The Turk Restaurant

4.4
78 Reviews
$30 and under
Turkish
The Turk Restaurant, located in the heart of downtown right on the corner of South Moger Ave. and Kirby Plaza, is an eatery offering authentic Turkish cuisine with an emphasis on fresh ingredients and preparation. Among the offerings are kebabs, hummus and various grilled meats that are prepared with a variety of spices and herbs.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • 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
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 78 people are saying
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PatrickD
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service!

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ScarsdaleGman31
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Octopus salad was all heads , almost no tentacles and so rubbery!
We are outside but server was really unfamiliar with the menu and dishes - but she was very very nice. I felt bad for her - as she was trying.
Also Lamb Kabobs were really overcooked and dried out. Grilled veggies were excellent.

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susang
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lovely restaurant with very tasty food. Everyone at the table was very happy with what they ordered and even I, a vegan, was completely satisfied. The waitstaff was great. Prices are a tad high, but a great restaurant. Highly recommend.

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vipcynthia
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Awesome service. Really delicious food. Nice waiters and just great!

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vipRichard
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience3

Birthday. Owner/Chef comp a dessert.

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AngelaB
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food is consistently great. The recommendations from the owner were much appreciated.

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viprestaurantreviewer
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An excellent experience. Food and service was excellent.

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vipPhil
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food and service

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NormanM
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went to celebrate our Nephew's Birthday. It was our 1st time having Turkish food. Definitely not our last. We had the Hot appetizer Platter, the Mixed Chicken Plate & the Turkish Desert plate. All incredibly DELICIOUS & a Great Introduction to a new Cuisine Experience. Simon the owner was a Great Guy that made us feel right at home. If you've never had Turkish Food you need to go to The Turk.

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vipShazza
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Recommended by a co worker. My first time eating Turkish food. Ordered a few appetizers and they were all delicious. My favorite was the falafel. My husband and I both ordered the chicken which was marinated in a tomato sauce with zucchini, potatoes and peppers. Came with a side of rice. For dessert we shared the baklava which was very good. Tables on both sides of us ordered the shredded wheat dessert and they were carrying on how good it was. Service was a little slow, but it is a small restaurant and it was prime time on Saturday night. Overall a pleasant dining experience. Would definitely come back again.

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LisaS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food is always very good. Service is always very slow especially on a Saturday night.

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BernardC
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great place to get together with friends and enjoy

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Lovely
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food! Staff is very accommodating, friendly, and professional!

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vipggcc
New York Area
48 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Impressed w food and its value. First time in Mt. Kisco and will go back to that town just to visit The Turk.

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DeniseH
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Food was very good and reasonably priced. The friendly service could have been tighter, but the owner came
Towards the end of our meal and was so friendly and even showed my son how to play the Saz. Would definitely return!

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vipJamieC
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was super fresh and delicious. We had a cold appetizer sampler and zucchini pancakes. All the entrees were amazing - I don't eat meat very often but it's so good at The Turk that I have to have it. I had the adana, my guest had the lamb chops, others had the kofte - all excellent. The live guitarist was really nice, not too loud, created a nice ambience. The Turkish red wine was excellent - perfect to go with the lamb. Authentic turkish coffee was served at the end. We didn't order desserts but they tucked some in with our doggie bag - a delightful surprise the next day. I love this place, can't wait to go back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service outstanding. Don’t leave without trying the Baklava

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vipgailp
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good local dining

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vipBobB
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Wonderful food ,excellent dining experience
Very attentive staff
We have been back and enjoyed

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vipJohnS
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The owner (Simon) was there to greet us and because we arrived slightly before dinner, the waiter was not there yet so he did it all -- served water, set the table, took the order. Brought something to taste while we waited for our dinners -- we had 5 kids ages 11 to 15 and they were loud and no one seemed to mind. The place filled up by the time we left for our movies at around 6:45pm -- the food was fantastic and came nice timing! The Turkish wines were tasty and not pricey at all. Simon even serenaded us with a Turkish toon on his funny looking guitar. Lot's of fun -- great experience. We will definitely make it back

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vipJustanotherNewYorker
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Excellent food and very friendly service, a little slow, but the food and friendly waiters makes you forget.

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AngelaB
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food is fresh, the seasoning for all of the items is such an experience to the taste buds. Staff are friendly and are able to describe the items on the menu.

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SarahG
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a lovely place , we took our kids and had a wonderful dinner.

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thewestchestarian
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall1food3service1ambience1

They were so overwhelmed we left after sitting at a table for 30 minutes. The poor couple next to us kept hoping someone would come by to give them a check during that whole time. For long stretches the dining room was actually completely devoid of staff, you could have walked off with whatever you wanted. With a full dining room, some guy took up a 4-top to forelornly play bass guitar. It was like we were all pretending to be at a restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service!

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vipLisaD
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Owner is super friendly and helpful when ordering about unknown items

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JodyT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food was exceptionally tasty and service was very friendly and efficient - we're definitely planning to go back.

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nutrageous
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Be patient. The food is delicious and well worth waiting for. Lamb shanks were unctuous and lovely in a creamy tomato base. Falafel were tiny but tasty, made up for by the generously sized and delicious zucchini pancakes. Chicken shwarma was a pleasing special.
The proprietor and staff in this warm, atmospheric restaurant aim to please. Sip your drink and enjoy your meal. On a Saturday night we were seated quickly, then the restaurant filled very fast and service was cheerful but hard pressed to keep up with the crowd.

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vipLeslieT
New York Area
53 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience start to finish! The restaurant is very pretty, clean, and not too noisy even with (beautiful) live music (a guitarist). The wait staff couldn't be friendlier. And the food was delicious! The pita and mustard dip was great, and the salads, shrimp, chicken, kabobs, and lamb were all flavorful and excellent. Very reasonably priced too! Can't wait to go back with friends next weekend!

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vipMarMin
New York Area
84 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great experience. Nice restaurant and the owner/staff are so warm and welcoming. The food was very good and freshly prepared. The bread was delicious with the mustard/oil dipping sauce. Loved the Mediterranean Salad, The Lamb Ketof and the rice and grains were great. The dessert we had was so unique and decadent. We really enjoyed the atmosphere it was warm upbeat and a great spot to dine! There was even a little love music which was so cool!

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vipAllenW
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another wonderful meal. Great and friendly service. Excellent wine and recommendations. We go every time we’re in the area.

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vipLloydT
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

This was our second visit to this restaurant. The food selection and quality were very good with ample portions. The waiter was excellent. He provided a complementary wine tasting and a sample dessert.

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Busychick3
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Food was excellent and the staff were warm and quite friendly. Our waiter educated us about Turkish food and history. Go back!

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AnnCT
New York Area
32 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The Zucchini pancakes, were huge and delicious. The Lamb slides were very good and a big plate of food. The salads were fresh and tasty. An excellent value. Many vegetarian friendly options. Will definitely return.

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vipNewYorkdiner
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The Lunch Special is a great value. The food was outstanding: cacik (yogurt with cucumbers); eggplant with sauce; chicken kofte; baklava. The only disappointment was the chicken adana, which did not taste fresh.

Owner Simon and waiter (?Essen) were very friendly and personable. Simon is very skilled with the saz, a Turkish stringed instrument.

We will be back!

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MarthaK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food and wine was delicious. Our server was friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive. We felt welcome and relaxed. This was the second time we had a terrific experience. We will be back.

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ScottG
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great first experience at this restaurant. We thought the staff was wonderful- friendly, engaging, and accommodating.

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GregoryL
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Simon and his staff provide great food in a family setting. A generous soul at work providing generous results. A ‘must dine’ restaurant in the Katona area.

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Bvir
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very friendly atmosphere and the staff was wonderful.

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vipCATD
New York Area
108 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We were not planning on eating at the Turk. Happenstance had it that a parking space was available in front of the place. Upon reading reviews we figured..what the heck ...and we reserved and went in.
Great dinner.
Delish food, fun menu, terrific reasonable priced wine.
What more do you want.
Reserve, enjoy and tell them we sent you 😀

FAQs

The Turk Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (914) 864-1900.

The Turk Restaurant is rated 4.4 stars by 78 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.