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Rudy's Mediterranean Grill

4.5
213 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mediterranean
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Rudy's Mediterranean Grill is a Mediterranean restaurant in Columbia. And first Turkish Restaurant in Howard county
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mediterranean, Turkish
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Hours of operation

Breakfast: Monday - Sunday: 7:00am - 11:00am.
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm.
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm.
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Phone number
(410) 290-2004
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Rudy Keskin
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Route 175
What 213 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.4
service
4.3
ambience
4.4
value
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Bleeze55 (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We enjoyed delicious Turkish dishes with very friendly service for girls lunch. Definitely this is one of the best restaurants in this area and highly recommended!

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JoeSomebody (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Excellent spot, great food, fresh and authentic cuisine! Highly recommended.

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vipMunchies (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Even though it was a price fixe menu for Valentine’s Day, it was thoughtfully prepared to consider all kinds of diets. Thanks!

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I’ve never been disappointed at Rudy’s! Love it there

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Love Rudy's, our go-to reataurant for special occasions.

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

As always, food was great. The beef shish kabob is our favorite and the appetizer platter. The waiters and hostess were all very personable which is great! Love eating in that place. Feels like you’ve always been a regular.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

My husband and myself love this restaurant. The food is very good. The desserts are wonderful. The owner are very friendly. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone.

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vipdavie (Baltimore)
3.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

We always enjoy the lentil soup. Some pieces of the lamb shish kabob were a little tough.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

Great menu, and amazing desserts!!! Lovely setting with beautiful picture of Turkey

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vipOpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Warm greeting by owners, very accommodating

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Rudy’s is always wonderful. Welcoming. Great service and delicious food. Everyone enjoyed their meal!

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vipTerps1 (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

The food was very good and the staff is very friendly and treats you like family.

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Lin11 (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on January 15, 2018

Suggested to a friend, who had never been, that we come here for a late morning breakfast. We had the place to ourselves and a very attentive, polite, helpful server. My friend was curious about the cuisine, so we ordered the large sampler appetizer so she could taste the many delicious offerings. It did not disappoint- looked and tasted divine. Our breakfast omelette platters, of ample size and quantity, were also very good. I tried the house omelette and enjoyed the combination of ingredients. We had more than our fill to eat and took home some of the appetizers leftover to enjoy another time. The coffee was good and great service continued even though the lunch crowd began flowing in and filling up the place during our lengthy visit. I had been here several times before to have breakfast and one time for dinner- each experience a good one. I'm planning to bring another group of friends who've never been to try it for lunch next time. Definitely a wonderful hidden gem that keeps on shining.

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vipKirstycat (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Unfortunately, they weren't prepared for the onslaught of diners on Christmas Day. But they apologized profusely for that. My husband's lamb chops were meaty & done medium rare as requested. My lamb saute was excellent. Only complaint is I wish the little salad came before the entree...I don't like mixing the hot & cold. The custard dessert actually passed my daughter's finicky test.

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vipUpfromcolumbia (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Go regularly. Rudy’s is a local gem.

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Steve (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

We went to Rudy's on Christmas as we had just come from BWI Airport and needed a place that was reasonably close. The restaurant was busy. Service was a bit slow at times, but the food was worth the trip. Our party of six had the falafel, lamb shank, lamb adana, greek salad, beyti yogurt, and Coban Kavurma. We also had the baklava for dessert. I recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for authentic middle eastern cuisine.

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

We tried Rudy's because it got a lot of good reviews. We were greeted warmly at the door. The decor and music were great. Waitress very pleasant and accommodating. First time eating Mediterranean food and I really enjoyed it.

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vipkramalot (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on December 17, 2017

Very convenient location write off of 95. Lots of mediterranean options with an emphasis on authentic Turkish appetizers, pizza, and kebabs. Great baklava.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on November 20, 2017

Columbia has so many good dining choices. Rudy's stands out for not only its authentic Turkish dishes but for the way we we treated first as special guests then, as the evening progressed, we became family! Thank you, Mohammed and Dee. We shall return!

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on November 5, 2017

Great food poor customer service and rude waiter who was quick to loose his temper.
I was with work friends and hope they enjoyed the food and not the service

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vipRichardB (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on October 24, 2017

This is a fantastic neighborhood restaurant with superb Mediterranean and grilled food. We thought the hummus was as good as any we have eaten in the Middle East. The shrimp kabobs were tasty and cooked just right. Beef and lamb were delicious. The service was attentive and wonderful.

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RoyT (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on October 20, 2017

Excellent food and outstanding service. Very helpful staff. A very pleasurable dining experience

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vipTrexperience (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on October 17, 2017

First time in this restaurant and I was very well surprised

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on October 10, 2017

Turkish dishes superbly done every time we visit - excellent choice of Mediterranean appetizers, entrees cocktails, and dessert. Rudy's is our fave Special Dinner spot 😊👍🏻

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DJB58 (Baltimore)
3.0  Dined on October 8, 2017

Food was good. Service was too slow. Waitress told my 3 year old grandson he had to eat his dinner so he could have desert. We didnt plan on eating desert as the service was so slow thus he had a toddler tantrum in the restaurant. She needed to mind her own business and keep her hands to herself

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OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
1.0  Dined on October 5, 2017

We made a reservation for 9:45 pm, but the restaurant was closed when we got there at 9:40 pm.

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Trulyjoe (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on September 15, 2017

Excellent meal of Middle Eastern/Turkish specialities. Generous portions of tender meat made for a very enjoyable feast.

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vipraya (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on September 2, 2017

We were a group of 8
Everyone found something they liked
Been to 2 Turkish restaurants before
But this one was the only one that's worth going back to

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vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on September 2, 2017

Great food and owner was personalable and explained dishes that we didn't know about.

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vipSSLL (Washington DC)
2.0  Dined on August 16, 2017

The service was slow and the bread, as well as the falafels seemed old and hard.

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