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Cafe Cafen

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Coffee Shop, International, Turkish, Bistro
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Neyzen Tevfik Caddesi 178/A | Opposite Marina, Bodrum City 48400, Turkey
+902523163930
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8:00 am - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The proprietors, Galip and Meral Gür, are a family rooted in Bodrum eager...
The proprietors, Galip and Meral Gür, are a family rooted in Bodrum eager to have their new venue add a touch of chic to what Bodrum has to offer the visitor and resident.Open from 8:30 a.m. till half past midnight Café Cafen offers sumptuous Turkish breakfasts, sandwiches that you can concoct yourself if you wish, and a luscious menu that includes pastas, schnitzels, etc. We highly recommend home-made desserts prepared personally by Meral Gür and a cuppa selected from the “Passifica Coffee” brand of coffees served here.
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Visitor rating
  • 20
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
    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
Top Class Capuccino

Throw in some wifi and a cappuccino and the tourists are happy. To be fair, so are the locals. The only reason I am writing a review about this place. Is on the strength of the product. This place does superb coffee - really! It does a lot of other good things too. However, I only ever went... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Richard B
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Scenic view
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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34 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Throw in some wifi and a cappuccino and the tourists are happy. To be fair, so are the locals. The only reason I am writing a review about this place. Is on the strength of the product. This place does superb coffee - really! It does a lot of other good things too. However, I only ever went there for... More 

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Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is still way a head than any other places in Bodrum. After a long trip in Europe, I just remembered how much I missed having breakfast here. The welcoming staff gives a great start to the day. Also remember to try the aromatic coffee and the delicious deserts.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Well kept clean restaurant situated opposite Bodrum Marina. Menu offered a good choice of local dishes as well as international choices both for lunch and dinner all at very reasonable prices. Food was delicious and well presented - make sure you save room for home made desserts, chocolate brownie and tiramisu were excellent!

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A good lookin' place from outside. Service is also satisfying but sadly I can't tell the same thing for price/performance quality. Do not order meatballs.

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Istanbul
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

As a team we used to have our breakfasts in Cafe Cafen when we were racing at the Bodrum regattas. Not anymore. One Sunday we were here once again, 6-7 of us having full breakfasts outside under the umbrellas in the pavement. Than two of our friends walk in with their Kahve Dunyasi paper coffee cups and sit with us... More 

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Seckinkonaklar, Owner at Cafe Cafen, responded to this review

We do not mind our guests having breakfast inviting friends who have brought coffee from another place to join them until breakfast is finished. But what is not mentioned is that the friends went back to the other cafe and brought in a tray of more coffees to drink with their friends, which is not reasonable.Moreover, they were charged only... More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I ate here after recommendations from my friend and I wasnt dissapointed at all. The food was delicious!!! Fabolous atmosphere and something on the menu for everyone. Cafe Cafen located in really beautifull area in front of Bodrum marina, so if you will come to Bodrum by your own boat, is not far away to jump there for breakfast or... More 

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kos
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were in bodrum last week and we had the pasta Cafe Cafen it was the best we had in bodrum and then they served us fresh amazing lemonade. The owner welcome you like is your best friend. We will go back again. Thank you Galip for everything and for your hospitality

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Excellent place for an inexpensive meal. The choice is limited but the quality is very good. The service was very good and the location is excellent, directly opposite the Marina.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This was always busy so we wondered what we were missing. Went in for a coffee and got the biggest best coffee ever!! Nice lady and we got chatting to another couple who have been coming here for the past ten years!

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

This is a really nice place to escape the tourist haunts of Bodrum and enjoy excellent coffee and nice food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Neyzen Tevfik Caddesi 178/A | Opposite Marina, Bodrum City 48400, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Aegean Coast  >  Mugla Province  >  Bodrum  >  Bodrum City
  • Phone Number: +902523163930

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 17
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, International, Turkish, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Scenic view, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine

Description

The proprietors, Galip and Meral Gür, are a family rooted in Bodrum eager to have their new venue add a touch of chic to what Bodrum has to offer the visitor and resident.Open from 8:30 a.m. till half past midnight Café Cafen offers sumptuous Turkish breakfasts, sandwiches that you can concoct yourself if you wish, and a luscious menu that includes pastas, schnitzels, etc. We highly recommend home-made desserts prepared personally by Meral Gür and a cuppa selected from the “Passifica Coffee” brand of coffees served here.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:30 am
Monday
8:00 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:30 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:30 am
Friday
8:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:30 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?