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Istanbul Cafe Restaurant

1378A Main Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011-2101
+1 862-238-8888
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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“soup” (2 reviews)
“turkish food” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
$$ - $$$
1378A Main Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011-2101
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved this resturant. I lived in istanbul for one year and this resturant represent Turkish food 100%. The food is wonderful cooked to perfection and super delicious and the staff are lovely very warm welcoming. I recommend this place specially to families such...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sanatravelstheworld
Reviewed March 31, 2018

My Middle Eastern friend took me to what he claims is one of the best Turkish restaurants in the area. I started with a bowl of tangy red lentil soup. , This was followed by a salad of tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, and a few other...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Steven L
Reviewed January 31, 2018

Having lived in Turkey a few years, I was searching for a Turkish restaurant serving authentic Turkish food. After visiting several places, I stumbled upon Istanbul Café Restaurant. The assortment of delicious foods is sure to entice even the pickiest of eaters. Great food, excellent...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank nj2007traveler
Reviewed October 24, 2017

My friends and I went in for lunch. It is a nice large place, neat and clean with comfortable seating. The staff was very helpful and friendly, the food was very good, fresh and plentiful. We intend to go back with a larger group for...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Ernie N
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Before Istanbul Cafe, this wonderful Turkish restaurant was under a different name in Paterson. We followed this family to their new establishment and I couldn't be happier for them! They really needed this space and what's best is that their food stayed as delicious as...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Emisha89
Reviewed April 20, 2017

I hosted my daughter's first birthday here and we all had a great time. The food was incredible, all our guests were talking about how delicious everything was and how stuffed they felt! We had mezze platters, shephards salad, and mixed platter of grilled kebabs/meats...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Esra C
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

So delicious food, oh my goodness. Thank you so much Istanbul Cafe. Especially breakfast and Dinner. Fabulous ♡

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank gul m
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Nice Looking building and reasonablly spacious seatings arrangements. All Foods are really good. But we had not all of them, and still feeling hungry. Great Staffs and great service. So many choices, and waitress helped to make the most Tastefull Choice. Thanks for that. I...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Ashfaq A
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Lovely barbecue food destination , with variety of delicious turkish plates Serving the turkish food which I personally crave Cost effective Very nice turkish music in the background Wide variety for desserts , had a non alcholic tiramisu Loved the food

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank gaillane2016
Reviewed April 20, 2016

I went this restaurant several times and each time I enjoyed the food. This time I had kelle paca soup and kusbasi pide. Both dishes are extremely recommenced and certainly enjoyed. Their specialty is pide, make sure you try their pide dishes. Very friendly service...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Cem G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1378A Main Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011-2101
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 862-238-8888
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