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Uskudar Turkish Restaurant

1405 2nd Ave, (73rd St), New York City, NY 10021-3768
+1 212-988-4046
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
££ - £££
1405 2nd Ave, (73rd St), New York City, NY 10021-3768
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our third or fourth visit to Uskudar in the last five months. The food and service are consistently excellent and the portions are generous, even on the early bird four-course prix fixe special. Both the meze selections and the entree choices are extensive....More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is an absolutely authentic Turkish restaurant, with so many delicious meze options it was difficult to choose. I had the most delicious hummus and an amazing eggplant dish, served with hot Turkish bread and accompanied by stunning Turkish tea. After 2 starters I rolled...More

Thank meganshead
Reviewed 24 September 2017

My cousins joined us for dinner in this Turkish restaurant. This was a restaurant that they had never tried. It's pretty small so I guess on the weekend a reservation would be the way to go,but since this was midweek we had no problem. We...More

Thank burgerbabe711
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Nice lamb ShishKabob and fried zuchinni appertizer with 2 dining rooms. Plenty of food for the money

Thank John E
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The food was delicious, the service was great! Needed a place to eat close to our Airbnb , so many places to choose, but the menu on this little place looked sooo good. If we are ever visiting NYC again we will definitely be back.

Thank Bridget S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great food, friendly staff! Highly recommended Turkish restaurant in the Upper East Side of New York.

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Thank c_m_emele
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Having just eaten here tonight with my husband I immediately looked up the reviews online as we thought the food was awful. It is incredible to me that people can review such uninspiring cooking as good. We know Turkish cuisine very well so it is...More

Thank EmmaRose777
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The food was good. We shared the liver cubes appetizer -- good, but not much seasoning. I've had better. My wife really enjoyed the lamb chops special. I found my lamb chop plentiful, but almost flavorless -- no seasoning. The menu does say light lemon...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 13 April 2017

A friend from the neighborhood likes this place, which has a lot of Mediterranean selections, much more than Turkish. We had full dinners, and space is a bit tight as it is in so many NYC restaurants. Easy to find and sometimes they have musicians...More

Thank LisandroVoyager
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

My son and I wanted an interesting meal. So we stumbled upon this Turkish restaurant. This restaurant has great food, nice and helpful waiters, beautiful interior, and pretty bathroom. Get the hummus and spring roles with spinach and also the sour cherry juice for the...More

1  Thank brianmargolis
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1405 2nd Ave, (73rd St), New York City, NY 10021-3768
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-988-4046
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Traditional, authentic Turkish cuisine in the heart of the Upper East Side-- look no further than Uskudar Turkish Restaurant a delicious meal! Our Hunkar Begendi is known throughout the city and beyond-- Chunks of lamb simmered in our tomato sauce, cooked with fresh herbs, and served on pureed eggplant. We also offer more familiar dishes such as Chicken Shish, Musakka, Yaprak Dolmasi (stuffed grape leaves), Kofte, Baklava, and much more. Uskudar Turkish Restaurant is the place to go in Manhattan for delicious and authentic Turkish food. How authentic? Our recipes are traditional Turkish family recipes that are over 700 years old. Fuse our time tested techniques with the freshest ingredients and the warm & friendly atmosphere and you have a winning (and delectable) combination.
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