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Topcekenler Sokagi No. 1 | Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
2122490147
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Ranked #11 of 11,159 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Turkish
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
Description: One of the featured restaurants in Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations" Istanbul episode...
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

Small kebab shop on a back street. Didn't expect much but it turned out to be the best food I ate in Turkey. Get the Beef/Lamb Adana wrap. Super cheap and so delicious.

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Bucharest, Romania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Got a little lost while searching; from the outside ( and inside) doesn't look like much, but you must give it a try; my friends enjoyed those kebaps a lot! I am vegetarian and I just wanted to skip it, but the guys there made me a cheese and veggie kebap ( I know, weird), and it was one of... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Great taste! Although Turkey is a Durum country, it's kinda hard to find out a good tasting one. This place tops in Istanbul.. For me they're equal to Whitecastle burgers in U.S. :)

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Must agree with all the great reviews below about this place. Adana Durum I had there 2 times was exceptional! I have ordered a single (i.e. half portion) but after eating it have realized I need to get back and repeat as it was soooo good! Someone has said that the kebab is as good as good is it's bread,... More 

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Rijeka, Croatia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We eat Tavuk Durum with Ayran and it was fantastic! Must try in Beyoglu! Location is easy to find, place is run by really nice people and the meat is absolutly fantastic!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was our favorite food place in Istanbul! The staff are incredibly friendly and the food is simply fantastic! The place is tiny so just grab your kebabs to go. Perfect late night snack. We went back three time. Cheap and delicious.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

the owner was kind enough to order off the menu for us, and we loved every bit of it, topped off with some Turkish coffee, it made our day

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The place is just a small eatery at the corner of the street where it's at. However the kebab they serve is amazing. We tried the durum double on the first day, and it was a perfect blend of meat, onions and pita wrap. We felt this was the best combination of tastes. We tried the meat without wraps the... More 

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New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

After dragging my family here to find this place made famous by some Anthony Bourdain episode on Istanbul, we were all hesitant to go in. It looks like a dump - let's be honest. I had to convince them to even step inside. You basically have 3 choices - beef, chicken or lamb on a plate or in a pita.... More 

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Fortaleza, CE
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Bourdain was really right this time. Nice service, fair prices and GORGEOUS food - from the tasty bread to the spicy and moist chicken and lamb. Ask for a "mixed plate" for a complete experience.

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Address: Topcekenler Sokagi No. 1 | Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: 2122490147
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
Cuisine: Turkish

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