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Black Sea Restaurant

737 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104-1214
+1 651-917-8832
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“doner” (10 reviews)
“falafel” (8 reviews)
“lamb and beef” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
737 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104-1214
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

When I studied at the University of Heidelberg in Germany, I frequently went to a Turkish restaurant. It was perfect for me. Inexpensive but enjoyable food. If I was a college student, I would go to this restaurant regularly. But as someone who can afford...More

Thank lacke010
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This the real deal. Rotisserie roasted lamb, chicken, and beef or fried falafal served with fresh pita as sandwiches or platters. Plates average about $8 or less. A cozy casual interior with only a handful of tables. A perfect set up for take out or...More

Thank potte129
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Had the vegetarian combo plate - nice mix of food; rice pudding for dessert was fantastic! Their lemonade was tasty.

Thank 505Jen
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for family lunch and ordered variety of dishes to enjoy with my husband and daughter and everything was awful no Turkish seasoning super bland, no flavor, spicy kofta had ketchup sauce, horrible will never return.

Thank Secilia B
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Stopped in for lunch and had the Doner. Essentially a Turkish Gyro. The pita was fresh, the lamb and beef tender, and the rice excellent. Intend to return and explore the rest of the menu!

Thank Sailuver
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I discovered Black Sea about two years ago, and it's one of my favorites on this side of town. The place itself is small - don't bring a party of 10 here and expect them to be able to seat you - but the food...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

My first time to this place, and we really enjoyed it. Small inside with maybe 8 tables, but the food was good, service was quick and efficient (even though we were there over a busy lunch hour), portions were good sized. I had the kofte...More

Thank DogAgility
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Eating here is about the experience as much as the food, although you will still be pleased getting take-out. Only a few places to sit, but if you do dine in it can be SUCH a great time. The staff treats you with such warmth...More

Thank Jordan S
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I looked at the reviews for the Black Sea before going, and it had amazing reviews, so I was excited! Needless to say, I don't feel like it lived up to its hype....don't get me wrong, the food is good, decent enough. But it wasn't...More

Thank RosieCotton32
Reviewed 27 October 2016

A delightful neighborhood Turkish restaurant. The food - delicious with generous portions and reasonable prices. A small restaurant, the interior is clean and the decor is charmingly cozy without being claustrophobic. The service - very good and friendly. My friend and I had a pleasant...More

Thank LennyKuku
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 737 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104-1214
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-917-8832
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