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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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4.8

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4.6

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4.5

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Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for Groups (22)
Fun (21)
Great for Lunch (20)
Casual (18)
Good Vegetarian Options (16)
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Romantic (15)
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Healthy (14)
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Happy Hour (10)
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·Dined 3 days ago

We love taking out-of-town guests here, and the food is always great!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion, Fun, Authentic
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·Dined 4 days ago

Great tasting food. Portions are a little small. Great service. Don't reccommend eating outside as tables are way too close together with people walking by and the street close by. It's very distracting.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Authentic, People Watching, Spicy
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 4 days ago

Enjoyed the great food and wine selection. Waitstaff was very knowledgeable about menu and wine selections. Good atmosphere.

Tags: People Watching, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Orlando)·Dined 5 days ago

Always excellent food. Happy hour prices for adult beverages is excellent! Service is always consistent as well.

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 (Orlando)·Dined 6 days ago

The owners, Doved and Tammy Sexter have taken this resturant to another level. The food is consistently good as is the service. Saad, their certified trainer is an incredibly attentive server who has an innate understanding of the hospitality business. I am at Bosphorous at least once a week - I take clients and guests there for lunch or dinner. They always deliver delicious food, amazing service at fair prices (lunch menu is so well priced).

Tags: Romantic, People Watching, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Gluten Free Options, Tapas, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Fun, Healthy, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Orlando)·Dined 6 days ago

Great food. Great service

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 (Raleigh)·Dined 6 days ago

Great service and good food.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We have been here 5 or more times. Quite good, distinctive food at a fair price. Noisey, however. Service/attentiveness was also-ran this time.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Great food and staff. Can be very loud. Recommended.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Casual, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Our waiter was excellent and very helpful with authentic Turkish suggestions

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Celebrated my in laws anniversary. Service was amazing!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Had an amazing experience. Would eat there everyday if I lived there. Our server was a young Turkish man and he was awesome. Made it seem like we were back home in Germany. I would definitely recommend to try it.

Tags: Special Occasion, Healthy, Cozy, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Vegan
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Table was not ready at time of reservation. Half way through dining, manager came by to tell us their gas had shut off and that our entrée order had not been prepared. 10 minutes later we were told that it was back on. All and all not the best dining experience, but I would give it another try. Food was good once it finally made it to our table.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Wonderful food & drink! Authentic Turkish food! Unsurpassed service and attention to detail.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Excellent meal. We dined outside on the sidewalk, so noise was not an issue for us. They had several gluten free options, although we did have to look at the online menu for ease in finding them. I wish they would modify their onsite menu to be as accommodating. This was our 2nd visit. The 1st Time, we had a hummus platter, this time We had the lamb shanks, they were perfect. Would return again next time we are in the area.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 20, 2018

This place is amazing and well worth the money! I love this place so much!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 18, 2018

What a great experience!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 13, 2018

The food is very good but very expensive. Atmosphere is cool to look at but crowded and noisy. Service was very good. The lavas bread that everyone talks about is 4.50 and is basically dry pita bread. And there are literally two bathrooms for the entire restaurant and there was a 10 minute line the entire time we were there. Was fun to try something new but we won’t be going back.

Tags: Fun
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 (Manitoba)·Dined on January 13, 2018

One of the best meals we have had!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Great. Love it

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Bosphorous was wonderful, as always. With the cold weather, everyone was sitting inside but the wait staff handled the situation perfectly. The food never varies - it is always delicious.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Seating was in the entrance and the staff kept the front door open allowing uncomfortable outside weather to enter restaurant making our dining experience seem like an unpleasant picnic. The guests waiting to be helped were right on top of our party while we tried to converse and dine...extremely uncomfortable. Lavash bread was under-cooked and 5 of the 6 meals were brought out together with the 6th apologetically delivered a good 10 minutes later... not the best service for a hot meal. We’ve been here multiple times and even sat at the same table one other time but this day was not worth it at Bosphorous.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Service was good but the time between ordering and the food on the table was 1hr. Server said they were backed up but there were plenty of empty table.

Tags: Healthy
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Bosphorous was a great destination for a lovely Christmas dinner! the food was excellent--two of us had the salmon, another had a great chicken dish, and we loved the appetizers (calamari and baba ganoush). amazing bread. Service good and consistent, restaurant busy and a bit loud but still cozy enough to talk. We thoroughly enjoyed it. Have been here many times and will continue to return.

Tags: Fun, Bar Seating, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, People Watching, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Went for Christmas Day evening. Great as always. Always busy and the service is timely also.

Tags: Special Occasion, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Vegan, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We went for Christmas dinner and had a fantastic meal, great service and tasty drinks.

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Christmas plans changed so needed to dine out on Xmas night... was able to land a 6:15 reservation the day before. Obviously, most restaurants closed on Xmas so the place was packed. Despite the hectic vibe, the staff service was excellent. Our waiter was friendly, made recommendations, checked on us or offered refills on every pass by the table. The manager also was friendly, making sure we felt comfortable with our table and the wait time, and even brought out the wine tasting flight (quite a nice presentation they do for that). They are proud of the Turkish wines and Turkish beers they have on their drink list.

The food was very good. My lamb dish was excellent. Wife's shrimp casserole was interesting -- more creamy & pasta than a casserole / rice dish as expected. Both dishes were served 'separated' where you could mix the entree/sauce into the rice or pasta as you liked, and they also checked on the spice level you wanted when you ordered.

Waiter made a good recommendation on our appetizer, suggesting a side order of tomato sauce for a dipping sauce for the Sigara Boregi we ordered. He was right, would have been a bit dry without it.

Dessert - 'Turkish pineapple delight' was a moist spongecake interlaced with pineapple slices. Came across as a pineapple upside down cake, without being too sweet or dry at all. And my wife tried Turkish coffee for the first time -- the espresso cup packing a power punch. Makes the morning coffeemaker pale by comparison. Very dark, thick and rich in flavor. Again, there was pride from the service both in us choosing to order it and when they delivered it.

It was definitely a good choice. First time for me for dinner. Had walked past during Sunday brunch time and saw it was always packed. Outdoor seating available for nice weather / fresh air too. Sits in the middle of the Park Ave area in downtown Winter Park, so good people watching. Dog friendly outside.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Afternoon Coffee, Comfort Food, Authentic, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Great food, great service. A wonderful place to enjoy a authentic meal.

Tags: Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Live Sports, Good for Anniversaries, Tapas, Authentic, Gluten Free Options, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 24, 2017

All food orders undercooked. Bread was even raw and undercooked. Value not good. Will not be back.

Tags: People Watching, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Fantastic place to go as a couple or with a group. Food is fantastic and the service has always been excellent.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 23, 2017

It was a little busy when we showed up. We were early for our reservation but they seated us quickly. We got prompt service and was treated very well

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Our meal was delicious and our server Brian was very attentive. Great place to outdoor dine with a dog. The Turkish tea was a find! Great place to celebrate birthdays. They give the birthday person a free desert with a birthday candle. Open on holidays, so it is a great place if you don't have a big family event to attend. My go to place for special occasions.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 15, 2017

The food and service were great! We had a reservation for a busy Saturday evening with a party of 7 and were seated promptly when we arrived. The service was timely and the food and cocktails were high quality. Even my fussy mother-in-law was satisfied. I would definitely go again.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Excellent service and food. Our waiter Barak took care of us outside and then we asked for him inside. Excellent value during Happy Hour.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Great place, good service, food took some time to come out but wasn't as flavourful as it has been previous times.

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Outstanding as usual, so happy this location is back open!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Great food, big portion, good variety, great consistant flavor.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 9, 2017

We always enjoy Bosphorus...love the distinctive Turkish cuisine...works best for meat lovers (savory kabobs). Pricing is reasonable for the fare. Might be noisy for some.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 7, 2017

The chicken shish kabob was outstanding. Our waiter was wonderful.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Went here for my husband's 40th birthday. He loved it! The atmosphere was beautiful and the food was delicious. Both my husband and our guest had a wonderful time!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Business Meals, Cozy, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food
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