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Bosphorus Istanbul Cafe

935 S East St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1321
+1 317-974-1770
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (61 reviews)
“baklava” (22 reviews)
“adana kebab” (15 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
935 S East St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1321
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So happy to find this place. We loved everything, especially the hummus, falafel and stuffed eggplant. Can't wait to return.

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I used to eat Turkish food all the time while living in Europe and it's definitely one of the things I miss from my time there. But if you live in Indianapolis you're in luck; this place is legit! My German wife and I went...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was delicious, outdoor seating is excellent and the entire restaurant has a wonderful ambiance. The staff and owner are also amazingly friendly. We had the stuffed eggplant (imam bayildi) and the spinach chicken, with lentil soup and zucchini pancakes. I hope to come back...More

Thank Funkymorganics
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner at the Bosphorus on a Saturday night; excellent choice! Very unassuming, a bit out of the way, but well worth the effort. Comparing to our visit of over a week in Turkey a year ago: excellent comparison! The dishes we ordered were...More

Thank ralphwilhelm1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had couple of great lunches there. Attentive service service both times and all of the dishes we had were succulent.

Thank GeorgeVijay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best values in Indy. The lunch menu selection is awesome. The Mediterranean cuisine is outstanding!

Thank Aaron N
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We parked are cars here and walked to downtown/the city market. It was a great 3-4 mile round trip. Worked up our appetite and their are sidewalks the whole way where you can push your stroller. They were not busy so we could bring I....More

Thank jhebert529
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We frequently dine at Bosphorus and we are never disappointed. We feel they have the best homemade hummus and pita in the city. Everything we've tried on their menu has been delicious. We also enjoy the authentic Turkish decor of the restaurant.

Thank PaulMath99
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Recently went on an overnight trip to Indy (stayed over a Sunday night). Happened to find Bosphorus on Yelp...and SO glad we did. My 9 year old was not thrilled, but that changed after our experience there. We did wait in line for quite some...More

Thank Bigskylisa
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, neat atmosphere, friendly people, and so many dishes to try. Do yourself a favor, and try something exotic.

Thank BatGuano30
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Jawaid K
Is all the food served halal?
14 January 2015|
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Response from IndyLiz2013 | Reviewed this property |
I am not Islamic so I do not know the rules for halal. I would recommend that you call the restaurant and ask them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 935 S East St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1321
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-974-1770
  • E-mail
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