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Durumzade

#11 of 11,197 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Beyoglu
European, Turkish
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Topcekenler Sokagi No. 1 | Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
2122490147
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery
Description: One of the featured restaurants in Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations...
One of the featured restaurants in Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations" Istanbul episode...
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Best kebab in the world! We loved it so much we skipped dining at the nice restaurants and grabbed another one! Haha

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Best kebab in the world! We loved it so much we skipped dining at the nice restaurants and grabbed another one! Haha

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Found this little joint the day before I left. Had I found it earlier I wouldve come everyday. Great cheap meal. Grab and go establishment.

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Tunis, Tunisia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This place is a must! do not leave Istanbul without tasting the Kebab of this guy! Best meal in town! Amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We stopped here after seeing their ranking in tripadvisor. The men inside were very helpful, we only wanted to eat there if we could sit outside so they prepared us a table to sit at, we were a bit late so we couldn't choose from the menu, but still it was really tasteful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The best kebab in town. Great meat, very good prepared, nice spices added and very friendly people. Good price also. You will enjoy it!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a small, cheap, local hole-in-the wall with amazing food! It was cheapest dinner we had in Istanbul, but one of our favorites. The place is tiny and has the vibe of a late-night, drunk-food place - a single counter, small menu on the wall, and a couple plastic tables and chairs. But if you want extremely authentic cuisine... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

People come here to eat Turkish wraps. (Dürümzade can be transalted as the "Son of Wrap".) It is a tiny place, with 2-3 tables inside and 2-3 tables outside. Although highly rated by Tripadvisor, don't expect a decent restaurant. This is just a small wraphouse, selling streetfood. Except the chicken wrap, wraps were delicious. However, if you can find a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Literally the best durums in Turkey, it doesn't get better than this. I was leaving one of the many clubs for a night in Taksim Square area, and this place was perfect! It is filling, delicious, a little spicy and made fresh to order! The shefs are reallly nice and kept us laughing during our visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Per the recommendation of Anthony Burundian, I came here. The salad to start was great but the real winner is the meat kebab (better than the lamb or chicken). It was melt in your mouth tender and packed with flavor. Veer off Istiklal Street and eat a "street food" lunch or dinner here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great food, worth going. Place looks shady, but glad we stopped and ate. Had some meat platter with tomatoes, onions and peppers

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

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

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  • Cuisine: European, Turkish

Description

One of the featured restaurants in Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations" Istanbul episode...

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Neighborhood Profile
Beyoglu
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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