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SAYLA MANTI

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Bahariye caddesi nailbey sokak no:32 KadIkoy / ISTANBUL, Istanbul, Turkey
0216 336 26 75
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great manti

Very good food, nice music and very very kind staff, really very good, good prices also, really highly recommended. Try manti.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 22, 2015
Hakanotyildiz
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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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76 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Very good food, nice music and very very kind staff, really very good, good prices also, really highly recommended. Try manti.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Mantı (generally called "turkish ravioli" with toppings), Cig Borek (fried pastry filled and cooked with minced meat), Tursu (pickles of various vegetables with sour taste), Ayran (buttermilk), the favorite 4 some. Those have very important place in turkish local food, consumed in every home and occasion. Sayla has a very good reputition among the similars because they are performing the... More 

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Versailles, Kentucky
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155 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I was lured to this restaurant for lunch one day by the very good reviews. While it was OK, it was definitely nothing special. If you happen to be in the area, I suppose it's as good an any. But don't make a special trip to eat here. If you want pasta, go to an Italian restaurant.

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Thank turneraw
Alamogordo, New Mexico
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93 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

You would be foolish to miss an opportunity to eat here. There is "Manti" in other places of Istanbul, but it's usually just boiled pasta with yogurt sauce. At this place they serve you these wonderful pasta pieces filled with succulent lamb and topped with a yogurt sauce that has been haunting me since I left Istanbul.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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112 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Definitely the best mantı of Istanbul. Try it with red pepper, dried mint and butter sauce. You can also try "Cig borek" with meat. For a complete meal you pay 10 euro maximum.

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Thank gizemshakar
Dana Point, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

After living in Istanbul and numerous visits back...I never miss a chance to eat at Sayli Manti. They offer a limited but specialized menu. The Manti I s homemade and so delicious you will be anticipating your next visit! You must order the Manti with garlic and pastry with a little meat inside. You will not be disappointed!

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rimini
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125 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

I was curios of trying Manti so i decised to try them in a place that was trending on Foursquare. then, i ended up in this place. it is clean, not fancy, but the stuff is nice. Even though I discoverd Manti are not my favourite turkish plate, these handmade Manti were awesome. Approved

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1 Thank ilovetagliatelle
Istanbul
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013 via mobile

I have had my turkish manti experiences here and certainly a good place.clean,reasonable prices, friendly service.not a posh place but good taste

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Thank gezenadam
Denizli, Turkey
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

Eaten at at least 50 manti places, most of which, like this, do not stand out in the crowd. Garlic flavor was nice in the yogurt sauce, but piped in muzak and namless pictures of old people on the wall did nothing to help the dreary atmosphere of the stark white painted storefront.

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1 Thank Louis H
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109 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

Great restaurant. Manti is awesome and so are the pickles. Nice staff and great location.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bahariye caddesi nailbey sokak no:32 KadIkoy / ISTANBUL, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: 0216 336 26 75

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Turkish

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