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ABA Turkish Restaurant
ABA Turkish Restaurant

ABA Turkish Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.abarestaurant.com
  • Email: info@abarestaurant.com
  • Phone: (212) 655-9368
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Sunday: 7:30am - 2:30am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Turkish
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Delivery, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
  • Catering: ABA would love to cater your next corporate or family affair.
  • Private Party Facilities: Whether you’re looking for a venue to host an intimate party, a small corporate dinner or are just looking for a private dining room in NYC, ABA Restaurant is the perfect venue. Celebrate a special occasion or gather with friends and colleagues at ABA Restaurant. You and your guests will enjoy the authentic atmosphere of ABA Restaurant.
  • Private Party Contact: Sabit (212) 655-9368

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 8th and 9th
  • Public Transit: 59 St - Columbus Circle (1, 2, A, B, C, D) 57 St - 7 Av (N, Q, R) 7 Av (B, D, E)
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Street or private lot.
A word from ABA Turkish Restaurant
At ABA Restaurant, you will instantly feel as though you walked into the city of Istanbul. We offer a variety of Mediterranean and Turkish dishes, all served within a comfortable, warm setting. The cafe provides generous portions, while maintaining modest prices. ABA Restaurant provides an authentic atmosphere to their customers with its decoration. The cafe furnished by a private Decoration Company from Turkey. All the rugs, carpets and furniture are imported.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "And well-located. Not far from Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and the MAD museum, but with prices generally lower than this area. Its BYOB or drink the local Turkish drinks; my favorite is Ayran - a buttermilk-like drink. Their fish is very good and the Sultan's delight excellent."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "This was our first visit to ABA Turkish. It is a good neighborhood spot - both food and service were very good and the prices are not as high as most restaurants in the area. The lamb shank special was described as "excellent." We also liked the chopped tomato salad, the chef's chicken special and the salmon. The restaurant is BYO, no corkage fee. This restaurant will definitely be added to our list of "go tos.""
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "Excellent Turkish restaurant on W57th St. with reasonable prices. Our favorite "go to" restaurant when attending LC events. Staff is attentive and food is authentic and not "hyped up" like so many Turkish restaurants in NYC. Another plus - it's BYOB."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "ABA Turkish Restaurant is both a neighborhood restaurant and an attractive and atmospheric destination for the tourist looking for authentic Turkish fare. Extensive menu, including dishes that are both vegetarian and vegan friendly. Service was excellent. Only drawback is no alcohol -- not sure if they have a byob policy or not (no wine bottles on the table when we were there)."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "Very good Turkish food near Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and the MAD museum. I've been there twice and would definitely go back."
    Dined on 1/5/2014
  • "a BYOB With great food in NYC. Will definitely be going back!"
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "We visited ABA Turkish restaurant on Christmas day before heading to a performance in NYC. It was myself, my husband and our young adult children. We all enjoyed the cozy setting, and varied selection of dishes. Do bring your own bottle of wine if you care to have a drink with dinner. I had forgotten to ask if the restaurant serves alcohol which they don't, but were very nice in pointing out where we could buy a bottle of wine down the block if we had chosen to. It was nice not to feel rushed during our dinner. Do consider a reservation as the restaurant filled up fast."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "Good Turkish food in a neighborhood not known for reasonable prices. We tried this restaurant because we were at the MAD museum and its a short walk from there and we'll definitely go back. The food was very good and much less expensive than other area restaurants and the service was very attentive . they offered to move our table when a family group with 8 little boys sat down next to us. It was sweet but unnecessary as the kids were fine but we appreciated the offer. I had the Sultan's Delight , one of our party had fish and one had the vegetable stew and we were all happy."
    Dined on 12/22/2013
  • "This restaurant has outstanding Turkish food. There are many dishes to choose from and with our party of four we were able to try quite a few appetizers, entrees and desserts. Our server was excellent, even bringing us a photograph of one of that night's specials when we were uncertain about ordering it. All the dishes were wonderfully seasoned, and the ingredients, especially the vegetables were very fresh. It is a 'bring your own bottle: restaurant, which we hadn't realized, so next time we will come prepared. All this and just a very short walk to Lincoln Center means we will certainly be coming back."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "Great food, need to BYOB. Service good but not great. Overall very nice, good value, will recommend and return. Would highly recommend for takeout."
    Dined on 11/26/2013
  • "Whilst not an expert on Turkish food, this seemed pretty authentic. The food came quickly and the wait staff was always on the go. The all veg appetizers were satisfying (we did the sampler). The meals (veg casserole and a chick over eggplant dish) were more on the level of comfort food. It was BYOB. I can imagine going again for a light/quick meal of appetizers, but not likely to do the full meal."
    Dined on 11/20/2013
  • "Good place to go with a group -- the food is tasty, it's not too loud, and the service is accomodating."
    Dined on 11/13/2013
  • "ABA Turkish Restaurant serves outstanding Turkish food. Their salad starter was generous and delicious - one of the best salads I've ever had! The Kofte main course was flavorful and well-spiced. I grew up eating Turkish-style cooking and have eaten at many Turkish restaurants; ABA is at the top of my list now! The service is also outstanding : one of my dearest friends and I hadn't seen each other in nearly a year. Our waitress understood this and gave us time over each course, seeing that we wanted a relaxed evening to chat over good food. We really appreciated this!"
    Dined on 11/6/2013
  • "Four of us dined here on a Sunday night. We were concerned at first because there were only two tables occupied when we got there at 6, but by the time we left, the place was full. This is a good choice for a tasty meal with nice sized portions and friendly service. Since it's BYOB, and the food prices are moderate, ABA is a real midtown bargain. Note that the pictures and descriptions on their website have not been updated in about two years, and the place has been redecorated; we weren't even sure we were at the right place at first. Everything we ordered arrived hot and we enjoyed all the dishes esp the various dips and the Turkish ravioli. The food was very nicely spiced without being too spicy."
    Dined on 10/20/2013