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Cafe Istanbul of Dublin

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Always great to eat here. Really like the various kebabs, the taboulli, and the most wonderful bread. Had a lovely autumn day to enjoy a table on the patio. Looking forward to next time.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bikerjff
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Came through Dublin on business, happened on this place by chance for lunch, now wish I could be a regular. The interiors are beautiful, the food is incredible, there's something for everyone (vegetarian, meat-lover, kids favorites like fries etc.), service very friendly and patient with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sadalit
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Food is great, customer service is outstanding (thank you to our server Nick) beautiful ambiance and great location by the river. Highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lahir9999
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Café Istanbul’s authentic and delicious food has always been a part of my family’s life. First communion, graduation.. Café Istanbul has been our go to. We are Lebanese too, but your hummus just kills it. Hopefully my family doesn’t see this!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hanadi C
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Treating our daughter and husband out for her birthday, she chose this Turkish restaurant in Dublin. Since the day was dreary and overcast, we were seated indoors at a riverside table. Our service was excellent and the outdoors view was very green and peaceful. It...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mamaw2
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We live about 30 seconds from Cafe Istanbul and have talked about trying it for 2 years now...today was the day. We went in for an early dinner after a hike and we sat on the patio. The patio is gorgeous and has a nice...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Cali50
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Everything we ordered was delicious, but you NEED to order their baba ganoush. Wonderful smokey eggplant flavor - better than the many others I have had before. The servers are very nice too. Will definitely be coming back!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Rachel W
Reviewed July 28, 2018

We held a networking event for a non-profit at Cafe Istanbul. The service is terrific, the appetizer platter was terrific, the eggplant dish I ordered was wonderful. The tea and desert was delicious as well. The view of Riverside is phenomenal, and the patio is...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank hzma
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere is lovely. The service is great. The $10 weekday lunches are perfect. The view of the river through the trees is beautiful. Go there and enjoy!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Mary Ellen A
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Fellow diners were more impressed than me. All agreed the hummus lacks flavor. Doner kebab meat a bit greasy and just ok. Meat pide was good. Good bread. Entrees about $15-20. Nice ambience inside and a very nice outdoor area with river views. Ample parking.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank KEN S
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