Amazing placed great food and staff is very friendly . It’s little overpriced but I would still go there anyway because taste and quality of the food is top notch .
We came in last night and had food delivered. It was a fantastic meal that amazed us.
Excellent food! Looks like a hole in the wall from the outside but it's nice on the inside.
Love this place and the people who run it (am personal friends with most of them). They are great and friendly people. They have great fresh food. I like a certain Turkish meal that they didn't have on the menu, chicken koffte, and they said they could make it for me if I wanted. They made me a glass of "iran" (pronounced a bit differently) and they made it from scratch because they don't pre-make it for slow days. I went on Monday 7/22/2019, but have been there before with my family. An average entire is about $13 (might be a bit off), desserts $5-6, appetizers very on whether you are eating one thing or getting a variety plater to share with a group. Large enough portions and authentic taste make it completely worth the money. It is a small resturaunt, but the tables are set up purposefully for familys and groups. They also are on grub hub :)I recommend Turkish Grille whole heartedly :) More...
Loved the food and atmosphere!
Jude Anthony Garcia
Lovely lovely tasty turkish dishes. Get the lamb meat
Turkish delight, beautiful and intimate dining atmosphere.
i came here for dinner with group of friend, delicious fresh food and great service! Owners are young and family owned business, the place was cozy and very relaxing, I definitely recommend chicken kebab and lamb, very good job!
I love the food here . Fresh and always tasty . I did not give them 5 stars because their tziki sauce is always super watery and served in tiny little cups ( not nearly enough for dipping or using for your dinner)
This is my to go place for Turkish food. Love the Turkish Grille Mixed
Lovely food and service.
Very good food
Scott Serhat Duygun
Great place for Turkish traditional food.
I had a wonderful meal at the Turkish Grill. The food was great, and the staff were very friendly. Can't wait to go back again.
Amazing place been to alot of Turkish places but this has to be on of the best it is well cooked and the service I received was outstanding the staff are humble thank you
Exceptional service. Excellent food.
Ordered from here twice...good both times. I always get the lamb gyro wrap with fries. The gyro is very good and I really like the fries...i reheat them in my air fryer & they come out amazing. More...
Good service, amazing food, owner is so nice, they have great selection of turkish food, def coming back
Okay I would like to update my review to give this place 5 stars. They have amazing customer service. I always order delivery which is always fast and not to mention FREE. I get the chicken shawarma and the meat is SO TENDER (!!) and absolutely delicious. I always ask for no rice and truly appreciate the fact that they double up on the garish salad, without me even having to ask! More...
Authentic and delicious. This small local place is a must go.
good taste with lamb shish
Definitely exceeded expectations in every way possible. Large appetizer sampler and 6 different entrees. The chicken marinade really shines.
The place is so cozy, the food is simply amazing.. I went there in late evening yet the staff was superfriendly.. The food was presented in a beautiful way, plus it was yummy which was a bonus.. The Chicken adana kebab entree is one of the best .. More...
Excellent, authentic cuisine.
High quality mediterranean food, fantastic home-like dinning environment, recommend.
we just had our best meal there, service was great, food tasted excellent! Too many delicious choices on their menu, fresh greens and yummy appetizers. Best Mediterranean restaurant I’ve tried in a while, will definitely come back! More...
The food was delicious, and the staff was super friendly!
Great little restaurant. Good food and fast service.
Great food, great ambiance!The eggplant dishes (both fried and grilled ) are so tasty!! The side salad is fresh and crunchy, not premixed to make it soggy.Baklava with walnuts- warm and yummy!Definitely will be back! More...
Great food! Highly recommended. If you don't know what to order, try the mixed of different kind, such as cold appertizer, lamb.
Visiting Pittsburgh and so glad we came here. Service was good, food was delicious, and enough to share as well. It's a small place, but we didn't need a reservation.
Polite stuff. Quick service. Delicious food. Be back again.
The food was excellent. Fast delivery. Very friendly people.
Despite the location, this is a good place for Mediterranean food. Nice dining room interior... Not just a take out place at all.We had the falafel, hummus, lamb shish, and chicken kebab. Everything was good, but light on flavor. So it was good that it wasn't overpowering (esp. the hummus... Creamy, not over seasoned with garlic etc.), but could've had a little more taste. Good size portions too... We took half of it home. More...
Paul Gregory IV
Everything was great. Food, service and price.
We drove all the way from Chicago just to have dinner here! OK, J/K! We drove to Pittsburgh to check out Carnegie Mellon for my son and I was craving some kunefe and thought why not go out for a Turkish dinner. The restaurant is small but I loved the small touches that reminded me of Istanbul - especially the beautiful, mosaic lamps hanging from the ceiling. We came here on a Monday night and were seated promptly. Yelper tip: check in on Yelp and get a complimentary glass of wine. You get a glass of red wine that is slightly sweet. It was a bit too sweet for my taste but hey, it's a nice gesture. Let's dive into the meal, shall we? We ordered a variety of different entrees. My son always gets the Iskender and this one was probably one of the best he had. The doner and pide was cooked perfectly and the red sauce was buttery. The dollop of yogurt on the side was thick and reminded me of the homemade yogurt my mom makes. My kids also ordered the hummus and the calamari. The hummus comes with a basket of warm pide - this is a great appetizer - definitely get this. My kids loved the calamari so much that they ordered a 2nd one. Spoiler alert - the calamari looked like onion rings, but, it's calamari and it was the perfect texture, not chewy at all. I especially liked the white dipping sauce on the side. It reminded me of cacik but had a thicker consistency. We also ordered the doner entree - the rice on the side tasted just like how my mom makes it. There was also a small shephered salad on the side but although it was good, it could have been fresher. We also got the mixed grill. It's big enough for 2 to share and it did not disappoint. My daughter said the lambchop was delicious and hubby and I enjoyed the chicken adana, shish kebab, doner kebab and kofte.After a satisfying dinner, the kunefe and Turkish tea hit the spot. My youngest got the Turkish pudding (sutlac) and it was delicious with a hint of vanilla. Overall, this was a great meal and we will definitely be back when we are back in town. More...
Got the sample platter, it was good and I would definitely go there again when in the area.
Nice ambience and the food was delicious. We particularly enjoyed the appetizer platter.
Everything was perfect! Our party of 8 had a wonderful time! Food, service, authenticity, and coziness were perfect! We will become “regulars” at this family-owned/operated gem !P.S. it was a fantastic birthday party dinner! ❤️❤️❤️ More...
Amazing treasure tucked in S. Oakland. I split the Turkish platter with my mom. Everything was better than the thing we had just eaten before. I wish there was 6 stars!
We ate lunch here today. The waiter could not be nicer. The pita bread was fresh and delicious. I had a mix of different meats, which I loved. The lentil soup was also very good. The desserts were also amazing. We really were really thrilled with our meal. More...
Nice quaint and quiet restaurant apparently it's family owned. Prices and portion size seem to be right on the money. Parking can be a little tricky we had to go out the main street to park but it was worth it. Very unique place. I would come back More...
Delicious food and good size portions. The staff is friendly and happy to describe the dishes you may be unfamiliar with. Great Turkish coffee.
Last night we went to this place with a group of our friends. A small cafe with nice decoration. Just one waitress was there however considering that only two tables were occupied at each time, they didn't need more staff. The service was good but a bit slow. It took a long time until she took our orders and finally brought the food to our table. Another downside is not serving alcohol. The food was decent but not special. Like the food you can find in any other Turkish restaurant in the town. We ordered cold appetizer plate. The size was good and the appetizers tasted very good. We also ordered Eskandar kabob that came with a relatively small size. And the mixed grill platter that was very good and tasty. The best part for me was their tea and baklava. One of the best. The price was fair. In sum, we enjoyed the experience and recommend this place for family our friendly gatherings over a nice middle eastern meal in a quiet place with good ambience and service. You can bring a bottle of wine with you and they will serve that for you. More...
Nice food. Great interior design. Loved the calamarie. Great place for nice and fine dinner with your loved ones.
Very good food
The food was delicious and the service was attentive without being intrusive. The Kafta was so delicious. I will definitely be back the next time I am in Pittsburgh!
Food was great. I removed a star because of the cleanness. The floor was sticky and the restroom was not very clean. We had kufta kabob, and babaghanoosh, all super delicious.
Wonderfully full of flavor. Portions are ample, but they are a bit light on the accompaniments. I ordered the Falafel appetizer which extremely dry and came with such a little amount of sauce that it was no help. I also witnessed almost every table request extra sauce or lemon. More...
Quaint, small, family owned restaurant that serve up some excellent Mediterranean food. The menu is short and simple. Quality and quantity is on point, nice quiet place for a date. Its also BYOB!!!
Delicious ! We had a cold platter and a hot platter both were wonderfully prepared and presented. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff, very relaxing. We did not feel rushed to eat and leave. More...
Best kept secret for high quality Mediterranean cuisine in Oakland! Reasonable prices. Excellent baklava, grilled lamb and chicken.
Excellent Turkish food. There are many Turkish restaurants in Pittsburgh and this is one of the better ones. Get the mixed appetizer plate. They also do a terrific catering service for parties. More...
I love This Place! Great Service and Food Chicken Kebab is die for it. Kazandibi is the best desert i have tried in Pittsburgh Prices are reasonable. You should give a try to this Family based Restaurant. More...
A.F.M. Saniul Haq
small restaurant, but excellent service and even better food... really enjoyed the food there...
Went here for an early dinner. The service is good the food also good. Lacked ambiance I thought but overall I would go back. Definitely worth trying!
I loved it! The staff was very friendly and helpful and the food was delicious! We had the babaganoush, falafel, feta cigarette borek, and pan fried zucchini for appetizers ( I wasn’t very familiar with Turkish food and wanted to try everything lol). My boyfriend and I got the mixed grill to share. We crushed every bit of it. Everything was so tasty and the meat was phenomenal! For desert we had the kazandibi and were fighting over the last bite! So good! Over all a great experience! I’ve been telling everyone about it and can’t wait to go back! More...
Suha ` Yagh
If you are in town and need a great food, calming place. Awesome people who’s run the place. That’s the restaurant to go to... worth every penny spent, you have to try their kunafeh.. More...
Best turkish meals in the burg, very authentic
Outstanding food and a really great server.
Great place for Mediterranean food!
I am not an expert of this type of food, but the girl I went with grew up with it, and said it is spot on authentic. I LOVED the cold appetiser platter all their salads/hummus/spreads were to die for. She shared this dessert thing with me, Kanaffa or something like that, dDdayyyyyyyyyum it was bomb, and unique as can be. MmmMmmmmmmmmmMmmmmm Cant wait to go back! More...
Always solid food and great service. Great chicken gyros and warm and fluffy pitas. Good portion sizes. This place has it all.
Good food, nice service.
Excellent food! Highly recommended.
Delicious food and cozy atmosphere. Staff was great.
Got the lunch combo, loved the flavors. Left satisfied. Had the Falafel dinner and cigarette borek
Great food. Absolutely love the warm babaganosh with warm pitas bread. The stuffed grape leaves were tastey but smaller than I am used to. Tabuli salad was delicious just added a little extra lemon juice for my own personal taste. overall very good. More...
I ordered food for delivery and everything was lovely and perfect! The delivery was fast and the food still hot when I got it. :) the delivery driver even gave me a courtesy call so I could direct him to my apt. I will definitely be ordering from here again-and maybe I'll try an in-person visit soon :) More...
Delicious gyro and iskandar kabab.
Tasty food, quick service, and received a free dessert!
Amazing food. I ordered chicken adana kabab. It was seasoned just perfectly. Salad was really fresh. All in all, great experience.
The food here is delicious. I was originally disappointed at the small menu. I ordered the chicken kebab and it was delicious! It was seasoned perfectly and still juicy. I appreciate the simplicity of the food and the fresh flavors. The restaurant has a cozy, comfortable atmosphere with nice decor and place settings. The fact that the temperature inside was comfortable, not chilly was a notable plus for me. 10/10 would eat here again. More...
The lamb shish kabob was great. Service was good and all the employees were very friendly.
At this place, it's all about the food. And it is delicious.
I love this place. My boyfriend, who was visiting me from Australia, begged for us to go here after we went for the first time. I've always had wonderful service here and amazing food. It is such a hole-in-the wall that you absolutely have to try if you're in the area. I highly recommend the babaganoush! More...
Cheap, delicious food and BYOB in a really nice environment. It feels fancy, but is actually super affordable. Great find!
Dinning was a nice experience. It is a small, cozy and clean place. Food was good. Although it was a little over grilled.
Excellent. Doesn't look like much from outside, but very clean and chill inside. Can't fail taking a date here. Rare combination of high quality and large portion for the price. Chicken tasted super fresh, pita bread was perfect, and even the salad was tasty. These guys care about details and it shows. I'll be back. Hope they stick around. More...
Just love the flavours. It's not one of high-end restaurant. Very personable, 2 guys run it. All I promise is u'll love the food.
I did not hesitate to give five stars to this wonderful homey restaurant. The food was authentic and delicious. I was so full but managed to squeeze in the best Baklava I had in my life. Our waiter was very kind and attentive. More...
This was our first visit to this restaurant, but definitely not our last! The food is delicious, the decor is lovely,and the service is excellent! Check it out! You'll be happy you did! More...
Excellent Mediterranean and very attentive service. - You are in for a great experience when you eat here. There were so many different options and we took advantage of it many of them. Please do give it a try!
This was the first restaurant I went to when I moved to Pittsburgh and I has become my favorite. Dinner and lunch are exceptional. At this point I have tried every item on the menu and everything is top notch. The owner and his family, who run the whole show, are exceptional. Their attention to detail and commitment to their craft is evident in every part of the experience. I highly recommend them and their food. More...
Rolled in here at the end of a 350 mile cycling tour and found the food to be delicious and authentic, the outdoor seating to be pleasant, and the service to be friendly and attentive. The portions were average sized, but definitely high quality. More...
THE PLACE for Turkish food!! The inside is so dreamy I just want to take my journal and stay there for hours writing and eating hummus. The service and food is bomb..that lamb woah baby highly recommend !! More...
As a Turkish native, this place has the best Turkish food in Pittsburgh area. Always fresh and from scratch, the food is very delicious. Family owned business. Always very helpful and kind people serve in here. The kitchen smells exactly like my grandma's kitchen. Every single item on the menu are recommended. The mezes, kebabs and dessert menu are all wonderful. More...
Phenomenal meal. We all found the apps and the entrees to be really exceptional. It's a very nice and comfortable dining area. Service was good, but admittedly not very crowded when we ate. Will definitely go again. More...
Small place but good food. Attentive waiter.
Highly recommend the platter, very friendly staff, nice and cozy environment
Or first time at the restaurant. We picked it because it's reviews. Excellent staff cozy interior and excellent service.
Very delicious food. And nice waiters and nice decoration and not many people around. Really good place, totally recommend it.
Actually pretty good. Both food and service.
The employees are unbelievably nice and are genuinely happy to see you. The interior of the restaurant is clean and well kept and the quality of the food is fantastic. Prices are reasonable for the amount of food you get. Easily one of my favorite restaurants in Oakland and one that should be tried by everyone. More...
Best Hummus in town
So good and ashamed I don't eat there more often. Two lunches, two apps and the bill was $24.
Fast service , friendly stuff and yummy Turkish food .
Cold appetizers were out of this world delicious! Went with a chick who grew up with such food, and she said it was on-point authentic! Rice that came with entree was awesome too, unlike any rice I have ever tried. More...
Super nice halal place
Awesome food! The only problem, is difficult to park around the area.
The Chicken Kabab was delicious. Chicken was grilled really well. Had a nice char on the outside, but it was still juicy on the inside.
Good food. Great service.
Food taste good but a bit on expensive side. The staff gave us a free dessert and we loved their customer service
Neat as a pin, clean, friendliest server in town (Rosie), and great food. Seriously great.
Great food at low price. Pleasant staff
Very nice food
Yummy eggplant dishes.
Very good food for buck ,nice atmosphere, and friendly service!
Great price for the food quality and quantity.
Nice service and delicious food!
Nice warm place. Meals 8 out of 10. Baklava not that fresh. Ambision 9 of 10.
Small, good service, tasty food .
Amazing food and the staff was incredibly kind. All around a great place!
The best Turkish food in Pittsburgh! Great flavor, recipes, authenticity and sooo friendly.The dining room is quite handsome.I highly recommend the Turkush Grille!Thank you, guys! More...
Excellent. Try the lamb, and you MUST try the Turkish coffee!
Super nice server and very delicious food.. will definitely come back ... 6 stars
Excellent food and service.
Service and food was really good!
Very nice people and good food.
I went to try out kebab and it turned out to be the best that I have ever had! Super friendly staff! I liked the tea too :)
Great great great great Turkish food. Friendly people. They deliver. AWESOME. Just thinking about it makes me hungry again and I just scarfed 2 gyros.
The absolute BEST lamb chops in the city! Big portions, great price, rapid delivery. I was surprised at how accommodating they were!
Delicious food, nothing is hot but all is flavorful. The service is pleasant and so far the room is never noisy. Nice to know we have a restaurant in the neighborhood we're we will be glad to return.
Qazi Aniqua Zahra
Best Turkish food I have experienced in the USA!
Great classic Turkish food, and the best tabouli
Lizú de Lingow
Everything is perfect!
Wonderful food and great environment. Nice service. I like this place!
Beautiful and excellent food
its a beautiful place a beautiful food
I went there twice and the food was so delicious every time!
Excellent food and friendly service! Get the large appetizer plate to try all the salads and spreads. So good!
Good food fast delivery
Beautiful inside! Great intimate place for a date. If I lived around here I would never cook and just come here lol. So good
Fantastic meal! Grilled whole Royal Dorade was to die for. My husband had chicken kebab, perfectly seasoned. The aromatic rice, also lovely. Portions are generous. We did have the hot mixed appetizer, which I would say skip if you are watching your fried food intake. We will be back, with our own wine next time since it's byob! Highly recommended! More...
The food was delicious
Amazing baba ganoush. It's not regular baba ganoush... it's like dill flavor or something. They generally have good food for a good price, and they also have good vegan and vegetarian options. I'll admit, I've never had a sit down meal here. I've only walked in to pickup my takeout, but the staff seems friendly to me. More...
Excellent traditional Turkish
Pradeep chowdary peddineni
Surprisingly awesome catch. Tender n juicy chicken kebabs. One of the best hummus tasted. Small nd cozy restaurant with an awesome customer service.
Simple, but tasty meze and grilled meat
Nick K Kocaoglu
Delicious food, reasonable prices.... Good atmosphere....
Our fav Turkish restaurant in Pitts
Excellent service and the best shish that i ever had
Quality authentic homemade dishes, excellent service in a quiet and welcoming space.
Good quality food
Excellent !!! At the first taste my husband and I were amazed. It was really like eating in Turkey , I mean a really good restaurant in Turkey! Çok çok güzel ( very very good) !!! More...
This place is amazing!!
Really good food. Nice atmosphere. Great service. Byob. Very pretty restaurant. Highly recommended.
The stars are well deserved even with 4 other joints in PGH competing for your Turkish meal experience. With fresh meat, butchered and prepared on site, and a grandma behind the recipes and cooking, you know it's going to be good! After 11 months under their wings the kitchen is working well. The prominent and beautiful Turkish chandelier is accented by colorful table cloths and pictures of famous Turkish monuments creating a cosy ambiance for a pleasant meal. The portions are more than enough for a hungry guy/gal and maybe even leaving enough for some take-home. Vegetarian options abound and the cold combo as an entree is a great choice. The accompanying warm bread is excellent and worth an order on its own. The lamb Izgara Kofte were moist on the inside and charred outside giving it a perfect texture. My only nit was they did not get my side right and its byob. Highly recommend. More...
We had an appointment in the area and looked for some good ethnic food. This was just the place for us. Easy parking, helpful staff, good food, loved the combo plate of cold salads, which came with a generous basket of pitas. Recommended!
Went here for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. We loved everything we ordered! A plate with assorted cold dips (+ warm pita), lamb shish, falafel and zucchini platter. We didn't realize the entrees came with rice so we ended up with more food than we could finish. Even the house salad was good. Would definitely visit again. We were the only ones in the restaurant, maybe it was just the timing, not sure why. More people should visit the Turkish Grille! More...
This place was super delicious!!! I had the chicken doner and my friend had the lamb shish kebab. The meals were served with freshly toasted pita bread. I asked for the traditional yogurt sauce (I forgot the name) and they gave me a big side of it for no extra cost. The chicken was well seasoned and very soft and crispy on the edges. I got the Turkish pasta on the side instead of the rice and the noodles were very soft but the sauce didn't have much flavor but was still pretty good. I was definitely stuffed afterwards!!! This place is very cute and cozy for a nice date night too More...
Foods are very good. Good selections of Turkish foods although some dishes are named in the way folks here can understand. Good portion and optimal service. This is a young place but I'm confident they grow well. More...
Visited here yesterday, love the place and the food. Before that read some guest's negative judgement and worried about that. But the food turned out excellent!
Oh my!!!!! I order online the grilled lamb, hummus, pita and desert!!! Just beautiful and tasty. Good balance of flavors!!! Just add a little bit of salt to the hummus but my love it just as it (most of the hummus that you find around have too much lemon) the lamb was tender and not dry at all; on the side I have almond rice and a fresh salad with a creamy dressing... and my son love everything More...
The food was absolutely amazing to begin with. The interior design of the restaurant is amazing it is very aesthetically pleasing and adds to the food. The food is also very nicely presented for a decent price. I would totally recommend this place for anyone that wants high quality food. More...
Turkish Grille always provides a consistent dinner with great marinades and spices with a soothing atmosphere and its smooth but upbeat music and cool art on the walls. The lamb, chicken, and veggie kabobs are tasty, the rice is of high quality and the pitas always contribute the carb tastes we all love. The complementary wine from signing in from Yelp is awesome! The only downside is sometimes there isn't as much meat that you would expect for its price. The quality is top notch, but when it doesn't fill the plate or your belly we are sometimes left wanting just a bit more~ More...
Very good restaurant and good prices. I come here a lot especially for their lunch specials. Very friendly staff with high-end decorations and atmosphere for low prices.
Food was delicious. I highly recommend it. Iskender and the kebabs were tasty. For an appetizer I recommend sigara borek, and for dessert we had kazandibi. As a native of Turkey, I can verify this food is authentic- perhaps even as good as my mother's. The service was impeccable- they were flexible with our orders and allowed us to combine parts of two entrees into one.This is a must-go restaurant if you are in Oakland. More...
This was pleasant surprise to arrive in Pittsburgh, PA, and to find an authentic Turkish restaurant. The food is delicious, and the service is excellent. Upon my way out, I let the kind man who took handed me my bill and asked if I enjoyed my meal, that they would receive the highest review on Yelp I could possibly give to them. He was delighted, and we departed both satisfied for different reasons. More...
There is no better pita and hummus in the city! The best I have ever had. Their portions are huge, and the quality of food is delightful. You can tell they cook with fresh ingredients. My favorite take-out joint in Pittsburgh! More...
I splurged on the Turkish Mixed Grille and was rewarded with a variety of sophisticated flavors. And the Kunefe was a unique, not-too-sweet dessert treat! Two big wins equals a five star review. The pita was very good, the appetizers solid, delivery reliable. More...
Fantastic little place in Oakland! I'm always nervous about picking places in Oakland, I don't want to be surrounded by loud colleges kids. Luckily, this place is like a hidden gem. The restaurant itself is not very large, but it feels cozy and the decor is beautiful. The staff is very attentive and the food is incredible. I could literally eat pounds of just their rice! I got the chicken shish kebab and it was awesome. I will certainly be back for more! More...
Went with a friend on a late Friday night and the place was not busy at all. Our server was super nice, recommended multiple appetizers, entrees, and desserts for us. Definitely made our first Turkish food experience a great one! Their kazandhibi (creme brulee kinda thing) is delicious. Definitely would go back again. More...
Excellent food! Authentic and a fabulous find! Best thing to happen to Pittsburgh! The family owned restaurant is something I encourage everyone to get behind and support...if you have had enough chain restaurants and want the real thing - this is your place. My family is Persian and the Kabobs here are spectacular!!! More...
I have been so many different Turkish restaurants in Usa this one of my favorite one i have enjoyed a lot , service was good especially gyros was great because it was homemade chicken and lamb both of them i would highly recommended also deserts was awesome especially kunefe
This is my favorite Turkish restaurant in Pittsburgh and that means a lot coming from a girl who is middle eastern and knows a lot about middle eastern food. I probably order from here at least once a week. I always order the haydari for appetizer and chicken shish kabob for dinner. The haydari is AMAZING. Even my 2 year old son loves it. It comes with delicious soft bread. The chicken is cooked to perfection in cubes. I always order my chicken well done since they come in huge cubes and I know it's hard to cook 100% inside being that big and thick. The chicken kabob comes with rice that is buttery and so so good and a garnish salad that is very good & refreshing. Try this place. You will not be disappointed. More...
This wonderful little restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside but it has a good heart and good food. We were greeted by Selim on a frigid night and choose a table in the nearly empty restaurant. Between us, we shared an appetizer mix, a lamb kebab, and chicken adana kebab plate. The food was delicious and reasonably priced.During the meal, a man dining alone at the next table tried several times to introduce himself into our conversation and eventually came over to ask to join us. We begged off but the encounter was quite strange so we got tuned into his table. At the end of his meal, the man dashed rather than paying. We were shocked but Selim took it in stride. When I asked about it, I learned that there had been signs that problems were afoot. I was so impressed that Selim and the restaurant were so mellow in the way they handled this apparently troubled man. I offered to pay his bill but Selim wouldn't let me. There was something so gracious and kind in the way this was handled. Hence my review: Good heart. Good food. More...
Delicious, authentic (I visited with my Turkish friend) Turkish food!We shared the babaganoush which was delicious! Note that, unlike other babaganoush that I've had, it had dill in it. I had the adana and shish kebap. Both were very tasty. I opted for the adana because in my experience it is more consistent than the shish, but I would definitely be back for the shish. It was so tender! Both meats were seasoned really well. The main dishes came with rice and a really tasty salad. The online menu says that it would also come with grilled tomato and pepper, but it didn't. It also says you can choose rice or makarna. I may ask for the makarna next time because I am not a huge rice (pilaf-style) person. I think the price was extremely fair for the quality and portion. I will definitely be back and may try ordering online as well! More...
Great food, great atmosphere, and surprisingly good service for a Monday night with only one server working the front. My party of 3 ordered baba ghanoush and spinach cigarette borek to start, both yummy, which came with warm pita bread. I had the Turkish tea and chicken doner kebab plate, which was huge and delicious. The rice pudding for dessert was smooth and just the right amount of sweet. Strongly recommend for dining in, and I also plan to make it a regular for takeout. More...
The best Iskender Kebab I have ever had!!!! Beautiful customer service, Kazandibi is die for. Peaceful ambience. You must try this place you won't regret.
It was my first time to visit this place and it was amazing. We started with humus and salad which was amazing and then we got adana kebab that was so juicy and cooked perfect. We later had kunefe .. i never thought cheese and though would be this amazing. Our server hami was friendly and helpful he was always smiling.After all this was far beyond great experienece for me. Thanks Turkish grille More...
Went for dinner on a saturday night. Ordered falafel and hummus for starters and veggie platter for main course, followed by baklava for desert :). Each and every item was fresh and amazing in taste. Haven't tasted more soft and fresh falafel anywhere else before! More...
My favorite Turkish place in Pittsburgh. I've been there hundred times after the moment I found out it was reopened with the new management and new cooks. So now I finally decided to write a review because my feelings to this place can no longer stay untold.When I dine in a Turkish restaurant, I always get lamb shish kebab, it has become a tradition to me. Having tried all the shish kebabs in Pittsburgh, I can say for sure that the best one is at Turkish Grille. Tender, soft, flavorful, outstanding (!!!). I also love their shrimp kebab which comes with a tasty sauce perfect for seafood. And most of the meals come with the side of rice and delicious fresh salad.Have to mention brilliant deserts. My favorites are kazandibi (milk pudding) and kunefe (shredded wheat with mozzarella cheese and syrup). That feeling when you get a desert and a cup of Turkish tea... or a small espresso-like Turkish coffee. One more feature of this place is quick and friendly service. Very pleasant guys who make you smile and feel comfortable like you're home. :)To sum up, I definitely recommend this place for all meat and desert lovers. Menu is very far from being pricy. Turkish Grille is absolutely worth visiting. Will come back many more times! More...
We ordered "Turkish Mixed Grill" from dinner menu (delivery). It came very fast which is not surprising since our home is just a few blocks far from the place. Food quality was good and the portion was huge. It was more than enough for two adults. It came with fresh bread and salad and also Rice. The price was average but it's definitely worth a try. Strongly recommended specially for people without experience in Turkish food. It will give you a good insight about what Turkish (middle eastern) foods are and how they server. More...
Delicious food served in warm and friendly atmosphere by an attentive staff who made us feel right at home. Tasty appetizers, well-prepared main dishes and the best rice pudding I've had in a long time - I highly recommend this place!
My friend and I came here for lunch while we were visiting Pittsburgh for the day! We were greeted by Selim who was super friendly and patient and answered any questions we had.We each ordered a bowl of lentil soup and shared the Turkish Grille Mixed to sample a bit of everything.The lentil soup was flavored well and it came with a slice of lemon that added a nice zing.The Turkish Grille Mixed came with lamb kebab, a lamb chop, chicken Adana, kofte, tomato salad, and rice with little short noodles in it. It's also supposed to come with doner kebab but it wasn't ready when we ordered(~11am) so Selim let us substitute it with lamb Adana. I just realized that he added some chicken kebab as well! Everything in that dish was cooked well, flavorful and had just the right amount of char to it. The tomato salad was a bit on the salty side but other than that, it was a great dish!I love bread and I was excited that our meal came with fresh pita bread! It had the perfect amount of fluff and just the slightest char on the outside that added a good texture.I highly recommend this place if you want a great and filling Turkish meal! I'll definitely be coming back next time I'm in town! More...
THIS IS MY FAVORITE TURKISH FOOD IN THE TOWN,Especially their deserts mouthwatering and lovely atmosphere.Thank you for the hospitality and good food.
Great restaurant. Had the mixed grill plate and an appetizer which was enough for two people. The meat was fresh, tender, and very flavorful. The waiter was very nice. Interior decor has a calming and relaxed atmosphere. More...
What a delightful surprise! I just tried this restaurant, having never heard of it before, because they left a stack of brochures today in the lobby of my building. I was hungry, and in the mood for some kind of grilled meat because of something I smelled in the elevator on the way down to take my dog out - and there were these brochures just sitting there, so I decided to take a chance, and ordered takeout, sight unseen, and without even checking Yelp.I ordered enough food for two people for more than two meals - 4 appetizers, one main course, and dessert, plus a drink. I figured I'd just try it all right out of the gate - and did I mention I was really hungry? :-)Excellent tabouli (more parsley than bulgur wheat, as many places make it), wonderfully lemony stuffed grape leaves, and babaganush to die for. It's smoky, with nice, small, even chunks of eggplant, not pureed beyond all recognition like most places do it. I also ordered the spinach cigarette borek, which I've never had before. I had expected it to be crispy since it was fried, but turned out to be more chewy instead, possibly because of sitting on top of some tomatoes and lettuce and in a box in transit before landing on my table. The pieces were much thinner than I was expecting, too, and so had a lot more phyllo than filling, but it was still very good. I wanted the adana kebab for my main course, but they were out of it, so I got the izgara kofte, which is called kofte kebab elsewhere, but this was served as 5 patties of beautifully seasoned meat rather than a sausage-like kebab style item. It was a little dry and tough, making it rather chewy, which was disappointing, but it was still absolutely delicious. It was served on top of buttery rice that is also yum, and a side salad chock full of tomatoes with a vinaigrette that is not like that in most Mediterranean restaurants, but still very good. The pita is obviously freshly homemade, very light and fluffy/puffy and a bit smoky, also very unlike what is found in most places, and still soft and toasty warm by the time it got here. With everything I ordered, I got 4 of them, and they are all absolutely huge, so that ought to keep me for quite a while. I couldn't even eat a whole one - but then again, I had a ton of food and didn't want to fill up on the pita.I also ordered ayran, which is a yogurt drink that is a little bitter and otherwise pretty bland. I think I'll save my money next time, at least at home, since I think all I'd have to do is pop some Greek yogurt into some water and mix it up. I was expecting some more flavor and seasoning, although maybe I'm thinking of another cuisine.Baklava is, for me, a must-have at a Mediterranean restaurant. This was good but a little odd: not as sweet as most of them are (which was actually a bit of a relief), and almost a bit chocolatey in flavor, not as intensely pistachio-like as most, and a lot dryer, without the honey usually found in baklava, and denser overall, including the phyllo. It was still good, but didn't have me clamoring for more, and I will try other deserts next time instead. Of course, since there were four small pieces, which translated to roughly two regular size ones, it was still quite a bargain for a desert that is usually stupidly expensive. Chintzy this serving most definitely was not.Overall, a pretty predictable menu virtually identical to what one finds at almost every other Mediterranean/Middle Eastern restaurant, with all of the expected staples, much like the stereotypical tacos and burritos at Mexican restaurants, but with a lot more well-blended flavor than at many. I'm sure the Turks don't eat these same things every day any more than anyone in any other Middle Eastern country does, or than Mexicans usually eat most of what we get in most Mexican restaurants, but it was all still very good. I would love to see them branch out and offer more of what Turks really do eat, though, like Naya in Squirrel Hill hews more to *real* Syrian cuisine and away from the stereotypical and predictable same old same old Middle Eastern fare. This chef clearly has the control over the seasonings that would make me believe that he/she could also easily turn out a more authentic menu and be successful with it. They do at least have some fish items on the menu, which I haven't seen in any other Mediterranean restaurant that I recall, which I will likely try nextThey also have a deal that gives you a 10% credit towards future purchases if you order online. I called instead, though, because it was already 9:15pm, and I didn't know if they would actually get my order in time. They said it would take 50 minutes - but the guy showed up in a little over half an hour instead.I see from the photos that there are stairs to get into the restaurant itself, which doesn't bode well for wheelchair accessibility, but I also don't know if they've got a rear entrance that might be accessible. More...
This place is so delicious and so charming! We got the mixed Turkish grille and every piece was scrumptious. Highly recommend, the people who run it are super nice and the restaurant is cozy and special. Zucchini pancakes also were totally worth ordering! We will be back soon!! More...
This is an excellent, well-priced, and unassuming neighborhood restaurant serving some of the better Turkish/Middle Eastern food in the area. I've been here for both lunch and dinner and the quality of the kebabs (had both chicken and lamb) were excellent. Fresh, hot, great seasoning and marination and very good quality meat. Also, we've tried the appetizer combination and the eggplant dishes as well as the humus were both excellent. I've been to a number of similar places (including some other good ones of course) and this is one I will definitely be coming back to as possibly the best food and definitely the best value. Also, the service is quite friendly and nice. By the way, for me, four stars is a great review. More...
Went here for the first time and added it to my top 5 favorite restaurants. Got the haydari as appetizer and split the mixed platter with a friend and rice pudding for dessert. All were amazing. Highly recommend
Excellent food. It's not cheap but it's not crazy expensive either. the atmospherep inside is very comfortable and appropriate for the vibe. The Falafel is amazing for $7 highly recommended. I also got a chicken and a dish called chicken Donner and I would prefer the more seasoning on the chicken personally but for most people I think it would be good I had like heavy spices. Everything was excellent and my waiter was very nice everybody there was very nice it's a small place. Probably would recommend reservations on a Friday or Saturday evening this place to eat is very unique I'm looking forward to coming back and trying their Gyros and other fare on their menu. Also it's located only one block away from my other favorite ethnic restaurant in Pittsburgh, Tamarind More...
Stumbled by and thought we would try it out-so glad we did! Excellent food and friendly staff. Had mixed grill platter and large appetizer more than enough for 3 people. Definitely coming back!!
Great new Turkish place in North Oakland! The stuffed grape leaves are wonderful and very fresh tasting. My boyfriend and I also had the lamb gyro and chicken wings and they were both delicious. Each entree comes with either rice or Turkish spaghetti and a salad. The rice and spaghetti were both very tasty, you can't go wrong. We're excited to go back and try more of their menu!The decor of the restaurant is also really lovely! More...
Ok seriously the best turkish food in Pittsburgh hands down! It's like real authentic turkish food sooo many options - meals and appetizers!!!!! The service was out of this world too quick and super friendly and attentive!!!! The atmosphere is very nice as well!! Overall really great experience. 100% will be going again !!!!! More...
My new favorite place! Their lamb chop is a must-have. For kids, they offer french fries and yogurt drinks.
Fantastic local spot. Had the chicken kebab - cheap, fresh, delicious, healthy! Took me right back to Istanbul. Service was great as well and they even had Turkish style tea cups. I'll be back soon.
Best turkish food in Pittsburgh. I have visited them twice and both tines they have provided us great food and quality service.
Loved their food! It's probably the best Turkish I have had in Pittsburgh! The kabobs were very flavorful and juicy! I loved their gyro it's very different and full of flavor! The servers were really nice and welcoming. We were 10 people and a high chair. As we all know chaotic we ten people try to order but they had all the orders pinned down. Their customer service was amazing some of our friends wanted the makarna (Turkish spaghetti) and they were out of it so they gave us two huge plates of French fries and desserts which was the brown topped rice pudding. I am telling you if you ever visit this place do not leave with out having the brown topped rice pudding. Amazing! More...
We just discovered Turkish Grill in the Oakland area. They offer rich variety of Turkish and Middle Eastern cuisine. The food quality and service was fantastic !!! . I strongly recommend this place. More...
I had heard about this place many times and people really praised it a lot. So, yesterday, when we were nearby this restaurant, we decided to give it a shot. Well, this is a Turkish type of a restaurant and it is indeed the fastest food ever: we were a group of 2, we were seated on a table, we gave our orders and our orders arrived within a span of 3-4 minutes. I do not exaggerate, it is really this fast. As for the food, this is "Iskender" a Turkish speciality. They serve bread (a delicious type of bread indeed), tomato sauce, yoghurt and salad next to it. It was really good . Ambiance is just like a Mediterranean restaurant . Prices, reasonable. If you're around, you can try this place and it really worths a special visit. More...
its new Mediterranean restaurant in Oakland area, under new ownership it seems like alot of things has changed. menu, food quality, service. they have cute outside seating. Doner is so fresh, iskender is so good.. like better taste than many restaurants in turkey I swear! Chef at turkish grill is just great! Its gonna be our favorite spot with no doubt. Make sure you try some turkish desserts and coffee before u step out, you wont regret! More...
I went in not expecting much, but Turkish Grille blew me away. I got the Chicken Kabab plate and it was delicious. The Chicken was perfectly cooked with a nice char on the outside, but still juicy on the inside.
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Authentic! The Kezme is full of Turkish flavor and spices with a right amount of heatTheir Kunefe dessert is one of the best I've ever had! Very friendly family owned atmosphere Beautifully decorated with colorful tile hangings A few tables for outdoor seatingWill b back to try more authentic dishes! More...
My boyfriend and I normally love Mediterranean style food and and we noticed this place open right on our street. We decided to give it a try! As soon as we walked in, we noticed how beautiful it was and how much work the owners put into it. It's extremely clean and uniquely decorated. It's casual but still a very inviting atmosphere. The staff is so polite and friendly and offered us Turkish tea right away while we figured out what we wanted to order. We ordered 2 lamb gyro wraps and fries to share. The food came really fast along with two sauces (1 spicy and 1 cool cucumber) for no extra charge! The wraps were super big, especially for how cheap ($8)!! The meat was so amazing and you can tell how it rested on a spit for hours, cooked authentically. All the veggies and herbs in the wrap were so fresh and everything was perfect together with the sauces drizzled in. The fries were only $3 and could easily be shared between 2-4 people as a side. They were really crunchy but soft on the inside, like diner French fries. The complimentary Turkish tea was yummy to have with the meal and added to the experience. This place far exceeded our expectations in all aspects. These people have put in a lot of work to create an awesome experience and they're doing it. We highly recommend Turkish Grill for anyone who wants a quick bite of amazing quality food for cheap in a wonderful environment! More...
This place is so good I almost don't want to tell people about my hidden gem for fear it might get super busy! We tried a lamb Adana wrap and the platter that has a little of everything. It was so delicious and the people were so friendly. Highly recommended. Update: they no longer give the free bread and dip for appetizer :( More...
My boyfriend and I have lived in the area for the past 3 years and have always wanted to find great authentic Turkish food. This place exceeded our expectations! Food is delicious, and each dish comes with rice, salata, pickled cabbage, and multiple sauces! The inside of the restaurant is beautiful and the people are very nice. Definitely coming back! More...
I ordered the Branzini and the hummus and it was delicious! It was so flavorful that I wanted to order another one! The food here is phenomenal and I recommend them highly.
I tried Turkish Grille for the first time today. I was pleasantly surprised how nice, neat, and clean it is inside.I went up to the counter to order. The cashier was friendly and made some nice suggestions. Then, I took a seat in their pretty dinning area.They brought my Chicken Kebab and it looked so nice, fresh, and yummy. It tasted very good too!The kebab was nicely marinated over rice. It came with bread, a little salad, and a bed of radish.I enjoyed my experience and hope to come back again soon. :) More...
Although the surrounding area is rough, this place is very well kept. The food is great, service is very good, and the portions are fairly big. Highly recommend
I went to the Turkish Grille for lunch and had a very good experience. I ordered a Lamb Adana Kebab Wrap and the food was very tasty. Service was good and the dining room was quiet, very clean and pleasant. I will be definitely back to try the other dishes! More...
Best Turkish food Ive had in Pittsburgh...not to mention very authentic.
Tasty food for a decent price, nice looking interior, super friendly staff. The wraps are a great option if you're looking for something cheap but healthy and filling.
We stopped in for takeout lunch, and had the lamb and chicken gyros with a shepherd salad. Really excellent, with good rice. Not cheap, but the portions were sufficient for another meal for each of the three of us. The dining space was bigger than we had guessed from outside, it's off the beaten path, but it was bright, clean and had white table cloths. A good view of the kitchen adds to the comfort level. I'd recommend to the house to upgrade their takeout-ware, the cheap tinfoil can't be microwaved and there is much better snap-shut plastic available. Definitely on our list of local spots for casual dining. More...
Since its opening in our neighborhood, today was the first day we checked it out, and I'm glad we did. We weren't super hungry, so we ordered one hummus (which comes with 2 soft pita) and a shish kabab wrap. Both were excellent. I loved the spicy garnish the kabab had. Bolstered by the initial performance, we ordered baklava, which was also charming. Don't forget the complimentary Turkish tea. Overall: great at a very modest price. We'll be back soon. More...
It is amazing!! Highly recommended! I usually don't like salad but their Salad is great! Shush kebab is very tender!
How can I start the review, first of all, inside looks amazing also all foods are very good. High recommend ! My favorite "Mersin Tantuni" what's yours