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Tarihi Sar Restaurant

Gedik Pasa Cad. No. 43, Istanbul, Turkey
516 8794
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Ranked #2,690 of 10,941 restaurants in Istanbul
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Macon, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Ate at this restaurant on our first night in Istanbul. We were drawn in by a seemingly friendly waiter and seated. They immediately brought out bread and water without asking. Upon placing our orders we turned down the "salad", the waiter insisted that we try the salad and implied that we try it, went and ordered it himself and brought... More

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Tucson AZ
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Boring food, OK (lamb shank completely unseasoned). But when the bill came we were surprised by a charge for sitting down, and items we didn't order (instead of items we DID order). The waiter tried to tell us it didn't matter, that the items we were charged for cost the same as the items we ordered, but they were actually... More

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

This is a fantastic place for lunch and snacks during the day. Tasty food, big portions and friendly service. Don't confuse it with the bigger Sar restaurant next to the tram stop around the corner. This one is far superior.

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Villiersdorp, Western Cape, South Africa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

This is inexpensive, excellent food. We each had a different meal so that we could taste and enjoy. It is just down from the tram stop Beyazit. They are unlicensed, as are so many establishments in the city. I loved their portions are also very generous!

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San Ramon, Costa Rica
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103 reviews 103 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

We found this restaurant based on a review in our Day By Day book. It was indeed inexpensive and good. During our stay in Istanbul we had very bad luck with meat; generally it was very dry and tough, but here it was great. I got the Iskender kebab and my wife got a Döner plate. Both were very good... More

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Oakville, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

The menu is quite varied and the food quality is amazing regardless of the cheap prices. Only 1/2 a block away from the grand Bazaar and 4-5 minutes walk from the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia it's well located while visiting the sites. A very local place to eat as it's mostly Turkish people eating there. Make sure to order... More

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

We had salads followed by chicken kebab & doner kebab. The food was very good and quanties wer generous. The breads were delicious. The bill for two people was 37 Lira, good value, decent food and good service. We intend to go again.

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