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Ottoman Taverna

425 I Street North West, Between K & I On 4th Street Side, Washington DC, DC 20001-2542
+1 202-847-0389
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
425 I Street North West, Between K & I On 4th Street Side, Washington DC, DC 20001-2542
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Reviewed today

A friend and I had the most amazing evening at the Ottoman Taverna. Not only was the food outstanding (truly outstanding!!), everyone who works there provides the most excellent customer service. The open kitchen allows patrons to interact with the chefs. In particular the sous...More

Thank eldrummond
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great selection of Turkish cuisine. Food was delicious and service was really fast. All the mezes were very tasty, especially sigara borek. My kids loved iskender and kofta.

Thank gezgin208
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made early reservations and only one other table but started filling up while we were there. The service was great and we had several staff waiting on us. They happily answered any questions we had and they had great drinks.The food was awesome!! Highly...More

Thank chache47
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in the neighborhood and have passed by Ottoman Taverna many, many times since it opened and finally decided to try it when my mother was in town visiting for the weekend. We went for an early dinner on Saturday (6:00 PM). There were...More

Thank ekrobins0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were surprised to find people of all aspects and ethnicities in this Turkish restaurant .. plenty of food and very tasty ... very good prices ... Lebanese and Greek wines ... we love it.

Thank André Renato S
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

and it as open. It was a bit over priced, but the food was great and they were open when others we not. That is huge in my book being that I was from out of town and needed a place to a different type...More

Thank Trails4U
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We went with 8 people. The waiter answered everyone’s questions and made recommendations. The food was great. Everyone was really happy with the quality and flavor. Mezze platters were big enough to share and the meal portions good. The raki liquor was also tasty-maybe a...More

Thank mikenrona
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I made a reservation for a Saturday dinner, although, upon arrival, it wasn’t very crowded, so I’m sure we could’ve gotten in without a reservation. Ottoman offers corkage, which is great, so we brought a nice bottle of red wine with us....More

Thank McN2
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant. The food is real turkish, really yummy and clean. Prices are reasonable. Loved it and gonna visit it again 👍🏻

Thank Amna A
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I went here with my Turkish hubby last weekend. Almost everybody who works there is Turkish, good sign. We wanted to order the chef mezze platter as appetizer and then an entree, but our server recommended the 'all you can eat Ottoman experience for 34.95...More

Thank smattijs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 I Street North West, Between K & I On 4th Street Side, Washington DC, DC 20001-2542
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-847-0389
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