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K. Ayasofya Cad. Mustafa Pasa Sok. No. 42 Sultanahmet Fatih, Istanbul 34122 , Turkey
05392030092
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Ranked #88 of 11,070 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Durham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My wife and I decided to find an alternative to the local cuisine durning a 5 day break in Istanbul and after searching the web decided to try some real Italian food at the Nostra Casa. We were not disappointed. The restaurant is easier to find than previous recommendations suggest, over the road from the Albatross Hotel, down the bank... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

We expected a nice italian restaurant and we were at the beginning excited by the warm welcome. But then the food...the starters selection was merely ok due to the fact it was free of charge. The mains were horrible and plain weird (one steak and one fresh Salmon platter). They have absolutely no skill in cooking meat and the fish... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

After 3-4, days of local food, we went in search of something different and chanced upon this lovely place. We were skeptical as we climbed up the stairs but quickly got over it as we were seated to a great view of the Blue mosque on one side and the sea on the other. Everything we were served, the wine,... More 

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glasgow
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

We sought out this restaurant after reading a review on an Istanbul blog. It was tricky to find.. And looked like nothing special from the outside. We entered and climbed the stairs (past the Gladiator posters) up through a couple of levels directed by the host; 'upstairs to paradise'.. Which it turned out, was not far off it. A peaceful,... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Beyond the fact that the view and multiple rooftop patios are absolutely fantastic, the food here was unmatched by everything else we ate in the city. The icing on the cake though, was the host who made our stay even more enjoyable. Making us customised dishes, telling us great stories about the city and his past guests; we ate here... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Turkey is a very nice man and a great Italian/Turkish chef. He will welcome you to the house of his father and grandfather and, after climbing many stairs, show you to his beautiful rooftop. The food is outstanding and the ambiance is perfect. I will try and return soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This restaurant is amazing!! Kinda hard to find but totally worth it!! Food is delicious and the view is amazing!! Totally recommend it!!! We came here 2 times and this is like the best place ever!! The chef is also the manager and he makes you feel like home... Really great place!!

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Minnespolis, MN
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97 reviews 97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Stayed quite close to this restaurant and decided to try Italian food in Istanbul for a change. It was a steep climb up 4 stories but when we reached the top, the view was breathtaking. Owner greeted us warmly and chose a lovely red wine for us. He also chose to serve us delicious broccoli soup and four different appetizers.... More 

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Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Stopped in after a long flight ordered wonderful pasta and a stuffed grape leaf appetizer ..simple and delicious ....unbelievable view and a warm host......hope to get back before I leave

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The owner's love for Italy shines through the food he cooks. A nice break from kebab and the like. Make sure you come in time for the sunset.

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Additional Information about Nostra Casa

Address: K. Ayasofya Cad. Mustafa Pasa Sok. No. 42 Sultanahmet Fatih, Istanbul 34122 , Turkey
Phone Number: 05392030092
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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