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Hudavendigar Caddesi No:27 Sirkeci | Sirkeci, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
+90 212 519 1800
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Ranked #111 of 11,159 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $15
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 11:30 pm
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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stumbled upon this lovely cafe when looking for a place to eat. It looked lovely from outside and we took a seat. It was warm inside and there weren't many people inside so it was quite. We had pasta and mixed meat plates. It came within 10 minutes which could be considered quick. The service on the table was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Ambient atmosphere, great location near Sirkeci station and really nice food. Staff were really friendly and polite.

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Grahamstown, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

When you're tired of the traditional Turkish cuisine and the frenetic vibe characteristic of most Turkish restaurants Cafe Meze is a wonderful alternative. The intimate cafe has a relaxed ambience. It is possible to sit in there and listen to the background music or read a book while enjoying a meal. There small menu offers excellently prepared meals. The cafe... More 

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Africa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This place lets you know that pretty everything you know about the humble Kebab is wrong, this restaurant expertly deconstructs the infamous all encompassing street food assault/chant of Istanbul and serves it to you with melt in your mouth medium rare veal, perfectly grilled veg and a smattering of "in tune" yogurt on a bed of sliced crispy pitta squares.... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

the food in here was not sooo good than i thought.. we ordered the pizza, and i believe that i can find much better pizza in other place with this price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We had a delicious plate of mese, lentil soup and yoghurt kebap. We were surprised by the kindness and non-pushyness of the staff (which is rare around there). Really good value for the money. Located near to the main attractions.

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Toronto, Canada
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106 reviews 106 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We went here to try the mesa platter which was alright, but it was the mesa kebabs in the yogurt tomato sauce which stood out. Prices were a bit more than the kebab stands but not too steep.

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Ostend, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Found it on tripadvisor and found out it was an excellent choice. Very good food for reasonal prices. Very friendly staff and clean toilet. If you are around, check it out!. ;)

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I usually run away from touristy restaurants. However, sometimes you need a break from overwhelming places and people or spicy food. If that is the case, this place is great. Prices are good, and the menu, the quality of the food, and the athmosfere of the local are close to a nice European restaurant. I wish I could find a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We had dinner two times in this cafe and both of them were very delicious ) Thanks to the stuff, people were very kind.

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Additional Information about Cafe Mese

Address: Hudavendigar Caddesi No:27 Sirkeci | Sirkeci, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 212 519 1800
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Turkish

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