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Dafne Restaurant

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Karyagdi St. Nr.20-Guvenlik,Cankaya, Ankara, Turkey
+90 312 4402520
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
In this restaurant last summer with a TON OF MONEY

This reastaurant is a status place in Ankara. I mean if you want to see and to be seen with some eminent people both Turkish and foreign in a so-called "up-scale" restaurant" in one of the "up-SCALE" neighborgoods in Ankara. Other than than do not waste your money, time and energy here. But if... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
AladdinsGenie
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
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23 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
592 helpful votes 592 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This reastaurant is a status place in Ankara. I mean if you want to see and to be seen with some eminent people both Turkish and foreign in a so-called "up-scale" restaurant" in one of the "up-SCALE" neighborgoods in Ankara. Other than than do not waste your money, time and energy here. But if you have a big group and... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

As a fan of Antakya cuisine, I love this place. Of course some of the dishes are not exactly like those you'd eat in Antakya, but overall I'm very happy to have this restaurant in Ankara. Whenever we go, the food is fresh and tasty. The staff is helpful and nice. I remember one time not being able to decide... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I would recomend for people to go both in summer and winter. In the summer you sit under the trees next to a pool. In the winter you sit in the second floor of an old Ankara house. The food is very good and mostly it is from Antakya region. Do not go without a reservation.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

We only spoke English but they worked with us. Menu had pictures and many options. They gave a complimentary fruit desert also.

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Ankara, Turkey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

First of all, I should say that I've had the opportunity to eat in Antakya many many times and thus, have a vast knowledge of the local cuisine. Now, we initially ordered a meze platter (8 types of meze) and I'm afraid none was good. Then, we had kibbeh bi's-siniyyeh (minced meat inside bulgur), which was very dry with no... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

Wonderful garden! So romantic! We loved the snacks nad "Karides Guvec" (Shrimps). But make sure there is no wedding celebration at the day...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2008

I give this restaurant 5 STARS, for some reason it wouldn't let me rate it as a 5. In 2006 my husband and I married in Ankara, Dafne Restaurant offered us a 5 star meal on our wedding night. It was a beautiful and delicious meal. We were treated so special and we appreciate your hospitality so very much. Thank... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2007

delicious food, nice Mediterranean cuisine

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Karyagdi St. Nr.20-Guvenlik,Cankaya, Ankara, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Ankara Province  >  Ankara
  • Phone Number: +90 312 4402520

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Turkish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating

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