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Hatay Restaurant

Bagdat Caddesi, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 216 361 33 57
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“chicken” (8 reviews)
“hummus” (5 reviews)
“sea food” (2 reviews)
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Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Bagdat Caddesi, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has enough advertising backing it up. We met with locals who tried to steer us away as this is very touristy. They took us to some very nice and great tasting local restaurants. But before we left, we gave into our desire and...More

Thank hebkram
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good menu choice, good prices, good service and great food. Ice location too, not too crowded but not in a back street either. Don't miss it

Thank witneytraveller
Reviewed May 18, 2018

My wife and I ate at the Hatay Grill during a 5-day visit to Istanbul. It was opposite our hotel and we decided to eat there after being hounded for a couple of evenings by the owner, who was a real character. It was a...More

Thank Richard_Harpum
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Very nice street restaurant with very friendly staff and excellent food!!! You can chose warm or cold place, the tables and chairs are comfortable and the service is great! They even provide blankets when the weather requires them! Excellent and recommendable!

Thank Lala77ro
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

For our first day in Istanbul we went to this restaurant and we were disappointed by the quality of the food. The portions are also very small, the rice was not well cooked and the meat of the adana kabab was very spicy... The service...More

Thank Achraf M
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Last time i ate here was 3 years ago but quality is still great; and you get perfect value for your money A piegand writers restaurant for moderate pricing Still one of my favorites innIstanbul

Thank 384aartjan
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Busy place just off the main tourist stream. Ordered Sultans Secret and what a secret it is. Fantastic tasting lamb caserole on a bed of egplant pure with some bechamel sauce (own guess of the secret). Great food and very friendly staff. Ask for Serdar...More

1  Thank Raymond-Ibolya
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Ahmet served us in a very polite and, in the same time, friendly, with tasty food and delicios tea and sweets. Teceker ederim! Catalin

Thank Catalin C
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Really nice place with taking dinner, personal is friendly. We have tasted a few dishes such as hot pot and sea foods

Thank shamim_ru
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Sat outside under the heaters on New Years Day evening. Staff were very friendly and attentive. Had humus and spicy tomato as starters with fresh bread - both were excellent. My wife had the Chefs Special vegetarian meal which was a veggie stew with grilled...More

Thank HappyGilmore1969
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stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
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prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bagdat Caddesi, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighborhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 216 361 33 57
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