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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
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“lentil soup” (8 reviews)
“baklava” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

This special place is tucked behind a local pub and woke we’d been there several times we missed this gem.we just loved the food, reminded us of some great meals we had in Turkey. It’s family run; friendly but also professional and efficient. I plan...More

Thank smileyeye
Reviewed July 15, 2018

We went for dinner on a Friday night and had a fabulous meal. To start we shared the eggplant which is served with a generous helping of pita bread which was just right - warm and slightly crisp. For mains, I had the veg moussaka...More

Thank LandyRSA
Reviewed July 8, 2018

I found this place through a search on this site. As a European I have travelled extensively in Europe, including the less well trodden paths in Turkey. Cruising along the "Eastern shore" of Nova Scotia, I was curious about the 'fine' dining in Cole Harbour....More

Thank mpstephenson1
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I went to this establishment for the first time ... I service was great the people knowledgeable about the food the restaurant was decorated as I expected done well ... the food was delicious , I will be coming again and again to eat here...More

Thank belinda-brian
Reviewed May 11, 2018

My father and I recently visited for the first time. We loved everything! The décor is so lovely (I feel like it would be a great setting for a romantic dinner date for couples), the staff friendly and the food delicious. I can't stop thinking...More

Thank Suzie Q
Reviewed April 14, 2018

We were looking for something new. I am vegetarian and my husband is a meat-eater, our first challenge. He promptly chose the Shish Kebab; I ordered the Vegetarian Moussaka after a brief discussion about being torn between the Beet Salad and the Moussaka with our...More

Thank Myrna B
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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, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
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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