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Cazbar Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.cazbar.pro
  • Phone: (410) 528-1222
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Turkish, Mediterranean
  • Executive Chef: Haluk Kantar
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: We have two very unique and beautiful banquet rooms that can accommodate an intimate dinner for 2 or a gathering for 100.
  • Private Party Contact: Haluk Kantar (240) 593-6929
  • Entertainment: Belly Dancing on Friday evening at 9pm and 10pm and Saturday evening at 10pm and 11pm.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Saratoga Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet Parking and Street Parking are available.
A word from Cazbar
The Cazbar is Baltimore’s first and only Turkish Restaurant located at the heart of the Historic Charles Street District. We feature authentic Turkish cuisine in a warm and inviting atmosphere. We are open daily for Lunch and Dinner. Join us on Friday or Saturday nights for our exotic Belly Dancing shows and our new lounge. In addition, we have two very unique and beautiful banquet rooms that can accommodate an intimate dinner for 2 or a gathering for 100. If you’re in the mood for something light, visit us at our Kebap House in Columbia, Maryland. For corporate, residential, or hotel catering, please contact me at chef@cazbarbaltimore.com I invite you to join us for a unique dining experience at the Cazbar. -Haluk Kantar Chef / OwnerContinued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Excellent service all round. Our waiter was a very professional and checked on us periodically. Food was absolutely awesome and even though I missed the belly dancers, I'm definitely going again."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "The dancing was great! I just wish it was a tad longer or that they had multiple dancers. The food was amazing!! SO delicious"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "This was quite a surprise. The food was abolutely wonderful. The service couldn't be better. The staff was outgong and personable. We can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "This is our go to restaurant when we just want solidly good food and well made drinks. The service is well paced and the servers ares friendly and efficient. It's just so comfortable here!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "The experience was wonderful with the exception of the service. The service was inconsistent but the food, drinks, and Belle dancer was exceptional."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "food is always wonderful and the bread is incredible"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We came here after purchasing a mystery date night Groupon so we didn't know what restaurant the Groupon would have us go to. The ambiance is great, the food was delicious and the staff was fun and attentive. We had never had Turkish food before and was just blown away. I highly recommend this place and to do a late dinner on Friday/Saturday night so you can be there for the belly dancers. So much fun!!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Food was delicious, service was great. They have a belly dancer that is definitely worth checking out. The pre set menu that comes with this Groupon was very tasty and a lot of food."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "My husband and I wanted to go out of our comfort zone and we are so happy we did! !! This food was amazing! ! Great taste! Great service.The waitress explained everything and we choose two entrees we never had before. We will definitely come back and being our friends! !!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "I was looking for a restaurant where I had not yet dined and this one seemed to fit the bill. Much to my surprise it was adorable! Small, intimate setting right on Charles St. with delicious food. The noise level was moderate, especially given the fact that the tables were close to one another. They had valet parking and great service. I will definitely go back!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Great food--even people from our group who had lived in Turkey loved it. The staff was also great. We started with a reservation for 6, but a few hours before dinner the list kept expanding. I kept calling to expand the reservation and the restaurant eventually accommodated 14 at one table. The service was quick and friendly."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We like kabob and fount it has really nice food. However, it becomes pretty pricy now."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Food and service were both great. Loved the manti and doner kebap."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "We really enjoyed our first visit to Cazbar. We loved the Manti appetizer. I had the kofti kabob, which was nicely spiced. My husband enjoyed the ground lamb kabob (can't remember the name). Prices are a little high, but the quality of the food is worth it."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "I had never had Turkish food, what a nice treat. We had the sampler plates and honestly everything was delicious. It was easy to get to and parking was also easy. The ambience made it easy to have a conversation with my companion. The apple-pear martini was perfect too. The wait staff was attentive without being overbearing."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Loved the authenticity of the food. It was delicious and exactly what I was hoping it would be. "
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "This was my first time at Cazbar. From the minute I walked in it felt great to be there. Beautiful decor, terrific wait staff and wonderful, flavorful food. Can't wait to go back and bring friends and famiy."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "My husband and I used a groupon that required us to order the Sultans Platter. After informing our waitress that my husband and I were vegan, our waitress was extremely helpful in accommodating our needs. She knew the ingredients in every dish and was able to tell us which items were vegan. We were able to eat the entire first course without any changes (accidentally vegan!). Since the main course of the platter is a variety of meat kebabs, she arranged a main dish of stuffed eggplant and mixed steamed vegetables. The only loss was the dessert course as butter is used in the baklava. Even so, the food was all delicious and we were very impressed. The portions were huge and could easily have served 3-4. We will definitely come again!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "I have never had Turkish food, so when I saw a Groupon for Cazbar, I thought I'd give it a try. I am so glad that I did! The food was fantastic, especially the moussaka. Our server was attentive and friendly, even after we told her that we had a Groupon, and that does not always hold true, I've found. The decor is very appealing and the noise level was low enough that conversation was never a problem. I would definitely go back. And to think I never would have tried this place without the Groupon!"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "When I looked at the menu, before I had tasted one bite, I already wanted to plan my next visit. There are so many items that sounded great. When the food came, it was as good as I anticipated (maybe even better). Try the soup! And the kebops! And the mezes!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Doner Kebab is AMAZING. I've tried many of Cazbar's other dishes, and I have yet to be disappointed in terms of food. I booked Cazbar for a party once and was very annoyed by the service.We were supposed to be given champagne, etc. We were entirely forgotten about. We showed up and we're taken to an upstairs room. It was July, the air wasn't on … none of the things promised actually happened. That experience kept me out of Cazbar for a couple years. I will NEVER book a part at this venue again. But the food is very good and if you're just stopping for lunch of dinner it's an easy-going atmosphere."
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "The manti appetizer and the lamb dishes were outstanding!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "It was our first time to Cazbar, we made reservations for 8:30 so that we could catch the 9pm Belly Dancing show but 9:15 came and no belly dancer, 9:30 still nothing. We ordered another hot meze, which was (sadly) delivered to the wrong table (next to us) but we noted our very attentive waiter catching the mistake and remedying it right away. Mistakes happen, it's how they're handled that makes a situation better...he handled it well. At 9:50 we were finishing up our meal and had decided we would order dessert and coffee....and at 10pm, we got the belly dancing show! We would return to the restaurant, preferably with a group to try more dishes and catch another belly dancing show. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "The quality of food is great! I love the décor of this restaurant...very ethnic. Staff has been very helpful and friendly with each visit. Highly recommend; I am not an easy sell!"
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "We returned to cazbar after other visits to celebrate a birthday and use a Groupon. Every course was amazing...particularly the "lamb 3 ways". Our waiter was very attentive and knew a lot about the menu and wines. I can't wait to go back for more lamb. Side note: the lamb chop mezze was great but a little pricey. It's much more worth your money to get the 3 ways. "
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "Great spot for dinner in Baltimore. Food was outstanding and very creative."
    Dined on 5/13/2014
  • "This was my first visit to Cazbar. They have a good variety of hot and cold meze. I tried both the Saksuka (diced eggplant sautéed with peppers and tomatoes) and Ezme (chopped tomatoes with pomegranate dressing and hot peppers). Both were very good. In the hot meze, tried the falafel and hummus. The falafel was good, but I felt it was not as flavorful as those I have had elsewhere. (Perhaps the big size of the falafel was an issue.) The Turkish coffee was somewhat disappointing in that it was not flavorful; but it was presented well. The bread here is also very good. Overall the ambience and menu were good. The staff is very helpful without being intrusive. Definitely a place worth visiting with friends or on a date. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Outstanding - great food - I would highly recommend to friends and family."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "We sat in a window seat which is great for watching people walk up and down Charles Street. A mid-week early dinner and the restaurant wasn't very busy. The service was great and the food was spectacular. I would recommend this for any time."
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "Vegetarians would probably like the place. Found the dishes we had to be too salty."
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "great restaurant and food with lively ambiance and spectacle entertainment"
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Cazbar provided a PERFECT experience for my best friend's bachelorette dinner......the service was impeccable, and the food was delicious and special......I highly recommend it and plan to return!"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "First time I have been to this restaurant and I absolutely loved it!!! I will definitely be back! The service was great and the food was awesome!!!"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Beautiful ambiance and fun cultural experience - food is delicious, service wonderful, and a great belly dancer on Friday and Saturday nights."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Never been here before. Food was very fresh and presented nicely. Service attentive but not overbearing. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "My husband and I came here on a groupon and we were very impressed. The food was amazing and the staff was outstanding! We left happy and stuffed! We will be back!"
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "Enjoyable experience and service was excellent. We will return."
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "The food was not what I expected for Turkish cuisine. Our server was wonderful. It was very loud and crowded in the dining room. I specifically asked when the belly dancers performed and booked accordingly. When we arrived, I was told it was actually an hour later so we missed the show any way."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "All in all, it was one of the nicest family meals. They are authentic! "
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "This place is great & I will definitely be going back soon!"
    Dined on 4/14/2014