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Cafe Istanbul - CLOSED

5450 W Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75209-4253
+1 214-902-0919
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
24 May 2017
“You always get your monies worth here”
28 Aug 2016
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
5450 W Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75209-4253
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41 - 50 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 14 September 2012

I don't think there are many Turkish restaurants in the area and this is good. There are some similarities with other Middle Eastern foods such as dolmas and hummus but the Turkish variety is it's own. Try the kebabs, they are really nice!

Thank Valerie F
Reviewed 10 September 2012

We visited this restaurant with some friends. We started out with the appetizer platter that had the dolma, babaganoush, humus, and tabouleh. For dinner we had the Istanbul donar, falafel, lamb chops, and the chicken kebobs. For dessert, we had the Turkish flan, baklovah, stuffed...More

Thank B26Marauder
Reviewed 29 May 2012

We have been enjoying Cafe Istanbul for more than 20 years in Inwood Village-and now on Legacy in Palano. The food is so fresh and so good for you but better yet, delicious! Start with a selection of appetizers, humus, dolmas and babaganoush and their...More

Thank Chichicastenango
Reviewed 28 May 2012

While visiting Dallas, went with family on Friday night to enjoy the fine food and entertainment. We were warmly greeted, immediately seated, and started with dolmas and hummus. A fine selection of wines accentuated the meal. We had a variety of lamb and chicken dishes,...More

Thank Jerald M
Reviewed 2 May 2012

I had a large lunch here. Having been to Turkey several times, I love Turkish food. Keep in mind Turkish cuisine like most is regional, so there can different dishes in according to the areas of the country. The restaurant is attractive, Parking is easy,...More

Thank grandslam941
Reviewed 19 February 2012

We started our dinner with a meze platter. We chose four mezes from the menu; Turkish feta cheese, dolma (grape leaves roll), acili (spicy) and eggplant salad. Turkish feta cheese was not good. I assume it was not a real Turkish feta cheese. Acili was...More

Thank Shibafu
Reviewed 24 August 2011

I've been to this Cafe Istanbul a couple of times, last time in spring of 2011... Nice atmosphere, nicely decorated, has a place to sit outside also. As someone Turkish, I can say that they are doing a good job to make the food quite...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2008

Excellent! Gets better every year.

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Reviewed 20 August 2008

Great place to get Turkish food, tapas, appetizers. Love to sit outside on the patio.

Thank CharlotteVDallas435
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Keller, Texas
Reviewed 26 May 2008

Really good... I love arabic food.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5450 W Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75209-4253
    (Inwood Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-902-0919
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