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About Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine - Winter Park

Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine is a family owned business, established in 2005, that offers variety of authentic Turkish food from many regions of Turkey. Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine adapted its name from one of the oldest cities in the world, Istanbul, which was once known as the Constantinople in the early 13th century. The name “Bosphorous” taken from the strait that lies in the center of Istanbul connecting the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara, Europe to Asia. The decor of this eatery is kept to minimum to draw the attention to the food. The intent was to create a modernized, warm authentic atmosphere by taking the old elements of Istanbul and combining it with some modern influences to create a truly unique experience.

108 S Park Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Turkish, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Morse

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(407) 644-8609

Website:
http://www.bosphorousrestaurant.com/

Entertainment:
Live Turkish Music featuring Aydin Kutluay. Turkish music is a wonderful blend of Turkish Flamenco (guitar) and a 130 stringed instrument called a Kanoon.

Music is available Thursday and Sunday nights from 7PM - 9PM. We also feature 2 for 1 martinis at this time.

Parking Details:
Located in the heart of the upscale Winter Park neighborhood the restaurant is fortunate to be within short distance of free parking. The parking is available on Park Avenue, Morse Boulevard, and the Amtrak Station (New York Avenue and Morse Boulevard).

Public Transit:
The Lynx bus system has multiple stops along Park Avenue, Fairbanks, and Morse.

Executive Chef:
Halil Ertane

Private Party Contact:
Nejla Ozturk: (407) 644-8609

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine - Winter Park Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

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4.4

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Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

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 (Orlando)·Dined on August 4, 2017

First time in 2 years, the livers were overcooked and dry

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Orlando)·Dined on August 1, 2017

WINTER PARK STAPLE,, VERY GOOD FOOD, THIS TIME I HAPPEN TO HAVE A LIVING SOCIAL DISCOUNT VOUCHER ALL THE BETTER

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Would recommend ordering their special bread (appetizer dish). It was definitely a unique presentation -- amazing how they can bake the bread that way?!! The lamb was excellent; Chicken so-so. We enjoyed tea served in tiny cups. It was my daughter's birthday and they gave her a birthday card (already made up with her name on it) inviting her to choose one of their special desserts which we all shared 😊

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Probably my favorite place in Orlando area.
Food is great and portions are too big to finish sometimes, and end up having a 2nd dinner next day 😉

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Montreal)·Dined on July 28, 2017

We loved their freshly made lavash. The service was superb and suggestion made by waitstaff were perfect. I will definitely return to try more dishes on the menu.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 26, 2017

Good happy hour prices. THe food is exceptional, delicious.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy
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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 26, 2017

Perfect service. Best happy hour value anywhere. Delicious food. Don't leave without tasting an eggplant dish.

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·Dined on July 22, 2017

Great food and service. This was our second visit and wasn't impressed the first time. We ordered more diverse foods and truly enjoyed the mixed grill and sea bass

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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 21, 2017

We had a wonderful meal and the service was outstanding. We will definitely be going back.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 13, 2017

The food is outstanding, the service impeccable, everytime we go there.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Special Occasion, Paleo Friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 12, 2017

Excellent lavas & mixed grill. Really gives you an opportunity to try many items at once. Our waiter was excellent. Loved the Turkish tea & coffee too!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 3, 2017

Good authentic turkish food at affordable prices. Nothing fancy here, and the Turkish wine is forgettable, but the food is fresh...

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies
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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Great food and service...food presentation is different but extraordinary

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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Not a big fan of the food

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 28, 2017

The service was great and the food was delicious! I especially loved the Turkish coffee and the pineapple Turkish delight dessert!

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Healthy, Afternoon Coffee, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 27, 2017

Excellent food and service. The setting was perfect for my significant other birthday. We enjoy the drinks, appetizer, bread and main course. It was enough food to feed four people. The dessert was to die for.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Excellent , amazing . Highly recommend . Great staff , food ,cannot falt it

Tags: Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic
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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 23, 2017

I have been here only a handful of times but I am always happy with the food. It's not over-complicated. It's simplicity and freshness is what makes it so delicious. The servers are always professional but not very friendly. However, the rest of the staff (hostess, greeters) are always welcoming with a smile. Will definitely keep this as a usual spot

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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 22, 2017

Great place, great food, and we'll be back again. A little annoyed with their seating policy though. Two of us arrived 15 minutes early for our reservation for four. The restaurant was mostly empty, so we thought we could take our seats, order a drink and appetizer while we waited for the rest of the party to arrive. They refused to seat us until all our party was present. Told us to go to the bar and wait there, which was packed.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on June 19, 2017

We love Bosphorous! The food and service are cosistent and excellent every visit.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 12, 2017

The very best Turkish food in the area. I crave this at least once a week.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 11, 2017

Delicious flavorful food. The Lamb kebop is excellent- perfectly cooked. Save room for the dessert. It's worth it!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Usually have a great time here. We were rushed through the whole meal. Our dinner came out before appetizer. Appetizer was wrong. We weren't even done eating, and the waiter was asking us if we were ready to box up and get the check. I will try a different location next time. And yes I had a reservation for 7:45pm nowhere close to closing.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 4, 2017

Great food as always. Remains in our normal rotation.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Happy Hour, Authentic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 3, 2017

I like the food at Bosphorous but there are two things that reduced our enjoyment of the evening. #1 The service was slow. On more than one occasion I had to grab a random server to help us as our server had been MIA for a long time. #2 The gift card policy in conjunction with happy hour is annoying. If you go to Bosphorous and want to use a Gift card, you can't use the card if you order anything from the happy hour menu. They won't split the check to put the happy hour items on a different check. Your only options are pay full price for happy hour menu items or don't use your gift card. This complication reduces the overall experience and the hassle reduces the chance we will return to Bosphorous again.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 2, 2017

The mixed grill was cold and rather dry, the cabbage slaw, which is usually my favorite, had not been shredded and seasoned like I remembered from past visits.
I won't be going back there in the future.

Tags: Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on May 27, 2017

Took family including 4 grandsons to celebrate a graduation. Food was delicious and our waiter, Burak(?), was wonderful. Love this restaurant.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 25, 2017

Poor service. Ignored most of the guest.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 23, 2017

The restaurant is excellent. The service timely and with good suggestions, can't say any more We all love the cuisine.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Groups
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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 20, 2017

We had a fine time returning to Bosphorous in Winter Park. Parking is of course a nightmare near Park Avenue, and requires extended hunts down side streets to locate a space, evening dining early on a Saturday night as we did.

The fancy cocktails are strong and reasonable at "half off" during "happy hour." The food is outstanding, especially the lavas bread and the chicken and lamb adana kebap in the mixed grill for two, all of which is excellent.

The selection of wine and mixed drinks is good; beer selections limited but okay.

Desserts are a strong suit. We had the "baklava cheesecake," which was rich but well done, the baklava making up a kind of layer in the middle. We also had the chocolate mousse, which was excellent but so rich neither of us could finish it after the filling meal of meats and bread.

The hostesses are efficient and curt, making sure you aren't seated until your entire party arrives, and directing you to the pricey bar, which again is more reasonable at "happy hour."

The atmosphere is very loud due to the somewhat tight "half a banquette" seating where you share a long bench with neighboring parties. We found ourselves shouting the entire evening just to be heard across the table.

All in all a fine experience.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 19, 2017

It is always great here. The food is amazing and the service is wonderful. It is one of my favorite places to eat.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Vegan, Casual, Great for Lunch, People Watching, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Paleo Friendly, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Special Occasion
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 (Nashville)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Extensive menu, delicious Turkish food. Be sure to order the "hollow bread."

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 14, 2017

I made reservations and we still had to wait half an hour. Then, I don't have the name of our server but he did not get me my drink; my husband had to walk to him to remind him. Then the drink was super weak...no liquor, and server never came back to ask if I wanted another one (not that I wanted a second). On top of it all, my whole family received their meals and I had to wait a few more minutes for mine. The bathroom situation is ridiculous. There are only two stalls and they are right next to the kitchen where the food comes out. I had to wait a long line. The only thing that will have me come back is the delicious food! Really, really good food!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies
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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Even though I had a reservation. It took them half an hour pass the reservation time for me to be seated. Not very happy with the girls in the front desk.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 14, 2017

One of my our favorites! I never thought I would like lentil anything but their soup is divine especially with the delicious lavas bread. I love the chicken sauté dish for dinner (super healthy too if yo go light on the jasmine rice), my husband normally gets the chicken kebab and loves it!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, People Watching
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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 14, 2017

I know it was Mother's Day so I am somewhat forgiving of the noise and slow service. I am sure the chef and the waiters had their hands full. Under different circumstances I am sure I would find a great difference. Food was very good and authentic and quite filling. Prices were on par with the dishes served. My wife and I had a most enjoyable time.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 14, 2017

The food was excellent. Our waitress was not as attentive as she should have been for a very expensive restaurant. If it wasn't for asking the servers working around us for help-we would have been pretty much just sitting there.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 13, 2017

While the food was good I called ahead to check to see if they has Bronzini fish the receptionist said yes. When I arrive and ordered the fish I was told they gave not had that fish for a while and wanted to sell the salmon instead. This is the third experience with this resturant playing bait and swirch.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 5, 2017

Awesome Turkish wines. Wonderful lamb. Fantastic hummus. Incredibly large portions. Knowledgeable waiters. The customer is important here. A go-to when we visit Winter Park.

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on May 5, 2017

Food was great as usual! However host was rather rude when seating us. We go here lots so didn't really appreciate it – luckily it's not common so definitely recommend it

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