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Bodrum Turkish Mediterranean

4.6
4.6
1155 Reviews
$30 and under
Turkish
Named after the spectacular port city on the Mediterranean’s Turquoise coast, Bodrum breathes some fresh air into the NYC’s Upper West Side with an ambitious, unique menu of Mediterranean food. With Turkish, Greek, Lebanese, French & Italian culinary influences (just to name a few), Bodrum places brick oven pizza next to mezzes, kebabs next to fish, finding a common thread that unifies Mediterranean cuisines.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 13 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Turkish, Mediterranean, Comfort Food

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:30 am–4:30 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 11:30 am–3:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–9:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (212) 799-2806

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Neighborhood

    Upper West Side

  • Cross street

    Between 88th and 89th Streets

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    1, B & C trains to 86th Street.

  • Additional

    BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 1,155 people are saying

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4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.5Value

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  1. CC

    CathleenC

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Consistently great food, service—friendly and professional.
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    82 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    82 reviews

    Dined on September 21, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience2
    The first time I had the Lentil Soup at Bordrum Turkish restaurant I found it very pleasing and ordered it on my second visit there, that time it was bland. For my main course, I ordered the Lamb Tangine which was very ordinary in flavor. On the next visit there, I ordered the Lamb Chops which were very disappointing because of the small amount of flavor from them.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 19, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Great menu selection, great food and good prices. Overall, excellent and will be sure to return and recommend !
  4. JM

    JMreview

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always delicious and healthy! Marcos is a fabulous server.
  5. CF

    ConcettaF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was very good. We had a great experience......
  6. L

    Lovegoodfood

    New York Area

    19 reviews

    4.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    Great spot for lunch in outdoor cafe and a long talk with a friend.
  7. MC

    MarinaC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    I love this restaurant, the food is delicious, the staff is charming and their attention to their guests is excellent.
  8. LB

    LalouBize

    San Francisco

    44 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    44 reviews

    Dined on September 15, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience3
    The mezze plate is delicious, which is a relief since the last two Middle Eastern restaurants I dined at, always ordering the assorted mezze, were disappointing (i.e., I will not order that again!). At Bodrum, the mezze and the two mains we had were both delicious.
  9. G

    Grandie

    New York Area

    87 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    87 reviews

    Dined on September 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    WE LOVE BODRUM!!! The Mezzes, Appetizers, and Pizzas are our faves AND the reason we keep coming back! Add to that all great service and lovely staff. Thanks so much.
  10. PM

    PuckiesMom

    New York Area

    10 reviews

    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience3
    Unique, eclectic brunch menu, very friendly service, pretty good food but smallish portions.
  11. UW

    UWSDiner

    New York Area

    235 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    235 reviews

    Dined on August 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had several delicious appetizers and then shared a lamb shush kebab. The meat was perfectly cooked and so tender. Perfect summer meal. And their bread is baked in a wood oven — perfect.
  12. FW

    FranW

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food and very nice service. A lovely dinner, overall.
  13. TB

    TerryB1010

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great meal, excellent service (the waiter and bus staff we always there when you needed something but never in your face), the food was fabulous.
  14. BN

    BritinNY

    New York Area

    52 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    52 reviews

    Dined on August 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The thing I like the best about Bodrum is that, almost without exception, the food is delicious. Yesterday the wait staff were really good too and they let me switch tables good naturedly when I did not like their choice.
  15. TK

    TK719

    New York Area

    485 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    485 reviews

    Dined on August 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful lunch at Bodrum. My Mediterranean salad, shrimp pesto pizza and nutella calzone were all delicious. The service was excellent and the prices VERY reasonable. I will definitely go back soon.
  16. H

    Hank

    New York Area

    15 reviews

    4.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on August 14, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    I was quite happy to discover the service, food and sense of welcome at Bodrum. Our server was charming and knowledgeable about the menu and wines and the food arrived for each course in a comfortable, timely way. I would definitely return for the delicious food and general experience. A terrific find! (If only there were a sister outpost of Bodrum in Chelsea. ( We need excellent restaurants like this)!
  17. NY

    NYCDiner

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience3
    Bodrum has become our go-to place for a reliably excellent and reasonably priced meal in our neighborhood. Personal favorite dishes are the chicken wrap and the mediterranean salad. But we've never had a dish that wasn't delicious, from the Mezze platter to the pizzas and the tangines.
  18. TL

    TrishL

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Consistently delicious, perfectly cooked food, nicely presented by attentive but unobtrusive servers.
  19. c

    chuck250

    New York Area

    39 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    39 reviews

    Dined on August 2, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience3
    A consistently very good restaurant on UWS.
  20. RC

    RobertC

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    I brought a group of my friends from Barcelona and they were very pleased with their meals and the service. I diverted from my usual order of Kefte and had the Med. salad, which was good. Of course we shared the Mezze(not Messi!) platter which was tasty as ever. Sitting outdoors on a beautiful night was ideal! Love eating here and often order in. Love that your prices are so fair, and that we don't have to use the awful delivery services. You have your own. thanks!
  21. MB

    MBTrom

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on July 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Bodrum does not disappoint! It’s been a favorite for a decade, but now I’ve introduced it to my friends and they love it too! The lentil soup is divine, the wood fired pizza is ridiculous, but eating outside on a hot evening I opted for the Yesil Salad with chicken. Absolutely perfect for the hot evening out! Thank you Bodrum for another fantastic meal!
  22. EJ

    EileenandJohn

    New York Area

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on July 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love Bodrum - always sensational food and excellent service. Ever morsel is so very very flavorful and tasty. Expansive menu -- and amazing pizza. Our go to restaurant!
  23. n

    noran

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great service!
  24. MP

    MPaint

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My boyfriend is Turkish and both his mother and grandmother cook authentic dishes for us so I feel we are well acquainted with delicious Turkish food. Bodrum did not disappoint. We look forward to frequenting this restaurant :)
  25. L

    Lx88

    New York Area

    23 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    They have the best pancakes on the UWS! Always a pleasure dining here.
  26. S

    Sajameh

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on July 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food & fantastic service at reasonable prices, what’s not to love?!
  27. e

    eileeng

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 2, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    The food was nothing exceptional (we had the prosciutto di parma pizza, baba ganoush and hummus), but the ingredients were fresh and healthy, the service was great, and the atmosphere was nice.
  28. AS

    AliceS

    New York Area

    13 reviews

    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on July 1, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Bodrum is consistently very good. The food is delicious and reasonably priced. And they have extensive outdoor seating. Amsterdam can get noisy (sirens, horns, motorcycles), but disruptions quickly pass.
  29. CP

    CynthiaP

    New York Area

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on June 30, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    Server was very nice and attentive. My friend’s chicken dish looked good. The vegetables in my vegetable ravine were over cooked. Next time I will order something else. Usually appetizers and mezze are good.
  30. MS

    MichaelS

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 30, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Wonderful Turkish food. Sat outside on a hot and sunny day, the sidewalk is well shaded by trees and awnings so it is very pleasant.
  31. c

    cinderellapatch

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server was excellent and the food delicious.
  32. BN

    BritinNY

    New York Area

    52 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    52 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    We were outside in a booth on the sidewalk. Fully protected, quiet, service good & the food was, as usual, delicious. This is one of the few restaurants where, twice now, I have taken my first mouthful of food and said “Mmmm, that’s good. It was so tasty! “
  33. GL

    GraduationLunch

    New York Area

    75 reviews

    4.0

    75 reviews

    Dined on June 24, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Good for lunch and dinner. Plenty of outdoor seating. Pizzas & salad for lunch are the best. Service is always attentive and welcoming. Neighborhood favorite.
  34. NF

    NathalyF

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Everything was great. My only criticism is that service was too fast.
  35. RW

    RWthinks

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Bodrum has a very nice menu with options for everybody. And the food is good.
  36. w

    west212

    New York Area

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on June 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The mousaka is excellent and you must have the divine rice pudding for dessert,
  37. JW

    JeanieW

    Raleigh

    34 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on June 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love this place! Always fun and loved dining outside. Delicious food and wine
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Omg Food Súper Good. Portion size was perfect. We get the Lamb Chops and the wood Half Chicken. My husband was so happy with his food. We Definitely have to go back.
  39. B

    Bettina

    New York Area

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Lovely, welcoming staff always. This time was no different. We were concerned about intermittent showers and thunderstorms but there were none while we dined outdoors in the shed or cabana. Even if it had rained, the dining shed would have kept us dry. Our dinner was delicious.
  40. JG

    JGreview6500

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a lovely meal - during a hail storm! The staff handled everything with great aplomb despite getting wet! The food was great - pancakes delicious and shakshuka and dumplings in yogurt also great.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Bodrum Turkish Mediterranean does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Bodrum Turkish Mediterranean also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 799-2806.

Bodrum Turkish Mediterranean is rated 4.6 stars by 1155 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 13 times today
Google Map for Bodrum Turkish Mediterranean

584 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10024

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Between 88th and 89th Streets

  • Neighborhood

    Upper West Side

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:30 am–4:30 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 11:30 am–3:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–9:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Turkish, Mediterranean, Comfort Food

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    1, B & C trains to 86th Street.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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