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New Turkish Restaurant in Berkeley


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New Turkish Restaurant in Berkeley

topraka | May 6, 2009 11:35 AM

I heard through the Turkish community grapevine that there is a new Turkish restaurant with pretty good "doner kebap" on Bancroft Way.

I called up the owner to see what else he has. Here is a brief report:

- Various kebabs including doner, both chicken and lamb & beef versions
- Iskender kebap
- Appetizers: cacik (pronounced "jajek"), eggplant salad, piyaz (bean and egg salad), lentil soup
- Borek
- Desserts: baklava, kunefe, sutlac (rice pudding)

- He also has other non-Turkish dishes including Thai stir-fry food.

Name: New Jean's


Tel: (510) 486-8322

Paid parking available one block down from the restaurant.

If you go, let us hear what you thought about the food.

Ahmet Toprak
Director, Turkish Radio, San Francisco
Host, Orient Express

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