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Picante

#119 of 11,946 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Beyoglu
Mexican
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General Yazgan Sok. no 8/b | Asmalı mescit mah / Tünel /Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
+902122524753
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Delivery, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 139
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Crazy hot, do not eat just drink it ;-) perfect place to enjoy perfect food with perfect ambiance . We came here one monday night with my friends from where i work and everymoney that we spent worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2016
Haluk Cihat Ç
via mobile
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Started with the nachos and ordered both the guacamole and salsa. We could have made our meal from several orders of the chips and been happy. They toasted the chips and both the salsa and guac tasted homemade. The guac was our favorite. Enjoyed the chicken enchiladas. Beef chimichangas were a little different than what I was expecting but tasted... More 

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Thank Herb W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Crazy hot, do not eat just drink it ;-) perfect place to enjoy perfect food with perfect ambiance . We came here one monday night with my friends from where i work and everymoney that we spent worth it.

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Thank Haluk Cihat Ç
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Amazing food... Great flavor and a vibrant ambiance. Service was very fast. Small location but you know what They say.. Good things come in small packages!

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Thank Cgilly2786
Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Great ambience! Tiny, cozy little place. Excellent food. As an Californian I know what real Mexican food is. Their enchilada sauce was finger-licking good!

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Thank jazzyfreshhh
Bursa, Turkey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

This little restaurant is in the heart of the Istanbul night scene.. Friendly and swift service comes with delicious food. The place has only a few tables, so be sure to book your tables on busy nights.. It has also two tables overlooking the street.. Some loud conversations inside. Put it on your schedule..

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Thank Griee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Originally visited on my first trip to Istanbul in 2012; had great Tex-mex food and service. Came back and the food is still excellent; highly recommend the chicken chimichangas!!!

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Thank JCMC_Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

It was heavy rainy day!!so we had some trouble go there. But the food and service made us happy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

I loved this restaurant in first sight. Foods are delicious and music is great. If the prices were cheaper, I'd come here regularly

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Thank Onur E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Yummy food, friendly staff and nice atmosphere! Recommend it. We came here without knowing what to expect but were pleasantly surprised.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Small and cozy place, nice music and good food. If you like spicy it's fantastic but if you don't like so spicy be sure that the waiter get the info about it. ;) Good taste and presentation of the food but I was amazed none of them were Mexicans, at least not the ones we talk with, but seems they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: General Yazgan Sok. no 8/b | Asmalı mescit mah / Tünel /Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighborhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +902122524753

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Beyoglu

Neighborhood Profile
Beyoglu
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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