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Istanbul Kebab

Via Cavour, 41R, 50129 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #1,279 of 1,970 Restaurants in Florence
Cuisines: Turkish
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English first
West Yorkshire
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This was close to our hotel or we might not have tried it as it was not very preposessing really, looked more like a takeaway. However we enjoyed our typical tourist meal here, possibly because we did not have high expectations. They have a few tables upstairs which was where we went. The waiting staff were friendly and talkative and... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Enjoyed having something other than pizza or pasta for a change! Good value - HUGE kebabs, can be cut in two upon request, and truly big enough to share. Yummy meat & toppings, add a coke & you still have money left for gelatto.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

My wife and I were walking back to our hotel later in the evening. It seemed open and inviting, so we stopped in just to have a beer or two. Ended up staying until it closed. The personnel was friendly and there were two locals standing at the counter having a drink. We did not have any food. Typcially, this... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Great falafel! Recommend for vegetarians looking for a break from pasta.

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Sydney, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

It was a quality takeaway/bistro which provided a welcome break to italian food!

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

Do not go here! My wife and I researched a Kebab restaurant in Florence on TripAdvisor and discovered Istanbul Kebab (apparently renamed to "Barbecue Cafe") after seeing one positive review. The atmosphere seemed pleasant when we first walked in. Soon after we ordered our food, the owner switched the channel to play extremely inappropriate music videos. The food we were... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2009

I love kebab. I've been traveling around Europe for about 4 months (in over 15 countries). Everywhere I go, I get a kebab. Always. Instanbul Kebab has THE BEST KEBAB I've tasted in all of Europe. They have fresh, delicious eggplant, crunchy cabbage, hot meat shavings, and an amazing garlic sauce. You can add potatoes, onions, zucchini and all sorts... More 

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Address: Via Cavour, 41R, 50129 Florence, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Cuisine: Turkish

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