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869 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94109-7217 (Larkin)
+1 415-345-1011
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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New York
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293 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

So, I was not really impressed with the food, although my LA companion praised it highly. It may have something to do with the fact that I am from NYC and there are many GREAT Turkish places around here. However, the waitress was nice and attentive. The food arrived quickly. Although the salad which typically comes with feta did not... More 

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Thank kitty567
San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

To me, it's a neighborhood restaurant. To others, especially tourists, it's a bit off the beaten path. They have a nice wall mural inside and seating outside. If you like Turkish food I highly recommend this restaurant. I've been there more than once and have tried several menu items. I've always been happy and the service is good. Try it.

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Thank JimValent
Seattle, Washington
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97 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

This little restaurant serves good authentic Turkish food in a simple setting. But, the surrounding neighborhood is pretty sketchy and not suitable for everyone.

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Thank James M
San Rafael, California
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Today my wife and I were in The City (San Francisco), and decided to try a turkish restaurant we'd heard about. We went for lunch. It's located in the tenderloin, which may put some people off-don't let it. The food was really good. I've forgotten the names, but we had meat and cheese baked into their homemade bread. For dessert... More 

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Thank harrylime49
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Visited this place with friends today and were very pleased! Most of my friends tried Turkish coffee and cuisine for the first time, so for me it was important to get true Turkish coffee. This place had real Turkish cooks and servers, the coffee and cuisine was wonderful! All my friends enjoyed coffee and I was very glad, that there... More 

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Thank Elizaveta V
San Francisco, California
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

It's a bit of a dive. But the food is good and the prices are reasonable. Good place to go in the tenderloin and good baba ganoush and Donner kebab.

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Thank MrNice2015
San Francisco, California
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Ordered a pide and a gyro, waitress was acting oddly. Seemed reoccupied or like she did not understand the order. Other diners got a bowl of bread, but not us. Got the pide very quickly, but no gyro! People that came in later were served and still no gyro. I am a very polite diner, and my sister went to... More 

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Thank sifuerst
Manhattan, Kansas
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

I visited this place according to an advice of a local friend during my SF trip. The place, as any other Turkish restaurant in USA, authentic and decorated with Turkish motifs. They present a diverse variety of food in Turkish cuisine. I had a lentil soup and Beyti kebab both of beach are very good. The bread used in USA... More 

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Thank OBENDAG
Staten Island, New York
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Quick service, big portions, fresh. Had the spinach and cheese pida, great flavor. Had the beef and lamb doner, meat was somewhat bland. Took rice pudding home, large portion, but too liquidy for our taste.

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Thank Tmull4
Winter Park, Florida
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

I was in a group of 8 that visited for dinner. We went because 3 of our party only eat halal meat and this restaurant was close by. The menu was promising and, being a lover of grilled lamb, I was looking forward to our dinner. The lamb chops I ordered were tasty, but quite over cooked (medium to medium-well)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 869 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94109-7217
    (Larkin)
  • Public Transportation: Bus #38 stops 1 block away from our restaurant (Larkin & Geary)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-345-1011

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?