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Cafe Istanbul

2455 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209-2442
+1 614-237-9920
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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2455 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209-2442
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Reviews (39)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very good food, atmosphere, and service. Branch out and give it a try. If you're not familiar with this type of food simply ask the staff for help in ordering. Some things are spicy so be aware. Overall, very good.

Thank Cora D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Love Cafe Istanbul. The food is consistently delicious, they have a nice wine selection and the service is always great. They also have a nice outside patio.

Thank AnnSG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been at this restaurant several times the food is wonderful. We love the lamb kebobs and the appetizers and excellent.

Thank ToddandMindy
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed all of the food we ordered at Cafe Istanbul in Bexley. The dips,and salads were light and full of flavor, and the kebabs were charred but tender. My kofte were especially good. The place wis really pretty in a very modern, wood-heavy...More

Thank DPW67
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Entrees were good but grape leaves were so so.Appetizer plates were not removed before entrees and had to ask waitress to remove them. Had a coupon for Instanbul Cafe for free appetizer with purchase of 2 entrees. There were 4 of us so no problem....More

Reviewed 25 June 2016

Stop by every time Im in C-bus. We ate on the patio with a cool breeze blowing. The turkish Gyro (Donner Kabob) is a wonderful combo if food.

Thank April C
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We've been here 3-4 times and liver very visit. The sampler platter is a great meal for 2, with incredible bread. Fresh, tasty, good service. I'd give it 10 stars if I could.

Thank NobleEngineer
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

The doner kebab and babaganoush is the best I've had. I've yet to have a meal here that wasn't absolutely delicious. Really friendly staff too.

Thank Clarkie_T
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Service was a bit slow as others mention but the food was incredible and the patio was great. I will definitely be going back.

Thank andy47355
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This favorite spot serves delicious mediterranean food and reasonable prices. The bread is warm and wonderful, too, so be sure you don't turn it down!

Thank Julie H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2455 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209-2442
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-237-9920
  • E-mail
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