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Istanbul Cafe - CLOSED

1450 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2181
+1 317-876-9810
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
17 Aug 2016
“Best Mediterranean meat I ever had”
3 Aug 2016
“Great food and expert advice”
Restaurant Hours Closed
€€ - €€€
1450 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2181
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We were searching all night for a decent place to dine while in town. And surprise !. All our efforts paid off. We were not disappointed at all. This place is a must if you are in Indianapolis.

Thank Karen Dara D
Reviewed 3 August 2016

On a warm summer evening we dined outside at Istanbul Café. The server was exceptional! (He may have been the owner). We had a bean salad that sounded bland but was fantastic. We then had sampler of several meats that was too much to eat....More

Thank jbr4914
Reviewed 14 July 2016

It was inexplicably empty as my sister and I enjoyed lunch specials and virtually had the restaurant to ourselves. I've spent 2 months in Turkey and this was authentic doner kebab (sliced, grilled rotisserie lamb) with very lightly seasoned rice and delicious seasonal vegetables.

Thank Travel_mundial
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Best hummus in Indianapolis served with great pita. Great menu selection. Food is fresh and seasoned perfectly. Serving sizes are more than generous. One of the most overlooked restaurant on the north side of Indianapolis. Don't let this place slip through the cracks. Not many...More

Thank Griff418
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We had a delightful dinner. The service was outstanding and the restaurant had a low noise level which is always a plus. As others have said, the food is very good and authentic.

Thank EagleTravel29
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This is my must visit restaurant when I go to Indianapolis. All meals are prepared to perfection. The owners are extremely hospitable and friendly. Try their mixed grill, Iskender Kebap, Kunefe!

Thank gozses
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We really enjoyed our dinner. We had hummus as an appetizer and then had main courses. There were 4 of us and each of us enjoyed our dishes. The Turkish beer was a nice treat as well. It's a little more expensive but tastes freshly...More

Thank Gwen_Indy
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Recently, my wife and I had lunch at Istanbul Cafe with great satisfaction. I ordered DONER KEBAB, my wife ordered ADANA KEBAB. Both items were just superb. In the past we held two birthday parties and a community dinner out (26 people) there and all...More

Thank alexturgud
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Delicious food, great service. I lived in Turkey as a child, and have fond memories of wonderful food, and Turkish hospitality. This restaurant serves generous quantities of both. The appetizer plate, baked eggplant, borek, and kebabs are all excellent.

Thank acox2016
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

The lunch specials there can't be beat, and the portions are more than generous. If you like this type of food, it's a must go.

Thank Masayuki T
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1450 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2181
    (Ditch Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-876-9810
  • E-mail
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