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“Wonderful food, very accomodating”
Review of Galata Bistro

Galata Bistro
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Ranked #16 of 123 Restaurants in Menlo Park
Price range: US$20 - US$30
Cuisines: Turkish
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Crane
Description: Galata Bistro is located in Menlo Park.
Reviewed 27 August 2014

The food is delicious and at a great value. The staff is very flexible if you want to substitute vegetables or another salad instead of the rice. Easy place to talk as the noise level is low.

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Reviewed 7 July 2014

Our third time here, with visitors from NYC. Always welcoming (one review spoke of poor service, but our experience here has been quite the opposite. Not a lot of vegetarian choices, but enough to satisfy us. Kebabs (our friends said) were excellent, and I had an eggplant dish (with an unpronounceable name) which was superb. We'll return, for sure.

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Reviewed 8 February 2014

Incredibly poor, greasy food. Kebabs are miniscule. Eggplant dish was tepid and mushy.. what little there was of it. Bread was stale. How this place stays open is a mystery. The atmosphere is bare.

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Thank Magellan008
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Reviewed 4 October 2013

I've passed by several times and never noticed Galata Bistro. It's definitely worth a visit. Good service, great food and atmosphere, and fair prices (especially for Menlo Park). I had the house salad and Falafel Pita, both were excellent.

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Thank ratherbetravelin
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

We have been to Galata many times. We keep going back because the food, once served, is very good. But - the service is terrible. The servers are just OK - a little slow and they forget things. But the real problem is the speed of the kitchen. The just can't do anything with any sense of speed. We have been there twice in the last week. It takes time to get recognized by the servers. We have to ask someone if we could place our orders. And then both times we could see the kitchen did not even start cooking our order till about 30 mins after we arrived. They seem to be busy with filling some take out orders. It should not take that much time to cook chicken wraps.
If the owner is reading this - please fix your kitchen organization and speed. We love the food but will only come back one more time to see if the service has improved. If not then we won't be coming back.

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