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Cafe Istanbul - CLOSED

5450 W Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75209-4253
+1 214-902-0919
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“iskender” (5 reviews)
“baklava” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
5450 W Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75209-4253
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Reviews (53)
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Reviewed 22 March 2015

The first thing my Turkish boyfriend did was ask if anyone in the restaurant spoke Turkish, the man that sat us and our waiter both spoke the language, so that was a treat. The food was delicious, the pita bread hot and served with olive...More

Thank Josephine555
Reviewed 16 January 2015

I needed a restaurant that was flexible with reservations and was relatively quiet. I hosted a business dinner for 10 people at this restaurant on a Friday night, and it was perfect. The food was delicious, and they had something for everyone. The wine list...More

Thank jlbran84
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Food was tasty and very typical of Turkey. Nice and spicy without being over hot. Portions were American sized and overall a good value. Worth a visit!

Thank JTRICH55
Reviewed 18 December 2014

I had read reviews about cafe istanbul for a few years and this trip to dallas i decided to go. Got a group of friends to go sat. night...well, if Opentable has openings anywhere in dallas all evening on a Saturday you know its bad...i...More

Thank Kitkit1260
Reviewed 14 December 2014

Ate here last night.....When am I going to learn? If you can get a reservation on a Sat. night, 4 hrs. in advance, don't waste your time! The staff & service were great. Can't sat enough about them! The food? it's OK.... I like Souk...More

Thank Thom S
Reviewed 4 October 2014

The newest location for Cafe Istanbul, in the new section of the shops at legacy, is right in the middle of a festive block of restaurants. The food and service were excellent. Don't miss the humus to go with the wonderful lavash and the falafal...More

Thank Donyaann
Reviewed 21 September 2014

We sat outside, and I never saw the inside, so I can't comment on that. The outside eating area was cute and a pleasant place to eat. The mixed grille was exceptional-a nice way to try out all of the different types of meats/entrees they...More

Thank theconstantwanderer
Reviewed 8 August 2014

We have been here a number of times and I never reviewed it. Café Istanbul is a family run operation that has been here for a number of years in the same location. It's great Turkish food. the menu has a wide variety of items...More

Thank Dale P
Reviewed 2 March 2014

When visiting Dallas, Cafe Istanbul is always one of our go to restaurants. The food is authentic, nicely presented and very good. We like to start off with a selection of appetizers. The Turkish beer, Efes (I think) is light and delicious. The staff is...More

Thank AustinTXUSAJudy
Reviewed 12 December 2013

The restaurant is very typical. Friendly turkish people. Excellent menu of turkish food. Recommend mezi tabagi as appetizer with turkish sausage and calamares, main course bursa iskender. To drink ask for turkish beer.

Thank Francis B
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5450 W Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75209-4253
    (Inwood Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-902-0919
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