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Troy Mezze Lounge

315 Blake St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1801
+1 919-834-8133
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lamb kebab” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
“turkish food” (5 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
315 Blake St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1801
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 21 April 2016

Started with an appetizer of shrimp which was good. My wife had grilled lamb chunks and stated it was one of the best lamb meals she' eaten. I had a crock of vegies and lamb and was tender and tasty. This location is casual and...More

Thank Randy W
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This is a terrific place in the part of town near the fresh fruit market. The decoration will illuminate anyone on Turkey. The host is more than eager to make a visit spectacular. Music livens up the scene on Thursday evenings and will not disappoint....More

Thank G.l. M
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I started with a house cabernet which was excellant, and for $7 a fair deal. Someone bought a Troy Mezza appetizer plate for the table and that could have been an entree. Everything on it was delicious, best grape leaves ever, and warm soft pita...More

Thank Hilton F
Reviewed 5 March 2016

If you want to experience Raleigh's best find for Mediterranean/Turkish Cuisine look no further than City Market's Troy Mezze Lounge. We had the Lamb Kabob and Chicken Kabob-both excellent. Go On-Line for the full menu. Got great reviews for other dishes from people at the...More

Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We live about 40 miles from Raleigh. Tonight we drove in to celebrate New Years Eve. We had walked by this small restaurant several times and decided to try it. We had traveled to Turkey years earlier and loved the food there; my wife's grandmother...More

Thank Albert008
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We chose this restaurant because of a coupon in our book. We tried a clay bowl dish and the Alexander Gyro. Both dishes were full of flavor and my husband and I enjoyed sharing. I combined them the next day for lunch and it was...More

Thank wysteria1977
Reviewed 28 August 2015

This is perhaps my favorite restaurant to go to in downtown Raleigh. We live nearby and often bring our dog and sit outside. There's never much of a crowd during the week and we've often been the only people there. Sitting outside on the side...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 23 July 2015

While visiting family in Raleigh, we decided to get coffee. We passed by Moore Square and saw that Troy Mezze was open. We went in and the restaurant itself was not well maintain it could use a fresh coat of paint. The server was really...More

Thank Josue C
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

Sent our entrées back after one bite. Literally could not stomach the food that was served to us. Room temperature, salty, poor quality and inauthentic food. Everything tasted awful. We ordered the "prawn" appetizer and I should have known better because the place was dead....More

Thank Rob T
Reviewed 9 July 2014

I had the 4th of July off so I decided to go out since I had Friday off. We saw that Troy Mezze had Turkish food and we thought yea let's try this. The restaurant definitely had that cool space vibe that most of the...More

Thank parrib1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 12:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 12:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 12:00
Thursday
11:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Blake St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1801
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-834-8133
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Description
Allow yourself to be transported to Turkey by the rich flavors and intoxicating smells of authentic Turkish cuisine in our ethnic restaurant. One must only travel as far as historic Blake Street in downtown Raleigh, NC to obtain their pass to the Mediterranean. Owner Arif Denk, a native of Troy, provides his guests with the opportunity to experience the warm hospitality of his hometown where he learned the secrets of authentic Turkish cuisine firsthand. Upon entering you will feel as if you have stepped off a boat onto an authentic beautiful Turkey Mediterranean Restaurant.
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