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Telli Odalar Sokak. No:5 | Kumkapi/Istanbul, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
+90 212 516 4002
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11:00 am - 1:30 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Description: kumkapi istanbuls historical peninsula is one of the most beautiful...
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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  • 34
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The first time

Eat the first time Fish (Cupra) in my lifetime it was the best fish ever. The resturant owner was very helpful by choosing the right fish for me to eat. The atmosphere was awesome and the service was excellent. Will eat fish at that place anytime. Sila

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sila62
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eat the first time Fish (Cupra) in my lifetime it was the best fish ever. The resturant owner was very helpful by choosing the right fish for me to eat. The atmosphere was awesome and the service was excellent. Will eat fish at that place anytime. Sila

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First day in turkey and after a really long flight, we just really want to sit down and have a good food. Our hotel had recommend us this restaurant when we told them we like seafood. You can ask from the hotel reception for a free shuttle from your hotel to the restaurant, it only took about 5 to 10mins... More 

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Thank WeiLin W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice food that satisfy my craving for fish... Would definitely come back for another time... superb service... price is reasonable... good environment...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice service by the waiter. The food recommended by them are superb and worth for the price. They do provide free shuttle from the hotel to the restaurant. Is value and worth to come and have dinner here once. We sure will come back visit if we travel istanbul again.

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Thank Alicetsai
Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service, good fish dishes. Advise to eat fish "chupra". Generally every fish food is so tasty.

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Thank Parviz S
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were picked up from our hotel and taken to the restaurant and driven home by the same driver. The wait staff were sweet and very attentive to all of our needs. We ate too much, but it was so delicious and artfully presented. We would go back again if only we could stay longer in Istanbul. One of the... More 

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Thank Vicki D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

After a long flight, our hotel manager recommended this place as being a great place to eat fish that was less touristy than the places around our hotel. They sent a guy to pick us up and after a wild 5 minute ride through the winding streets of the old city we arrived and were greeted on the street by... More 

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Thank Clare C
Istanbul, Turkey
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

One of the best restaurants i've ever visited.All the fishes and mezes were really fresh and delicious.They also arranged transportation from the hotel with a very nice car.Special thanks to Arzu,Nezih and Mustafa.

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Thank Floydzede
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

POSITIVES: - Great location - Friendly staff - Hotel Manager recommended Restaurant as being really good for Seafood.. NEGATIVES - Image on the Menu was a was a little deceiving and staff did not point this out as it was a shock to actually be given a full fish... still managed to eat once figuring out how best to cut... More 

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Thank Wasim A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

we were directed to this restaurant by our hotel staff. it lived up to their recommendation. the seafood was impeccably fresh and prepared wonderfully. the accompanying dishes were also outstanding. we will return.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Telli Odalar Sokak. No:5 | Kumkapi/Istanbul, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90 212 516 4002

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 35
  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Seafood, Mediterranean, Turkish, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children

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 .....
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

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