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Usta Turkish & Mediterranean Restaurant

635 Portland Hills Dr | Portland Hills Centre, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2W 0J7, Canada
+1 902-444-8782
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lentil soup” (8 reviews)
“baklava” (18 reviews)
“moussaka” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
635 Portland Hills Dr | Portland Hills Centre, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2W 0J7, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

I loved the cozy atmosphere and unique mosaic lights above each table. The food was tasty and hot! I loved the Halloumi cheese appetizer. Overall, it was a great experience.

Thank Lobster500
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We shared a giant mezza combo plate, which included various dips as starters, and baklava for afters. Everything was truly excellent. As was the service and the half-litre of house red. We'll return, for sure.

Thank britt77
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard about URSA and decided on a take out. The staff are very friendly and suggested some of the more requested items on the menu. We had garlic chicken, chunks of chicken marinated in milk, olive oil and garlic. Turkish salad and delicious...More

Thank Tom O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely crave the food from here. It is amazing! The chef/owner is so friendly and loves to share conversations with the patrons. The staff are equally as friendly and welcoming. Never had a bad meal. A hidden gem in Dartmouth 💕👍

Thank Claudette H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times now and always have a great meal and time. It’s tucked in behind Finbar’s and doesn’t get the attention I think it deserves. I highly recommend the sample menu for $33. Two can easily dine on the sample menu. Bring...More

Thank Kent M
Reviewed October 6, 2018

This was our first visit, and we came for lunch. We were met by a really, really nice girl who guided us to our table, and served us as well. She answered all our questions, and was friendly and helpful. We both ordered the veggie...More

Thank lemonchess
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Excellent food, menu is great. The mixed mezze platter and grilled holoumi cheese are fantastic. The lamb was tender. . . the moussaka to die for . . . they were out of lentil soup and don't have cherry juice any more. Cannot wait to...More

Thank NovaScotiaEmma
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great atmosphere, been here many times with friends and family. Usta team consistently bring out fresh tasty appetizers, main courses and deserts. They take special care in preparing healthy and delicious dishes. Never rushed so plan on taking your time and enjoy a pleasant meal.

Thank Floyd G
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Delicious Turkish food; local!! lamb, chicken, seafood and lots of veggies. i adore the mezze plate. Quiet neighbourhood type restaurant with excellent service and ambiance. My friends and i have never had anything less than an excellent experience. Unpretentious, authentic and friendly, a lovely space...More

Thank R8537MYjaneth
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Visited there over the weekend with friends who had been before and raved about it. They were right to rave! The food was delicious. Simply presented, it was all so flavourful and yummy! We shared appetizers among the two couples - their hummus with lamb...More

Thank SMcK27
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March 20, 2017|
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Response from Sherif T | Property representative |
We have the menu on our website and Facebook page. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 635 Portland Hills Dr | Portland Hills Centre, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2W 0J7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 902-444-8782
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