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Acik Mutfak

#323 of 11,171 Restaurants in Istanbul
#351 of 11,628 Places to Eat in Istanbul
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Beyoglu
Turkish
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Galipdede Cad. Timarci sokak 6b | 26, Istanbul, Turkey
0212 293 7433
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quality food, cozy environment.

In Istanbul it can be sometimes hard to find a *good* place to eat. With street food everywhere, it seems like locals do not choose to go eat at proper restaurants that often. This one instead offers a nice atmosphere, right in the middle of one of the best parts of the city. The selection is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 4, 2014
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Espoo, Finland
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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

In Istanbul it can be sometimes hard to find a *good* place to eat. With street food everywhere, it seems like locals do not choose to go eat at proper restaurants that often. This one instead offers a nice atmosphere, right in the middle of one of the best parts of the city. The selection is not huge, but the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

It's like to be at your place. You have the kitcken at the entrance, you seat and you see the menu of the day. 100% fresh!!!

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Morges, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

One of our best dinners in Istanbul, small, cosy place, feels like eating at a friends' place. Sympathetic service and excellent, home made, kitchen. We recommend.

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Istanbul
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Okay, you do not pay much to get a wonderful service but the service and the meal you get can not reach the a few dollars you pay.

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Santorini, Greece
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Ambience and service was ok. Food was average but well overpriced. Istanbul has so much good food so we expected an something special when we saw the prices. We were let down.

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Kabul, Afghanistan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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Address: Galipdede Cad. Timarci sokak 6b | 26, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: 0212 293 7433
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
Cuisine: Turkish

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  • Address: Galipdede Cad. Timarci sokak 6b | 26, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighborhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: 0212 293 7433

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Turkish

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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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