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8903 Glades Rd, D-7, Boca Raton, FL 33434-4074
+1 561-488-8883
12:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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68 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch at EFES bistro. Owner Sachina was there to make sure everything was perfect and indeed it was. All the ingredients very fresh and even then bread is made in their oven. Tried several dishes: hummus, babaganush, kibbe, tabuleh, Turkish pizza with lamb, spanakopita, etc. Efes will cater if you have a party in your house and... More 

Thank Dhnelson26
West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Not especially welcoming, only one waitress so many tables were dirty and not cleared from previous customers. Food is average and like my friend said, underwhelming. Nothing came out hot except the soup. Poor presentation. I don't see any reason to go back.

Thank Lauren P
Tamarac, Florida
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92 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We went there for dinner before a show in Boca and found the food to be worth the trip. It is found in the Somerset court next to TJ MAXX. It is located at the corner of Glades and Lyon. The food was great and service was great also. the food is served fresh and was the best authentic food... More 

Thank joefocht53
Parkland, Florida
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This used to be such a nice little place. No more. The food is so-so, but the owner is nightmare. There is a reason my friend and I were the only people there during the entire lunch period (11:40 to 1). There were 2 takeaways orders in that time also. While the sign said 11:00 to open, we arrived at... More 

1 Thank Ms_Happy_Feet
South Florida, Florida
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108 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

My wife and I were here on Saturday night before a show close by. This restaurant used to be a Rotelli's Pizza restaurant and it looked like they hadn't done much to change the interior. Few more things on the wall, but never felt I was in a middle eastern restaurant. Wife and I split the shepherds salad which was... More 

1 Thank Jeff M
Mattituck, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We have had dinner here several times during our 'snow bird' months (Nov-Apr) each year. All of the foods here are quite enjoyable and from varied Mediterranean cultures. But the Turkish dishes are excellent. I particularly recommend the Lamb chops, Filo-Wrapped Tilapia and all of the salads. The Red Lentil soup is very good and served with Turkish bread.Be sure... More 

Thank Donald W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

It was Thursday at 8pm we went 4 people ( 3 friends were on the way) total 7 people for dinner we were excited and entered the restaurant, there was a man was sitting all the way in the back and said Closed , we were all shocked, the sign were saying OPEN, at the door open until 9:30pm ,... More 

2 Thank Honestmoon
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
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493 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Inconsistent service and average middle east cuisine. Not a favorite. Located in strip mall setting. Free parking nearby.

1 Thank Marvin G
Manalapan, New Jersey
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

We were seated immediately. The restaurant Vegas not full because of the bad weather but this place is a gem. The food is Turkish and the owner is the server. She is very honest. She told us the fish was frozen not fresh which we appreciated. We had lentil soup which was delicious. I has lamb stew with bulgar. My... More 

Thank marcie C
White Plains, New York
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362 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We had just arrived on New Year's Day after three days on the road and were very tired and hungry. Efes Restaurant was nearby, and it was a godsend. The waitress was efficient getting my husband's wine and my iced tea shortly after we were seated. In fact, she moved us to a more stable table in a booth as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8903 Glades Rd, D-7, Boca Raton, FL 33434-4074
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Boca Raton
  • Phone Number: +1 561-488-8883

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?