Istanbul Grill & Deli

Mediterranean Restaurant, Deli / Bodega, and Middle Eastern Restaurant
5613 Morningside Dr (btwn University & Rice), Houston, TX 77005, United States
Hours:
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Tue–Sun
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Drinks:
Beer
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
7.9/10

Based on 66 votes

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  • kebabs
  • turkish beer
  • hummus
  • rice pudding
  • authentic
  • mezzes
  • good service
  • comfortable
  • lamb
  • Turkish coffee
  • good for a quick meal
  • spicy food
  • sandwiches
  • healthy food
  • monuments
  • Turkish food
  • pastries
  • cozy
  • family-friendly
  • wine
  • Himmad K.

    Get the mixed pide, thank me later

    Himmad Khan · January 25
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  • Esther Z.

    Everything is delicious ! They have Halal meat ( for those who feel more comfortable with it ).

    Esther Z · November 14, 2014
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  • Michelle S.

    Iskenderun kabob was wonderful!

    Michelle Snell · October 26, 2014
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  • Anastasia K.

    Cheese pide is delicious!

    Anastasia Kotelnikova · October 5, 2014
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  • Frankie M.

    Lentil soup is really good.

    Frankie McGuire Lara · August 7, 2014
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  • Houston Press

    Istanbul Grill is an outpost of Turkey nestled between monuments of yuppiedom in the Rice Village. Read more

    Houston Press · August 4, 2014
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  • Miray S.

    The place looks nice however it's so disappointed that food taste is not proper Turkish food . Don't ever order Iskender doner. It's not taste like iskender doner not look like it

    Miray Sancaktar · May 13, 2014
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  • eva

    Delicious authentic Turkish food. Mezze platter, iskender kebab and turkish wine. Finish it with the rice pudding

    eva · February 8, 2014
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  • Tim D.

    Excellent food. I highly recommend. The Turkish beer "Efes" is outstanding too!

    Tim D · November 18, 2013
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  • Zain M.

    One of the best Turkish/Mediterranean restaurants in town.

    Zain Mohammed · September 14, 2013
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  • Omer T.

    Mercimek corba guzel

    Omer Torosluoglu · July 15, 2013
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  • Saf an

    Amazing rice pudding

    Saf an · July 6, 2013
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  • sadia

    Mazza plate is awesome. Best eggplant, hummus and bread ever. It's as good as food in Turkey itself.

    sadia · March 22, 2013
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  • Randy B.

    It's all good!

    Randy Baker · January 3, 2013
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  • Katherine D.

    Try the Iskender Kebab -

    Katherine Druckman · December 29, 2012
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  • Robin L.

    It's all about the Iskender Kebab.

    Robin Logsdon · November 8, 2012
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  • Nathanael S.

    They do not like splitting up the bill. We had a party of 6 and they said they did not have enough time to split it because it was lunch time and they were busy. I think it was just total laziness.

    Nathanael Smith · October 26, 2012
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  • Mahek S.

    Hummus and Kuzu lamb kebab entree

    Mahek Shah · July 7, 2012
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  • Neets J.

    Skip the tabouileh but kebab is awesome

    Neets J · February 11, 2012
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  • Cynthia A.

    overall good food

    Cynthia Azzam · October 26, 2011
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  • Mark C.

    The Donner sandwich with a side of hummus is the best

    Mark Corazzato · June 18, 2011
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  • Stina L.

    Get the hummus and anything lamb.. Its delicious!

    Stina Lee · April 2, 2011
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  • Houston Press

    2010 Best of Houston® Winner: Best Service: For a real taste of authenticity be sure to order Turkish beer or coffee to accompany your meal.

    Houston Press · January 26, 2011
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  • Jamison S.

    Get the doner kabob with the spicy sauce!

    Jamison Shaffer · January 6, 2011
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  • Janel

    Great service and really good lamb! Get the manti if they have it on the menu that day!!!

    Janel · April 5, 2010
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