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Falafel House

#249 of 11,198 Restaurants in Istanbul
#269 of 11,654 Places to Eat in Istanbul
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Beyoglu
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Sehit Muhtar Cad. No:19 taksim | Kocatepe Mh., Istanbul, Turkey
0212 253 77 30
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best falafel in town!

Excellent ! Best falafel in town. Outside seating is best, very cheap - good value for money! Very close to taksim square so easy to find.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Excellent ! Best falafel in town. Outside seating is best, very cheap - good value for money! Very close to taksim square so easy to find.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Hummus is not something you find served in cafes or restaurants in Istanbul. So we did a bit of "Googling" an discovered this little place next to Taksim Square "Falafel House". The place serves a limited menu but the food was delicious. They do plates of hummus served with Falafels and salad along with a basket of Pita bread which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went there for dinner and had ordered Hummus and Tabbuleh. They were extremely delicious and reasonably priced. Outdoor seating was also nice. Nice small place to eat in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Went there for lunch. Had the hummus and a falafel wrap. Both were delicious. The hummus is some of the best I've had with plenty of bread to go with it. Good price as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The ingredients were fresh. The restaurant was clean. Outdoor seating provided the Taksim Square ambiance and the food was spicy enough. Great place. Would highly recommend it. Also was open at nearly 12 midnight on a Saturday night. Big +.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Went there to have falafel and a chicken wrap. Left extremely happy at the freshness of ingredients and awesome attitude. Prices are very reasonable and the quality is much better that the tourists traps you have all around taksim. Also, try the hummus and the tabbouleh . They are as fresh as it can get. Enjoy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

great food for a good value in informal venue. 2 falafel plates with tabule, hummus abd freshly squeezed Orange juice came up to 40 liras, about 12 euros.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We tried this restaurant just because it was raining and we had no choice but to go there. We had a falafel platter and two falafel sandwichs. The food was good but not very good. It was a bit pricey for a six pieces of falafel and only one peice of a small piece of pita bread. You have to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Being a Vegetarian.. finding good food to satisfy your taste buds in Istanbul is a task.. So when we found Falafel House.. it was like heaven to our tastebuds.. All our meals in Taksim were happily had at Falafel House. It is a simple cafe, but the food.. you Have to Have it to believe it.. the Hummus and Tabbuleh... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Its a simple eating place, not a fancy restaurant to fine dine. Therefore its the food, not the place nor interior that speaks :) Whoever loves falafels and other middle east tastes, gets what they are looking for. Falafels are great and they serve it within menus of different kinds - paired with hummus, tabbouleh (our favourite), within wrap etc.

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Address: Sehit Muhtar Cad. No:19 taksim | Kocatepe Mh., Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: 0212 253 77 30
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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  • Address: Sehit Muhtar Cad. No:19 taksim | Kocatepe Mh., Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighborhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: 0212 253 77 30

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  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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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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