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Turkish Cuisine

4.6
240 Reviews
$31 to $50
Turkish
As far as authentic Persian experiences go, Turkish Cuisine in the Hell's Kitchen District really cannot be beat. Once you step foot in this place you will feel that you have been transported direct to the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul. The donor kebabs are highly sought after, as is the Turkish coffee for lunch. With the abundance of fresh vegetables served with every dish at Turkish Cuisine, you really cannot go wrong.

For a cultural experience, consider taking the family to Turkish Cuisine for your next gathering. The menu contains a bit of everything, so even the most discerning of taste buds are likely to find something that appeals. Consistent", "tasty" Turkish fare at "reasonable" rates make this Theater District veteran a "delightful" choice "pre-curtain". Full review Zagat. Turkish cuisine has a beautiful heated backyard seating area .

Offers

  • Happy hours

    Multiple dates available

    Sun 12:00 PM - 3:45 PM, 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Tue - Thu 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Fri 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 10:45 PM, Sat 12:00 PM - 3:45 PM, 4:00 PM - 10:45 PM

    ENJOY ONLY $6 DOLLARS BEER MOJITO SUNGRIA
  • HAPPY HOURS

    Multiple dates available

    Sun 12:00 PM - 3:45 PM, 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Tue - Thu 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Fri 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 10:45 PM, Sat 12:00 PM - 3:45 PM, 4:00 PM - 10:45 PM

    $6 DOLLARS BEERS,MOJITO ,SUNGRIA

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
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
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
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 240 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.8
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4.5
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4.5
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JimD
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

My friend and I split a falafel appetizer. Then he ordered lamb chops (a special) and I got chicken shish kebab. Some of the items are a bit pricey, but the portions are generous, and everything was delicious. The waitress was very nice, and brought us little squares of Turkish Delight with our check.

We were going to a concert in the area for the first time in ages, and wanted something a bit special for dinner. Turkish Cuisine more than filled the bill...

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful little oasis in NYC near theatre district! Would definitely go again. Food and drinks were delicious and beautifully presented. Five of us had a great time and were out in plenty of time for a play... so good to be back in NYC!

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AzamS
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great cuisine for family dining option with decent food choices and ambience. On our visit there was a group who became very loud and was very uncomfortable. I think if restaurant can enforce noise level policy that will make more pleasant environment.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, and overall great experience.

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foodlover
Las Vegas
10 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Some of the best food o have ever had, so yummy, such high quality, and the service was unbeatable

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Louie
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I bring friends here frequently. You won't be disappointed. Food and service are excellent.

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vipBallen
New England
4 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent food at an exceptional value for NYC. Cok hos!

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AliTexan
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Good food but prices are high and you will hear options for items not listed in menu which were very pricey. Portions aren’t big enough.

Appetizers came without any plates, asked for bread which came after we finished. Tip was added for party of five. Reserved table for outdoor through open table but they didn’t had table available so we sat inside.

Over food was delicious but there are other Mediterranean options around which will be good options for us next time.

JF
JudithF
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Everything we ordered was delicious and fresh. We had several items from the meze menu and shared them among us. I don't think you can go wrong, whatever you order.

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vipccbnyc
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Very charming!

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Sunny
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service here were amazing. Best Turkish food we’ve ever had!! Will definitely be back!!

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ZotieB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We arrived right at opening. But we did t have to wait long for service or for food. The food was excellent. Service was great as well.

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vipSJPark68
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful as usual with generous servings, tasty foods, and friendly service. Love the Shrimp Shish Kebab!

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Local
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great resturant with an awesome outdoor patio located in the back. Quiet, relaxing, and romantic.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall2food3service3ambience2

Good, not great. Food was fine. Atmosphere could use a little work. We were hearing only ourselves for a little while til others shuffled in.

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FrancesP
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful assortment of grilled specialties that come with salad, seasoned rice, vegetables. Each dish was enough for leftovers. We started with the combination platter of cold appetizers, and each of the eight selections was wonderful. The restaurant has so much character with all kinds of Turkish paraphernalia adorning the walls. The tables were well separated and there were free masks as well as large pumps of hand sanitizer at the entrance. The service was great. The server made us feel very special and was very knowledgeable about all of the dishes. We had a lovely time...

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vipSJPark68
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Turkish style quesadilla special was delicious. It should be included in the regular menu.

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Huda
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I came here for the 1st time even though we usually go to restaurants in Hells Kitchen. Best. Food. Ever. My sister LOVED her birthday lunch with our friends. Their meat dishes are great and definitely try the specials and the lemonades which were very refreshing. Also, this place has some beautiful turkish ornaments hung all around the restaurant. Definitely coming here again!

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vipCoryS
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, great food!! I already can’t wait for my next meal here.

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vipfraterzeus
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a lovely find. Never ate Turkish food before. It is a mix between Greek and Middle Eastern. Food was very tasty. Hostess was very accommodating. Get different appetizers and share with your friends to broaden the experience

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BentleyB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I always love Turkish Cuisine and the Branzino special was amazing!!

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pesp81
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Extraordinary food and excellent service!!!

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vipRocky
New York Area
108 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very tasty lamb entrees. Price of chocolate/yogurt dessert was a bit much at $13.95; however, very good.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience1

Came here for my husband’s birthday. Unfortunately this restaurant is not following Covid protocols for indoor dining. Every table inside the restaurant was full. Tables were placed less than 6 ft apart. People were getting up from their tables and walking around without masks. There was no temperature check upon arrival.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Nice covered and heated back patio.

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Agnes
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food in a very cute backyard! We felt warm, safe, and well served.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great experience, we booked this place for NYE 2021. We ordered dolma, kofte, adana kebab, and rasi vodka shots. Everything was accounted for COVID-19. Will come back again!

SJ
vipSJPark68
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Keeping generous and wonderful in this difficult time... thank you!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress was amazing- very good accommodations with covid. Very pleased with this dinner ! Highly recommend.

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GeoK
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The ambience of the heated back patio was delightful for lunch on a slightly chilly day. the waiter Nick was exceptionally attentive but never intrusive. The stuffed eggplant special was delicious as was the always reliable Manti. The pistachio pudding was excellent. All around an wonderful outdoor dining experience.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Socially distanced tables. Attentive service & food. Definitely a neighbour hood gem!

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vipMoMoney
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Must have for the authentic Turkish food lovers. I felt like i was back in Istanbul gorging on the delicious adana and behati kebab. The host was amazingly gracious and made sure our experience was special.

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vipDonnaC
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic food, great for vegetarians, and the service is truly kind and warm. They do all the Turkish favorites, with obvious care. Love their lentil soup and falafel.

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vipQualityFrugality
New York Area
50 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sat in the garden, quiet and lovely location.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
50 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been here about half-dozen times and it never disappoints. Each time I try to get something difference and have enjoyed everything. The eggplant/Turkish salad was delicious, as was the okra entree. My only complaint is that I wish they had latte/cappucinos, but I realize that is not Turkish :)

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kmpap23
New York Area
59 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cozy little place with great food and excellent service

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PaulDoug
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We were seated promptly at this cozy little place by the polite and friendly staff. Dishes were served quickly (the appetizers came out in a matter of minutes). I enjoyed the grilled branzino special, which was perfectly prepared. My wife did not favor the chicken and yogurt sauce dish.

MK
vipMattK
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

A wonderful find on 9th, by the Theater District. Very small, with friendly, attentive service. The food is terrific. Highly recommend. We'll be back!

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NYCLocal
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Good food. Staff kept trying to upsell more expensive menu items

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent pre-theater spot

FAQs

Turkish Cuisine does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates. Turkish Cuisine also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 397-9650.

Turkish Cuisine is rated 4.6 stars by 240 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.