Turkuaz 53
Opens at 11:00 AM

Turkuaz 53

$$ • Mediterranean • Middle Eastern • Turkish
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Location and hours

310 West 53rd, New York City, NY 10019
Every Day
11:00 AM - 09:00 PM

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  • Hot Appetizers

    • Zucchini Pancakes

      Pan fried zucchini pancakes made with scallions, zucchini, yellow squash, eggs, flour, and dill. Served with yogurt.
      $9.00
    • Cheese Pastries

      Crispy pastries stuffed with feta cheese and parsley.
      $8.00
    • Spinach Pastries

      Crispy pastries stuffed with spinach, feta cheese, and onions.
      $8.00
    • Calamari

      Mediterranean dish. Fried squid (calamari) served with tartar sauce or hot tomato sauce.
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      $13.00
    • Stuffed Bulgur

      Traditional central Anatolian dish made with thin layered cracked wheat (bulgur), stuffed ground lamb, onions, walnuts, and fresh herbs.
      $11.00
    • Calf’s Liver

      Albanian style calf’s liver sauteed and served with onions and seasoned with sumac.
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      $13.00
    • Falafel with hummus

      $13.00
  • Cold Appetizers

    • Hummus

      Levantine dip made from cooked, pureed chickpeas, blended with tahini, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and spices.
      $7.00
    • Cacik

      A refreshing blend of yogurt, labneh, and cucumbers seasoned with mint and dill.
      $7.00
    • Haydari

      Fresh labneh yogurt, flavored with crushed walnuts, mint, dill, garlic, and extra virgin olive oil.
      $8.00
    • Eggplant Salad

      Char grilled, finely chopped eggplant, blended with roasted red and green bell peppers, dill, lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, and salt.
      $8.00
    • Baba Ghanoush

      Levantine dish of pureed eggplant blended with tahini, garlic, yogurt, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, and a touch of chef’s special spices. Eggplants are roasted over an open flame before peeling which gives the pulp its smoky taste.
      $8.00
    • Spicy Mashed Vegetables

      Blend chopped onions, red and green peppers, red pepper paste, parsley, mint, and walnuts. Mixed with a touch of spices, lemon juice, and extra virgin olive oil.
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      $8.00
      Spicy
    • Stuffed Grape Leaves

      Grape leaves stuffed with onions, dill, mint, parsley, rice, pine nuts, currants, and chef’s special herbs.
      $10.00
    • Cold Appetizer Plate

      $24.00
  • Soup and Salads

    • Red Lentil Soup

      $8.00
    • Small Shepherd’s Salad

      Finely diced tomato, cucumber, green peppers, red onions, and parsley tossed in a dressing (vinegar, lemon, olive oil and salt).
      $10.00
    • White Bean Salad

      White beans, tomatoes, red onions, red and green bell peppers, and fresh herbs mixed with dressing (vinegar, lemon, olive oil and salt).
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      $9.00
    • Green Salad

      Baby mixed greens, Romaine, sliced tomatoes, red onions, and cucumbers tossed in a dressing (vinegar, lemon, oil, and salt).
      $11.00
  • Vegetable Entrees

    • Vegetable Casserole

      Comes with white rice. A fresh vegetable medley of eggplants, potatoes, tomatoes, green beans, onions, yellow squash, zucchini, green and red peppers, garlic, and carrots braised in a special sauce.
      $17.00
    • Baby Okra

      Comes with white rice. Baby okras with green, red peppers, and onions baked in fresh tomato sauce.
      $17.00
  • Traditional Entrees

    • Turkish Dumplings

      Dumplings filled with ground beef and herbs. Served in a freshly prepared tomato sauce and yogurt with a touch of garlic.
      $18.00
    • Stuffed Cabbage

      Green cabbage leaves stuffed with ground lamb, rice, and fresh herbs. Served with tomato sauce on top and yogurt on the side.
      $18.00
    • Baby Okra with Lamb

      Baby okra braised in tomato sauce. Served together with lamb.
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      $21.00
    • Vegetable Casserole with Lamb

      A fresh vegetable medley of eggplants, potatoes, tomatoes, green beans, onions, yellow squash, zucchini, green and red peppers, garlic, and carrots braised in a special sauce and served together with lamb.
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      $20.00
    • Sultan’s Delight with Chicken

      A classical Istanbul dish served on smoked eggplant pure blended with kashkaval cheese and herbs.
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      $22.00
    • Sultan’s Delight with Lamb

      A classical Istanbul dish served on smoked eggplant pure blended with kashkaval cheese and herbs.
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      $24.00
  • Grills

    • Chicken Adana Kebab

      Chargrilled and chopped chicken patties seasoned with garlic and herbs. Served with rice and a mix of fresh carrots and red and white cabbage. Seasoned with lemon juice and vinegar.
      $19.00
    • Chicken Shish Kebab

      Char grilled tender cubes of chicken breast marinated in chef’s special seasoning. Served with rice and a mix of fresh carrots and red and white cabbage. Seasoned with lemon juice and vinegar.
      $20.00
    • Barbecued Meatballs

      Char grilled lamb patties prepared with onions, parsley, and herbs. Served with rice and a mix of fresh carrots and red and white cabbage. Seasoned with lemon juice and vinegar.
      $20.00
    • Skewered Ground Meat

      Char-grilled and chopped lamb seasoned with finely chopped red peppers and onions flavored with special herbs. Served with rice and a mix of fresh carrots and red and white cabbage. Seasoned with lemon juice and vinegar.
      $19.00
    • Turkuaz Sis

      Small cubes of grilled and marinated lamb served with garnish and rice. Served with rice and a mix of fresh carrots and red and white cabbage. Seasoned with lemon juice and vinegar.
      $22.00
    • Shish Kebab

      Marinated cubes of lamb on skewers char-grilled. Served with rice and a mix of fresh carrots and red and white cabbage. Seasoned with lemon juice and vinegar.
      $24.00
    • Lamb Chops

      Baby lamb chops char grilled. Served with rice and a mix of fresh carrots and red and white cabbage. Seasoned with lemon juice and vinegar.
      $28.00
    • Turkuaz Grill

      Combination of grilled chicken shish, lamb shish, chicken Adana, and barbecued meatballs. Served with rice and a mix of fresh carrots and red and white cabbage. Seasoned with lemon juice and vinegar.
      $34.00
  • Fish and Sea Food

    • Shrimp Casserole

      Shrimp baked in tomato sauce with garlic, fresh herbs, fresh vegetables, and topped with kashkaval cheese.
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      $22.00
    • Shrimp Shish Kebab

      Char grilled jumbo shrimps served with mixed greens.
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      $22.00
    • Grilled Salmon

      Char grilled fillet of salmon seasoned with herbs, lemon juice, and served with mixed greens.
      $22.00
    • Fish Kebab in Vine Leaves

      Char grilled fillet of salmon marinated with a special sauce. Seasoned with herbs and lemon juice and wrapped in vine leaves.
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      $22.00
    • Bronzino

      Mediterranean sea bass char grilled. Served with green salad and steamed potatoes.
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      $27.00
  • Side Orders

    • White Rice

      $4.00
    • French Fries

      $4.00
    • Grilled Vegetables

      $10.00
    • Char Grilled Mixed Vegetables

      $10.00
  • Desserts

    • Baklava

      $6.00
    • Milk Custard

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      $6.00
    • Rice Pudding

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      $6.00
    • Pistachio Pudding

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      $7.00