 6pm, so we got a table. The waiter was also the cook. The food took awhile, but it was excellent and very reasonably priced. We found it easily, but we made a left on Rio road and a right into the center. You cannot see it from 29, it is kitty corner from the Pizza Hut.

Visited February 2013
1 Thank DianeC91
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