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Fishmekan

#4,628 of 11,197 Restaurants in Istanbul
#4,860 of 11,653 Places to Eat in Istanbul
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arnavutkoy, Istanbul, Turkey
3585158
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
One of the best fish restaurants in...

One of the best fish restaurants in Istanbul for sure. I always take my guests (who come to Istanbul for a visit) to this restaurant. I've been almost all of the time very satisfied and I would definetely recommend it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2010
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012 via mobile

I have had a lot of dinner in Turkey and I can assure that this is the worst restaurant I have ever been. 60€ for somme small starters and a main dish with tuo small bluefish. Everybody was smoking and The windows were then opened and considering outside temperature for sure not a nice sensation. I have given my coat... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2010

A very expensive seafood restaurant not worth the price. Avoid this hype trendy place, there are much better fish restaurants in Istanbul that will cost you half of what you will pay here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2010

One of the best fish restaurants in Istanbul for sure. I always take my guests (who come to Istanbul for a visit) to this restaurant. I've been almost all of the time very satisfied and I would definetely recommend it.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2010

Food: average quality seafood Service: poor/average Value: expensive for the quality and service you get Atmosphere: very tight in between tables

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2008

Excellent Food, Excellent Atmosphere, very nice se wiew and good service

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2007

I can give an order if you want...

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Additional Information about Fishmekan

Address: arnavutkoy, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: 3585158
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
Average Prices: USD 40 - 100
Cuisine: Seafood

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  • Address: arnavutkoy, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
  • Neighborhood: Besiktas
  • Phone Number: 3585158

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 100
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Seafood

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Besiktas
In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather wealthy neighborhood and discover a rich mix of opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s waterways are to its rich history, there's the frenetic Besiktas ferry terminal or the city’s most vibrant fish market to explore. For a timeout of metropolitan proportions, head to the bucolic Yildiz Park or the chic Bosphorus-side fishing village of Ortakoy. Attractions such as the grandiose Dolmabahce Palace and a bevy of other stately residences await admiration. To be sure, this large and not overly touristy swath of Istanbul yields plenty of pleasure for all.
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