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Recepusta

#5 of 2,155 Restaurants in Izmir
Certificate of Excellence
Turkish
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Ataturk Caddesi 364 | Izmir Kordon, Izmir, Turkey
0232 444 1978
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 87
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Best meat restaurant on Izmir Waterfront

Recep Usta is the best meat restaurant on Izmir Kordon. Their menu is full of delicious appetizesers and main courses.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Izmir, Turkey
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Izmir, Turkey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Recep Usta is the best meat restaurant on Izmir Kordon. Their menu is full of delicious appetizesers and main courses.

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Izmir, Turkey
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162 reviews 162 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Very large menu, every single one is so delicious. Meat is lamb and very high quality, fresh and very well cooked, spicy.. Definitely one of best restaurants in general. Place is an old historical Greek house. Has a big garden and could host hundreds of people at the same time without keeping them waiting long. Service is great, appetizers, all... More 

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This place speaks for it's self they have very good waiting staff and the food is cooked amazing you won't find a better place in Izmir that cooks meat this well the price well errrrr no so cheap but worth it.

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Paphos, Cyprus
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Best meal in Izmir: novel starters, spring lamb, frothy ayran! You choose the meat, all the rest comes automatically. Lively clientele, largely Turkish. And a walkable neighborhood.

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Bucharest, Romania
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97 reviews 97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

The dinner there reminded to me about the flourishing times of the turkish otoman empire! kebaps like nowere else, fantastic entree and on the top ... realy uniq AYRAN I was deligted by the guy who served the MIRA , espresso cofee grandmother and we found iresistible the baclava Amasing !

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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207 reviews 207 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I was taken here by some Turkish friends. The traditional Turkish food was delicious. In like Turkish food at the best of times but this was even better than usual. The vegetables, salads, meat dishes, yoghurt drinks etc were all wonderful. The setting is great too with a lovely atmosphere despite the very heavy rain outside. I thoroughly recommend this... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

u will have a good time,if u prefer..meat and the starters are very good,also average..especially family dinners and friends must prefer..service is good and dont have a parking problem

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Simple and great food, the staff and whole idea/philosophie of the place. The starters are great and the desert 'irmik helvasi'...we need more of these establishments that make you feel so welcome.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

this is one of the best restaurnat for turkish food. i really recommend the restaurant service is amazing and the staff very friendly

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Athens, Greece
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168 reviews 168 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

At the end of Kordonboyu (sea promenade) towards the harbor you will find this meat restaurant, housed in a beautiful old building (Greek house, one of the few that survived the 1922 Catastrophe of Smyrna...) with a lovely garden for outdoor dining! Birds, trees, lots of green and in between roomy tables and comfortable chairs! They are very well organised... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ataturk Caddesi 364 | Izmir Kordon, Izmir, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Aegean Coast  >  Izmir Province  >  Izmir
  • Phone Number: 0232 444 1978

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Turkish
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 10:30 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?