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Peri Ela

1361 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1508
+1 212-410-4300
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good51%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“mixed grill” (5 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1361 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1508
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the food here is always great. I love the zucchini pancakes plus their brunch special. finally an upper eastside brunch place with things more than pancakes and eggs! fresh, excellent. and charming quaint local.. Brunch is their best special.. not sure if they have a...More

Thank butterfliesarefree2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cute place that looks like an intimate french restaurant. Fresh Turkish food. Good for s local place but not a destination.

Thank Doby47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Peru Ela so we could be close to the 92StY. The Mediterranean cuisine was flavorful and plentiful. The smoked eggplant was good as was the spinach with yogurt. I tried the lamb over a yogurt pita casserole and the meat was very...More

Thank Familytravelmaven
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

This is a small, but delightful Turkish restaurant. Overall, the food is very tasty (zucchini pancakes are to die for!) The atmosphere is quite elegant, and the service attentive. Reservations are recommended, as it can get quite crowded, especially on nights when there is a...More

Thank kat-151
Reviewed January 22, 2018

We have not visited this place for a while and that was a mistake. It is a cozy place with a few tables, one waitress who does wonder to attend to everybody wishes and rather tasty selection of kebabs, eggplants, salads , etc, The wine...More

Thank Przeglad
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

This is a tiny restaurant with good basic food. The owner thinks he’s the ceo of a billion dollar company. He sits at the bar and stares, all dressed up. Does literally nothing. Does not greet people coming in. Does not seat anyone. Does not...More

Thank Doby47
Reviewed December 21, 2017

If you are going to the 92nd Street Y for a lecture, this is a possibility. However, it is not a place that I would recommend as a destination. The food is simply average Greek. With so many truly glorious Greek restaurants in New York,...More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant specializes in Turkish food. The food generally was quite good. The chicken Kebobs were a bit dry. However the lamb shank special was excellent. The desserts were only average. The service was very good.

Thank TorontoMusicman
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Personnel is very good and friendly, the food is good. I wont recommend the mezze for two because 80% of the plate are beans and very little of the others Turkish appetizers that were vey good.

Thank seasonedvisitor
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Small place with good food, nice service and gentle prices. Nice fior a quiet lunch. And can specials you can spice up food if you wish. I tried daily specials, very worth while. Good alternative place

Thank Allan S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1361 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1508
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-410-4300
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