Meyhouse

4.5
25 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Turkish
"Welcome to our home. Meyhouse is a casual place where friends get together over a drink, small plates, and unique seafood and grilled delicacies. Our philosophy is unique in many ways. We have an ingredient first approach, which means we handle ingredients as minimally as possible through the cooking process. We source the highest quality ingredients we can find and let them shine. Our recipes are as authentic as possible, no sous vide or modernist cuisine can be found here."
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San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent ethnic delicious food! Warm hospitality!

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NM
San Francisco
88 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mey House imbues with Turkish delight (food perfection not the candy). I met Revnak, one of the owners, who explained daily dinner specials and the many Turkey region offerings. Conveniently most of the dishes had regions noted in parentheses. Two cold mezes - beets drizzled in olive oil and ground pistachio, kopoglu fried eggplant in tomato/garlic yogurt sauce - dipped sauces with baked pides (similar to airy flat bread). Red lentil soup texture was light and flavored with mint/olive oil. Incik - lamb shank with mint, sour cherry, on top of roasted eggplant puree that had delicate, airy flavors to complement the roasted/baked lamb. Ended with turkish coffee and kunefe dessert - shredded wheat filled goat cheese with plenty of ground pistachio and sugary syrup. View of fresh wood-burning oven and its continuous use for patrons dinners added to the mystic of Turkey. Must go to experience Turkish culinary perfection in Sunnyvale!

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This restaurant reminds us the food we had in Istanbul. The Mezes, the hot bread, delicious! The main course meat is tender and flavorful! The hostess was very friendly, explain the Today's menu, even took a group picture for us. Overall, this is the best food we had for a long time. Will for sure coming back, and bring our friends!

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing place with great food and owners!

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OT
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was delicious!! Service is amazing!!

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H
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our party of 7 thoroughly enjoyed dinner at Meyhouse. The wait staff was pleasant, informative, fun, enthusiastic and helpful in answering our questions. Our food (muhammara and borek for appetizers; mousakka, manti, kofte, and kusleme for entrees) was delicious and just as some of us had enjoyed in Turkey. Definitely a "return to" place.

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OT
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The place is wonderfull. I really like it. I feel like I was in a restourant at Beyoğlu in Istanbul.

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is a fantastic place. Truly authentic Turkish cuisine that would rival the best restaurants in Turkey easily (yes, I’m Turkish and a foodie). Everything is home made with love and diligence. The ingredients are of superb quality. No filler sides. Just pure goodness and taste. Expensive, but well worth it. I’ll be a regular for sure. Extremely highly recommended.

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AL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 1food 4service 2ambience 2

This weekend we went to Meyhouse with a large party. Although I felt the food was good, the value was just not there. Some more feedback;

The Good: As I mentioned, the food quality was very good. It was clear that they made their food fresh and took care in the quality of the food.

The Bad: The Services was meh...The place was noisy. Was crowded, which is good for them, but was hard to hear. Additionally, they had a pizza type oven next to the customer area. It heated up the entire restaurant and made it very uncomfortable. And frankly, i didnt even see them cooking anything in it. So i have no idea whats they use it for.

Additionally, and not trying to "nit-pick" but we ordered a diet coke. If your trying to be an "upscale restaurant" and charge a premium, dont bring me a can. Bring it in a glass and offer refills. Dont be that cheap.

The UGLY: The portions were very small. And we were very disappointed in the accessories to the meals. The main courses didnt really come with anything. Not even rice! How expensive is RICE?! They charged us $6 for rice!! Thats just insane.

The Adana Kebab came with 1 skewer. For $32 I'd expect at least 2 skewers and rice. Its ridiculous that they charge that much for just 1 skewer. Especially for a dinner portion.

Additionally, the "small plates" were all over $10. Even @ Oren's Hummus, you can get the same type of dishes for $6. They should have some tasting platter for $15 with a few options and all other dishes should be no more than $8. Its a "small plate" FFS, dont charge over $10 thats crazy.

Overall, again the food was good and fresh. But between the relatively poor service and insane pricing, we're not going to go back. I wish this restaurant the best as its new. Hopefully they read this and take this feedback to heart.

In the meantime, highly suggest you goto Dish Dash right down the road. Good food for a good price.

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Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Meyhouse is a very very special restaurant. They bring the very best of Turkish food to the Bay Area! Their food is not only absolutely delicious but also extremely sophisticated and authentic. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to have this dining experience so far from Turkey. Regardless of whether you are familiar with Mediterranean/Turkish/Middle Eastern food or not, you will be blown away by Meyhouse.

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New England
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, fresh with a great variety. This is one of a kind in the Bay Area.

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JS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great Food and great service!! Our waitress was attentive and went above and beyond expectations! We will definitely be back again!!

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AC
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Great food and service - everything was super fresh. The bread is simply amazing. Enjoyed it thoroughly!

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RH
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Gthe ow er took special care of our group of 4.We had very specific dietary needs(gf,vegan,no dairy. They bent over backwards to please us and did an outstsnding job. The owner was very gracious,enthusiastic and so personable. Thwe food was so amazing. Fresh,hot, lovely to look at,and so tasty. We were overwhelmed and cant wait to visit again.

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tasty menu with an excellent service. They are serving variety of tapas(mezzes) plates which perfectly pairing with Turkish liqueur which calls Raki. I highly recommend to try Girit( pistachio covered cheese) , patlican ezme ( toasted eggplant) , Inegol kofte( meatballs). All were super delicious. They also offer you some daily specials which worth to try.

We are looking forward to go back!!

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SS
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very creative and good food. Plenty of vegetarian choices too.
Good range of appetizers that can be ordered to make a shareable fun meal by themselves.

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DC
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

OpenTable accepted reservations for 11:15am on Mother's Day and the restaurant doesn't open until 5pm. We were very disappointed. We were ready to have a nice meal for Mother's Day. We had to scramble to find another restaurant to celebrate Mother's Day dinner.

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TN
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service! Will definitely go back. Best authentic Turkish food ever had!!

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AH
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and relatively good prices! I like the ambience and the music. One of the best Turkish restaurants in the Bay Area!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

Food meh , slow service

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Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, awesome people!

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TB
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The best restaurant to taste different Turkish food in tapas or meze style.

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MC
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Good food and friendly service, but it is also very expensive, especially considering that many of their dishes have small portions!

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S
Sacramento
3 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Loved, loved, LOVED the food! We did one of the chef choice experiences and it was the best decision of the night. The food kept coming. It all paired perfectly with the wine. The place was just the right amount of dressed up while still keeping a mostly casual feel. Would 10/10 recommend this place. It is a brand new restaurant and had minimal service hiccups. Will definitely be back!

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SS
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

We’ve been to Meyhouse twice so far and at both times we left very happy. All the meze's and meat we had were fresh and similar to authentic Turkish food. However, I would especially recommend fish and seafood if you like them, because this may be the only place where you can find such special variety around the Bay Area and they were fantastic. Also, the atmosphere of this restaurant is great and the staff is very friendly and kind. They all try to make sure you have a great time. I’d definitely recommend it to anyone who wants to enjoy a memorable dinner in a nice atmosphere.

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