Istanbul Ili Restaurants

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Istanbul Ili Restaurants

  • Fishing Boats in eminonu..

    Istanbul Restaurants

    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 grilled on the boat and then put in a half-bread together with some salad and onions. It costs 5 TYR. In front of the boat you can take a seat at one of...

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  • kumkapi restaurants

    Istanbul Restaurants

    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 shuttel from the hotel and back, thats just awsome! We had a wonderful night, there was a band playing all the time and people were dancing at their...

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  • Haci Abdullah

    Istanbul Restaurants

    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 Turkish food is delicious, but no alcoholic beverages are served. This is a great place for women traveling alone to dine undisturbed.Credit cards are...

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  • Hamdi

    Istanbul Restaurants

    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, you will enjoy the delicious kebabs while you fall in love with the Istanbul silhoutte. Leave some room for the desserts too. Fistikli Kebap (Kebab...

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  • Doy Doy Restaurant

    Istanbul Restaurants

    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 filled on the terrace, a large group of Japanese tourists and another couple that was clearly not Turkish. Downstairs I think there were a few more...

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  • Besinci Kat (The Fifth Floor)

    Istanbul Restaurants

    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 it is known for their savoured meals. You can permanently encounter with the foreigners of city if their regular customers devolve empty tables. It...

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  • Haci Baba

    Istanbul Restaurants

    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 dining rooms like the garden salon at the back. The restaurant is in business since 1921; some of the wall paintings originates from that year. The Kunefe...

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  • Saray

    Istanbul Restaurants

    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. Compared to what we had yet experienced about turkish cuisine this place was probably the worst. Especially considering the fact that they advertised...

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  • kanaat restaurants

    Istanbul Restaurants

    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...

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  • Cibalikapi Balikcisi

    Istanbul Restaurants

    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 difficulties in chosing where to spend my only dinner in Istanbul. It is near the sea, not so close from Sultanahmet area where I was staying but it was...

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  • pierre loti cafe

    Istanbul Restaurants

    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. The coffee and tea are fine plus the house was a good way to escape from the rain outside. The view out over the Golden Horn is spectacular and it was...

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  • Sultan Pub

    Istanbul Restaurants

    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. avoid this place

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  • Yesil Ev

    Istanbul Restaurants

    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. The old wooden building was so far beyond repair that, with the consent of the Commission for Ancient Monuments, it was demolished and rebuilt. The...

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  • Canim Cigerim

    Istanbul Restaurants

    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 cooked. Canim Cigerim serves it on the shish as grilled. If you do not eat liver –like me-, they also have lamb shish. But there is not any other...

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  • Yagalata

    Istanbul Restaurants

    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 across the bridge and chose yagalata on the way back - the fish looked good and the prices were clearly marked on the menu. The waiters constantly try...

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  • mezzaluna

    Istanbul Restaurants

    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 at the center of the shopping district on Abdi Ipekci Street in a large room decorated with Italian tiles and features a full bar and a sizeable wine...

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  • Reasonably-priced seafood restaurants.

    If you’re craving for seafood and don’t want to spend that much, there’s a better alternative to the expensive seafood restaurants under the Galata Bridge.I forgot the name of the specific restaurant I took lunch twice, but it’s located beside the fish market at the foot of the Galata Bridge on Karakoy side.Walk past those restaurants under Galata...

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  • Best burger in town!

    Probably the best burger in Istanbul.They have 5 different burgers like izi,mexican,laz,hangover and vegeterian.We had izi and hangover both were delicious.The owner izi and his partner are really helpful and fun people.You may also have your beer on side! izi and hangover

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  • Local Eatery - Lokanta

    Six years back when I first came to Istanbul, I already spotted this local eatery (lokanta), I took several meals from here and since then whenever I come to Istanbul and stay or drop by Grand Bazaar I always eat delicious local fare at Sar. Lokantasi (pronounced SHAR).Back then, I only saw very few tourists dining in, now and may be recently there...

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  • Cheap pasta, mezzes, doner, shawarma

    Dine in or dine al fresco, the Makarna Sarayi is a tourists' favorite restaurant. They have two floors (or 3?) indoor dining, lots of spaces, and there are about 3 tables just along the street in front of the restaurant if you feel like watching people while dining -- or being watched(?), or order a doner or shawarma and seat beside the podium of...

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  • great place for friday or saturday...

    Located on Nevizade - if you have trouble locating this street just ask. We went on  Friday night - the whole area was jam packed with people - real riotous scene - quite fun and light hearty. Yes, you will be approached by numerous restaurants asking you to dine at their establishment. I can't tell you about the quality of the other places.There...

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  • dine in a palace

    This hotel is huge - does not have the intimate scale that the Four Seasons has but it was a palace in it former life.  Situated on the bosphorus - -live farsi music playing. My friends and I did the tasting menu (89.000.000 TL). The quality of the meal was very good - the service was attentive. Jacket was required yet numerous people arrived...

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  • Local food at nice small restaurant

    It is very small, simple but nice restaurant. After you walke around nice houses of Kuzguncuk you may rest at this cute restaurant and eat delicious local food. I especially advice for the breakfast. Open Mon –Fri 7.30 – 8pm, weekends 8-8pm. No alcohol Fasulye+pilav

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  • Known in Istanbul for its fresh seafood!

    My friends and I asked the owner of the beauty salon we visited for one of the best seafood restaurant in Istanbul They recommended that we go to Kalamar Restaurant. When we found the street and asked some folks if they knew the restaurant, everybody seemed to know it and in no time, we were inside the restaurant. The place is frequented by locals...

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  • the best fish restaurant in istanbul

    Istanbul: Kumkapi fish restaurants are located in the center set up on the meat and fish restaurant Kumkapi are trying to give the best service. Spouse rare freshness and flavor of seafood you can find every kind of restaurant Kumkapi.Quality service with fish, seafood, specialty appetizers and drinks with desired size peaceful hours we can...

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  • the best fish restaurant in istanbul

    Istanbul: Kumkapý fish restaurants are located in the center set up on the meat and fish restaurant Kumkapý are trying to give the best service. Spouse rare freshness and flavor of seafood you can find every kind of restaurant Kumkapý.Quality service with fish, seafood, specialty appetizers and drinks with desired size peaceful hours we can...

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  • the best fish restaurant in istanbul

    Istanbul: Kumkapý fish restaurants are located in the center set up on the meat and fish restaurant Kumkapý are trying to give the best service. Spouse rare freshness and flavor of seafood you can find every kind of restaurant Kumkapý.Quality service with fish, seafood, specialty appetizers and drinks with desired size peaceful hours we can...

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  • the best fish restaurant in istanbul

    Istanbul: Kumkapý fish restaurants are located in the center set up on the meat and fish restaurant Kumkapý are trying to give the best service. Spouse rare freshness and flavor of seafood you can find every kind of restaurant Kumkapý.Quality service with fish, seafood, specialty appetizers and drinks with desired size peaceful hours we can...

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  • A local cafe serving the institutional...

    I consider this as the local cultural version of Dunkin Donuts, only difference is, they serve the local doughnut called Simit - a round bread covered in sesame seeds. It's crisp, crunchy and chewy that goes along well with your coffee or tea.Simit Sarayi has a lot of branches all over Turkey (now in Cyprus) and serves other types of breads,...

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  • Shoestring budget meals!

    Turkish dishes are really a treat and there are plenty of restaurants and diners everywhere. But for budget travellers you can always splurge on diners during evenings, and you can always take a 1 to 3 YTL Doner (or Shawarma sandwich) to go! Add a 1YTL soda and lunch is already solved. That is if your hotel is serving breakfasts that goes with...

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  • Nice lunch under the Galata Bridge!

    I got off the tram at Karakoy Station to enjoy the view of the Golden Horn et al. The fish market below the street caught my attention and when I looked under the bridge, I saw inviting restaurants. It was just perfect as it was lunchtime and I wanted to just enjoy the moment. Inspite of the baits that fishermen from time to time throw at the water...

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  • Don't miss to eat "balik ekmek"...

    You can eat "balik&ekmek" in Eminonu Pier and also under the Galata Bridge. There are lots of fish sellers. You'll find beer at the restaurants located under the Galata Bridge.

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  • Don't miss to drink "tursu suyu" (pickle...

    It's not a typical restaurant but it's a tradition for many people when they visit to Eminonu where located at the shore of historic peninsula...In Turkiye, we call the people who sells the pickle as "tursucu" and you can see many "tursucu" in Eminonu Pier area.Take your fish and bread and drink "tursu suyu", you won't be regret :)) It's a good &...

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  • Anatolian cuisine

    I didn't see yet but I heard that in "Lacivert restaurant" there are foods from all Anatolian cities. And it is good for brunch too. It is around Bosphorus, so it must be expensive. Afiyet olsun. (Bon appetit)Körfez Cad. No : 57/A Anadolu Hisari Beykoz – ist.www.lacivertrestaurant.com0 216 413 42 24- 0216 413 37 53

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  • Taxim Çiçek Pasajı (Flower Passage)

    Çiçek Pasajı (literally Flower Passage), originally called the Cité de Péra, is a famous historic passage (galleria or arcade) on İstiklal Avenue in the Beyoğlu (Pera) district of Istanbul. It connects İstiklal Avenue with Sahne Street.Opened in 1876, the 19th century Çiçek Pasajı can be described as a miniature version of...

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  • Authentic Turkish Food

    Otentic means authentic in Turkish. Here you can eat traditional Turkish foods and breads. There are two women baking these breads in the window of the restaurant, Prices are very good and they serve beer and wine. I like the Pide, which is almost like a pizza, and the stuffed grape leaves. They also serve cold draft beer.

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  • 5.Kat Restaurant - See the Bosphorus...

    The ambience is attractive with the view on the day and especially at the night.The dish of food is a bit little,i dont know why.

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  • 360 Restaurant - Don't miss 360' view...

    The is so popular and societic.At weekends you have to get a reservation in case there is no table.The food is delicious.The servers are nice and clean.You can see the menus from the webpage and a small map for location bye the way. The salads and Beefs are Delicious.

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  • Doner

    It is a very small restaurant close to all performens and shoping area. When we go to a consert or a cinema we always eat there. They serve any kind of doner. Doner durum, doner pide (a kind of pita), chiken doner...It is always very delicous, You should drink Ayran together with doner, it is something really Turkish.The staf are very kind and...

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  • Thai in Istanbul?

    Who'd have thought that you could get outstanding Thai food in Istanbul? We did and I highly recommend this restaurant.Everything we was outstanding, with great service as well. The coconut shrimp were phenom.

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  • Hambrger & Fish Burger

    Near the Ferry terminal there are many food stalls selling Hamburgers and Fish Burgers and Beverages (fish caought by ameture from Galata bridge and I am not sure they are healthy or not because alot of polution because of ferries oil spilage) Cost from 1.5 Lira to 2.5 Lira

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  • Doner Kebab & Ekmek

    Doner Kebab shops are every where serve many kinds of Kebab's with Turkish White or Fried Rice and Ekmek (Bread) and Chai (Tea) Average Cost 2.5 to 5 Lira per person.

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  • Food from the street

    Stuff Mussel - taste better than the food in restaurant. The price is reasonable. Just only 1 lira per mussel. Stuff Mussels, Fried mussels stick.

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  • Conrad Hotel Restaurant

    I went there twice, it was very good each times but second time we paid more than we have expected, so I think they changed the price lately (It is good to be aware of it).It is very good ambience with minimalistic decoration. Freshly made pastas and good selection of expencive Italian wines. Grilled salmon was delicous. And I remember very well...

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  • Best Local, If you regret, I will erase...

    This restaurant was an old "Bierhalle" in the begining of 19's and now it has been changed into a cosy local restaurant which has the real best food in Istanbul. Cosy atmosphere with reasoable prices. Located in Tunel area and stands on the world's most beatiful corner (go and see if you like). World giants like New York times and Newsweek have all...

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