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Indianapolis Indiana's first and only Turkish restaurant

Welcome to The Bosphorus Istanbul Cafe!

Indiana’s and Indianapolis' first and only Turkish restaurant features a variety of truly authentic hand-crafted Turkish Mediterranean appetizers, soups, salads, entrees and desserts. We offer a wide variety of vegetarian and halal menu choices. Located in Indianapolis’ historic Fletcher Place neighborhood in walking distance from Fountain Square. Our restaurant features beautifully hand-painted designs on floors and ceilings, creating a cozy atmosphere.

We serve Halal Food. All our meats are sourced with strict adherence to Halal practices, honoring our commitment to quality and tradition.

Cozy, Friendly, Delicious ... discover authentic Turkish flavors and hospitality!

We strive to welcome you with flavorful fresh hand-crafted culinary delights and our authentic welcoming Turkish hospitality. But please don't just take our word for it, here is what Indianapolis locals and visitors have shared about their experiences with us. We hope to welcome you to our Indianapolis restaurant soon!

  • Claire Dana Avatar
    Claire Dana
    positive review 
    4/21/2020 - Facebook

    The Bosphorous Cafe is not only my family's favorite: everyone who visits us from out of town always requests a... read more

    April Finch Avatar
    April Finch
    positive review 
    3/25/2020 - Facebook

    The food of course! Awesome in carry out as it is in the dining room. Orhan and his staff... read more

  • Julie Fore Avatar
    Julie Fore
    positive review 
    3/23/2020 - Facebook

    Excellent food and service.

    Jordyn Nelson Avatar
    Jordyn Nelson
    positive review 
    3/18/2020 - Facebook

    We just tried to come in to order carry out (11:30 am) to support this small business during the shut... read more

  • Sne P. Avatar
    Sne P.
    4 star rating
    3/16/2020 - Yelp

    OMG!!! This is a must go place in Indianapolis. Food tastes delicious. The ambience is amazing. I think they converted... read more

    Inspire815782 Avatar
    5 star rating
    3/14/2020 - TripAdvisor

    Lunch This was our first time at this cafe. The lunch menu was very good for several choices. The spice was... read more

  • Wayne Rego Avatar
    Wayne Rego
    3/12/2020 - Google

    I like to go with friends to this place with my warmest recommendations. I go to this restaurant often.... read more

    Nikhil Kulkarni Avatar
    Nikhil Kulkarni
    3/08/2020 - Google

    Small and wonderful little restaurant
    The food is amazing; we loved the Pita here. It was soft and we could...
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  • AllocentricTourist Avatar
    5 star rating
    3/04/2020 - TripAdvisor

    Outstanding Mediterranean cuisine!! I don't have enough great things to say about this place. The hummus, pita, various Mediterranean & Turkish dishes, and... read more

    Hannah C. Avatar
    Hannah C.
    5 star rating
    3/01/2020 - Yelp

    Great service and absolutely delicious food. I was already looking forward to my next visit before I even left!

  • Danette Clinton Avatar
    Danette Clinton
    positive review 
    2/29/2020 - Facebook

    This is by far...hands down the BEST Mediterranean food I have ever eaten. We are here from Louisville, and it... read more

    Chad Zehnder Avatar
    Chad Zehnder
    2/29/2020 - Google

    Happened to be in Indianapolis for the weekend and love Mediterranean food. We found this small restaurant that boasts the... read more

  • Mitch Rector Avatar
    Mitch Rector
    2/29/2020 - Google

    Super cozy place. Probably my favorite restaurant in Indy. Great food and friendly atmosphere. Only thing that gets me is... read more

    Nancy Q. Avatar
    Nancy Q.
    5 star rating
    2/29/2020 - Yelp

    We found a "favorite go-to spot" in Indy. Excellent Food and Service in Home-Feel Environment. Yummy variety of eggplant and... read more

  • Marta S. Avatar
    Marta S.
    5 star rating
    2/27/2020 - Yelp

    I just love this place. Each time I come the food is delicious with good portion size and nice presentation.... read more

    Jessica Truitt Avatar
    Jessica Truitt
    positive review 
    2/26/2020 - Facebook

    Great food friendly staff :)