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“Tasty Turkish fare”

Istanbul Restaurant
Ranked #143 of 1,050 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$20
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Turkish
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Good for: Child-friendly, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Istanbul Turkish Restaurant is located in San Juan, PUERTO RICO. We offer a large variety of Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine! We take reservations and we do take out! Lunch specials every weekday, except hollydays.
Reviewed 27 October 2013

It’s your best bet on Recinto Sur! A cozy, family-run restaurant that has a reasonably-priced, good selection of Middle-Eastern food. We went for dinner and had the Turkish casseroles, which were attractively served and yummy, but not as spicy as expected. The servings are generous: each casserole selection comes with rice and a nicely dressed salad. We washed this down with a generous ½ pitcher of sangria which was fortunately not spiked with hard liquor. It was refreshing with just the right hint of cinnamon. One drawback: the restaurant was half-empty, yet we had to wait quite a while before our order was taken.

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1  Thank Ana K
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Reviewed 15 October 2013 via mobile

We were in old San Juan and wanted to get something quick to eat as a late lunch, ordered the gyro sandwich. It was one of the worst sandwiches we ever had, it took them 15 minutes to prepare the gyro, nothing but wasted our time and money. A better option would have been any fast food restaurant.

Thank tasyed786
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Reviewed 10 September 2013

Stopped here for lunch. Best lamb gyro I've ever had. Really good authentic food, and very decent prices. Recommend !

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Thank Galina1984
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Reviewed 15 August 2013 via mobile

Dont be fooled by the appearance, this place is great! The servers are bot the greatest but are attentive enough to deserve a tip. I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who enjoys good food!

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Thank TRSTA
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Reviewed 21 July 2013

Fantastic, authentic Turkish food. The portions were generous and the dishes were excellent. I highly recommend the chicken and lamb kebabs, as well as the eggplant appetizer. The staff was extremely attentive; service was excellent despite a full restaurant on a Friday night. I can't wait to return.

Thank Nora M
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