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ABA Turkish Restaurant

325 W 57th St, Between 8th and 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3105
+1 212-655-9368
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
325 W 57th St, Between 8th and 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3105
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't go wrong here, if what you aim for is a simple straightforward but very honest cooking. Everything is made using good stuff, portions are generous and the food is tasty. The large cold platter of appetizers was more than enough and since we...More

Thank symph0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’d eat here everyday if I could. A hidden gem, devoid of tourists yet serving some of, if not the best food $ for $ in NYC. We found this by chance while seeking anything other than the deep fried rubbish served in the vast...More

Thank Maxdasax
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first night at NYC we ate at ABA and I have to say we were impressed... service was amazing, atmosphere was great and the food was incredible so happy we tried this place. Would easily come back if I visit New York again! Tip-...More

Thank MeyNun
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Visited here after reading reviews as we are from the UK and thought a nice Turkish would make for a nice change and can’t help but feel disappointed by the food. Lamb Shish tasteless without flavour. Rice also no flavour. Seemed popular with the locals,...More

Thank WorldsFamous
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Just went here for dinner .. OM Days what fantastic food and it's halal. We spend every summer in Bodrum, the food here transports you back to the Turkish Riviera.. the staff are lovely so friendly and welcoming, the portions are huge and nothing is...More

Thank Samina_000786
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We ordered a series of appetizers and made a full meal out it for four of us. Ordering appetizers is a great way to get variety, just need to work a little to get vegetables but that was not a problem here. The bread and...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed June 19, 2018

A unique Turkish restaurant on west 57. Been around for long time. Veyr good food, and very different experience. Great Turkish coffee and teas

Thank Louis G
Reviewed June 13, 2018

The atmosphere is wonderfully welcoming, the staff professional and prompt. Bright and friendly. The food...from known to the unique. We have had Turkish cuisine before having been to Asia. The chef's creative juices must have been flowing cause we had delicious meals...items never had before....More

Thank skaszab2016
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

If you are more interested in having a drink than getting fantastic turkish food this is not the place for you. But if you’re looking for authentic Turkish food at a reasonable price with excellent service then this is the answer. And for goodness sake...More

1  Thank Vacation736046
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Excellent Turkish food in Manhattan!...try the sampler but the meatballs are awesome...and remember, bring your own wine...maybe a syrah or garnacha could be a great complement for this food! Affordable prices

1  Thank Noelarnau
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 W 57th St, Between 8th and 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3105
    (8th and 9th)
  • Public Transportation: 59 St - Columbus Circle (1, 2, A, B, C, D) 57 St - 7 Av (N, Q, R) 7 Av (B, D, E)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-655-9368
  • E-mail
At ABA Restaurant, you will instantly feel as though you walked into the city of Istanbul. We offer a variety of Mediterranean and Turkish dishes, all served within a comfortable, warm setting. The cafe provides generous portions, while maintaining modest prices. ABA Restaurant provides an authentic atmosphere to their customers with its decoration. The cafe furnished by a private Decoration Company from Turkey. All the rugs, carpets and furniture are imported.
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