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Casita MantI

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Nispetiye Cad. No: 5 Etiler, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 263 70 07
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fast service for traditional Turkish Tortellini

I adore Manti and Casita which has been in this neighborhood (albeit at different address) for over 20 years continues to satisfy. They now offer a broader menu but nothing beats traditional Turkish manti - tortellini with a yogurt sauce. Their location off Ipkek Sokag is convenient to lulxury... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Istanbul, Turkey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Mediocre taste, with very poor service and overpriced with extra charges that appeared on our bill with no explanation. Once confronted the manager regarding the extra charges on our bill with no explanation, they tried show us the menu for justification and thought that we can't read or understand English or Turkish, which has nothing mentioned for the charges that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I adore Manti and Casita which has been in this neighborhood (albeit at different address) for over 20 years continues to satisfy. They now offer a broader menu but nothing beats traditional Turkish manti - tortellini with a yogurt sauce. Their location off Ipkek Sokag is convenient to lulxury stores of Tesvikiye.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

We have been to Casita Mantı located on Bağdat Caddesi for a business lunch together with some guests from Konya.The restaurant is clean and seating facilities are rather comfortable.Service staff is a little bit slow with order takings and delivery.You must call them many times to make yr order or add something to yr order.Speciality of the house is of... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

You should say at least 3 times what you want.Although I ordered my meal with additional yoghurt with garlic but they forgot. Then I requested yoghurt with garlic, the yoghurt came without garlic. They later brought the yoghurt with garlic but my manti was over. However, when you ask for the bill , it is at the table in a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

If you haven't eat turkish type ravioli (mantı) before, you must taste it!!! It is very good with yogurt and tomato sauce and Casita is one of the best places to eat it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Very tasty food, nice atmosphere in the famous neighbourhood of Nisantasi!!! The service is wonderful, everybody is very polite and willing to help you in any way or give you any information you need. The prices are normal especially if you consider the quality of food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Casita manti is truly the best manti and çökertme in the city! The service is very good and prompt and the food is delicious! I have been coming here for many years and it never disappoints !! Delicious !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

The fried manti is particulary good, I especially like the spinach one. I think the price is a bit high for what it is and it really annoys me when a service charge is automatically added to your bill, like it is here. The atmosphere is quite nice ,a small cafe type restaurant.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

You would think that one could find several restaurants serving food late in the night in Istanbul but that's not true. Many restaurants would stop serving after 22:30 and this is why we need places like Casita. It is a winner for those working late or eating really late. My favorite item on the menu is Feraye but all others... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

You should have Manti, it is one of the best places where you can taste traditional Manti plate. Service was good and the atmoshper was ok.

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Address: Nispetiye Cad. No: 5 Etiler, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 212 263 70 07
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
Cuisine: European, Turkish

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  • Address: Nispetiye Cad. No: 5 Etiler, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
  • Neighborhood: Besiktas
  • Phone Number: +90 212 263 70 07

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Turkish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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