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Mumhane Cad. No:171 Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 293 09 10
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Ranked #20 of 11,190 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Dessert, Tea Room
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Istanbul, Turkey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Best place to taste "Baklava" but my favorite is "kadayıf with pistachio". Its fame is international so you can see lots of tourists

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

You can believe locals and visitors alike when they shine praise on this baklava institution. After touring Turkey for two weeks, this baklava remains supreme. You can select your own, or go for a variety plate for around 7 lira. Seating is limited and is first come first serve, so try your best to stake out your spot. You order... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

When in Turkey, we ate Baklava everyday. Then a restaurant patron told us to come to this place for Baklava and he didn't disappoint us. We bought 2 kilos of baklava to take back and it was all gone within two weeks (there are only two of us). It was still as good as the day we bought it and... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

if you like to taste the real baklava in Istanbul, you should get there and try some types of Turkish baklava with Turkish tea or lemonade.

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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

found the description on our guide and tested it straight away. I couldn't recommend it more: all pastries are fantastic and there are many screens with a loop of images shot from the lab to the shop itself. The only thing I wouldn't recommend is the borek, as it can be found at higher levels in many other places

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The best traditional desert maker of Istanbul. Especially should try "havuch dilimi" baklava. All of desert so delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Realy great baklava and a lot of flavours if you want to taste different types of this traditional dish. Very friendly stuff.

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Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

The oldest establishment and the best baklava. They don't usr sweeteners, it's all honey. Amazing. First time having chocolate baklava, and don't really like baklava, until I had these. Now I'm hooked. Definitely a must visit whole in Istanbul.

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London, United Kingdom
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118 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

You want the best Baklava in Istanbul? Here it is! Absolutely delicious & completely indulgent, we didn't find better baklava anywhere! And we looked! It's generally fairly busy with locals & tourists alike, so be patient, it's completely worth any wait you might have!

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Pristina, Kosovo
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Every guide book and review outlet says that Karakoy Gulluoglu has the best Baklava in Istanbul. They are totally correct!! though they have outlets throughout the city, the best place to get them is at their main store, where they carry their entire line. If you go, I would highly recommend the chocolate baklava.

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Address: Mumhane Cad. No:171 Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 212 293 09 10
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
Cuisine: Dessert, Tea Room

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