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Istanbul Restaurant & Patisserie

1000 Aaron Rd, North Brunswick, NJ 08902-5019
+1 732-940-1122
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
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1000 Aaron Rd, North Brunswick, NJ 08902-5019
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We stopped here on a whim and, thanks to trip advisor, decided to go in despite the location in a strip mall. As soon as you walk in the door you forget you're in a strip mall. The decor is lovely and peaceful and music...More

Thank TMWpdx
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Best Lahmacun in this area. No one else comes close. The other food is OK, but no my favorite. Worth a stop!

Thank Salvatore F
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Appetizer of vegie pancake and BreadOK. Lamb ShishKebob awful. Plain white rice, plain chopped lettuce, ok garlic yogurt sauce, lamb-dry and overcooked. Good baklava. Probably won't return

Thank gram12
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

BEWARE!! Half of the menu is not available to order. No chicken cubes, hot pepper, or lassi. They have waitresses that don't speak English and forget half the order. The food is ok and that's why it got 2 stars.

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We had dinner there before a nearby theatrical performance - our time was limited as we had to be at the theater on time. Once we explained this to the server, she was super-attentive and we had plenty of time to eat, although no time...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We went first in 2014 and returned when we were in the Newark NJ area recently. The food was just as good, the bread amazing and this time we tried the Turkish coffee, outstanding. I recommend the sample platter your first time and the appetizer...More

Thank readingcarrie
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We have been several times and the food is always excellent and authentic, as we've been to Turkey. It can be a little loud at times & the wait staff is Turkish so there may be minimal language issues but the experience is excellent and...More

Thank waspccpa
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Ihave diem by this restaurant many times. The Indian restaurant in the same strip is very good, so we thought we'd try this place too. Nice ambience. Friendly server. Unfortunately, the food was tasteless. Won't be going there any time soon.

Thank niraash
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I have driven by this restaurant many many times. Today I decided to give it a try as I have fond memories of the food in Turkey when I visited a few years ago and it was time for lunch. I ordered a chicken shish...More

Thank G E
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I wanted a dish I had at many Turkish restaurant. It was an eggplant puree with vertical lamb called doner hunker. They had hunker begendi which is the dame dish but with lamb kebab meat. They also had the vertical lamb. But they would not...More

Thank likkerpikker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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: 1000 Aaron Rd, North Brunswick, NJ 08902-5019
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  North Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-940-1122
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