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Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine - Winter Park

4.7
1061 reviews
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$30 and under
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Turkish
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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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Turkish, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(407) 644-8609
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Halil Ertane
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Private party contact
Nejla Ozturk: (407) 644-8609
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Morse
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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).
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Public transit
The Lynx bus system has multiple stops along Park Avenue, Fairbanks, and Morse.
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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.
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
What 1061 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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food
4.5
service
4.5
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4.4
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 4 days ago

It was perfect for a friend’s birthday celebration! Great food and I love Turkish coffee.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Always a great expience. The protions are generous and the staff friendly and knowledgable.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Delicious as always!

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Good food, and plenty of it! Friendly, attentive service

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

I really appreciated the friendly and attentive staff. Great place and way to celebrate my birthday.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Outstanding as per usual! Chicken sauté for me with tomato sauce, he the chicken patties, and for our friends first experience the chicken Adonis. Soooo delicious and when combined with al fresco seating and the Sunday park ave dog parade made for an enchanting lunch. Thanks!

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2.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Booked a 10:30 reservation for after-theatre dinner for my group of friends. While our server was lovely the food was good, my entire party had a bad taste in our mouth from the shade the entire staff threw at us for coming in with such a late reservation. Why offer that late a reservation if the restaurant closes at 11:00?

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Bosphorous is consistently great with food and service! It is one of our favorite gems in Winter Park!

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

We went there for my husband's birthday dinner. Service was well-timed. We shared the Grill for two that had a variety of chicken and lamb dishes. Delicious and a great way to taste their offerings. We were so full we brought home the complimentary birthday dessert. My husband chose the cheesecake that was layered with baklava. To die for! We will definitely be back.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Food was phenomenal, as always. Service was terrible. Our server seated us right next to the door and seemed to have forgotten we were there. With four kids in tow, you would have thought they would have made more of an effort to get us in and out.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

We always stop at Bosphorus when in Winter Park. The lamb was terrific and the rice pilaf can not be beat. Cleopatra is a terrific waitress.
It's an awesome place with food that stands out with soul.
Not to be missed!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Everything was great. We go there frequently

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Bosphorous offers a good variety of food that is a great display of Turkish food. You get good value for what you pay, and the service is top notch.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Wish I had discovered this place sooner! Amazing Food, Service, and Experience!

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Outstanding service. Amazing food! Celebrated my wife's birthday. The level of attention from Saad was just espectacular! Thank you for making it a great night out with our friends!!!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Great food and ambiance at this restaurant. I have been here several times and enjoyed the meal. The prices were reasonable for the quality. We had food to take home. Would recommend it to anyone who enjoys Middle Eastern food.

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Food is excellent, and big plus in my book for the outdoor seating. It is a little pricey but the quality is there so worth the splurge. Be aware that the indoor seating area is quite noisy.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Saad was awesome! Great waiter

The mixed grill entree seems to get smaller and smaller each time. Where did all the food go?

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1.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Normally this is a sure bet. Good food, nice service - not this time. Everyone has a bad day and this was a bad day for the person who greeted us at the host stand. I made a mistake in the reservation. I apologized and was truly sorry! I understand the challenges of working in customer service. He apparently does not understand how to be gracious. Although tables were available (he said so) he felt it was necessary to "scold me" at GREAT length. Friends who were with us for their first visit were so uncomfortable they walked outside! I had to assure them it was OK to come back in and enjoy our time together. They commented about how unwelcome they felt. NOT the experience I wanted for them. I made an error. The guy at the host stand (manager, I think, sadly) had a bad day. I will be back. My friends won't. My error did not hurt the restaurant's business, but the way this employee handled it has. Unfortunate.

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

We love this place! This time was a new adventure for us here since we brought our 5 kids—ages 12-1. It was a hit with even them-except our 2 picky eaters which were still accommodated by the restaurant with chicken nuggets. Great place. Great food. Very welcoming place! We will be back.

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

The food was amazing! I loved the atmosphere!!! Can’t wait to come back!

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

Enjoyable lunch with friends. Three very different menu selections—white bean salad, stewed okra and lunch special. All delicious!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Food was great and service was good. Only complaint is we had gift cards that we were going to use and the waiter told use they could not be used during Happy Hour. We were seated at 7 which s when Happy Hour ended. He should have taken the cards but no big deal. We will be back and make sure we are seated well after 7. Other than that we had a great time. Love this place

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

I love Bosphorus! I will go there for special occasions or just because I miss it! I describe the food as a “mouth full of deliciousness!” The food is consistently great, staff are friendly and accommodating. Each dish is enough to share with 2-3 people—so try a few different things. You can’t go wrong!

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Was wonderful !

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Food was amazing and service was great

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Delicious and fresh food! Healthy too! A little loud but good vibes.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Our first-time visit was not disappointing, but, instead, a wonderful experience! The food was excellent and beautifully prepared and presented. The waiter was most accommodating and made perfect recommendations.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Bosphorus in Winter Park is our FAV Central Florida restaurant- for both the food quality, people-watching, excellent customer service and ...well, Winter Park. Whenever I have relatives and good friends in town, I choose Bosphorus.

You just cannot beat the Piyaz white bean salad combined with Sis Lamb kababs. Not to be missed are the Lavosh lava breads with Meditteranean appetizers, like Babaganoush and hummus. Sitting outside on their patio, eating and enjoying fine Turkish wine - there is no finer finer experience: A bit of European exotica inside old town Florida. This is a family tradition!

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4.0Dined on March 9, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience at Bosphorus. The lavas and babaganoush were well prepared. We had the moussaka and the Lamb Kofte. Both were thoughtfully prepared and nicely seasoned. Maybe the shredded carrots that accompanied most meals could have been dressed but the red cabbage and beets were a great foil to the well seasoned meats.

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

Excellent sized platter for two to sample many flavors. Bread and babaganoush was a tasty starter. It was unexpectedly noisy for the number of people having an early dinner. Overall pleasant atmosphere (appart from the noise). Variety of Turkish wines for tasting went well with the appetizer and meal. Topped it off with some Turkish coffee (a spoon could have stood in it). It was a good and fun experience for a date/anniversary. Make sure you save for the occasion ($$)!

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Great server and amazing food!

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

The hollow bread and mixed appetizers and the kunefe as dessert are my alltime favourites.

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

We eat at Bosphorous at least once a week. We come back repetitively because we love the food and feel it’s great quality ingredients.

This particular trip was no exception, our food was delicious in spite of the fact they brought us the wrong thing to begin. They fixed it and brought back another dish that was only lukewarm but still tasted delicious. The food runner quickly set the dish down and didn’t leave utensils or plates and my husband went to fetch some. They were busy but I could tell the servers were extremely rushed.

We will come back again because we love Bosphorous.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Sautéed Eggplant, Mousaka, and stewed lamb were all excellent. Very busy, but service was spot on!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

As usual, it was wonderful. We love the food and the ambiance at Bosphorus. Our server could not have been nicer. Our food arrived at the right intervals so we didn’t feel rushed. This was our 4th time there (we don’t live in C FL), and we’ll be back next time we’re visiting family in the area.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Overall, an excellent dining experience.

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Food and value is great. They need to upgrade the interior

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

The food is always top notch at Bosphorus and so is the service! Highly recommend!

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3.0Dined on March 2, 2018

I had eaten there before and remembered the food as good. This time not so much, more mediocre. But that wasn’t the real problem. Service was terrible, making for an awkward lunch.
Will not be back

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