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Acik Mutfak

Galipdede Cad. Timarci sokak 6b | 26, Istanbul, Turkey
0212 293 7433
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Ranked #154 of 10,958 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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Kabul, Afghanistan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

During my two-week stay in Turkey, I was pleased to find a little row of restaurants on a side street near my apartment in Galata. This restaurant was a treasure - the menu changes daily, and everything on it is delicious. The atmosphere is kitschy and fun, and the staff is very nice. The food is cooked right in front... More

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coeur dalene
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Wonderful meal for the three of us sharing meze platter and then meatball entree, gourmet in all respects, wonderful atmosphere, friendly server and very affordable!

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Excelent food, very nice people and warm atmosphere. They have dayly menu with tipical turkish food. It isn't expensive. If you order hot food they cook it really there in front of you! Lovely place, we finded it casually and it has been a beautiful surprise! Highly recomended

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Olomouc, Czech Republic
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I spent 2 weeks in Turkey, 11 days in resorts, so I didn't eat in restaurants a lot, but in comparison with the few I ate in, and with the resorts themselves (which were very good) this restaurant was simply the best. Its just a small place, but with a very unique interior and delicious food, I recommend every tourist... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We thought we'd stumbled across a gem when we saw this cozy restaurant and were greeted by the chef cooking right inside the front door. The waitresses were truly lovely, but the kitchen is ill-equipped to handle more than a handful of people at a time. There is no chef's stove, so she's literally cooking each meal one at a... More

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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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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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