Cafe Efendi Mediterranean Restaurant
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Valid For: 1 - 20 people
Starts: May 20, 2019
Ends: May 21, 2118
Availability: Daily 4:00PM-9:00PM
Great Place! Atmosphere nice enough for special date. House Wine very good. Food very good and authentic. Only negative, they did not honor my coupon for wine; claimed it was a fake.
Brilliant as always. My wife and I enjoy Mediterranean food in California. It is great to find this place.
First time visiting Cafe Efendi - Not sure what to expect, except that it would be Mediterranean.
Wine - They had a good number of selections. I would have liked seeing more California wines.
Appetizer - We had the sampler. Very good.
Entree - Traditional fare. We did have a vegan with us; their choices were limited.
Ambiance - You felt transported. Interior was nicely appointed, but not in a cheesy way.
Entertainment - They had a keyboardist playing traditional songs - he was okay. They did have a bellydancer that performed, and visited all of the tables.
Dessert - Couldn't tell you. We were pretty satisfied by the time it came for dessert. They did have on display baklava and other pastries that looked good.
Food was fantastic with a variety on the menu. Service was great, the server(s) were friendly and accommodating. The venue was relaxing especially was impressed with the horse carving on the wall in the main dining area. I would recommend Cafe Efendi to family and friends, this was our second visit in 2 weeks.
This is a very authentic Turkish restaurant in both food and ambiance.
The service is professional and friendly.
This is my favorite restaurant!
Delicious food, great atmosphere and service was outstanding.. looking forward to coming back to try everything on the menu
Food is not good just for the ambiance we pay the money but good place to chill out have hookah and stuff but food taste is bad. Lamb we ordered was hard, a little uncooked and salman tastes really bad with too much fish smell not every restaurant has salman like that. The salad is the most worst part which is way too sour that we can’t even have half of it. I dnt know if they even tasted their salad atleast once till date before they serve
We went for lunch Sat, the place was empty. Service was good, none of us liked the foods.
Terrific food as always. The hookah is always a nice addition. Turkish coffee and baklava was perfect. Great service from our waitress and the staff is incredibly friendly. Recommend this restaurant every chance I can to whoever is willing to listen. Will be going back in the future.
Excellent food and service! My entire family loves the food. Highly recommend.
4 years ago I promised myself not to go there anymore but last Saturday decided to give them another chance and came out disappointed again.
Both times I had problem with service.
Great atmosphere and delicious food. Our waitress was very personable. Only disappointment is that they were out of chocolate cake for dessert! I plan to stop by earlier one day to try the turkish coffee.
I went there for lunch. It was quiet. Service was great and the food delicious. I highly recommend the hummus.
It was our first time to Efendi's and we loved it. Authentic food,music and excellent friendly staff. Will definately be back
Thank you to the staff at Cafe Efendi for a great date night with my wife. Our servers graciously shared menu ideas and also about their amazing Turkish heritage. The food was and the belly dancing was an added bonus. We’ll be back!
Awesome food for a reasonable price. Well spiced and incredibly tasty place for Persian / Mediterranean food.
Great and very authentic Turkish food also excellent service very nice belly dancing great music and great atmosphere
Food was excellent as was service. Good menu. The bar has a very nice ambience, candles, dim, nicely furnished. Music (videos)was a little too loud but appropriate tunes for the venue. There is a very nice patio to sit on. Main room is one large room pretty bright, no intimacy in that room. Sit in the bar if you want a bit darker.
Overall great, we'll be back!
Unexpected and very tasty foods.
Server was very attentive but not overly. Owner of the place came by to greet us as well after we sat down and also during our meal. We ate early dinner around 5:30pm and the place was empty. We were the only ones there until about 6 or so. Felt a little unusual for what seamed to be a very nice looking and feeling place. Not sure why there was not so many at the time we ate but this was our first time here. Food was very tasty. I had Lamb Kabobs and wife had "after her 3rd try" a dish I can't remember the name of but it was ground lamb cooked on a flat skewer. Quite spicy for our tame palettes. Still quite good. I felt the prices were also reasonable.
I mentioned her 3rd try before because, they didn't have the first two items she asked for. Out of Gyro's and out of another one I can't remember the name of. but on Saturday night? Seems like the one doing the buying didn't prepare well for this Memorial Day weekend.
The place appeared quite clean and managed well for space. But, per my wife, the restroom was very poor in cleanliness. Managers, take note, this is a big deal to everyone but mostly to women. And why shouldn't it.
Since we were there early, we didn't get to see the live music or any of the touted "belly dancing ladies". For real. They had a TV in the other room I could see from where I was sitting and it was showing a continuous clip / advertisement of Greece, want to go there now, and also about this restaurant showing the aformentioned.
I would recommend this to others as it was very authentic feeling and tasting.
Wonderful food, great atmosphere, outstanding service, friendly management
Good Food, really good for vegetarians. Friendly staff. Prices are very reasonable.
Good turkish experience. A little different then the actual food there is in Turkey, but tasty and served by very nice people. I will surely return to this place to try other dishes and enjoy the oriental atmosphere
Love the experience and will be returning
The food was excellent and the service was good. As always Cafe Efendi comes through!
Our first visit and we had a blast. Entertainment was fabulous and the atmosphere was great, especially for a local neighborhood options.
Not a great valentines dinner. My wife’s falafel was burnt. My Doner kebabs were cold. Our hummus appetizer tasted watery. Live music was too loud. Ambiance was weird. The restaurant was really bright not the best mood lighting for dinner.. on a positive note our server was okay.
Beautiful decor, great service and delicious food. They have an outdoor patio that would be a lot of fun when the weather cooperates. They have live music and belly dancers on Friday and Saturday nights.