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Istanbul Restaurant & Patisserie

1000 Aaron Rd, North Brunswick, NJ 08902-5019
+1 732-940-1122
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“falafel” (7 reviews)
“bread” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1000 Aaron Rd, North Brunswick, NJ 08902-5019
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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 18 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 11 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 25 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
Reviewed 18 February 2017

What an excellent taste, I really loved what I ate at this beautiful place. Cozy place, you will be amazed about the quality of the foods, if you are not really sure what you can eat, then try Istanbul Combination, piece from everything, but I...More

Thank foodguru218
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

A wonderful find of a restaurant here in the neighborhood. The food is authentic, tasty and plentiful. Save room for dessert and Turkish coffee to complete the experience. While apple tea is not formally on the menu they do have it, just ask. The only...More

Thank Emortens
Reviewed 28 December 2016

After buying the space next door that used to be a laundromat, Istanbul has added a party space to their restaurant. I booked my engagement party here in July 2016 and it was absolutely fantastic. The staff was more than accommodating for our party of...More

Thank honestyseasy
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

A nice little Turkish restaurant hidden behind an Exxon gas station in a middle of Nowhere, NJ. We stopped for lunch on our way to NYC. The three of us shared an Imam Bayildi, then had gyro, falafel and kebab wraps. Very happy with the...More

Thank ns1991
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere! The food is Amazing! The portions are huge and decently priced for the amount and Quality. Very accommodating staff! I highly recommend this restaurant!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, 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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