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Acik Mutfak

Galipdede Cad. Timarci sokak 6b | 26, Istanbul, Turkey
0212 293 7433
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Ranked #170 of 10,942 restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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London
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

We went to this restaurant because of a friend's recommendation. Perhaps they don't like tourists though, as it took 1.5 hours for our food to arrive, and the service was terrible! The food was nice, but overpriced compared to other restaurants in Istanbul.

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Oslo
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Cosy restaurant with a unique "home-feeling", with a open kitchen in a corner of the restaurant. We chose this resturant based all good comments here on trip advisor, and afterward I´m not sure why all this great comments. The food was ok, but nothing more then ok considering the price. It is a very expensive restaurant, and you can get... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

we went here at 5pm and was closed not opening until 7pm. place is darling inside. food was delicious especially lamb chops and ravioli which was recommended for our children. they did not like it but grown ups did. server was very sweet but always outside in front. not sure she had all of restaurant or 1 of only 2... More

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Tried this place out bc of TA. I'm so glad we did. It was fantastic! It was a little tough to find but the food was absolutely the best restaurant we had during our stay here. ( and we tried some fancy expensive dinners ). We had their meze plate which was fantastic and their special lamb was cooked so... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My husband and I ate at Acik Mutfak on the recommendation of our airbnb host. It was fantastic! It's an intimate, small restaurant with fresh, local food and traditional Turkish dishes. Everything we ate was delicious. We would recommend getting the meze plate and sharing. Only thing to note is that they don't accept credit cards.

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Budapest, Hungary
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The mixed mezze platter is delicious... so may times better than another I had at a restaurant across the street. Great variety and very, very fresh. It is a blackboard menu so all the other stuff varies I think.... I had a delicious lentil soup the first time. And the next time a lovely meatball dish. Wine is not as... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Very fresh and tasty food with a lovely service ! We have the mezze who give an overview of turkish spices and vegatbles and then delightful meatball and steak. What is a gret surprise for me is that the salad is particularly freqh and tasty, and different taste for both dishes.

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13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Lovely food in a very nicely designed restaurant. Lovely small details in everything. Don't miss out the Mixed Mezze dish. Everything feels fresh and of good quality. Very reasonable prices for what you get.

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Genoa, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a dessert only, and asked them if it was ok...they said yes and we entered. They had only 1 dessert so finally we took 1 meze plate to share and 2 desserts (pear with syrup and chocolate) with coffee. We spent 68 tl...a bit.too much for a few vegetables and 2 pears...

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Montreal
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We were looking for a home style Turkish restaurant and this place is amazing! Everything is delicious here BUT don't miss the mezza platter! It's something!!!!

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