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Fener Restaurant

Telli Odalar Sokak. No 5 | Kumkapi, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
212 516 4002
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Ranked #67 of 11,078 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $35
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: kumkapi istanbuls historical peninsula is one of the most beautiful districts of the marmara sea coast traces the cennturies of the byzantine period he name of this neighborhood was Kontoskalion which means a small pier the name of the sand gate you go towards yedikule ahırkapı the marmara sea was the fifth of the city gates at that time district unloaded cargo ships loaded wiht sand as all sailors in the port area after a long journey point for recreation and entertainment kumkapi fisherman and taverns since the early days of history made famous since it was founded centuries ago to serve the same purpose .....
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Bologna, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Every thing was perfect! Actually I am not that much interested into fishes, but I went because my husband loves sea food. This restaurant changed my idea about sea foods, all dishes we tried there, was really delicious. from starter to dessert every thing was wonderful. I have special taste of sea food, in my idea it is very important... More 

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Varna, Bulgaria
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19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A beautiful dinner. Hunderds of words are not enough to well epxress my satisfaction at the restaurant. Surely not really cheap but great place, location and atmosphere. You would prefer to be there in the summer or autumn because you would love the garden but anyway it is great because of the food. All kinds of seafood, alcohol served, and... More 

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Kas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Fener Restaurant is right in Kumkapi but not in the middle of the tourist turmoil. You can eat a delicious and reasonably priced fish dinner and have great service with free pick up and drop off from your hotel. I have known the owners for years, have eaten there many times myself and recommend the restaurant highly. Great Job!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Best Restaurant Best Service mustafa.Graet shtrimp casserolle ıts soo Good hıghly Recommend ed fener Restaurant

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Best fish and very clean Restaurant ın kumkapi you should try grılled seabaas amazıng very frıendly service thank you Mustafa

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Espoo, Finland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We spent three nights in Istanbul and picked all restaurants based on Tripadvisor reviews. Fener turned out to be best value for money, with delicious sea food and excellent service! A nice family run restaurant a minute away from the busiest Kumkapi sea food street.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Nice restaurant in kumkapi the food was very good indeed The service friendly and informative and the price extremelly

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Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We celebrated a friend's birthday here and it couldn't have been a better experience. The mezzes were beautifully presented tableside, followed by a platter of fresh fish, from which you make your selection. We opted for the sea bass, which was delicious. Live music and spontaneous dancing was a plus!

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

First of all I want to mention that we had lunch here around 2 PM the time when all the fish restaurants from Kumkapi area are not busy at all. In fact we were the only clients at Fener fish restaurant and they treat us in the most friendly way possible. We ordered grilled sea bass, anchovies and shrimps. All... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Recommended by our hotel and was spot on. Fresh fish ( you can choose your fish at the table) Hugh range of starters to pick from

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Additional Information about Fener Restaurant

Address: Telli Odalar Sokak. No 5 | Kumkapi, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Phone Number: 212 516 4002
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 35
Cuisine: Seafood

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