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About Bosphorus Cafe & Grill

Bosphorus Cafe Grill is family oriented neighborhood friendly Mediterranean cafe restaurant base on Turkish cuisine, serving healthy and delicious food by chef Paul.

138 Shore Rd
Port Washington, NY 11050
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek

Hours of Operation:
MONDAY - SATURDAY: 11:00am - 11:00pm SUNDAY: 11:00am - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
manhasset avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(516) 321-9999

Website:
http://www.bosphoruscafegrill.com/

Catering:
Catering available for all occasion

http://www.bosphoruscafegrill.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Catering-Menu.pdf

Public Transit:
Long Island Rail Road 432towards Port Washington
n23 towards Manorhaven

Executive Chef:
Chef Paul

Additional:
Beer, Delivery, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Private and Cooperate events Wellcome

Bosphorus Cafe & Grill Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.3

ambience

3.9

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (3)
Great for Lunch (2)
Good for Birthdays (2)
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Comfort Food (2)
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Authentic (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Fun (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Special Occasion (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Y husband and I have visited the restaurant many times The food is consistently delicious! Last time we were there though it was so warm!!!

Tags: Quick Bite, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Delicious every time

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

As always the food is spectacular and the owner is friendly and remembers you so it feels like home!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Most important: the food is delicious from the bread to main dishes. Servers are attentive and pleasant.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Very good - as always. Attentive service. Good food served attractively and well prepared. Lamb kebab, tender and cooked perfectly. Shephard's Salad was fresh, vibrant, and light. Save room for the shredded wheat dessert

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on September 5, 2017

Food was outstanding; Service fantastic; From appetizers to dessert an outstanding meal.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 18, 2017

The food was absolutely excellent. For a party of two, we ordered a vegetable pide and mixed grill platter which was more than enough for us to share, with a lot of variety and great taste. The wine was reasonably priced and a great complement to the meal, and the service is one of the best I've had in Port Washington (La Piccolo Liguria comes to mind). I will definitely be coming back here with larger parties for even more variety, because the menu is large and there's more I want to try!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2017

One of my favorite local restaurants. The food is always wonderful from the explosion of taste to the presentation. Everything is always made to perfection. Really one of the best turkish restaurants I have eaten in in the NY area. Definitely worth the drive.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Afternoon Coffee
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on July 10, 2017

A neighborhood gem can't wait to go back

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Surprisingly good. We came to this restaurant after reading universally good reviews here on Open Table. We arrived to find a full restaurant - the owner quickly found a table and chairs and made new outdoor seating for us within minutes of our arrival. When he heard it was our first time there, he pushed aside the waiter so he could personally explain the menu. We had a super dinner of a crazy specialty inflated bread, fresh humus, grilled branzino and veggies cooked to perfection. Even the wine by the glass was excellent. I think indoors in the cold weather would be more cramped and noisy - but our experience outdoors on a summer night was perfection. We'll be back!

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vip
 (New Mexico)·Dined on July 3, 2017

Wow! We ate rather late after a day of sailing, so it's hard to comment on noise and ambiance. The food was spectacular. One of our party grew up in Israel. Another spent time there. Two of us have visited Turkey. We all seek out Middle Eastern and Mediterranean restaurants and agreed that this restaurant will be on our respective must-visit-at-every-opportunity list.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 20, 2017

Used to be great. They got very greedy and both quality and quantity have significantly declined!! Not going back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 2, 2017

Dishes were well prepared and tasty.
Pricing was a bit high compared to similar local cuisine and ambiance.

Tags: Authentic, Kid-friendly, Healthy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 3, 2017

Bosphorus is a neighborhood restaurant that offers real good food and drink. The atmosphere is casual and the wait staff is very attentive and knowledgeable. They will recommend dishes that you would not ordinarily try and they turn out to be delicious. We eat there often.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Quick Bite, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options, Kid-friendly, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 16, 2017

Always fresh and very delicious.
Great staff.
Never say no!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Vegan, Healthy, Disabled Access, Sunday Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 30, 2017

Bosphorus is a relatively new restaurant. It is a neighborhood gem. The area has been revamped. The outside of this and the adjoining stores are covered with a lovely grey siding with a burgundy trim. The inside is small but they have maximized the space. The menu is small but you can certainly find something to eat. The food is plentiful, delicious and appealing. The atmosphere is pleasant as is the staff. We were greeted both coming and going and thanked for our business.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 18, 2017

Great food. Authentic Turkish food. The bread is amazing. Closest Turkish food without going to Turkey. Worth the trip to Port Washington. Dinner is crowded so make a reservation. Parking can be a problem.

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 4, 2017

Wonderful first time experience. We will be back and with friends!

Tags: Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Service and food was excellent. Will definitely eat there again!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 11, 2017

This is the second or third time that they have not logged us in properly and open table has sent me an email that I was a no show. It's one thing for that to happen once but numerous times is unacceptable.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 21, 2017

Was no problem getting a reservation and brought friends who really enjoyed it and were comfortable. They would go again.

Thank you!!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 29, 2016

Great food! It was my daughters' birthday
Good food for everyone
A must!

Tags: Business Meals, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 20, 2016

I've been to Bosphorus Grill many times and would highly recommend them. The food is delicious! The service is very good and the wait staff is attentive.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 10, 2016

Love love love this place - amazing food and personal attention from the owner. Sangria is the best I've ever had.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 10, 2016

Very tasty Turkish style cooking. Excellent friendly service. Will return.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2016

A great find! My wife had the Moussaka, very hot temperature wise, but a very full meal. I had the mixed grill which also provided a very generous portion. The variety of meats on the plate provided a wonderful way to sample the different kebabs, and I couldn't get enough of the jasmine rice. So glad we found this place, we will definitely be back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 20, 2016

I love this place. The food is so good. We sat outside, which was a treat.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 13, 2016

Food is quite good. Not fancy but very tasty. Small neighborhood find.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 24, 2016

Great introduction to Turkish food. Our waiter was fun, engaging and patient. Our group found the lamb kebobs, spinach/feta pide, falafel very good. Appetizers were a little small for sharing, but the entree portions were good size. Outdoor seating was pleasant enough, just a little tight.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 19, 2016

Food is great. Excellent quality, well-prepared and large portions. Friendly service. You feel welcomed and a valued customer. We've come back many times and never hesitate to recommend it to friends. A valued addition to the vibrant Port Washington dining scene.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 29, 2016

Aside from the novelty of having a Mediterranean menu, I feel their food is average compared to the surrounding restaurants of similar genre. Nothing in the list is ' spectacular ' , something that may bring you back because the experience, and flavor was differentiating.
The prices have gone up and value has decreased.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 28, 2016

We eat at many middle eastern restaurants on Long Island, but I must say this rates as either #1 or #2 of the ones we have tried. The selections were abundant, all four of us loved the dishes we chose and the service was very good and responded to our few requests. The vegetables were fresh, the baba ganoush was one of the tastiest I have had, the shrimp dishes had some of the best and juiciest shrimp and everything was plated very nicely. We live in Hauppauge, but it is worth the trip to eat at Bosphorous.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on May 27, 2016

On a holiday weekend my guest and I enjoyed a bottle of turkish wine that the server recommended. It was a perfect beginning to an impressive meal. The MUST HAVE bread was delivered hot and the mixed appetizers that we had the waiter suggest were fantastic. Each of the 5 samples were tasty and consumed within minutes. The whole fish dinner came out next as was equally outstanding. Everything that was delivered to the surrounding tables also looked delicious. Certainly worth a return dinner. The chocolate dessert also waiter recommended was the perfect ending to a wonderful dining experience. We ended with a turkish tea that was tasty. Run don't walk and enjoy this place this summer.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 14, 2016

Our favorite place for Greek/Turkish food. Not much ambiance, but great food at reasonable prices.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 7, 2016

We tried this restaurant for the first time as it was recommended to us. The inflated bread was tasty and all the food was fresh. All four of us had different dishes and we each liked our dish.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 30, 2016

Excellent, as always. Simply wonderful. I'm glad Bosphorous is getting the recognition it so deserves.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 23, 2016

Get the appetizers plate- and the bread! Great place for dinner, we had the best time!

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 (Denver)·Dined on April 16, 2016

This place was a nice surprise. Wanted to try a new spot, but didn't want to pay a fortune. The staff were very nice & attentive, the food was just delicious, atmosphere was good, and all was reasonably priced. I had lavash bread with Adana kebabs and a side of babaganoush. And a pistachio baklava they make that was the best I'd ever had. Yum!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 30, 2016

Great homemade bread!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 5, 2016

The whole fish we had was quite good. As was the humus. Service was very good even though it was quite busy. My husband opted for a side of sauteed vegetables rather than rice. Unfortunately the vegetables were inedible but the waiter was happy to bring a salad as substitute. He also brought me another glass of wine on the house, which was very nice. I was disappointed or actually bewildered that when we arrived, just behind another party of two that did not have reservations, that the other party was seated before us. I believe reservations should be honored first. It was a bit chaotic when we arrived but quited down shortly after. I did appreciate that they put a heater above the front door so as to prevent drafts when the door is opened in cold weather as the place is very narrow. I would give it another try in the future.

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