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Samdan Restaurant

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178 Piermont Rd, Cresskill, NJ 07626-1561
+1 201-816-7343
Sun 11:30 - 21:30
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Harvard, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

SAMDAN is our favorite restaurant in Cresskill. We return there as often as we can -- sometimes solo but usually with family or friends. The menu of Turkish delicacies is varied and almost everything we've tasted there has been delicious. Grilled meats like lamb or chicken or beef shish-ke-bab are always delicious; so are the fish dishes as well as... More 

Thank Peter G
United States
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We have been going to Samdan for over 10 years, and it does not disappoint us. The shepherd's salad and the chicken and lamb kabobs, #50, are our stand-by favorites. On our visit last evening, our waitress was pleasant and attentive to our foursome. The restaurant takes and honors reservations. The dining rooms are cheerfully decorated with pleasant ethnic pictures... More 

Thank Allan W
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Excellent food. Courteous and fast service. It's on my contact list. Many health concious options to choose from

Thank Eugene G
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Great place for family getting together , always fresh meat. The owner is very friendly and the salads r good too. It is Turkish food with kababs , my favorite was gyro and always lamb chops too. They have good fish too very fresh all dishes. They have parking next to eat too. Reservation needed it. Try it

Thank _margaretllc
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 December 2016

A wide variety of mediterranean dishes. Well prepared big portions of meat and fish from menu. Friendly service.

Thank Arkady N
Cresskill, New Jersey
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We had a family dinner at Samdan after our daughter's high school graduation. Some of our guests brought their own wine and the wait staff happily accomodated us, even though they have a liquor license. We also brought our own cake, which the staff graciously stored in the back until our dessert. The food, as always, was excellent and we... More 

Thank jerzygrl08
Northvale, New Jersey
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The food was very good , we weren't rushed and the service was just right. Never had Turkish coffee before but it was like mud on the bottom, Is that normal ?

Thank paul w
Bardonia, New York
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The food is well prepared and presented. I had the chicken skewers (they removed the skewers). It was delicious. Try the calves liver appetizer it is a favorite!

Thank Celia17
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We had 18 people at our house. Ordered 6 apps (liver cubes, falafel and kalamari) and 16 entrees. Cost about $380 including $25 delivery since we are a bit far away from them. Food was excellent. Some of the best Turkish food I've ever had.

Thank Yair K
White Plains, New York
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant with a degree of apprehension as several of our group of eight were unfamiliar with Middle Eastern cuisine. The wait staff were both friendly and informative, describing and suggesting dishes based upon my companions' responses. Each dish, whether suggested or selected by those of us familiar, was well prepared and ample. Of the appetizers, we all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Piermont Rd, Cresskill, NJ 07626-1561
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cresskill
  • Phone Number: +1 201-816-7343

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?