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Uskudar Turkish Restaurant

1405 2nd Ave Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10021-3768
+1 212-988-4046
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
“moussaka” (5 reviews)
“patlican” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
$$ - $$$
1405 2nd Ave Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10021-3768
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was delicious, the service was great! Needed a place to eat close to our Airbnb , so many places to choose, but the menu on this little place looked sooo good. If we are ever visiting NYC again we will definitely be back.

Thank Bridget S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great food, friendly staff! Highly recommended Turkish restaurant in the Upper East Side of New York.

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Thank c_m_emele
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Having just eaten here tonight with my husband I immediately looked up the reviews online as we thought the food was awful. It is incredible to me that people can review such uninspiring cooking as good. We know Turkish cuisine very well so it is...More

Thank EmmaRose777
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The food was good. We shared the liver cubes appetizer -- good, but not much seasoning. I've had better. My wife really enjoyed the lamb chops special. I found my lamb chop plentiful, but almost flavorless -- no seasoning. The menu does say light lemon...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 13 April 2017

A friend from the neighborhood likes this place, which has a lot of Mediterranean selections, much more than Turkish. We had full dinners, and space is a bit tight as it is in so many NYC restaurants. Easy to find and sometimes they have musicians...More

Thank LisandroVoyager
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

My son and I wanted an interesting meal. So we stumbled upon this Turkish restaurant. This restaurant has great food, nice and helpful waiters, beautiful interior, and pretty bathroom. Get the hummus and spring roles with spinach and also the sour cherry juice for the...More

1  Thank brianmargolis
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The new 2nd Avenue Subway stop lands you close to Uskudar, a narrow storefront on 2nd Ave. with some great Turkish cuisine. The menu has a wide variety of choices, mostly reflecting traditional Turkish cooking. Everything we were served was fresh and well seasoned. The...More

1  Thank lupaglupa
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I would like to say thank you all guys in uskudar restaurant. I came over here with my wife and friends and tasted some turkish food, all meals were delicious, especially İbrahim chef is a brilliant people. Thanks again guys, if we go nyc again...More

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1  Thank Oguzhan A
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This is a small, charming Turkish eatery on Manhattan's Upper East Side. The four of us began with the Vegetarian Platter including Yalanci Dolma (vine leaves stuffed with rice, onions, and pine nuts), Spinach Tarator (spinach, strained yogurt, garlic, and minced walnuts), Humus, Fasulye Pilaki...More

1  Thank RBJoelson
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Bread olives and dolmas great but other dishes fresh but bland friendly place. moussaka was not distiguished but grilled meats better. Baklava was good.

Thank wrischmi
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1405 2nd Ave Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10021-3768
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-988-4046
Traditional, authentic Turkish cuisine in the heart of the Upper East Side-- look no further than Uskudar Turkish Restaurant a delicious meal! Our Hunkar Begendi is known throughout the city and beyond-- Chunks of lamb simmered in our tomato sauce, cooked with fresh herbs, and served on pureed eggplant. We also offer more familiar dishes such as Chicken Shish, Musakka, Yaprak Dolmasi (stuffed grape leaves), Kofte, Baklava, and much more. Uskudar Turkish Restaurant is the place to go in Manhattan for delicious and authentic Turkish food. How authentic? Our recipes are traditional Turkish family recipes that are over 700 years old. Fuse our time tested techniques with the freshest ingredients and the warm & friendly atmosphere and you have a winning (and delectable) combination.
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