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Restaurant Pinar

Herbergsgasse 1, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 02 39
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“doner” (4 reviews)
“eggplant” (3 reviews)
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Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
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Herbergsgasse 1, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met a group here for lunch. We had a lovely time. The food was delicious and the portions were very generous. I had the stuffed Aubergine which came with a salad and there was 2 types of meat. The waitress was attentive and the lovely...More

Thank JustRose_CH
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We came back to this restaurant after several pleasant dinners some years ago. Today’s dinner was extremely disappointing. The food was bland, overcooked and oversalted. It felt like eating at a bad doener stand. The service is -as always- very friendly, but that does not...More

Thank Anak789
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

I tried it once only but it was delicious meal. And the service was very good also. Recommend to try it

Thank m0hammad86
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Went to another restaurant but turned down even when I had a reservation so I walked in to Pinar. I had to wait for 10 minutes but we got a table. The food was great and the staff were friendly and helpful. Location - 9/10...More

Thank Anand R
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Enjoyed a casual meal with a nice glass of Primitivo, and definitely not stung for the priviledge. A quiet night out, and we picked our menus and mixed and matched a little to try the stuffed eggplant, Kebabs, doner and stuffed vine leaves, accompanied with...More

Thank TheConstantEater
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

After reading great reviews about this restaurant and staying just around the corner, was disappointed to find a construction site, not sure whether just closed for renovations or not longer in business!!

Thank Angela P
Sazpinar, Inhaber at Restaurant Pinar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Hi Angela We're in holiday until 6th of august 2017. So we're using that timegap to get a new front. Thanks for your understanding. You can see it on our webpage www.restaurant-pinar.ch that we're closed. regards, restaurant pinar

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Great food and hardly no waiting time. The customer service was great and the staff was very kind. I recommend this place to everyone!!

Thank Kolya F
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The Pinar can be called a hidden gem, a gem that is definitely underrated by the TripAdvisor community. This is a small but highly successful family business and their specialty is food from Anatolia in Turkey. They have a wide choice of meals, many with...More

1  Thank Dudo2
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing place. Very good food. And you don't wanna miss out their dessert. Tried hamas, chicken skewers and Ice Espresso- too good.

Thank Nirjhar S
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I am from Turkey. This is the only Turkish restaurant which I would go in Basel. Great quality of food. loved the owners and the service too

Thank Amazonfan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Herbergsgasse 1, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 02 39
  • E-mail
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