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Karakoy Lokantasi


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Local cuisine, Seafood, Mediterranean, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly

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$25 - $38
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Seafood, Mediterranean, Turkish
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed January 3, 2020

Worst service I Have ever seen. They don’t know what they have in their menu. Terrible place and worst place

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank kaana795
Reviewed January 1, 2020

We came here because it was recommended by a local but it felt rather touristy and trendy for sure. The food was very good but the service was subpar and the menu prices are on the more expensive side. They forgot some of our orders...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank REDinNYC
Reviewed January 1, 2020 via mobile

An amazing experience, the food awesome served with passion exceeding all expectations! We were fed to fullness and our palates were even better satisfied! Îbrahim was our super host that tried the most! A definite must!

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank 711laraf
Reviewed December 31, 2019 via mobile

Managed to score a dinner table on NYE, the place was busy preparing for diners coming in for the NYE celebration and still took time off to honour their staff by taking a group photo. The menu has a good selection of salad, cold and...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank KahChin
Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

best of All types of the turkish food. excellent service.. start with the fresh daily made mezes mainly with olive oil. Do not miss the koftes and the blue fish as main dishes if you are drinking Raki. finish with a selection of classical turkish...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank turgaygonensin
Reviewed December 28, 2019 via mobile

This is by far the best restaurant in Karaköy. We went there for lunch, all the classic Turkish dishes were done so perfectly and price is also super reasonable. I love the fried silver fish and Sultan Delight and the desert. It is not easy...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank chooeeh
Reviewed December 12, 2019 via mobile

We had a business meeting and had lunch at this place. Very cosy restaurant in the Kadiköy district. The place got packed half an hour after opening by local people who came for lunch. Food was very good. Good prices. Only minus is that there...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Riaz1603
Reviewed December 6, 2019 via mobile

Excellent! We all fell in love with this place. Though it was not an immediate hit with our kids — there’s no kid-centric food on the menu. But our smart server recommended the tiny meat dumplings, which were a huge hit immediately. And we all...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed October 30, 2019 via mobile

Food and service are fantastic. Value for money. Easy to find, too. Best calamari i have eaten. Dishes made with fresh ingredients.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Buyer333
Reviewed October 29, 2019 via mobile

If you’re a meat eater then this is a very good place to try some authentic Turkish cuisine in a nice interior, pleasant atmosphere and reasonable prices. I particularly recommend the çitir manti (crispy beef dumpling) but for non-meat eaters the cold meze selections were...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Sitting pretty with an age-old air about it, Karakoy
is situated on the European side of the Bosphorus at
the mouth of the Golden Horn. Perhaps the city’s most
historically significant area, it’s currently one of
the most happening parts of town as well. Here street
vendors and alfresco fish restaurants line the banks
of the Horn where the views of major attractions
across the water rival Karakoy’s own key attractions,
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September 1, 2017|
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Response from Maya K | Reviewed this property |
Just call them, but make sure you do it at least 2-3 days in advance. No way to get the table without prior booking.
June 7, 2015|
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Response from GokhanTercan | Reviewed this property |
Phone number of Karakoy Lokantasi is +90 212 292 4455
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