Kanaat Lokantasi, Istanbul

4 out of 5 stars 8 Reviews

Tembel Haci Mehmet Mh., Selman-i Pak Cd 25, Uskudar, +90 216 341 5444

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  • Otherwise, it is dining in the open air!
    Otherwise, it is dining in the open air!
    by mtncorg
  • Lunch is served!!
    Lunch is served!!
    by mtncorg
  • Kuru fasülye - Turkish Cassoulet
    Kuru fasülye - Turkish Cassoulet
    by mtncorg
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    KANAAT LOKANTASI: Kuru Fausulya

    by mtncorg Written Nov 20, 2011

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    This restaurant gives you a first hand look at the magnificent Süleymaniye complex. The dish of choice is the traditional kuru fasülye which are white beans in a tomato sauce served alongside rice and bread. The place is close to Istanbul University so it can get very crowded at times. Excellent place to try some traditional food in a great setting.

    Favorite Dish: Kuru fasülye. Here is a nice recipe which gives you a couple of options.

    Lunch is served!! Kuru fas��lye - Turkish Cassoulet Restaurant for those cold wintry days Otherwise, it is dining in the open air!
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    kanaat restaurants: Bad food!

    by tarki Written Jun 19, 2007

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    Not good food. If you'd like to have a bad experience of Turkish food, you should go there. Turkish cuisine is one of the richest cuisines in the world together with Chinese and French but Kanaat is far away from representing it.

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    kanaat restaurants: In Uskudar

    by traveloturc Written Dec 28, 2006

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    Kanaat is one of my favourite restaurants in Turkiye.Its situated in Uskudar that you can reach easily from eminonu with boat .
    The menu at Kanaat, which opened in the 1880's, features 80 different dishes. Notable among these are the Ozbek pilavi (Uzbek pilau) and assortment of guvec (claypot casseroles). Credit cards are not accepted.

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    kanaat restaurants: Good Turkish Food

    by TOURMALINE Written May 11, 2006

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    They have a very good quality vast range of Turkish food. It is located on the Asian side of Istanbul. I strongly reccomend to visit. You can take a local fery to pass to Uskudar where the restorant is located.
    Although there are very good restaurants at Taksim region too on Beyoglu street which offers kebabs and other types of local food.

    Favorite Dish: ISKENDER KEBAB

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  • Kanaat restaurant: A unique place to discover

    by infinitys Updated Oct 22, 2004

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    Kanaat is one of the first class restaurants of Istanbul located in anatolian part of Istanbul so called USKUDAR region.
    What makes kanaat so special from other restaurants will be;

    - Quality of taste in different type of meals
    - Very warm and welcoming staff
    - English explainations of Turkish traditional foods
    - Not so expensive compared to other restaurants
    - The possibility of drinking a wonderful turkish coffee after finishing your meal

    Favorite Dish: Classical type of ottoman kebabs,deserts and sweets,wonderful ice cream during the summers, some traditional examples from Turkish kitchen,AYRAN (National drink of Turkey without alcohol)

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    Kanaat Lokantasi: Classic Turkish kitchen

    by TheTurkishBrit Updated Dec 20, 2003

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    From soups and salads to delicious desserts, this restaurant serves beautifully prepared, tasty Ottoman Turkish cuisine. It is also worth a visit to enjoy the beautiful ceramics that cover the walls.

    Favorite Dish: Hunkar Begendi: meatballs with a smoky aubergine and tomato sauce
    and for dessert
    Asure: an indescribable dessert, which can be made badly, but Kanaat's is the best!

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    Kanaat: Bosphorus Classics

    by voyageur2 Updated Sep 29, 2003

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    Kanaat Restaurant or Lokanta is situated at Uskudar-Asian side of Istanbul. Istanbul has a special place in Turkish history and this restaurant is one of the best places in Istanbul for trying Ottoman-Turkish tastes. Do not forget to see magnificent and colourful specialities first.

    Favorite Dish: All classical Turkish dishes.

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    Kanaat Lokantasi, Uskadar: Kanaat Lokantasi, Uskadar

    by leffe3 Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Something of an institution in Istanbul, which, because of its location, is tucked away off the tourist run.
    Situated on the Asian side in Uskadar, tinted black glass windows, with a 'deli' type entrance for fantastic take-away breads, olives etc, do not fully indicate what's beyond. Nothing fancy, it has to be said - two separate, modern, clean rooms, discretely lit (that black tint!), standard comfortable tables and chairs etc (no attempt at Ottoman style decor) - but the food is something else. A small hatch in the corner with, typical Turkish style, the food laid out for you to be tempted. And what temptations! Everything and more that you would want from the best of Turkish cuisine. The only danger here is that you order too much (we usually did - could never learn!). And as it tended to be full of Turks - families, office workers etc - all tucking in, we felt we had certainly chosen well.

    Favorite Dish: Everything!

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