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Heybeliada Mavi Restaurant

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YalI Caddesi | No:29, Heybeliada, Turkey
(216)351-0128
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A very different fish restaurant in Istanbul!!!

Many fish restaurants look alike in Istabul. As I was entering Mavi I did not expect to have a very special and delicious meal. They cook very interesting and tasty mezzes like mussels with saffrone, shrimp boerek and stuffed artichoke... Do not expect too much about the decoration or ambience... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Istanbul, Turkey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Many fish restaurants look alike in Istabul. As I was entering Mavi I did not expect to have a very special and delicious meal. They cook very interesting and tasty mezzes like mussels with saffrone, shrimp boerek and stuffed artichoke... Do not expect too much about the decoration or ambience and the service is friendly but just "ok". It is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Excellent food and excellent service. Staff is very friendly. Prices are reasonable. We'd love to come back in the summer!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I love this small cozy restaurant which is located in Heybeliada one of the hidden places in Istanbul. Heybeliada is an island that you can reach in a max 40 min lovely ferry trip. Then you will feel that you are not in Istanbul but in a different holiday place. In Heybeliada, you must try Mavi Restaurant running by a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I still dream about this food. The kaymak was delicious, the cheeses excellent, the eggs tasty, plus olives, cucumbers, and tea--all on the promenade by the Bosphorus. Not cheap, no. But a pleasant setting and quality food.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

If you want to pay TL 15 for 80 gr horse mackarel which costs about 3 TL per kg in any fish market served by personnel who never smile, then this place is for you.

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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

just as you disembark the ferry.along the promenade in Heybeliada there is a little blue and white haven surrounded by a small garden that`s Mavi Restaurant. You should tastethe exquisite authentic istanbul meze . including the stunning enginar dolma. stuffed artichoke! The well known owner .Nigar Hanim is kind. friendly and welcoming . the service is excellent . A very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: YalI Caddesi | No:29, Heybeliada, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Princes' Islands  >  Heybeliada
  • Phone Number: (216)351-0128

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  • Cuisine: Tapas

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