Cafe Istanbul (Main & Euclaire)
Opens Monday 11:00 AM

Cafe Istanbul (Main & Euclaire)

$$ • Turkish • Mediterranean • Cafe • Family Meals
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Location and hours

2455 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209
Sunday
12:00 PM - 09:00 PMLunch
11:00 AM - 09:00 PMDinner
11:00 AM - 09:00 PMMenu
11:00 AM - 09:00 PMWeekend Menu
Monday - Thursday
04:00 PM - 09:00 PMLunch
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMDinner
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMMenu
11:00 AM - 03:00 PMLunch special
Friday
04:00 PM - 09:00 PMLunch
11:00 AM - 10:30 PMDinner
11:00 AM - 10:30 PMMenu
11:00 AM - 03:00 PMLunch special
Saturday
04:00 PM - 09:00 PMLunch
11:00 AM - 10:30 PMDinner
11:00 AM - 10:30 PMMenu
11:00 AM - 10:30 PMWeekend Menu

2455 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209 • More info


  • Popular Pairs

    • Ribeye Steak Kebab + Chicken Kebab

      Tender cubes of ribeye marinated in our special house sauce and chargrilled over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables. Served with Chicken Kebab.
      $36.90
    • Grilled Shrimp + Choice of From the Grill

      Succulent jumbo shrimp skewered and grilled with a garlic sauce. Served with rice and mixed green salad. Served with choice of From the Grill.
      $22.95
    • Kebab Combinations + Fillet of Atlantic Salmon

      Choose any two half portions of our kebabs except mixed grill and lamb chops. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables. Served with Fillet of Atlantic Salmon.
      $38.90
    • Adana Kebab + Chicken Kebab

      Seasoned ground lamb flavored with crusted red peppers. Chargrilled on flat skewers over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables. Served with Chicken Kebab.
      $34.90
    • Lamb Chops + Choice of Seafood Specialties

      Delicately marinated and chargrilled baby lamb chops topped with oregano leaves. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables. Served with choice of Seafood Specialties.
      $28.95
  • Most Popular

    • Chicken Kebab

      Cubes of chicken marinated in our special sauce and chargrilled over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $16.95
    • Adana Kebab

      Seasoned ground lamb flavored with crusted red peppers. Chargrilled on flat skewers over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $17.95
    • Mousakka

      Oven baked tender minced beef and lamb layered between slices of eggplant and topped with béchamel sauce. Finished with mozzarella cheese, fresh tomato sauce. Served with rice.
      $16.95
  • Soups

    • Lentil Soup

      Red lentils combined with pureed garlic, celery, carrots, and onions.
      $4.50
    • Chicken Vegetable Soup

      Diced chicken in broth with carrots, garlic, and mushrooms.
      $4.50
  • From the Grill

    • Shish Kebab

      Tender cubes of lamb marinated in our special house sauce and chargrilled over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $19.95
    • Kofte Kebab

      Patties of freshly ground beef and lamb lightly seasoned and chargrilled over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $16.95
    • Chicken Kebab

      Cubes of chicken marinated in our special sauce and chargrilled over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $16.95
    • Doner Kebab

      Hand carved marinated ground lamb and beef grilled on a large vertical rotisserie. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $16.95
    • Adana Kebab

      Seasoned ground lamb flavored with crusted red peppers. Chargrilled on flat skewers over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $17.95
    • Chicken Adana Kebab

      Seasoned ground chicken flavored with crusted red peppers. Chargrilled on flat skewers over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $16.95
    • Ribeye Steak Kebab

      Tender cubes of ribeye marinated in our special house sauce and chargrilled over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $19.95
    • Kebab Combinations

      Choose any two half portions of our kebabs except mixed grill and lamb chops. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $19.95
    • Lamb Chops

      Delicately marinated and chargrilled baby lamb chops topped with oregano leaves. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $28.95
    • Mixed Grill Kebab

      Half portions of chicken, doner, shish, and adana kebabs. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $29.95
  • Kebab with Yogurt

    • Iskender Kebab

      Slices of doner kebab over garlic toasted bread served with yogurt and tomato sauce.
      $16.95
    • Shish Kebab with Yogurt

      Served over garlic toasted bread and our homemade yogurt and tomato sauce.
      $17.95
    • Adana Kebab with Yogurt

      Served over garlic toasted bread and our homemade yogurt and tomato sauce.
      $15.95
    • Chicken Adana with Yogurt

      Served over garlic toasted bread and our homemade yogurt and tomato sauce.
      $15.95
    • Chicken Kebab with Yogurt

      Served over garlic toasted bread and our homemade yogurt and tomato sauce.
      $15.95
    • Steak Kebab with Yogurt

      Served over garlic toasted bread and our homemade yogurt and tomato sauce.
      $17.95
    • Grilled Vegetable with Yogurt

      Served over garlic toasted bread and our homemade yogurt and tomato sauce.
      $15.95
  • Seafood Specialties

    • Shrimp Spinach Casserole

      Jumbo shrimp baked with baby spinach and cream sauce, topped with mozzarella cheese and served with rice.
      $22.95
    • Grilled Shrimp

      Succulent jumbo shrimp skewered and grilled with a garlic sauce. Served with rice and mixed green salad.
      $22.95
    • Sauteed Shrimp

      Jumbo shrimps sautéed with garlic and mushrooms. The shrimp is topped with parsely, cream sauce, and served with rice.
      $22.95
    • Fillet of Atlantic Salmon

      Grilled fresh fillet of salmon topped with garlic sauce, served with mixed green salad and rice.
      $18.95
    • Fillet of Tilapia

      Tilapia baked in homemade sauce of mushrooms, zucchini, bell peppers, garlic, onion, parsley, and dill. Served with mixed green salad and rice.
      $17.95
    • Swordfish Kebab

      Marinated cubes of swordfish chargrilled on flat skewers over an open flame, served with mixed green salad and rice.
      $19.95
    • Grilled Whole Fish

      Bronzini grilled over an open flame, served with mixed green salad tossed with olive oil and lemon dressing.
      $24.95
  • Vegetarian Selection

    • Okra Stew

      Fresh okra cooked with onions and garlic in a fresh tomato sauce served with rice.
      $15.95
    • Vegetable Stew

      Assorted fresh garden vegetables cooked in a fresh tomato sauce served with rice.
      $15.95
    • Mixed Vegetable Grill

      Grilled sweet peppers, eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes, mushrooms, and sweet onions. Served with rice.
      $15.95
  • House Specialties

    • Karniyarik

      Stuffed eggplant. Oven roasted eggplant stuffed with seasoned ground beef and lamb with chopped tomatoes, green peppers, and herbs. Served with rice.
      $16.95
    • Mousakka

      Oven baked tender minced beef and lamb layered between slices of eggplant and topped with béchamel sauce. Finished with mozzarella cheese, fresh tomato sauce. Served with rice.
      $16.95
    • Doner Special

      Mashed smoked eggplant topped with thinly sliced doner kebab and served with fresh tomato sauce.
      $16.95
    • Chicken Delight

      Mashed smoked eggplant topped with chicken and served with fresh tomato sauce.
      $16.95
    • Lahana Sarma

      Stuffed cabbage. Cabbage leaves stuffed with rice, ground lamb and beef, mixed with herbs. Served with fresh tomato sauce and yogurt.
      $16.95
    • Sultan’s Favorite

      Mashed smoked eggplant topped with marinated lamb and served with tomato sauce.
      $17.95
    • Sheppard Casserole

      Lamb sautéed with garlic, onions, mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, and special herbs served with rice.
      $18.95
    • Chicken Saute

      Cubes of chicken sautéed with tomatoes, onions, garlic, red, and green peppers. Served with rice.
      $16.95
    • Lamb Saute

      Cubes of lamb sautéed with tomatoes, onions, garlic, red, and green peppers. Served with rice.
      $18.95
    • Okra Stew with Lamb

      Fresh okra cooked with vegetables and tender cubes of lamb in a fresh tomato base. Served with rice.
      $17.95
    • Vegetable Stew with Lamb

      Assorted fresh vegetables cooked with tender cubes of lamb in a fresh tomato sauce and served with rice.
      $17.95
  • From the Oven

    • Cheese Pide

      Homemade flat bread topped with feta cheese, mozzarella, and fresh tomatoes.
      $13.95
    • Soujouk Pide

      Homemade flat bread topped with mozzarella and Turkish soujouk.
      $15.95
    • Gyro Pide

      Homemade flat bread topped with mozzarella and gyro meat.
      $14.95
    • Spinach Pide

      Homemade flat bread topped with mozzarella, artichoke hearts, tomatoes, and fresh spinach.
      $14.95
    • Chicken Pide

      Homemade flat bread topped with mozzarella, tomatoes, mushrooms, and grilled chicken.
      $14.95
  • Family Style Meals

    • Grilled Whole Fish

      Bronzini grilled over an open flame, served with mixed green salad tossed with olive oil and lemon dressing.
      $24.95
    • Lamb Chops

      Delicately marinated and chargrilled baby lamb chops topped with oregano leaves. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $28.95
  • Most Popular

    • Chicken Kebab

      Cubes of chicken marinated in our special sauce and chargrilled over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $16.95
    • Adana Kebab

      Seasoned ground lamb flavored with crusted red peppers. Chargrilled on flat skewers over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $17.95
    • Mousakka

      Oven baked tender minced beef and lamb layered between slices of eggplant and topped with béchamel sauce. Finished with mozzarella cheese, fresh tomato sauce. Served with rice.
      $16.95
    • Sembusek

      homemade flat bread stuffed with mozzarella, onions, tomatoes and ground lamb
      $15.95
  • Soups

    • Lentil Soup

      Red lentils combined with pureed garlic, celery, carrots, and onions.
      $4.50
    • Chicken Vegetable Soup

      Diced chicken in broth with carrots, garlic, and mushrooms.
      $4.50
  • From the Grill

    • Shish Kebab

      Tender cubes of lamb marinated in our special house sauce and chargrilled over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $19.95
    • Kofte Kebab

      Patties of freshly ground beef and lamb lightly seasoned and chargrilled over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $16.95
    • Chicken Kebab

      Cubes of chicken marinated in our special sauce and chargrilled over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $16.95
    • Doner Kebab

      Hand carved marinated ground lamb and beef grilled on a large vertical rotisserie. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $16.95
    • Adana Kebab

      Seasoned ground lamb flavored with crusted red peppers. Chargrilled on flat skewers over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $17.95
    • Chicken Adana Kebab

      Seasoned ground chicken flavored with crusted red peppers. Chargrilled on flat skewers over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $16.95
    • Ribeye Steak Kebab

      Tender cubes of ribeye marinated in our special house sauce and chargrilled over open flame. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $19.95
    • Kebab Combinations

      Choose any two half portions of our kebabs except mixed grill and lamb chops. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $19.95
    • Lamb Chops

      Delicately marinated and chargrilled baby lamb chops topped with oregano leaves. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $28.95
    • Mixed Grill Kebab

      Half portions of chicken, doner, shish, and adana kebabs. Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.
      $29.95
  • Kebab with Yogurt

    • Iskender Kebab

      Slices of doner kebab over garlic toasted bread served with yogurt and tomato sauce.
      $16.95
    • Shish Kebab with Yogurt

      Served over garlic toasted bread and our homemade yogurt and tomato sauce.
      $17.95
    • Adana Kebab with Yogurt

      Served over garlic toasted bread and our homemade yogurt and tomato sauce.
      $15.95
    • Chicken Adana with Yogurt

      Served over garlic toasted bread and our homemade yogurt and tomato sauce.
      $15.95
    • Chicken Kebab with Yogurt

      Served over garlic toasted bread and our homemade yogurt and tomato sauce.
      $15.95
    • Steak Kebab with Yogurt

      Served over garlic toasted bread and our homemade yogurt and tomato sauce.
      $17.95
    • Grilled Vegetable with Yogurt

      Served over garlic toasted bread and our homemade yogurt and tomato sauce.
      $15.95
  • Seafood Specialties

    • Shrimp Spinach Casserole

      Jumbo shrimp baked with baby spinach and cream sauce, topped with mozzarella cheese and served with rice.
      $22.95
    • Grilled Shrimp

      Succulent jumbo shrimp skewered and grilled with a garlic sauce. Served with rice and mixed green salad.
      $22.95
    • Sauteed Shrimp

      Jumbo shrimps sautéed with garlic and mushrooms. The shrimp is topped with parsely, cream sauce, and served with rice.
      $22.95
    • Fillet of Atlantic Salmon

      Grilled fresh fillet of salmon topped with garlic sauce, served with mixed green salad and rice.
      $18.95
    • Fillet of Tilapia

      Tilapia baked in homemade sauce of mushrooms, zucchini, bell peppers, garlic, onion, parsley, and dill. Served with mixed green salad and rice.
      $17.95
    • Swordfish Kebab

      Marinated cubes of swordfish chargrilled on flat skewers over an open flame, served with mixed green salad and rice.
      $19.95
    • Grilled Whole Fish

      Bronzini grilled over an open flame, served with mixed green salad tossed with olive oil and lemon dressing.
      $24.95
  • Vegetarian Selection

    • Okra Stew

      Fresh okra cooked with onions and garlic in a fresh tomato sauce served with rice.
      $15.95
    • Vegetable Stew

      Assorted fresh garden vegetables cooked in a fresh tomato sauce served with rice.
      $15.95
    • Mixed Vegetable Grill

      Grilled sweet peppers, eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes, mushrooms, and sweet onions. Served with rice.
      $15.95
  • House Specialties

    • Karniyarik

      Stuffed eggplant. Oven roasted eggplant stuffed with seasoned ground beef and lamb with chopped tomatoes, green peppers, and herbs. Served with rice.
      $16.95
    • Mousakka

      Oven baked tender minced beef and lamb layered between slices of eggplant and topped with béchamel sauce. Finished with mozzarella cheese, fresh tomato sauce. Served with rice.
      $16.95
    • Doner Special

      Mashed smoked eggplant topped with thinly sliced doner kebab and served with fresh tomato sauce.
      $16.95
    • Chicken Delight

      Mashed smoked eggplant topped with chicken and served with fresh tomato sauce.
      $16.95
    • Lahana Sarma

      Stuffed cabbage. Cabbage leaves stuffed with rice, ground lamb and beef, mixed with herbs. Served with fresh tomato sauce and yogurt.
      $16.95
    • Sultan’s Favorite

      Mashed smoked eggplant topped with marinated lamb and served with tomato sauce.
      $17.95
    • Sheppard Casserole

      Lamb sautéed with garlic, onions, mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, and special herbs served with rice.
      $18.95
    • Chicken Saute

      Cubes of chicken sautéed with tomatoes, onions, garlic, red, and green peppers. Served with rice.
      $16.95
    • Steak Saute

      Cubes of rib eye sautéed with tomatoes, onions, garlic, red, and green peppers. Served with rice.
      Sold out
       • 
      $17.95
    • Lamb Saute

      Cubes of lamb sautéed with tomatoes, onions, garlic, red, and green peppers. Served with rice.
      $18.95
    • Okra Stew with Lamb

      Fresh okra cooked with vegetables and tender cubes of lamb in a fresh tomato base. Served with rice.
      $17.95
    • Vegetable Stew with Lamb

      Assorted fresh vegetables cooked with tender cubes of lamb in a fresh tomato sauce and served with rice.
      $17.95
  • From the Oven

    • Cheese Pide

      Homemade flat bread topped with feta cheese, mozzarella, and fresh tomatoes.
      $13.95
    • Soujouk Pide

      Homemade flat bread topped with mozzarella and Turkish soujouk.
      $15.95
    • Gyro Pide

      Homemade flat bread topped with mozzarella and gyro meat.
      $14.95
    • Spinach Pide

      Homemade flat bread topped with mozzarella, artichoke hearts, tomatoes, and fresh spinach.
      $14.95
    • Chicken Pide

      Homemade flat bread topped with mozzarella, tomatoes, mushrooms, and grilled chicken.
      $14.95
    • Sembusek

      homemade flat bread stuffed with mozzarella, onions, tomatoes and ground lamb
      $15.95
    • Lahmacun

      Thin Crust Dough topped with ground lamb and chopped garden vegetables
      $16.95
  • Popular Pairs

    • Appetizer Sampler + Choice of Hot Appetizers

      Combination of hummus, babaganoush, tabuli, eggplant with sauce, pinto beans, grape leaves, ezme, and labne. Served with choice of Hot Appetizers.
      $17.95
    • Istanbul Salad + Choice of Cold Appetizers

      Iceberg lettuce with toasted almonds, dried apricots, cranberries, tomatoes, and honey mustard dressing. Served with choice of Cold Appetizers.
      $8.95
    • Falafel + Choice of Cold Appetizers

      Croquette of chickpeas flavored with garlic, parsley, and cilantro. Served with a special tahini sauce. Served with choice of Cold Appetizers.
      $6.95
    • Zucchini Pancake + Choice of Cold Appetizers

      Mixture of zucchini, feta, dill, flour, and eggs seasoned with spices and served with yogurt. Served with choice of Cold Appetizers.
      $7.95
    • Sigara Borek + Choice of Cold Appetizers

      Hot flaky phyllo pastries filled with feta cheese, fresh basil, dill, and parsley. Served with choice of Cold Appetizers.
      $7.95
  • Most Popular

    • Appetizer Sampler

      Combination of hummus, babaganoush, tabuli, eggplant with sauce, pinto beans, grape leaves, ezme, and labne.
      $17.95
  • Cold Appetizers

    • Hummus

      Pureed chickpeas flavored with a hint of garlic, tahini, fresh lemon juice, and olive oil.
      $5.95
    • Ezme

      Finely chopped tomatoes, onions and hot peppers, and walnuts mixed in olive oil and herbs.
      $5.95
    • Babaganoush

      Smoked eggplant puree flavored with tahini, olive oil, and garlic.
      $5.95
    • Stuffed Grape Leaves

      Grape Leaves stuffed with rice, pine nuts, raisins, and flavorful herbs.
      $6.95
    • Tabuli

      Cracked wheat tossed with tomatoes, sweet onions, fresh peppers, and parsley. Dressed with olive oil and lemon juice.
      $6.95
    • Eggplant with Sauce

      Cubes of lightly fried eggplant combined with fresh red peppers, onions, and garlic in our homemade tomato sauce.
      $6.95
    • Pinto Beans

      Pinto beans with carrots, diced tomatoes, and green peppers seasoned with a light tomato and olive oil sauce.
      $5.95
    • Cacik

      A large side of our freshly made yogurt seasoned with minced cucumbers, dill, and a touch of garlic.
      $6.95
    • Labne

      Thickened homemade yogurt with fresh dill, mint, garlic, and walnuts.
      $6.95
    • Appetizer Sampler

      Combination of hummus, babaganoush, tabuli, eggplant with sauce, pinto beans, grape leaves, ezme, and labne.
      $17.95
  • Hot Appetizers

    • Calamari

      Fried rings of baby calamari lightly breaded with flour and served with our special taratora sauce.
      $8.95
    • Falafel

      Croquette of chickpeas flavored with garlic, parsley, and cilantro. Served with a special tahini sauce.
      $6.95
    • Sigara Borek

      Hot flaky phyllo pastries filled with feta cheese, fresh basil, dill, and parsley
      $7.95
    • Sauteed Liver Cubes

      Cubes of tender calf liver sautéed with assorted herbs and spices. Served with sweet red onions, topped with parsley and sumac.
      $8.95
    • Zucchini Pancake

      Mixture of zucchini, feta, dill, flour, and eggs seasoned with spices and served with yogurt.
      $7.95
  • Salads

    • Shephard Salad

      Diced Roma tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, bell peppers, and parsley. Tossed with red vinegar and olive oil.
      $8.95
    • Mixed Green Salad

      Fresh assorted field greens, crumbled feta cheese, tossed with olive oil and fresh lemon juice.
      $7.95
    • House Salad

      Fresh seasonal lettuce with tomatoes, sweet onions, fresh peppers, sliced olives, and feta cheese. Dressed with olive oil and fresh lemon juice.
      $8.95
    • Arugula Salad

      Arugula mixed with field greens, dried cranberries, walnuts, and crumbled feta cheese. Dressed with olive oil and fresh orange juice.
      $9.95
    • Istanbul Salad

      Iceberg lettuce with toasted almonds, dried apricots, cranberries, tomatoes, and honey mustard dressing.
      $8.95
  • Mains

    • Lamb Shank

      Baby lamb shank delicately seasoned. Wrapped with eggplant and baked in its own juice. Served over potatoes, carrots, celery, and a side of rice.
      Sold out
       • 
      $18.95
  • Lunch special

    • Lunch Special

      Select one Starter and one entree
      Sold out
       • 
      $10.95