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Troya Clement
Troya Clement

Troya Clement Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.Troyasf.com
  • Phone: (415) 379-6000
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday 12:00pm to 3:00pm / 5:30pm to 9:30pm
    Friday 12:00pm to 3:00pm / 5:30pm to 10:00pm
    Saturday 11:00am to 3:00pm / 5:30 to 10:00pm
    Sunday 11:00am to 3:00pm / 5:30 to 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Turkish, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Please call for details.
  • Private Party Facilities: .
  • Private Party Contact: Berk Kinalilar (415) 999-9985

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 5th Avenue
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Public Parking on 6th avenue between clement and geary.
A word from Troya Clement
Troya was known as llios or llion, a name which can be found in the epic poem, where the poet immortalized the city through mythological characters like King Priam, Hector, Paris and beautiful Helen. For centuries, this story was regarded as only myth until the ruins of the city were found in western Turkey in the mid-19th century.

At Troya, we strive to create modern Turkish cuisine with south Mediterranean influences that celebrate this glorious history. We invite you to visit us and experience our creations with one of the city's most eclectic wine list and Troya's relaxed dining room.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Diner Reviews
  • "Food was great. Turkish coffee is a must. Server was Turkish and took the time to go through the menu and recommend and explain different items. Would recommend."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "GREAT food, wonderful service and perfect for small groups."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "our favorites for lunch: chicken kabobs with chickpea salad and lamb meatball wrap!!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We were treated very well. The staff was pleasant and accommodating to our toddler. The food was excellent. We will return."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Delicious lamb kabob and fresh berries for dessert! Attentive to my gluten-free request. Excellent dining."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "The food at Troya's is consistently very good, with light versions of the Near Eastern cuisine of Turkey. We miss the lamb moussaka, one of the best we have had anywhere, but we understand how menus have to rotate dishes from time to time. We brought a couple who adored it. Most of our dishes were vegetarian and well prepared, with mixtures of spices that always work. Recommended without reservations (but get reservations on weekends; it does fill up)."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Got seated early before the crowd arrived. Recommend that. Appetizers were mostly fried and worth it if it was good but cauliflower was a failure and left most of it on the plate. I ordered the lamb skewers and was very happy. My table partners ordered the vegetarian moussaka and the sandwich they are famous for that is cut up in rounds and they were not that good. I tasted both. Local beers great as was imports. Reasonably priced if you don't over order on the appetizers and skip dessert. Probably better restaurants for this type of food. Noisy, loud and seats too close if you arrive after 7pm."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "food was solid and definitely better to share than to get one entree for yourself. 4 people should order 3 apps and 3 entrees. definitely no more than that. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "It was my first time here, and I went mainly because I just moved into the neighborhood and wanted something I could walk to. The Brussel's sprouts are awesome. The haloumi is good. The mousakka is good. That's all I had. Good neighborhood spot, but I wouldn't go out of my way for it. "
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Excellent! We will be back. The grilled sardines are amazing."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "We had a wonderful server who provided a lot of accurate information about the food and what was in it, the spices, texture, flavors etc...we started with the pita bread and spreads appetizer (three wonderful items of hummus, thick yogurt and a delicious red dish i cant remember the name of) then the roasted cauliflower that was to die for and we each had a kabob, mine was super moist chicken and hers was lamb. We loved every single bite and would go back again in a ny minute."
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "This meal was awesome. Recommend the Brussels sprouts, grilled haloumi, sailors delight beef stew, and lamb behti. They serve a decent beer list. We had the Efes Dark from Turkey and Speakeasy Prohibition. The service was friendly and not very slow, kept coming back to see if we made up our mind and didn't hurry us either. Nice to have this restaurant in our neighborhood. What gave the whole meal an extra star for us was the exotic spices that are only in Turkish food that makes this restaurant stand out from the rest of the meals we can get around there. Their chefs are well-trained and the recipes use the spices to the fullest to bring out the maximum Turkish flavors. We'll be back often!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We love Turkish food! We'd been to Turkey, tried many Turkish eateries in different countries,and last week driving through this SF neighborhood thought we were in luck running across the Troya.Turned out, it was not our lucky day.We ordered soup (split pea) of the day - it was watery, the chicken kebab came overcooked and very dry, with small amount of chickpeas on the bottom of the plate. Sardines were promised to be served with green salad -i only got couple of wilted leaves.Pitta chips were served dry with no oil or hummus accompaniment.We informed our server that we were in a hurry at the very beginning- it did not help!The wait was long even for a cup of soup (which obviously was not made to order), and after it for our main dishes."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "we came here with our 7 month old and it was too noisy for him. use to be our fave restaurant and we wanted to take out baby there for the first time. either owners or chefs changed and the food is not the same, menu is significantly smaller and so are the portions. don't think we will be going there for a while if at all. too bad I really loved loved their food..."
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "Excellent, creative food served in beautiful style."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "Would definitely recommend Troya for a date night or intimate gathering with friends. It is very cozy and provides quiet space to catch up."
    Dined on 1/22/2014
  • "Troya is a neighborhood gem, but would love to see a few of the amazing original menu items back - Mediterranean salad, and Borak. The last trip left us wondering if it was a new chef????"
    Dined on 1/22/2014
  • "I absolutely love Troya! Although parking in this neighborhood can be a bit of a pain, I think it's worth a trip out to the Inner Richmond to eat here. The food is so balanced and delicious, but never leaves you feeling heavy. The service is so attentive but not pushy, and everything comes to your table sizzling hot with minimal wait. Troya is an absolute gem!"
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "We've been in troya before. Restaurant changed big time:((( menu shrieked from 6 pages to 1. Not only that... Size of the portion was reduced more than twice!! I think this is tipycal rip off nothing else. So, don't be surprised by high price for nothing..."
    Dined on 1/16/2014
  • "We used to go once a month to Troya however we won't be going back. The owners brought on a new chef; cut back on the portions that they normally give you; they've cut back on everything but still charge you the same; the food tastes more bland. We won't be going back. Sad."
    Dined on 1/8/2014
  • "There's no "Wow" factor but not bad either. The portions were on the small side whether it be appetizer or entrée. We had two appetizers of crispy brussel sprouts and zucchini cakes which were tasty but small. Then had the yellowtail kabobs and lamb kabobs followed by baklava for dessert. Must admit the baklava was delicious though. However, we left there still hungry. Service was spotty probably due to us using a voucher. It's a definite maybe for me."
    Dined on 1/5/2014
  • "Food was a little on the bland side. Have had better experiences there before. Maybe it was an off night in the kitchen."
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "I've been to this restaurant several times before and really enjoy the grilled sardines, the beat salad and this time we had the Yakut (?) Turkish wine and really enjoyed that. They discontinued the lamb chops so had a lamb type stew and the lamb kebabs on a bed of chickpeas. Everything was tasty but the stew was tepid in temperature. I also remember that issue on another occasion with a similar type dish. We needed to order something to offset the flavors so ordered the cucumber salad which was delicious as contrast to everything else. The service is usually so friendly and warm, but perhaps just after the holidays we are all a little tired or with less energy. But no big complaints there. Overall delicious flavors!"
    Dined on 1/2/2014
  • "Nice menu, great service! Would be nice if entree had some sort of veggie accompaniment."
    Dined on 12/23/2013
  • "The staff is friendly and helpful, the ambiance is nice, and the food is very good at Troya Clement. I have eaten there a number of times, and the quality of the food is consistently excellent and reasonably priced, although the menu is rather limited. I have special dietary needs (I can't eat gluten or nuts) and the staff has always been accommodating. I especially enjoy the grilled halloumi appetizer and the marinated chicken kebab. And for dessert, the chocolate pot de creme is fantastic! I highly recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "I was looking forward to Troyat because one of my favorite places is Turkish Kitchen in Berkeley. Troya seemed more "upscale" , but as it turned out, the food left a lot to be desired. The beyti was hard. Not sure why, but the plate arrived piping hot to the touch, while the food on the plate was just luke-warm. Was the beyti prepared in advance? or even worse - frozen and reheated? The chicken kababs and the mousakka were just ok. The chicken cuvec was delicious, creative and very well prepared. The prices were a bit high and the servings small . The service was great and the people working there were very friendly, but I think the next time I want turkish food, I will head over to Berkeley."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "Great food, good pricing, and attentive service. I would recommend highly!"
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "This is a wonderful place, great food and wonderful, friendly service. Would recommend to all. Just give yourself time to find a parking space."
    Dined on 12/19/2013
  • "a very pleasant place. Service efficient and friendly. Servers pay attention and are gracious and helpful"
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "Food, service, Turkish wine, and Turkish coffee were outstanding! The only disappointment I has was that the Turkish tea was not served in the traditional Turkish tea glass."
    Dined on 12/12/2013
  • "Superb lamb dishes; even one of our party of 7 who 'hates lamb' and generally is not wild about MidEast cuisine LOVES this restaurant! Service was simply outstanding for our party of 7: attentive, instant, very quick food delivery, yet not 'hoovering'. We came down from Sonoma County to imbibe and out of all the San Francisco restaurants available to try we'd definitely go here again (this was our 2nd time as a group)."
    Dined on 12/3/2013
  • "We both were in love with the mediterranean salad and the lamb moussaka. We fancy ourselves connoiseurs of moussaka, and Troya's is one of the best. Unfortunately, the management has decided to eliminate our two favorites. :-( It happens everywhere, of course. And we remain hopeful they will both be brought back. In the meantime, we will continue to return to enjoy some of the best Turkish food we have had anywhere. Warm, kind service, well presented dishes, great flavors. And a very comfortable, informal setting. Aside from the lament at the passing of our cherished favorites, we recommend it without reservation (although getting reservations in the evening on a weekend night is highly recommended)."
    Dined on 11/30/2013
  • "We had the pleasure of dining at Troya with our friends over the weekend. They have the absolute BEST brussel sprouts (carmelized perfectly) and the most amazing Vegetarian Moussaka I've ever had. I'm not a vegetarian and I didn't miss the lamb at all. The flavors were perfectly blended and everything our table ordered was wonderful."
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "Terrific menu, wonderful presentation, lively atmosphere and not too noisy - highly recommend!"
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "Not your standard Mediterranean fare. More Mediterranean with a twist. Some good some, not so much. Dishes with tomatoe sauce were more Italian in flavor. Service was also a mix between hovering and absent. I would give the restaurant one more shot. Perhaps they were having an off night?"
    Dined on 11/12/2013
  • "Moderate prices with good ambiance. Menu was a little short and meat heavy for we two pescatarians. The ahi tuna shish kabobs were tasty. We ordered an appetizer that they said was late in coming so they didn't charge us for it. We hadn't even noticed it being late so that has to be commended as amazing service. All in all an enjoyable experience."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "Our favorite dish is now only served as a special on Fridays?! We were bummed. However, there are plenty of other fine dishes to choose from and choose we did. The lamb chops are awesome in their bed of rice and veggies (featuring melt in your mouth eggplant) - even if it was a little overcooked (lamb should be a bit red). The falafel was pretty dry. The lentil soup was very good. All in all I haven't had anything I was terribly displeased with, just wish they didn't get rid of their mix and match skewers ($15 for a plate of meat skewers is a bit much in my opinion)."
    Dined on 10/24/2013
  • "Our dining experience at Troya Clement was wonderful. All of the food was fresh, healthy and flavorful. We chose a South American wine that paired nicely with the grilled ahi tuna kebab. We went on a Thursday night when it wasn't busy, so our noise level rating may not be accurate for weekend dining. Pleasant staff, vegetarian friendly, clean restaurant and romantic yet casual ambiance. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to friends."
    Dined on 10/24/2013
  • "First of all, friendly staff. They are patient, professional, and attentive. Your glass is always full (water). You'll find your napkins neatly folded on the table every time upon returning to table. Food is tasty and nicely presented. Will definitely return."
    Dined on 10/24/2013
  • "I hope I get my points as they cancelled my reservation and I bought in 6 people to eat there."
    Dined on 10/6/2013