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Selim Amca'nin Sofra Salonu

Ali Emiri Caddesi, Diyarbakir, Turkey
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Ranked #13 of 111 restaurants in Diyarbakir
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  • English first
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English first
kusadasi
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

Was in this restaurant with my friends 3 weeks ago wasn't busy and service was very good we had a nice mix salad and traditional food called icli kofte from on the house wich is very kind and best lamb I had in my life and very clean place recommended everybody..

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Chicago
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118 reviews 118 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

My meal started with an excellent soup - but a small portion. It was accompanied by a standard salad and the usual yogurt with pulses. The bread was not fresh. My main was lamb with rice - again nothing special. Service was efficient and English was spoken. No alcohol is served. The interior of the restaurant is reasonably smart -... More

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England
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

If you like lamb - and wonderful rice, this is a pace.. Perfect taste and comfortable clean restaurant with some class.

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England
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

I liked the freshness and the unique taste of the food. Most food not suitable for vegetarians.

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london
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102 reviews 102 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

Traditional kurdish food, adapted to Western taste, reasonably price,highly recommended. Try the special dish Kaburga!,

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Moscow, Russia
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122 reviews 122 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

This restaurant has a strong reputation in Turkey for the best kaburga dolma (stuffed lamb ribs). Its origin is in Diyarbakir but they also have a branch in Istanbul. When I lived in Istanbul I was invited several times to eat there to enjoy this special dish. Once in Diyarbakir, we did not have any doubt where to eat dinner... More

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Istanbul-Turkey
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334 reviews 334 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
509 helpful votes 509 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2011

Surprisingly, there aren't too many decent restaurants in this big city. Kaburgaci Selim Amca is one of the few ones. It does not have anything special other than its special local dishes, mainly "kaburga dolması". The meals are too heavy for those who are not used to those tastes but it still worths a try. The place is extremely cheap.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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42 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2010

This restaurant is very well known for its karburga dolmasi - so good that the formula has been replicated in its branches in Istanbul & Mardin and copied by other restaurants in South East Turkey. For your 25TL you get a lentil soup, steamed icli kofte and the kaburga dolma; rice is steamed within the ribcage of a lamb, the... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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174 reviews 174 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2010

Conveniently located across from the historic city walls outside the city gates , the restaurant is famous for its stuffed rib . We took a set menu and served very delicious lentil soup - Ezo Gelin, followed by içli köfte - local specialty - herbed and spiced minced meat covered in a bulgur pastry and steamed . Along with main... More

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Istanbul
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2010

Went in May 2010. A friend and I had the only available option, the set menu for 25 TL ($17), which involved ezo gelin soup (a spiced lentil soup), arugula salad, icli kofte (a round pastry with ground lamb meat inside), kuburga (lamb on the bone) on rice, and irmik helvasi (a tahini-based sweet) for dessert. Food was nothing special.... More

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