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CUNDA BALIK RESTORANT

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Koy Yolu Sokak, No. 6/1, BostancI, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 216 380 59 89
Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Good for:
Doing business
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
aegean fish food in istanbul

On the asian side.it's cozy nice fish restaurant,salads of Aegea region(greek and turk).the ingredients are excellent and healthy. fresh fish at reasonable prices.they use pure olive oil,staff is pro and friendly.might want to reserve before going.Enjoy.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 12, 2014
nortahir
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Istanbul, Turkey
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Istanbul, Turkey
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

On the asian side.it's cozy nice fish restaurant,salads of Aegea region(greek and turk).the ingredients are excellent and healthy. fresh fish at reasonable prices.they use pure olive oil,staff is pro and friendly.might want to reserve before going.Enjoy.

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Arezzo, Toscana, Italy
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40 reviews 40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Very good meze and fresh fish. Comfortable place even if a little bit noisy. A mandatory stopover when I'm in Istanbul.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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157 reviews 157 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

food was amazing. wine list is limited but this is a raki place anyway. Their recommendations were good but waiters are always around tables and they listen. a little bit privacy might be better. they have a smoking section which is not freezing.

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Istanbul, Turkey
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

An establihment makes customers sure that thay will not visit again. Even this little fish restaurant has a decent service quality and let' say not bad food taste, will make you feel like a fool because of their price policy. Definitly you will stand up hungary if you do not want to spend a fortune. Unfriendly establishers.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

This restaurant is like as a home for me to have fish dinner in Istanbul. It is just beginning of Bagdat Street , it doesn't have a good sea view but if you want to taste the real delicious fishes and starters you must visit there. I could say it is the best one i have eaten in a lot... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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132 reviews 132 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
435 helpful votes 435 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

The location of Cunda Balık is not as exciting as the name 'Cunda' suggests, but the food quality is very satisfactory. Although Cunda Balık is within only 3-4 minutes walking distance from Bostancı port, it is located on a quiet side street which connects Bagdat Caddesi and the Quai. Regarding the food, the appetizers (meze) are very fresh and tasty,... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2011

As regular visitors to Cunda (Ayvalık) and the "mother" restaurant we were thrilled when this satellite branch opened. It is the place where Istanbullus go to eat with friends and to share one of Turkey's best cuisines with visitors. The quality of the Aegean dishes are exceptional, the seafood and fresh greens and herbs brought daily from Ayvalik. Let yourself... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2011

We took our family to Cunda the other night and all were impressed by the quality and preparation of the food. The selection of mezze was huge. We tried a cheese and walnut spread that was particularly delicious. Our calamari was grilled perfectly and very tender. We had a filleted, whole grilled bass that was simply prepared but succulent and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Koy Yolu Sokak, No. 6/1, BostancI, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90 216 380 59 89

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am

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