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Haydar Aliyev Caddesi 33, Kirecburnu, Istanbul, Turkey
0212 223 5287
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Ranked #988 of 11,078 Restaurants in Istanbul
Price range: $50 - $100
Cuisines: Seafood, Turkish
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Istanbul, Turkey
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

if you are looking for very local seafood restaurant here it is. Low music, good staff, delicious seafood. Well if you have limited nights to stay in istanbul try other places but if you are free enjoy the night

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Fleet, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Came here for lunch as a party of 19 on a tour in Turkey. Wonderful view across to the Black Sea only spoilt by the road directly outside. Very good food and good service. Fish was freshly cooked and delicious for a coach party meal.

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Flic En Flac
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96 reviews 96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I have been to many fish restaurants in neighborhood which I like a lot. MER BALIK stands out as a good price/performance ratio, is highly recommended by our Turkish friend who lives not far from. Great service and food. The only thing I did not like is that they brought quietly 2nd bottle of wine (we took regular no SELECTION... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

I live in tarabya and this place my favourite. Best meze and sea food in Istanbul .great view. Fantastic. You have to try. At least for once than u ll be addicted.

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Istanbul, Turkey
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Good food for good money - always fresh, nice view, good service. I think this is one of the most reasonable fish restaurants bythe Boshphorous.

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Tirana, Albania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

The food was nice, the service as well. the prices was very reasonable. the only thing we disliked was that the door was open often and it make us take cold.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

Great selection of appetizers. Really good and fresh fish. Reasonable prices except for drinks. Covered seats with Bosporus view but close to noisy road.

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Istanbul-Turkey
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343 reviews 343 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
549 helpful votes 549 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011

There are lots of fish restaurants at this district where Mer Balik is situated. It has nothing differentiating it from others. The view is the opening of Bosphorus to Black Sea, not the best one in Istanbul indeed, plus there is the main road between the restaurant and the shores. The food is definitely not of the best quality nor... More 

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Address: Haydar Aliyev Caddesi 33, Kirecburnu, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: 0212 223 5287
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
Average Prices: USD 50 - 100
Cuisine: Seafood, Turkish

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