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Savann Turkish Restaurant - CLOSED

414 Amsterdam Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10024-6223
+1 212-580-0202
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
11 Jun 2014
“This place is NO Turkey”
10 Jun 2014
“Great Mediterranean/Turkish Food Near Columbia U.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, French, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
414 Amsterdam Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10024-6223
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Reviewed 11 June 2014

Having eaten in the previous Savann on Amsterdam I was anxious to see what they were doing in the new Turkish restaurant. OMG! It is in the great space in Harlem about a block from the Apollo. subtle but distinct colors and very comfortable the...More

1  Thank Tom E
Reviewed 10 June 2014

This restaurant says it's Turkish, but really I would say it is more Mediterranean (though there are Turkish dishes of course). The service is fast, the staff efficient and friendly, and the atmosphere is quiet and cozy (though not a really small restaurant such as...More

1  Thank Linda B
Reviewed 4 June 2012

After checking out a number of restaurants on Amsterdam Ave near our hotel, we went back to Savann because of the tantalizing scents! After an excellent $7 appetizer of mint zucchini pancakes and yoghurt sauce which my husband and I shared. I had the lamb...More

2  Thank jsinmn
Reviewed 16 May 2012 via mobile

Nice turkish restaurant on Amsterdam Ave. Had the lunch prix fixe, including a salad (arugula, carrots, tomatoes) and a chicken kebab. Small portions but for 10 USD, it's a decent price in NYC

Thank Systool81
Reviewed 21 February 2012

The food, the atmosphere... all incredible. I had the duck with a sweet potato mash. I could have eaten there everyday!

Thank TexAggieHouston
Reviewed 1 November 2011

We were going out for supper our first night in New York. Our B & B was about a block away on West 80th Street. It started to rain late in the afternoon and we were really tired. This area of Amsterdam is blessed with...More

1  Thank Gerry090746
Reviewed 28 October 2011

Ignore the statement on Yelp that this restaurant is closed. We saw an ad for the restaurant in our hotel room, which was just up the street a little. It was a French restaurant -- it is now Turkish. This was the nice surprise. We...More

Thank 1Wichita
Reviewed 19 September 2011

I don't come to NYC very often, and on this particular trip I was very happy with my choice for dinner. Apparently only recently revamped from French to Turkish (?!), Savann started with the shepherd's salad and continued with the traditional manti - ground lamb...More

Thank baltotodd
Reviewed 3 August 2011

Savann Recently Reopen their doors as Savann Turkish Restaurant with a NEW Owner, new Chefs, new Menu, new Music, new Management well everything new, As SAVANN TURKISH RESTAURANT The food is just AMAZING! The best Turkish food I had in New York City .I have...More

Thank Lesamore
Reviewed 15 June 2011

I thought the menu was wonderful. There were quite a few options for vegetarians. Nice wine list and everything was very reasonably priced. The chef came out and asked how I liked everything and ended up refilling my water and wine and bringing out my...More

Thank atx_jules
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 Amsterdam Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10024-6223
    (80th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-580-0202
  • E-mail
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