Moving Alert: Istanbul Borek Bakery, Cliffside Park, NJ


Turkish restaurant and bakery Istanbul Borek in Cliffside Park has moved from it’s location on Palisade Avenue (they’ve been there 7 years) to a new home in town. It’s brand new facility is 4500 square feet with indoor and outdoor seating plus an expanded menu for both the bakery and restaurant.

The bakery portion of the shop features all homemade Turkish pastries, breads, cookies, cakes and desserts. Each area has a dedicated pastry chef (there are 4). The restaurant itself also features some baking prowess with their lahmacun (thin Turkish pizza) and pide (an oblong-shaped leavened Turkish pizza; see example above), both cooked in a brick oven.

The rest of the menu (see below) covers a number of Turkish specialties for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There’s also a rotating section of 3 hot and 3 cold daily specials available plus the entire restaurant is halal.


Istanbul Borek is open 7 days a week from 6:00am till 11:00pm (kitchen closes at 10pm).

Istanbul Borek Bakery and Kebab
360 Lawton Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ

[photo source: Istanbul Borek]

 Menu (click to enlarge)



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