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For 2
Date
Sun, 2/25
Time
8:00 PM
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Aya Sofia

4.6
1023 reviews
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$30 and under
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Turkish
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  • Romantic (22)
  • Good for a Date (19)
  • Authentic (18)
Aya Sofia, St. Louis’ only Turkish restaurant, opened in October 2005 by Turkish Chef Mehmet Yildiz and designer Alicia Aboussie.
Our outstanding Turkish cuisine is delicious, fresh, and healthy. We serve lamb, beef, chicken and seafood. Aya Sofia offers a large variety of cold and hot meze (small plates) that are intended to be shared and will complement any of our entrees.
Afiyet Olsun (Enjoy your meal)!
Aya Sofia has a romantic luxurious atmosphere combined with excellent upscale service and warm Turkish hospitality.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Turkish, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - close, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
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Phone number
(314) 645-9919
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Mehmet Yildiz
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Private party facilities
Many guests choose to rent out the intimite restaurant space.
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Private party contact
Alicia Aboussie: (314) 645-9919
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Jamieson / Plainview
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Parking details
Private Lot
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 1023 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.4
value
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CRAZYFORFUN (New York Area)
5.0  Dined a day ago

Great time here with good food and service!

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JaniceW (St. Louis)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

It was so delicious! Just go to wake up your taste buds and experience something new and exciting. We will go back for seating on the patio when it gets warmer!

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DianaC 
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Almost as good as eating in Istanbul. The iskender was awesome. Great service and atmosphere. I read that it was kid friendly and my kids did great but I wouldnt recommend taking young kids with picky eating habits.

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Pamc (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Took a friend there for lunch. Delicious!

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Awesome food! Awesome service! We will come back.

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LocalDiner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Quiet, charming place with great food, reasonable prices.

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OpenTable Diner (St. Louis)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

I had a wonderful time. This couldn't have been a better post Valentine's day dinner. Sorry we were there for 3 hour but it was perfect! See you soon.

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ValentinesDate (St. Louis)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Love the prix fixe menu for Valentine's Day. It was delicious! Thank you!

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vipTurkeylover (St. Louis)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

St. Louis is incredibly fortunate to have such a spectacular Turkish restaurant. The owner is Turkish and has a menu that's very similar to food we had when we were in Turkey. Deliciously spiced but not "hot", just very complex flavors, strong but not overwhelming, rich and luxurious. The food is cooked perfectly. We've been there many times and it's never once disappointed. Try to get a booth if you can, just a bit more charming.

Few cities actually have a Turkish restaurant, let alone a really great one like this. It's a jewel in our town.

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MarcelB (St. Louis)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Our Valentines dinner was fantastic! I can't wait to go back and try the regular menu.

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