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Empire Turkish Grill

12448 Memorial Dr.
Houston, TX 77024
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  • Mon - Thu 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Fri 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Sat 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sun 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • $$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Business Dining, Delivery, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Catering, Private-group dining
  • Lot available
  • Recommended, Reservations Accepted
Despite the little old lady ambience, the enormous selection of exotic mezeler (appetizers), hearty salads and fascinating main dishes at Empire Turkish Grill makes this the most exciting Turkish restaurant in town. If you're bored with dry kebabs, head to Memorial and have a "yogurt grill" with the grilled meat served over bread cubes covered with yogurt. Or try the Turkish lamb chops, which are tender and moist despite being cooked well done. Lahana dolmasi, cabbage rolls stuffed with ground beef, rice and herbs with yogurt sauce, are popular, too.

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