Istanbul Restaurants

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  • 1. Fishing Boats in eminonu..

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    One day at around lunch time we decied to have a fish sandwich (Balik ekmek) at the Eminönü pier near the Galata Bridge. At the stall "Tarihi Eminönü Balik Ekmek" the fish (mackerel) is directly...

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  • 2. kumkapi restaurants

    3 out of 5 stars

    The restaurant was recommended by the hotel and we didn't regret going there. It is located in the historic fishers district of Sultanahmet where many fish restaurants are located. They offer a free...

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  • 3. Haci Abdullah

    4 out of 5 stars

    Haci Abdullah a half block northwest off Istiklal Caddesi at Sakizagaci Caddesi 17, is among the city's famous old dining places. The ambience is bright and lively rather than quiet and dark, the...

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  • 4. Doy Doy Restaurant

    4 out of 5 stars

    We asked at the hotel where to get a good Turkish meal and Doy Doy was his recommendation, he said that it was a local place, not a tourist place. For lunch there were only a couple of other tables...

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  • 5. Hamdi

    4 out of 5 stars

    Hamdi is one of the well known kebab restaurants in Istanbul. The menu provides a variety of specialties. If you can find a place in the terrace (reservation suggested) which overlooks Galata Bridge,...

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  • 6. Besinci Kat (The Fifth Floor)

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    The 5. Floor is located at the Sıraselviler Caddesi ( street ) near Istiklal street and it is operated by the actress Yasemin Alkaya. The venue doesn’ t comprimise from quality for years and also...

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  • 7. Saray

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Last week, attracted by the front window of this restaurant (the Kadikoy branch) my friends and I we decided to have a desert. The place looked clean and professional so we thought it would be good....

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  • 8. Haci Baba

    3 out of 5 stars

    Haci Baba is an original Turkish restaurant at just 100 meters from Taksim square. At the first floor there is a cosy dining room with a view onto the busy Istiklal street below. There are more...

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  • 9. pierre loti cafe

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    While not exactly on the beaten path, this coffeehouse shows evidence by the number of outside tables that many do make their way here. On the day that I visited, rain kept all but us diehards away....

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  • 10. kanaat restaurants

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 11. Cibalikapi Balikcisi

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    This restaurant was reccomended to me by a friend (call_me_rhia on VT) that uses to stop there when she is in town. Having had many dinners with her and knowing her good taste for food, I had no...

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  • 12. Sultan Pub

    3 out of 5 stars

    food was cold, service slow. When asked about the restaurant by the manager on departing we told him the truth. he became aggressive and threatening and started shouting in front of dining guests....

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  • 13. Canim Cigerim

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Canim means “my dear” and “cigerim” means “my liver”, but actually it is an expression for describing the beloved one. Liver is very common food in Turkish cuisine. It is eaten fried, grilled or...

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  • 14. Yagalata

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Galata Bridge is stuffed with cafes and restaurants and most of them have tiresome touts trying to make you choose them ('Yes! hello! Speak english!? You try my restaurant!') . We enjoyed a walk...

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  • 15. Yesil Ev

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Yesil Ev ( green House) is an boutique hotel with a beautiful restaurant facilities In 1977 this mansion was up for sale and was taken under control by the Turkish Touring and Automobile Association....

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  • 16. mezzaluna

    4 out of 5 stars

    In the heart of Nisantasi, one member of an Istanbul chainlet of Italian restaurants has been providing meals to the young and sophisticated crowd for over 10 years. It is located below ground level...

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  • 17. Cadde - Trump Towers, Istanbul, TR

    Actually "Cadde" is the new food court area of the Trump Towers Shopping Mall newly opened as the addition to the existing food court ...The nice thing is that...

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  • 18. Temenye Et & Kebap Marin: Great meat, breathtaking view

    Temenye is an elegant kebab and steak house located in Pendik Marina. From starters to desserts, you will enjoy the specialties. Although the prices are...

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  • 19. Akdamar: A great local cuisine

    I was really hungry, but restaurants in Sultanahmet are really expensive. So, I have decided to walk away from the tourist zone. Fortunatelly, I was lucky to...

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  • 20. Supperclub: Get Surprised!

    Supperclub, which normally is a nightclub, opens their doors on Friday and Saturday at 21:00 for dinner. First you are eating a delicious 4 course dinner than...

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  • 21. Münferit: Münferit: Modernised Turkish Cuisine

    A relatively new restaurant, Münferit is part of the trendy Istanbul food scene in which chefs are experimenting - successfully in this case - with a more...

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  • 22. Poisson: Poisson: Franco-Turkish seafood in Ortakoy

    Nice dining option in Ortaköy overlooking the Bosphorus. As its name indicates, Poisson is a seafood restaurant, but it harmoniously mixes French and Turkish...

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  • 23. Iskender Iskenderoglu: The best Iskender kebab

    Iskender kebab is probably one of the most popular meat dishes in Turkey. It contains thin and wide strips of lamb meat with tomato sauce on pita bread. Always...

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  • 24. Multi: WHAT PRO'S TELL US

    I strongly believe that my country is a paradise for gourmets ...thats why you have to listen the pro's in this subject ..this little video can give you an idea...

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  • 25. Yoti: What a fun!

    It was hard to find a restaurant in the area serving alcohol, and someone indicated Yoti, a club serving meals.How we laughed!We descent a staircase following...

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