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Istanbul Cafe - CLOSED

628 Vine St, 45202, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2403
+1 513-421-5100
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good46%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“kabobs” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern
$$ - $$$
628 Vine St, 45202, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2403
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21 - 30 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

I was visiting Cincinnati for a convention and I found this on TripAdvisor near my hotel. I really enjoyed the Shepherd Salad (1/2 portion) and the eggplant entree. Also had a very nice Malbec for only $6. The service was perfect, and it was quiet...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

The food wasn't good but it was awoesme but service was really bad and they charge us for the tip for the waiter like his tip came in the order like something we ordered. Next time I will order togo

Thank abood68i
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Really amazing location at vine street in front of Hampton & home wood suite hotel The atmosphere is quite nice Turkish style The service excellent and the food was so tasty specially chicken kabab

Thank abdulrahman542
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

The kebab is wonderful and tasty !!! Don't be hesitate and go to try it !!! Also, this is my first time to try Turkish food and it's really amazing ! The grilled meat is really tender and abundant flavors. And the waitress served really...More

Thank Zi-Yun L
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

At first glance, I wouldn't have taken the family here. But, once inside, the 'cafe' was well worth going to. The food was so good, we were arguing over what was the best. I highly recommend the large appetizer sampler. Enough for six adults to...More

1  Thank JohnRay2
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

The husband and I stopped in Cin for the day and we were not dissapointed when eating at this place! Its was the best medatrainanen food we have eaten!

Thank Brittany G
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Authentic food, thoughtful staff. Generous portions of tasty food. We ordered take out as we were staying in a hotel across the street but would have happily enjoyed our meal in the restaurant. Highly recommend!!

1  Thank SMcBaker
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We had a great meal. There were 8 or us that ordered different dishes. All of us enjoyed the meal and the atmosphere. Good food, good wine selection, and an environment that enabled us to talk easily to each other.

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This place doesn't look like much from the outside but the food is great and service is very prompt and friendly. I've only been for lunch but they have good selections at reasonable prices - things like falafel and gyro and such. Good food, close...More

Thank luv2travelgrrl
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

It deserve a try last night we took our dinner from this resturant to home we try the meat kabab and meat kofta with mixed salads and Arabic breads and really the taste is so good and delicious We enjoyed our meals

Thank abdulrahman542
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$12 - US$22
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 628 Vine St, 45202, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2403
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-421-5100
  • E-mail
Istanbul Cafe will bring the authentic flavors and smells of kitchens right out of Istanbul, and straight to your table. Located in downtown Cincinnati Istanbul Cafe offers a unique dinning experience in a city spotted with chain and corporate restaurants. This family owned and operated restaurant will please foodies and eclectic dinners alike. The atmoshere here is simple and to the point all about the food, Turkish rugs, photo's, and mirrors dot the dinning room and turquoise walls.
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