Here are Pittsburgh's top 4 Turkish spots

Turkish Kebab House | Photo: Paul T./Yelp

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Turkish fare?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Turkish spots around Pittsburgh, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges.

Looking to visit the latest trending spots? It's a good time now, since consumer spending at restaurants tends to grow in February in the Pittsburgh area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that also helps small businesses find free advertising online. Daily spending at Pittsburgh-area restaurants last year rose by 19% in February over the month before.

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1. Turkish Kebab House

First on the list is Turkish Kebab House. Located at 5819 Forbes Ave. in Squirrel Hill North, the Turkish spot is the highest-rated Turkish restaurant in Pittsburgh, boasting 4.5 stars out of 160 reviews on Yelp.

2. Pasha Cafe Lounge

Next up is Shadyside's Pasha Cafe Lounge, situated at 808 Ivy St. With 4.5 stars out of 126 reviews on Yelp, the Mediterranean, Turkish, and breakfast and brunch spot has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Ephesus Pizza

Central Business District's Ephesus Pizza, located at 219 Fourth Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Mediterranean and Turkish spot, which offers pizza and more, four stars out of 137 reviews.

4. Sahara Restaurant & Grill

Sahara Restaurant & Grill, a Mediterranean, Turkish and Middle Eastern spot in Regent Square, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 28 Yelp reviews. Head over to 7600 Forbes Ave. to see for yourself.


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