Üsküdar has been dishing out Turkish favorites on the Upper East Side for nearly 30 years, and its popularity recently allowed the restaurant to take over the space next door to the original location. Now, guests can choose between Üsküdar's two dining rooms, both of which share the same warm lighting, exposed brick walls and and rustic feel. Chef Ibrahim Ozdemir offers up a wide variety of traditional dishes, such as hummus ($9) and dolma ($10) with warm pita to start. For the main course, choose from kebab house–favorites like chicken adana ($18), kofte ($18) and musakka ($20), all served with a side of rice and vegetables. Seafood-inclined diners can sample tilapia baked in a sauce of white wine, lemon and garlic ($19) or grilled whole wild branzino ($25). End the meal with something sweet, like baklava or apricots poached in cream ($8 and $7, respectively). To wash it all down, the restaurant even offers ayran, a sour and savory Turkish yogurt drink ($3) that can be hard to find stateside.
We've recently expanded our space and now Uskudar offers you two private dining rooms; The Original Room and The New Room, each having a separate entrance from the street. Both rooms have Wi-Fi access and can accommodate a wide variety of events both social and corporate.
The New Room accommodates up to 40 seated guests and up to 60 standing guests. The room is ideal for hosting holiday receptions, corporate presentations, birthdays, anniversaries, bar/bat mitzvah luncheons, and other festive occasions.
The Original Room accommodates up to 26 seated guests and up to 34 standing guests. The room is ideal for breakfast or lunch meetings, intimate dinners or receptions.
Uskudar regularly provides off-premise catering to midtown Manhattan firms, uptown residences, and downtown venues; social dinners, cultural fundraisers, product launches, movie shoots and retail venues, consular programs.
Uskudar blends traditional Turkish home cooking with fresh, healthy Mediterranean dishes and serves them with an Ottoman-style dining experience. With 40 years of experience, our Chef Ibrahim Ozdemir (a.k.a. Ibo) executes each recipe to perfection.
1405 Second Ave & 73 Street
|Cross street:||between 73rd and 74th Sts|
|Opening hours:||Daily noon–10:30pm|
|Transport:||Subway: 6 to 77th St|
|Price:||Average main course: $18. AmEx, Disc, MC, V|
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