For authentic Turkish cuisine in Plano, Texas, try Café Istanbul. At the shops at Legacy, you can experience Turkey’s rich and diverse flavors at this iconic restaurant, from the traditional to the modern. Not only is the food at Café Istanbul halal, but it is also perfect for groups, from large families to celebrating the big moments in life.
Start your culinary journey with traditional Turkish appetizers, such as the Stuffed Grape Leaves, filled with rice, onions, raisins, and Mediterranean spices, or the creamy Humus, a blend of mashed garbanzo beans, tahini, yogurt, mashed garlic, mayo, lemon juice, and olive oil. For a spicy kick, try the Turkish Sausage, a blend of beef-lamb sausages grilled to perfection and served with grilled tomatoes and peppers.
There are unforgettable main courses, such as the Lamb Shank or the Bursa Iskender, seasoned ground lamb slowly cooked on a vertical rotisserie. After dinner, try a Turkish dessert such as Kunefe or Turkish Flan.
Cafe Istanbul is more than just a restaurant; it’s a place where you can immerse yourself in Turkish culture and cuisine while still enjoying all that Plano, Texas, has to offer.