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62 reviews
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$30 and under
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Our ASPENDOS TURKISH CUISINE offers best quality Turkish Food in Central Florida Area which includes more vegetarian and seafood options.

Basically, Our food is based on Ottoman, Central Asian, Balkan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and European dining cultures and known as one of the largest cuisines in the World.

Turkish food became very popular during these days with the heart-healthy Mediterranean Diet. According to the Mayo Clinic, the benefits included a reduced risk of heart disease, a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease, and a reduced risk of cancer. It also has more powerful vision protectors than other grains and helps increase healthy bacteria in the digestive.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Sunday 12:pm - 4pm: Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(407) 333-0033
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Zeynel Gulsoy
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Private party facilities
Enjoy our exclusive view of the private party rooms from every table in your private dining room with excellent service, fine Turkish cuisine, and the personal planning assistance that will make your party a step above!

Private spaces room seating up to 75,A full buyout can accommodate almost 200 seated, more standing reception style.
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Private party contact
Musa: (407) 333-0033
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Full service Caterer with quality and healthy food.

Istanbul Turkish Cuisine serves and executes all types of events from corporate events, business meetings, house parties and charity dinners.

By allowing Istanbul Turkish Cuisine to run your next event, you’ll be getting the best in food, service and quality.

From lunch platters to full service dinners, let us provide you with great food, impeccable service and competitive rates for your next event.
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Cross street
International Parkway Drive
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Parking details
Plaza Parking Area
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Hookah Bar
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
1.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

The atmosphere is non-existent, glaring down lights in the ceiling light the place up like a grocery store. They do not have a liquor license, so no wine or cocktails available. Even though it was less than half full, service took too long and food didn't come for over 20 minutes. When it finally did, the Moussaka was still cold, as in still in the fridge cold. Then they did a new one (why not just heat this one?) and zapped it so much in the microwave that the cheese on top (yes, cheese, not béchamel)totally disintegrated. It was greasy and barely edible. My lamb skewers were tasty but 2 hours later made a rapid exit. Needless to say, we will not be back and encourage you to avoid it.

vipSolidItalianFood (Orlando)
4.0  Dined on November 10, 2017

Good whole branzino, hummus & vegetable spread.

OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
2.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

Food was good, but took way too long and not worth the almost hour wait. Place was not packed, staff not all that personable. A lot of people picking up take out, maybe that is the better way to avoid frustrating in restaurant dining experience.

vipOpenTable Diner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

Great experience overall. Had a late lunch and just ordered apps. Food was fresh and delicious and the server was friendly and efficient. Baklava was a great ending to a wonderful meal.

Fredmofla (Richmond)
2.0  Dined on October 7, 2017

The puffy bread and baba ganoush were very good. We also had calamari appetizer which was flavorless with a flavorless sauce. The entrees ranged from decent to poor, especially after an hours wait. Chicken kabobs were ok, the lamb kabobs ordered medium, were well done which rendered them tough and boring. The lamb chops were tiny and burned yet cold. The other ground chicken entrees were not very good.
Our server spoke little English and had very little menu knowledge. On several occasions we had to remind her of something we ordered. The place was 80% empty and yet the service was very slow.
We really wanted to like this place and had heard good things. Maybe we caught them on an off night even though it was a Saturday, but I think there is a reason they always seem empty.

vipOpenTable Diner (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on August 16, 2017

We had a party of 13. Everything was great. The manager/staff were very personable and went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed. It was probably the most fun I've had in awhile at a restaurant. We'll definitely be back.

OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

This was a very pleasant dining experience. Food was absolutely AMAZING and the service was right on point.

OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on May 12, 2017

There were four of us for my birthday and introducing friends who had not been there before. I would HIGHLY recommend, as all is excellent.

vipLori (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on April 29, 2017

We have dined at Istanbul Turkish Cuisine several times and have always had a great meal. We were a group of 8 and wanted a place where we could enjoy good food AND be able to talk without loud excessive noise. The atmosphere was very nice, we could hear each other's conversation, and the food and service was excellent. Everyone enjoyed their meals.

Joshua (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2017

This was a great palce. we enjoyed it, we were even given free chocolate

OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2017

A most enjoyable evening. Food was exrremely tasty and beautifully presented. Service was great . Quiet for great conversation. A truly pleasant experience.

Dd223 (Orlando)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2017

If you like Turkish food, this place is great. Chicken Addonis , and lamb sis kabob, with an appetizer of wheat Bulger stuffed with ground spiced lamb are the items we ordered. All were excellent!. There is outdoor seating as well.

johnt3765 (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2017

We go here often with the same friends. We get a variety of dishes so that my wife can think back to when she lived in Cyprus. She likes to go there and converse in Turkish to keep up he fluency of the language. The food is authentic and the service is always at a good pace.

johnt3765 (Orlando)
4.0  Dined on January 2, 2017

Service was a little too slow from the new server but we will definitely be back for the authentic cuisine. My wife speaks Turkish and likes to remain fluent each time that we visit.

Great (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2016

Waiter and service were excellent. The atmosphere was great and intimate. They recommended things to try and we were not disappointed!