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Saray Restaurant - CLOSED

1098 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-1101
+1 617-383-6651
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
20 Nov 2015
“Interesting option in an area full of restaurants”
15 Oct 2015
“Good Turkish Food - Pretty Standard”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
1098 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-1101
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Reviewed 21 November 2015

Ordered takeout for dinner and got the red lentil soup, baklava and lamb wrapped in eggplant. Pros: An appetizer, dinner and dessert was enough for two adults and a toddler. The lamb dish was flavorful (the buttered rice on the side was tasty too). So-So:...More

Thank travelingman979
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Went on a sunday night - pretty empty. Our waitress was nice and the food came out fast. Good flavor and portions, nothing that knocked my socks off. Used a groupon so prices were reasonable.

Thank Shannon G
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

This was my first real experience with Turkish/Mediterranean cuisine and it left a lot to be desired. The staff was friendly and helpful but the food was just average. Maybe I'm used to a heavier hand with spice, but the food was pretty bland. My...More

Thank JovaniSkye
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Highly recommend this place which is a bit off the radar but so authentic and delicious with lovely staff! Had lamb kabobs cooked to perfection.

Thank Eleanor P
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Group of 4 arrived on a Monday night armed with our bottle of wine and a Groupon to give Saray a try. Apparently there are "changes" in the works with their liquor license because it's no longer BYOB. So perhaps this disappointment clouded our meal......More

1  Thank JillianG
Reviewed 24 December 2014

We went to saray restaurant and had a lovely experience. Service was great.. We had the Lamb sish kabops and sea bass ... The fish was fresh and made perfectly and the lamb was delicious... Highly recommend ...

Thank Sait A
Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

Highlights: the Mediterranean salad - super fresh and loaded with great veggies. Dressing nice and light And the lamb kabob very tasty ( the one with lg pieces). The grape leaves were nothing special. I like mine with lemon sauce. The Gyro meal was bland....More

1  Thank Corrine c
Reviewed 2 June 2013

I ate here at least once a month for a long time. I thought BYOB was great. Who wants to pay twice amount for restaurant prices? Favorites: Iskender Kabab and Grilled Mix Chicken Desert: Kazandibi

1  Thank jimmy w
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Seriously my fave Resturant right now. First the staff is always super friendly, they always happily answer all my questions. I regularly stop in and grab the cold mixed appitizer and lentil soup to go. As a vegetarian I have a lot of options. When...More

Thank dean d
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Have been for lunch and dinner. Unpretentious place on the T, nice Turkish dishes. Cold appetizer tray a good way to test out five appetizers, very tasty. Lamb kofte excellent, not super spicy. Sultan's delight with chicken a bit disappointing.

1  Thank BostonHistorybuff
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 25
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1098 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-1101
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-383-6651
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