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Aya SOFIA Restaurant

6671 Chippewa St, Saint Louis, MO 63109-2526
+1 314-645-9919
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“kebab” (9 reviews)
“lamb” (9 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
6671 Chippewa St, Saint Louis, MO 63109-2526
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lamb that I ordered was just amazing! My husband ordered Sword Fish. He said that was the best he'd ever tasted. Mehmet love of cooking is transparent in his dishes wherein the ingredients has been passed to him by his Mom. I refer to...More

Thank LLW1973
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Get a group of family or friends or neighbors and head to Aya Sofia on Chippewa, diagonally across the street from Ted Drewes. The brunch is fresh, delicious, and you will return time and time again. See you there next Sunday??

Thank scrouch109
Reviewed 2 January 2018

My wife and I had dinner with friends at Aya Sofia on 12/30/17. The food was delicious. I have the Lamb Chops and my wife had Sword Fish Special. Everything on each of our plates was wonderful and the portions were generous. Our friends were...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed Aya Sofia last night for birthday dinner. Delicious authentic Turkish food and wine. Definitely recommend to anyone tired of the same old restaurants

Thank jsfranklin03
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I love the food and the different Mediterranean choices at Aya Sofia. Their fish is to die for, and the atmosphere is very romantic and laid back.

Thank TravelerIK17
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Atmosphere was lovely. Menu well-balanced, thoughtful, non-frivolous and a fine introduction to Turkish and near-Turkish fare. Food was just what it should be, from appetizers to the main course. Nice table settings. Comfortable. But the overly familiar wait person was too familiar, mouthy (without seeming...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

I went with a Turkish friend of mine. Overall he approved the dishes as being fairly authentic. The only things we did not like were the outside plastic tables, which felt cheap, and our server, who had no clue at all (he said he was...More

Thank Berthold H
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Aya Sofia has a unique menu that is rare in St. Louis. The food is delicious and do not be afraid to try new things! We got the hummus and 3 small plates and it was enough for dinner for 2 people. They also have...More

Thank rowan816
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Our server was excellent! We enjoyed the Chef's special appetizer, a hot, spinach cheese mix with just a hint of heat. It was served with homemade bread which was excellent. I had the lunch special Chicken Kabob served with humus, rice pilaf,and tabouli. The portions...More

Thank 993wesg
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Friends from Chicago recommended this place to me after finding it during the recent marathon. The unique exterior on a corner lot was as charming as the cozy interior. Three of us all chose different wine options and all were pleased enough to get a...More

Thank sattelite10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6671 Chippewa St, Saint Louis, MO 63109-2526
    (Jamieson / Plainview)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Lindenwood Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lindenwood Park
  • Phone Number: +1 314-645-9919
Aya Sofia, St. Louis’ only Turkish restaurant, opened in October 2005 by Turkish Chef Mehmet Yildiz and designer Alicia Aboussie. Our outstanding Turkish cuisine is delicious, fresh, and healthy. We serve lamb, beef, chicken and seafood. Aya Sofia offers a large variety of cold and hot meze (small plates) that are intended to be shared and will complement any of our entrees. Afiyet Olsun (Enjoy your meal)! Aya Sofia has a romantic luxurious atmosphere combined with excellent upscale service and warm Turkish hospitality.
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