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185 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1201
+1 650-625-8155
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“beyti” (9 reviews)
“lamb” (11 reviews)
“rice” (10 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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185 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1201
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Fantastic food, on multiple occasions. Manti and Iskender we were already familiar with, and they tasted great. The lamb Beyti was a revelation; definitely something to look for from now on, as is Kunefe – such a lovely dessert! Great service as well. Highly recommended.

Thank rnout
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We have tried many of the menu items at Ephesus and never been disappointed. Food is well prepared and flavorful, with some out of the ordinary treats on offer. Going early or sitting outside will help keep the noise level down because it can be...More

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Recently our party of 7 ate dinner at Ephesus. The food is fine, however, I would not return as the noise level makes it impossible to hear anyone speaking. Location is good though--right on Castro Street, but with so many choices, this wouldn't be one...More

Thank Ellen G
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I just ate one of the best soups of my life. Listed as white bean and lamb soup, it was rich and flavorable without being the least bit fatty. I was able to dip the delicious complimentary bead into the soup for added enjoyment. I...More

Thank Pfitzgerald1946
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I am fan of Turkish/Mediterranean foods, I ate in Istanbul, Ankara, Athens, .... And I guess this is the reason i did not like the restaurant!!! We had lunch: - Chicken warped in thin bread (?) w/ souse and Yogurt ---> don't recommend - A...More

Thank hosnegar
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I always see people order the Lamb Beyti when I go, and it's good. For the vegetarian options, I like the Guvec and Magluba a lot as well. If you like Turkish food, I also recommend going down to Olympus at the end of the...More

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Picked the place at random and had dinner with some business colleagues during a trip to MV. Turned out to be a great choice. Was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. Even if the place was very busy the staff managed to keep...More

Thank Miquel-and-Anna
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

While on a business trip, I walked through downtown Mountain View looking at the different restaurants. There were so many to choose from. Since I enjoy Mediterranean food, this seemed like the right place. In a word - Amazing! The staff waited on me with...More

Thank mkmcnair
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful little cafe, located on the edge of downtown Castro Street, right across from the old train station. We've been here several times for breakfast and lunch, and the food has always been quite good. But what calls us back, every time...More

Thank Todd G
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Been coming here since it first opened. The staff are friendly, efficient and good. The food is outstanding.

Thank who_is_just_me
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1201
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-625-8155
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