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Turkuaz Fine Turkish Cuisine

255 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019-5232
+1 212-665-9541
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“kebab” (7 reviews)
“lamb” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
255 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019-5232
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 6 April 2018

This place is fantastic. Food is always fresh with great consistency. Place is clean and well appointed. The shepherd’s salad was very fresh, with great flavor. We ordered the cheese pastries and zucchini fritters as appetizers, and a chicken kabob dish and manti as our...More

Thank dwl200112
Reviewed 24 March 2018

NOTE: Turkuaz is no longer located at Broadway. Turkuaz has moved to 255 W 55th. We do not recommend it. My wife and I were regulars at Turkuaz in its old location at 101st and Broadway. The cavernous space, though dark and a bit dated,...More

Thank SRWelch00
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Everything on this menu is excellent!! We were so impressed with the quality of food and service that we went back 3 times. The hummus and pita as a starter is an absolute must.More

Thank 2016Sheena
Deniz K, Owner at Turkuaz Fine Turkish Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

We thank you for this great review and would like to inform you that unfortunately we closed down our Upper West Side location recently. We will be serving our customers in Midtown, at 255 W 55th Street from now on. Looking forward to hosting you...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

I've enjoyed years of eat-in and take-out food from Turkuaz and have never had a bad experience until now. This past experience rates as one of the worst in my restaurant going adult life! We were served lamb not the chicken we ordered. The corrected...More

Thank Mary Ellen L
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We come here with a friend from Bulgaria who feels this food is pretty authentic and we haven't had to wait. The front dining room is interestingly decorated, the back is nicer but I don't think they open it if they aren't busy.

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We walked into a lovely room that make us feel very comfortable with our choice for dinner. The menu contained all of the Turkish Delights anyone could wish for. Lamb was well represented and the menu had clear explanations in English. We left the restaurant...More

Thank Roshi N
Deniz K, Owner at Turkuaz Fine Turkish Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

We thank you for this great review and would like to inform you that unfortunately we closed down our Upper West Side location recently. We will be serving our customers in Midtown, at 255 W 55th Street from now on. Looking forward to hosting you...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Turkuaz is one of the rare restaurants these days in which conversations can take place without shouting ( except for the times the belly dancer performs! The music is loud during the performance which lasts about 15 - 20 min.) The food is always fresh...More

Thank petsmom
Deniz K, Owner at Turkuaz Fine Turkish Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

We thank you for this great review and would like to inform you that unfortunately we closed down our Upper West Side location recently. We will be serving our customers in Midtown, at 255 W 55th Street from now on. Looking forward to hosting you...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Had a party of 8 for my husband's 55 birthday. I chose this place because it was a Friday night and I wanted a quiet place where we could all hear each other talk. Also, we ate there once before and my husband really liked...More

Thank dancingledge
Deniz K, Owner at Turkuaz Fine Turkish Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

We thank you for this great review and would like to inform you that unfortunately we closed down our Upper West Side location recently. We will be serving our customers in Midtown, at 255 W 55th Street from now on. Looking forward to hosting you...More

Reviewed 8 March 2017

On Saturday evening a group of 18 of us went to this restaurant for a birthday party and we sat in their private party room. I really had a great time and we were able to celebrate and be loud without disturbing other customers in...More

Thank tolf2013
Deniz K, Owner at Turkuaz Fine Turkish Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

We thank you for this great review and would like to inform you that unfortunately we closed down our Upper West Side location recently. We will be serving our customers in Midtown, at 255 W 55th Street from now on. Looking forward to hosting you...More

Reviewed 18 February 2017

Too dark to read your menu. Waiters forget you and gave fights on the phone near the kitchen. Plus the food is far better at Turkish Kitchen on the East Side in the Twenties.

1  Thank nycmom22
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TravelerWithOpinions
24 May 2016|
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Response from JohnB45095 | Reviewed this property |
Although I did not order wine with my dinner, there is a full bar on the left as you enter the restaurant. So it is a good bet wine is also available. Enjoy! JB
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pattybronx
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No I am not.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019-5232
    (100th)
  • Public Transportation: 1 Train stops on 103rd street, 2 and 3 trains stop and 96th street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-665-9541
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