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Aci Halal


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Special Diets
Halal, Vegan Options
Dinner, Lunch
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The baba here is smoky with thick crunchy and delicious Turkish bread, easily the best baba in the Valley. Kebabs are good, rice is okay. The star is Turkish coffee : so dark, thick and creamy. This place has been around for years with the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SatnamYMas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here today for lunch. It is a small restaurant attached to a small grocery. Good red lentil soup followed by a salad platter with really delicious bread

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Judy L
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

I recently came here with a group of several other friends. There was another large party in the room, yet our server did an awesome job to get all the order correct and on time. Food was very good and reasonably priced. The pic of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank stevez763
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Aci Restaurant. The hot food selection was good. Price affordable. Many dining tables. However transportation can be a problem if you dont have a car.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Nr H
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I have been coming here for about 7 years now. Fantastic food. Fantastic service. Love love love this place. Halal food! Best turkish food in the whole area. Unbeatable !

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank fizzypop21
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My wife and I were invited to this grocery store/cafe by our downtown friends. I felt very at home in this restaurant. There is plenty of parking and you enter through the grocery store. The store has a good supply of foods and I learned...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank chochunter
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Aci is a small, Turkish restaurant and market. Their food is authentic middle-eastern fair that easily fills a craving for something different. After several visits and trying many of the menu items it's difficult to pick just one favorite (though the Turkish coffee is a...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank ickke
Reviewed 20 February 2017

After a visit to the Allentown Art Museum with friends, we drove a short distance to this Turkish market and eatery.The food was fabulous and totally authentic. We had lamb Shish kebab, Humas, Falafal, and Gyros. Everyone loved their choices, were full with the portions...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Mari G
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

If you love Turkish food go here!!!! On Friday night tho be sure to make reservations! The grocery is fun too

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Yelwad61
Reviewed 19 November 2016

This reconverted gas station houses a real hidden gem in Allentown. There is plenty of safe parking and when you enter, there is a middle-eastern store and butcher store. Continuing on, you will find the tables of the restaurant area. I have gone here many...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank stevez763
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Norman B
19 January 2015|
Response from Moosam82 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no dress code needed. It's a mom and pop type of restaurant (with a grocery store next to it). Also no reservations needed! Hope you enjoy it as much as I do!
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