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Iskender Iskenderoglu

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Kadıköy
Turkish
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KadIkoy'deki Besiktas iskelesi karsIsI, Albay Faik Sozdener Cad., Istanbul, Turkey
4163936
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
from the past up to date... changelessly gourmet taste

By many generations, successfully family-run 'lskender Kebab House' . Attentively prepared meat from special stockfarming comes with its authentic taste

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
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istanbul
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istanbul
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

By many generations, successfully family-run 'lskender Kebab House' . Attentively prepared meat from special stockfarming comes with its authentic taste

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Great meat and wonderful service make this old world restaurant stand out. They make one thing Very very good, Iskender... the butter sauce poured on at the table and the old fashioned service combine to make this a quaint place to eat. I was introduced by a local to this place and will always make it a can do stop... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Can't argue with the meal. The kebap was on the dot, unadulterated and full marks to the restaurant for keeping the tradition of one speciality. The fermented non alcoholic grape juice with pulp was also unique and compliment the food very well. Is it worth taking a boat ride to Asian side? Well if you are a foody and lover... More 

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Paris, France
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

If you are on the asian side it is a classic and the food quality is great. It is a well situated (just beside the post office and very close to the ships crossing the bosphorus). The classical Iskender is going to change foreigners opinion on the "greek sandwich" or the "Döner"

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Tripoli, Lebanon
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63 reviews 63 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This restaurant considers itself the pioneer in Iskender kebabb plates , it is not bad and very good service but it is not a special one like it let you think. It is a very normal restaurant but expensive. I ate more delicious iskender plates at a better price. Please note that it only serves one plate which is Iskender.

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Glasgow
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Went here following good reviews on this site. I get the historical aspect but the kebab was average to say the least. The service was good but overall I was very disappointed as I expected great things.

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013 via mobile

You cannot get better than this. Don't be tempted to compromise. You must try this kebab to fully realise what quality is.

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Mainz, Germany
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I had tried Iskender at different other places before I went to this place with a friend of mine. The Iskender is good however it is too expensive. I paid around 35 TL (15€) for the medium portion. At places like "HD Iskender" or "baydöner" the food had the same quality for half the price or even less! We didn't... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Iskender kebab is one of my favorite turkish meals and that one in this restaurant was not bad. It is just that one would expect something more from a restaurant with such a tradition and so many good reviews. The staff should be warmer especially if you are the only guest. It was a strange feeling to be in an... More 

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Semarang, Indonesia
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130 reviews 130 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Good Iskender Kebab. You will find so many iskender kebab in Istanbul ... in fact every restaurant is Istanbul has it, but the owner explained to us that theirs are the original one. The kebab is tasty and buttery. Worth to try ! The cranberry juice and the tea is also good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: KadIkoy'deki Besiktas iskelesi karsIsI, Albay Faik Sozdener Cad., Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Kadıköy
  • Neighborhood: Kadıköy
  • Phone Number: 4163936

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Turkish

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