Turqoise Turkish Restaurant - Lamb Shish KebabTurquoise Turkish Restaurant brings a taste of traditional Turkish cuisine to Larchmont, New York along with an atmosphere that is beautiful, warm & inviting.

The influences and affinities one may taste in Turkish dishes range from Central Asian and Persian to Greek, Egyptian, and Jewish. The ancient Turks, and later the Ottomans were canny incorporators of whatever good cooking they found on their migrations or in the far-flung realms of their empire.

The Ottomans fused various culinary traditions of their realm with influences from Middle Eastern cuisines, along with traditional Turk elements from Central Asia such as yogurt. The Ottoman Empire indeed created a vast array of specialities.

Selections From The Turquoise Turkish Restaurant Menu:

  • DOLMA – Grape leaves stuffed with rice and pine nuts and drizzled with olive oil
  • EZME – Finely chopped fresh tomatoes, onion, parsley and walnuts
  • BABAGANUS – Pureed smoked eggplant with sesame oil and herbs
  • CACIK – Diced cucumbers in yogurt, finished with dill, mint and garlic
  • COLD MEZE PLATE – Assortment of Humus, Patlican, Ezme, Pilaki, Dolma, Babaganus, Feta & Cacik
  • GRILLED OCTOPUS – Grilled octopus served with spicy olive oil, oregano and garlic
  • GRILLED SHRIMP – Chargrilled shrimp served with a saffron and cream sauce
  • IMAM BAYILDI – Baked eggplant with sauteed sweet onion, sweet peppers, pine nuts and currents
  • FALAFEL – Vegetable patties made from chick peas, fava beans and celery
  • TURKISH COBAN SALAD – Chopped tomatoes, green peppers, parsley, kirby and onion, served with olive oil and vinegar
  • CTOPUS SALAD – Marinated grilled octopus in a blend of tomatoes, kirby, onion, dill, lemon juice and olive oil
  • ORATO – Royal Durado, whole or filet served chargrilled or broiled
  • SEAFOOD COUS-COUS – Shrimp, scallops and calamari sauteed in olive oil and garlic served with broccoli, carrots, zucchini and mushrooms
  • ISKENDER KEBAB/ SWARMA – Thinly sliced lamb prepared Turkish-style over sliced pita bread with a touch of tomato sauce and yogurt on the side
  • LAMB SHISH KEBAB – Chargrilled marinated lamb cubes with grilled tomatoes and peppers
  • LAMB MOUSAKA = Marinated lamb cooked with onions, peppers, tomatoes & eggplant prepared with a tomato sauce
  • GRILLED CHICKEN DONER – Marinated grilled chicken breast served with grilled tomatoes and peppers
  • CHICKEN KEBAB – Grilled marinated chicken served with grilled tomatoes and peppers
  • TURQUOISE A LA TURKA – Okra, eggplant, white beans, mushrooms & broccoli in our chefs special sauce served over cous-cous
  • Veggi Moussaka = Baked eggplant, onions, green peppers & kasar cheese with tomato sauce
  • Baklava – Rich sweet pastry made of layers of filo filled with chopped walnut and sweetened and held together with honey
  • Revani – A semolina sponge cake with a touch of lemon and sweetened with a simple syrup flavored with orange zest