Looking to spice up your lunch or dinner? Be sure to try Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine. Widely regarded as one of the best restaurants in Central Florida, this ethnic gem is a great choice when you want to step out of your comfort zone and try something new. Here is what you can expect with a visit to this restaurant.
About Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine
Boasting the distinction of being the original Turkish restaurant in Central Florida, Bosphorous has been open since 2004. You can enjoy the aromas and flavors of this destination in Winter Park, Winter Garden, Dr. Phillips, and Lake Nona. Every Bosphorous locale delivers a party for the senses, from the delicious food to the authentic decor that envelops you in Turkish culture. Here you will enjoy a meal served with handmade dinnerware and glassware, silk carpets at your feet, and authentic pottery decor from the region.
Exploring the Food
While many visitors rave about the friendly service and comfortable surroundings, it is still the food that is the star of the show at Bosphorous. When dining at Bosphorous, you will enjoy Halal meats that are never frozen, fresh produce, and many ingredients imported directly from Turkey. Together, these menu items ensure that you experience a true Turkish dining experience.
Bosphorous makes a great lunch alternative when looking for something other than fast food. The nutritious lunch options include a variety of sis kebap entrees featuring chicken, beef, and lamb. The fresh Atlantic salmon fillet is a good choice if you are looking for something lighter. Vegetarians will appreciate the vegetable saute, featuring eggplant, potatoes, carrots, green beans, zucchini, and garlic that simmer in a zesty tomato sauce. Spoon this mixture over the accompanying rice pilaf for a hearty meal.
Most entrees come with rice pilaf along with pickled red cabbage, beets, carrots, and red onion salad dressed with a Turkish vinaigrette. You can also choose to elevate your entree with a side of cucumber yogurt.
Dinner offers an even more extensive menu, allowing you to dive into this unique cuisine. Start your Mediterranean feast with your choice of warm or cold appetizers. Popular options include babaganoush, hollow bread, the house salad, fried calamari, falafel, pan-fried zucchini patties, and much more.
A number of entree options offer something for everyone in your dining party. In addition to the iconic sis kebap offerings, the menu features lamb shanks, grilled sea bass, shrimp casserole, moussaka, chicken patties, and more.
Finish your meal with your choice of a cornucopia of desserts. Dive into a piece of the housemade pistachio or chocolate hazelnut baklava. Or try the creamy dark chocolate mousse or the Turkish pineapple delight.
Your tastebuds deserve to be treated to the explosion of flavors and welcoming vibe waiting for you at Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine.