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Black Sea Restaurant

737 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104-1214
+1 651-917-8832
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“doner” (10 reviews)
“falafel” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
737 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104-1214
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Stopped in for lunch and had the Doner. Essentially a Turkish Gyro. The pita was fresh, the lamb and beef tender, and the rice excellent. Intend to return and explore the rest of the menu!

Thank Sailuver
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Looks a bit 'dive-y' when first entering. Caring manager (owner?) was gracious and helpful. The falafel was great and not overly greasy. Would expect other foods to also be good.

Thank djlund999
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I discovered Black Sea about two years ago, and it's one of my favorites on this side of town. The place itself is small - don't bring a party of 10 here and expect them to be able to seat you - but the food...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

My first time to this place, and we really enjoyed it. Small inside with maybe 8 tables, but the food was good, service was quick and efficient (even though we were there over a busy lunch hour), portions were good sized. I had the kofte...More

Thank DogAgility
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Eating here is about the experience as much as the food, although you will still be pleased getting take-out. Only a few places to sit, but if you do dine in it can be SUCH a great time. The staff treats you with such warmth...More

Thank Jordan S
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I looked at the reviews for the Black Sea before going, and it had amazing reviews, so I was excited! Needless to say, I don't feel like it lived up to its hype....don't get me wrong, the food is good, decent enough. But it wasn't...More

Thank RosieCotton32
Reviewed 27 October 2016

A delightful neighborhood Turkish restaurant. The food - delicious with generous portions and reasonable prices. A small restaurant, the interior is clean and the decor is charmingly cozy without being claustrophobic. The service - very good and friendly. My friend and I had a pleasant...More

Thank LennyKuku
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Stopped in for a bite to eat with friends. VERY small dinning area. We were a group of 10 seating for us was difficult. Food was average but tasty, staff was great and accommodating.

Thank WhitzMT
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This place is always packed. It's one of the few places you can get food in the immediate area, so it has a loyal following. Personally, not my favorite, but it is very clean and the people friendly. The gyros are decent and the fries...More

Thank Tammie P
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you like Middle Eastern food and a plate full of tasty meat, salad and maybe fries for under $10-- check out Black Sea. Falafel, gyros, dolmas -- all succulent and delicious. The place is tiny, service is fast, food is delicious-- did I say...More

Thank kate c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 737 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104-1214
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-917-8832
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