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About Troya

Troya, a Mediterranean restaurant.

2125 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Mediterranean, Turkish

Hours of Operation:
M-F 11:30am-3pm and 5:30pm-10pm
Sat 10am-10pm
Sun 10am-9:30pm


Cross Street:
California/Sacramento

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(415) 563-1000

Website:
http://www.troyasf.com/

Executive Chef:
Philip Busacco

Additional:
Beer, Takeout, Weekend Brunch

Troya Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.1

service

4.1

ambience

3.9

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

78% would recommend it to a friend

Healthy (6)
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 4, 2017

We have dined in Troya on a number of occasions and have always found it a pleasure. Although the staff can be a little harried and somewhat distracted during busy moments, their friendliness and obvious wish to meet your needs makes up for that little glitch.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Kid-friendly, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 16, 2017

Super friendly service +great food. Will be back soon with more friends.

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 5, 2017

As someone who loves Turkish food and knows it very well, I was disappointed to see the very few Turkish options on the menu. The whole Turkish- Californian fusion thing does NOT work. There was almost nothing Turkish on the appetizer menu (except tabouleh made with.... quinoa!!!!).

And the few dishes we picked from the main menu was totally disappointing. 1. Manti, which is like to Turkish ravioli made with ground beef, tasted like plastic outside and there was almost no meat inside. 2. The lamb skewer was hard to chew. 3. Turkish tea was stale and over-brewed.

As for the alcoholic beverages, don't plan to try any authentic Turkish options because 1. They don't have Raki, which is the #1 traditional Turkish drink similar to the Greek ouzo and that's the staples drink for any Turkish dinner. 2. Also, they have only one kind of Turkish red wine and it tastes very bland. They don't carry Okuzgozu or other premium turkish wines.

I had a very good dining experience at Dunya earlier this week and wanted to introduce my friends to another Turkish restaurant, but at the end of the night, I was totally embarrassed to have dragged them to Troya.

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·Dined on September 10, 2017

Pleasantly surprised! The food was fabulous and the ambiance was wonderful. Wasn't overly crowded, although we were there early before our movie started up the street. Would definitely recommend and look forward to returning.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Food was good - not great. Enjoyed the decor, but the beer selection was pretty poor.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 2, 2017

The food was solid but unexceptional. The ambiance said we-don't-care in large print, which in this neighborhood might be as much a feature as a bug. Not a bad neighborhood spot, but nothing to seek out, either.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Wonderful food and friendly service. A great place to go anytime.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 26, 2017

My husband and I had a Friday night dinner in this place. We made an order and were drinking wine.
When food arrived, my part of the order was not the one I ordered. When I mentioned it, she tried to convince me that I was wrong. I insisted on my choice.
She became extremely mad and angry. She left the table, approached the manager and yelled something.
Instead of asking any questions the manager picked up all the the plates from our table. With food! He never let us finish food and wine. He asked us to leave the restsurant.
Unbelievable behavior! We live in San Francisco for 25 years, traveled all over the world but never experienced such unprofessional treatment of customers.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 24, 2017

I eat a great deal of Turkish food (married to a Turk)- I think this is one of the best Turkish restaurants in the city.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 15, 2017

We are regulars at Troya and have always thoroughly enjoyed it. The food with Turkish and Mediterranean flavors is fantastic, and the staff and their service are remarkable. The white wines from Turkey are worth trying too! We love Troya and will go back.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 11, 2017

Went to Troya on the recommendation of a friend....was not disappointed at all. In fact, was so pleasantly surprised! The red lentil soup was to die for...really, really tasty! The waiter was so friendly and kind and my friends and I had a superb dinner before heading to the Fillmore.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 19, 2016

The whole dinner experience elicited a "meh" from both of us. We ordered a number of small plates to share. The hummus was pasty and tasteless, the lamb meatballs (more akin to lamb patties) were over done and dry. The quinoa salad was bland - perhaps adding a touch more feta for flavor - but as it was there were only wee tiny little feta crumbs to add a much needed pop. The two highlights were the roasted brussel sprouts - - nice and crispy with a yummy red pepper dipping sauce- and the roasted cauliflower. But, since it was supposed to be a Mediterranean restaurant, we were hoping that the actual Mediterranean food would have been the star of the show. On the other hand, the servers were nice - so at least there was that.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 9, 2016

Absolutely delicious and a neighborhood gem. The lamb kebap was delightful but the short rib is out of this world. Tasty veggies appetizers of cauliflower and brussels sprouts. Amazing service. A favorite on Fillmore and in open table. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on November 9, 2016

We have dined at Troya at least 4 times in the past 2 years. While the food was good still the choices were limited. There was only two wait staff. The restaurant was almost empty and the atmosphere of the past completely gone. Probably won't ever return.

Big disappointment!

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 (London)·Dined on October 8, 2016

I don't understand how restaurants that are half empty on a Saturday can have an attitude. Perhaps that's why they are half empty. The guy who help us sit down had an attitude, didn't seem happy at al that we were there to eat. The service could also be better. How is it that two people order soup and it comes in two different bowls. Does a high end restaurant not carry two marching bowls. But I like the food so I'll go back.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 7, 2016

Service was lackluster, food was not as good as in previous trips.

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 (Western NC)·Dined on September 29, 2016

The calamari salad was superb.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 21, 2016

Bad experience with Troya. I had a confirmed reservation for lunch; 1:45 on Wednesday, 9/21. I arrived and found the place closed, under construction. Two construction workers there couldn't explain why the restaurant was closed or for how long. I never received a cancelation notice from the restaurant. I had been waiting to use my $15. credit and now don't know how I will recoup my investment.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 18, 2016

It has gone downhill. Did not even offer a brunch menu when we went for brunch this past Sunday.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 16, 2016

I thought this was the Troya that used to be on Clement -- but the hostess said it was not -- and after eating there, it was clearly not the same. The food was okay. Nothing was bad, but there was no "life" to the food and truly it didn't taste worth the time or money. Disappointing.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 6, 2016

Troya delivers solid Turkish food. The lamb on the kebab is tender and tasty. Their trio of dips, with pita, is excellent and their honeyed dessert was unusual and I can't wait to go back to have another one.

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 (Denver)·Dined on August 27, 2016

Horrible experience all around.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 26, 2016

Great local spot on Fillmore. Very good selection of tapas and vegetarian options. A number of very different wines from Turkey on the list that paired very well with the food.

Recommend that you share plates to get a good sampling of what is available.

Tags: Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Tapas, Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 24, 2016

We were warmly welcomed for a friend's birthday. The waittress was very friendly and well
informed about the various dishes. I would just say that my lamb kabob should have been
hotter- I think it might have sat in the kitchen too long. That said- the appetizers- cauliflower,
calamari and 3 dips were outstanding!!!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 21, 2016

Delicious food. We had lamb kebabs and chicken kebabs with flavored basmati rice. A simple dinner with authentic spicy flavors of Turkey. The service was casual but attentive--and very friendly. Because we happened to be there on a slow Sunday evening, our server talked with us at length about her country and our experience touring it. It was a memorably good meal, and I am eager to return.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Spicy, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 27, 2016

Kabobs were over cooked, small portions

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 (London)·Dined on July 25, 2016

A local Turkish restaurant with tasty vegetarian dishes and good service. Likely to be noisy when full, but it was quiet when we ate there as there were only a few customers. The vegetarian tagine was particularly excellent.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 22, 2016

Kebabs were overcooked, both the salmon kebab & lamb kebab; the latter came with a tiny portion of greens, & minute teaspoon of eggplant puree. Overpriced in my view.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 18, 2016

Excellent food. Decor and ambiance is a bit more stark, but very good service and very accommodating to several food allergies/preferences. A favorite.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 17, 2016

Small portions for the price but otherwise good all around

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 27, 2016

Great small plates; make a meal out of a couple plates. Even their bread and oil is delicious.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 6, 2016

It became unbearably loud and it wasn't even that crowded. My friend and I were given menus that had different ingredients for the same dish--apparently one of them was out of date. I'm not going to rush back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 26, 2016

The food wasn't that great. I usually love mediterranean/turkish/greek food but this wasn't really up to par. Wouldn't recommend. The short rib was good though.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 15, 2016

Delicious, fresh, healthy options. Attentive service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 19, 2016

Really good food, decent portions, fairly priced. Friendly waitress who remembered us from our previous visit.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 17, 2016

I don't think that dinner should be a rushed thing. If it needs to be, that's what a microwavable dinner is for. This wasn't my first visit to Troya for dinner. The first time I went, not a few weeks before my second visit, was far more impressive, and led me to want to return.

The return visit was quite a bit disappointing. The food was perfectly okay. Delicious, and honored most of my dietary requests, as possible.

The service, however, left me wanting. As other patrons left, and tables were bussed and cleaned, chairs were placed atop tables. After we declined dessert, the server brought the bill. We were not asked if we would even like to have coffee or tea. So my date and I paid and then split. The restaurant experience ended abruptly, and didn't exude the kind of hospitality I was extended previously.

I don't live in the area, and have many choices available to me since I can go wherever I choose, either in the neighborhood, or elsewhere in the city. If I were local, I'd probably go there often.

But, if that kind of service is what I can expect at Troya, I'll probably take a pass and find another spot. In fact, for Turkish cuisine, there's a place further out that I much prefer. I'll just go there.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 17, 2016

What was initially an excellent restaurant went sadly down hill. For our recent visit, there was no one working the host stand all night, an overworked waitress serving, it seemed, the entire restaurant, and odd low-class devolutions, from serving dips in plastic bowls (this wasn't done before) to not serving rice for the chicken kebabs, which were undercooked, to what looked like store-bought pita instead of the amazing, thick homemade Turkish bread they used to have. There is clearly something amiss at Troya and we wouldn't return.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 28, 2016

Loved this place. Awesome mixed platter!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 24, 2016

Troya has a nice, interesting and unique menu - some familiar Mediterranean dishes and some specific Turkish, perhaps less familiar in SF, dishes. The Turkish wine was nice, but a bit over-priced based on my knowledge of what it costs in Turkey.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 12, 2016

The menu is very conducive to sharing, so it's easy to try a number of things, especially the small plates. Don't miss the Brussels sprouts!

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