Uskudar Turkish Restaurant is located at 1405 2nd Ave in Manhatten. Owner and Chef, Ibrahim Ozdemir, takes great pride in the fact that he has been serving authentic, homemade Turkish cuisine for the past twenty years. He relishes the notion that diners come in after traveling to Turkey and explain Ibrahimís cooking is finer than they had while visiting Istanbul. Ibrahim searches for the finest and freshest ingredients and utilizes them in recipes to create magnificent dishes that withstand the test of time. Each dish is prepared with special care and the menu is simple, favoring quality over quantity.Start your dining experience with some cold appetizers like the Yalanci Dolma, which is grape leaves stuffed with rice, currants, and pignoli nuts or the Vegetarian Platter featuring an assortment of vegetarian meze: Yalanci ezme, spinach tarator, humus, fasulye, patlican. Ibrahim suggests trying the Chefís Mixed Grill with tender cubes of baby lamb, chicken adana, lamb adana, cubes of chicken, and a lamb patty marinated in special seasoning. The plate is served with rice and chopped onion. Another uniquely authentic dish reminiscent of homestyle Turkish cooking is the Hunkar Begendi which is chunks of lamb simmered in homemade tomato sauce, cooked with fresh herbs, and served on pureed eggplant. It is then complemented with rice and vegetables. Be sure to leave some room for their delicious desserts as well. Two of the most popular choices are the Keskul, a coconut pudding, and traditional Flan.Uskudar Turkish Restaurant has a large selection of Turkish wines and beers from all over the world. They have a space to host private parties and provide takeout, delivery, and catering services as well. Ibrahim and his warm and attentive staff would love to welcome you to come and visit their fine establishment. Experience for yourself the wine, food, and service that makes Uskudar one of the best, authentic Turkish restaurants in Manhattan.
1405 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10021