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Empire Turkish Grill

12448 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77024-6100
+1 713-827-7475
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“kebabs” (4 reviews)
“filet mignon” (5 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:30All hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
€€ - €€€
12448 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77024-6100
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

We went here for dinner after wine at the nearby wine bar. Food was good, service a little rough, the coffee was great.

Thank Melinda L
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We ordered Iskender and a combo plate of Adana+Lamb Shish. We both loved the lamb shish, it was so juicy and well marinated. Adana was great too! Iskender was very good, I could eat another plate if I wasn't full already. Their zaatar was good...More

Thank Gratiaplacenti
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The bread that they bring to the table before the food is excellent. It is not pita bread, but a raised relatively flat round bread. I had the eggplant with ground lamb special. It came with very nice rice and a chopped tomato salad.

Thank EveSp
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Lousy service, overpriced and balandest food. Serving staff has an attitude. The meat is served over cooked.

Thank Destan2006
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This place serves excellent quality food. Everything we tried was delicious and I went with Turkish friends who approved. The only drawback is how dated the interior looks. Fix that please. It will not stop us from going again. Tried the Tripe Soup (of course...More

Thank LoveToTravel0007
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We came here on a Thursday afternoon during spring break, and we were the only customers there which made us think that service would be great since they didn't have to take care of anyone else. The server was ok, he seemed rather bored, and...More

Thank iman h
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We travel all over the world and have been to most of the middle eastern countries. Love the food, but not often can find high quality expertly cooked Middle Eastern Food in the states, until we found Empire Turkish Grill. Love the restaurant and just...More

Thank RossDiny
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Each time I have lunch at the Empire Turkish Grill, I know I'm going to have a lovely experience. I've tried almost each item on the menu and have many favorites. Everything is wonderfully prepared and very healthy. The atmosphere, service, range of choices, and...More

Thank 739fran
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Pretty good stuff. Try the mezes to get a taste of everything. Good bread and service was good. Not too expensive so it's a good deal.

Thank 56003Richard
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We have been to Empire several times for dinner and a couple of times for lunch. Food is good Turkish/Mediterranean selection of kebabs and some mezes (small dishes). Funny though that even with the good food the service is perfunctory and not all that welcoming....More

Thank Jeremy Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12448 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77024-6100
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-827-7475
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