Istanbul Kebab House
We are family owned and operated since 2012.
The name of our restaurant, Istanbul Kebab House, magnificently represents this melting pot and the food we are serving. What is unique and excellent about our restaurant is that we are able to offer up the freshest of produce and meats, on which Turkish food is predominantly based, from the many local Vermont farms. We are dedicated to buying local ingredients whenever possible. This not only enhances the culinary experience at our restaurant but it also supports the local economy in a very special way. We like to think of our concept as Turkish food with a Vermont Twist.
Loved every part of our experience! The food was delicious, the wine was great, and the service was wonderful!
We have been here several times and it is consistently excellent!!
Everything from the way you are greeted upon entering to the menu choices, food, and service is perfection. They make you feel that they are happy to see you and take care of you beautifully.
The food is so good it's difficult to decide what to try but go ahead and try it all, you will not be disappointed!
Istanbul Kebab House is our favorite restaurant in Burlington! The food and service are consistently top-notch, and we really look forward to dining here. Hasan and his team are always welcoming, and we've enjoyed every dish we've ordered.
Great food and service. Will definitely visit again our next trip to Burlington. Thank you!
Food was very very good, a little on the pricey side but you could tell it was well crafted. Service was excellent, will definitely be going back
This is ok for a Lebanese fix, but far from good food.
The dinner was absolutely delicious! Waiter was friendly and accommodating. We will definitely go back.
I loe this place. Excellent food and friendly service.
We had a great meal at Istanbul Kebab house. The food was delicious, the service was friendly and efficient, and it was very reasonably priced. It was a beautiful spring night, and we enjoyed eating outside. Even though it's right off Main street, there didn't seem to be much traffic noise. We'll definitely dine there again!
A perfect little gem right down from busy Church St. My son goes to college in Burlington, so we like to go out when we visit him. This is our 3rd visit to Istanbul Kebab House and it's as delicious as ever! Great service- very attentive and friendly. The food is outstanding! Definitely recommend the lamb kebabs. Dessert is great too. This will be our spot for dinner when we visit :)
Wonderful food and ambiance!
We love this restaurant. Authentic Turkish food, healthy and super tasty. Lovely staff. Affordable charges. We take all of our out-of-town guests to allow then to experience some of the amazing diversity in our community.
Everything was Excellent!! The food is amazing, highly recommended
Fantastic. Everything was delicious and service was fantastic.
A hidden gem. We loved everything and would recommend to all.
Great authentic Turkish food and some items not usually found on Turkish restaurant menus. Very helpful and friendly staff.
This was our first time to the restaurant. Excellent food and service. Definitely will go back.
As always, the service and the food was outstanding. I love this place.
Excellent service all our questions were answered, recommendations were amazing the best part I wasn't expecting a Birthday candle in our dessert it made the evening that extra special.
I'll be going again with friends.
great menu; excellent food; Perfect ambience!
The mezze platter was excellent as usual, and my shish kebab was really yummy. Everyone at the table was happy with everything. On a good night, IKH is arguably the best price-value proposition in town. Hopefully this season they'll make more of their rooftop dining possibilities, which heretofore have remained mostly theoretical.
Very good food! Only complaint is price to portion size.
The portions are excellent, wonderful flavor profiles and lots of gluten free options!
Small, intimate dining room. No real frills. The food was authentic with generous portions and served piping hot. We ordered the small combination platter for an appetizer which was excellent and perfect for two. I had the lamb stuffed eggplant while my wife had zucchini fritters. Perfect for splitting. The waitress was friendly as well as helpful. We were pleased with everything. Our only complaint was every time the front door opened the cold air entered with the people.
Came here for my mother’s birthday and had a wonderful time! The food was amazing, as was the service. We had such a great time!
What a great place! Such a nice, family-owned restaurant and a great view as well. I would recommend this place to anyone visiting Burlington, VT, you won't regret it. Extremely great service!
We absolutely loved our meal at Istanbul Kabab House! The food was delicious and our server was very friendly and helpful. Loved the music and cozy atmosphere. What a treat!
Attentive and VERY friendly service. Food was top notch. We will be going back!
The service and the food are some of the best in the area. We are always very satisfied when we visit this restaurant.
Really enjoyed the food, service, and the ambiance. Prices were a bit high but worth it, except that we were surprised when the bill came, thinking the cost of a shot of Raki was excessive at $10.00 each.
We were there for lunch, had the chicken kabob, stuffed eggplant, side of lavish, yogurt drink and tea. Everything was absolutely delicious and the presentation was really beautiful. The service was excellent. First time for both of us and we will be coming back!
Overall the meal was excellent. A little on the pricey side.
Very good food and attentive service. One of my go-to places in Burlington in general, not just for Mediterranean. Make reservations on the weekends.
Our experience at the Instanbul Kebab house was pure pleasure. We made a reservation and were taken immediately to our table. We ordered the small mezze platter of hors’derves that came with Lavash. There was hummus, a yogurt dip, a Turkish salsa and baba ganoush-all of them so flavorful! My husband and I split the Mixed Grill Platter and our daughter had the Swordfish Kebab Special. Outstanding -all was wonderfully flavored, juicy, and succulent. The sides of rice,cabbage and lettuce salad and pickled onion made a wonderful contrast to the meats. For dessert we tried the rice pudding and the Baklava. The baklava was made with maple syrup and though I’m usually not a fan, this was divine! The rice pudding was rich and sweet- couldn’t quite finish it off, but it was yummy.
The atmosphere was not fancy but very cozy and had some beautiful artifacts and pictures from Turkey. Our waiter was excellent and very attentive. We were very happy to have found this terrific restaurant on our Ski weekend.
My brother and I tried this place and enjoyed it! It was nice to try something different. It all tasted great!
Excellent diner kabob and meze plate was a great start to our meal
This little gem is hidden on a less-traveled part of Church Street in the heart of Burlington. But it is well worth discovering. Ambience is cozy and warm, and the food is outstanding. We shared the appetizer platter (hummus, stuffed grape leaves, babaganoush, etc.) among our party of 5; it was generous and filling. Two of us split the stuffed eggplant and lamb shish kebab entrees; they were equally well-prepared and delicious. Despite it's small size, we were able to get a reservation on an evening when many Burlington restaurants were full; I can't imagine that will last once more people eat here. Excellent dining experience!
We come here often and ever meal we've had has been delicious. The chicken in the chicken shish is unbelievably moist and perfectly seasoned and my husband loves the lamb in the adana wrap. My son is a hummus snob and will only eat Istanbul Kebab House hummus. Servers are super friendly and service is always fantastic. I honestly don't have a single complaint about this restaurant! Go, you will not be disappointed!
Delicious food served attractively and hot from the ovens ---gracious servers-- a very pleasant dining experience!
As is always the case, our meal at the Istanbul Kebab House was superb! The service is always attentive, and the food is fabulous.