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Empire Turkish Grill

12448 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77024-6100
+1 713-827-7475
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“filet mignon” (5 reviews)
“iskender” (3 reviews)
“bread” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
$$ - $$$
12448 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77024-6100
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We visited this place for the very first time on a Saturday evening and were surprised to find that the place still had open tables. We had Filet and Chicken kebabs which were delicious and came to the table piping hot. The humus appetizer with...More

Thank Matthias99
Reviewed 1 February 2018

If you are looking for authentic Turkish/Mediterranean food, this is going to be your go to spot. I used to eat here frequently with family and friends before moving out of the area. We always got the assorted plate of Falafel (best I have ever...More

Thank Tomball_Traveler
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I was visiting good friends who live in Houston. They have taken me to Empire Turkish Grill before and it never fails to satisfy. They have a wide range of lamb dishes that go beyond the ordinary. This time I had a lamb and eggplant...More

Thank EveSp
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We went here for dinner after wine at the nearby wine bar. Food was good, service a little rough, the coffee was great.

Thank Melinda L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We ordered Iskender and a combo plate of Adana+Lamb Shish. We both loved the lamb shish, it was so juicy and well marinated. Adana was great too! Iskender was very good, I could eat another plate if I wasn't full already. Their zaatar was good...More

Thank Gratiaplacenti
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The bread that they bring to the table before the food is excellent. It is not pita bread, but a raised relatively flat round bread. I had the eggplant with ground lamb special. It came with very nice rice and a chopped tomato salad.

Thank EveSp
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Lousy service, overpriced and balandest food. Serving staff has an attitude. The meat is served over cooked.

Thank Destan2006
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This place serves excellent quality food. Everything we tried was delicious and I went with Turkish friends who approved. The only drawback is how dated the interior looks. Fix that please. It will not stop us from going again. Tried the Tripe Soup (of course...More

Thank LoveToTravel0007
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We came here on a Thursday afternoon during spring break, and we were the only customers there which made us think that service would be great since they didn't have to take care of anyone else. The server was ok, he seemed rather bored, and...More

Thank iman h
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We travel all over the world and have been to most of the middle eastern countries. Love the food, but not often can find high quality expertly cooked Middle Eastern Food in the states, until we found Empire Turkish Grill. Love the restaurant and just...More

Thank RossDiny
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12448 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77024-6100
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-827-7475
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