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“Best Meal in Istanbul!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Semazen Restaurant

Semazen Restaurant
Alemdar Mah. Ticarethane Sk, No:11 Divanyolu Cad., Istanbul 34410, Turkey (Sultanahmet - Old City)
+90 212 522 8486
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Ranked #60 of 10,932 restaurants in Istanbul
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood, Turkish, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Sultanahmet - Old City
Description: A unique view of Ayasofya, Sultanahmet a region full of naturalness are careful not to taste the most delicious international cuisine to our customers.
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Best Meal in Istanbul!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Thank you Semazen, you gave me the best meal that I had in Istanbul.
The food was very tasty & I was not at all disappointed, as I was with several other restaurants.
Keep up the good work & I'll look forward to coming back again next year!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ozkanoscar, Yönetici at Semazen Restaurant, responded to this review, January 2, 2014
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Dear guest
Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your
recent visit to Semazen Restaurant
It is our pleasure to know all your expectations were exceeded and
you were satisfied with our best kebab and friendly service

we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future

Semazen Restaurant Kebab&Grill
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San Antonio, New Mexico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Everyone should try it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

One of the best experiences ever. The restaurant is beautiful and tha ambience was so inviting. I was impressed with the wait staff and employees there. Everyone was so friendly and helping. Our waiter was the best, Ozkan I believe his name was. His friendly personalitity, smile and service made us want to go back. I recommend this restaurant to anyone. Our meal was a delight. Thanks, Santa :))

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ozkanoscar, Yönetici at Semazen Restaurant, responded to this review, January 2, 2014
Semazen Restaurant Kebab&Grill
Dear guest
Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your
recent visit to Semazen Restaurant
It is our pleasure to know all your expectations were exceeded and
you were satisfied with our best kebab and friendly service

we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future

Semazen Restaurant Kebab&Grill
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Bursa, Turkey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Delicious, great setting and reasonable prices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Having visited Istanbul during Bayram we went here after a friend had recommended it to us. A great choice, the food was fresh and delicious, we had 3 starters and and 2 mains between us and I cannot complain at all. Traditional Turkish food at it's best with a good Turkish wine. Service was excellent, friendly and prompt. The setting just off the main road in Sultanahmet meant that the area was buzzing, the atmosphere was great. Will definitely be going back!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ozkanoscar, Yönetici at Semazen Restaurant, responded to this review, January 2, 2014
Semazen Restaurant Kebab&Grill
Dear guest
Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your
recent visit to Semazen Restaurant
It is our pleasure to know all your expectations were exceeded and
you were satisfied with our best kebab and friendly service

we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future

Semazen Restaurant Kebab&Grill
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Our little group of 4 had an excellent meal at this friendly restaurant on 5 Sept 2013. enjoying a free bottle of great wine! We went back the following evening! Again outstanding - we will go again when visiting Istanbul. To be recommended strongly.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ozkanoscar, Yönetici at Semazen Restaurant, responded to this review, January 2, 2014
Semazen Restaurant Kebab&Grill
Dear guest
Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your
recent visit to Semazen Restaurant
It is our pleasure to know all your expectations were exceeded and
you were satisfied with our best kebab and friendly service

we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future

Semazen Restaurant Kebab&Grill
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Excellent and friendly service! Very nice experience.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Very nice service and excellent theatre with one of the specialities. Makes you feel really comfortable. I was not sure about the meat in my pitta- would bat it was lamb - however very well done so finally I didn't really address it. Great experience on the last night in Istanbul! :-)

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Ozkanoscar, Yönetici at Semazen Restaurant, responded to this review, January 2, 2014
Semazen Restaurant Kebab&Grill
Dear guest
Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your
recent visit to Semazen Restaurant
It is our pleasure to know all your expectations were exceeded and
you were satisfied with our best kebab and friendly service

we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future

Semazen Restaurant Kebab&Grill
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