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Karakoy Lokantasi

Kemankes Cad. No : 37/A Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 292 44 55
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“grilled octopus” (22 reviews)
“liver” (12 reviews)
“pastrami” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 4:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kemankes Cad. No : 37/A Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is incredibly popular so a booking for the evening sitting is a must. The restaurant is beautiful inside. Try and snag a table downstairs where the atmosphere is better. We had a selection of mezze for starters which were delicious. The wine list...More

Thank BDBUnitedKingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time I.m going there and it's still one of he best place I.ve been in Istanbul. Food is fresh, tasty and choice is amazing. Service is very good and people are friendly. You have to book à table in advance, minimum 2 days before...More

Thank BULLIT92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Upscale, yet authentic and unpretentious food. This is a place to visit with a group or even solo like me. Everything was good!

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I advise that you book, I had a nice table at the entrance on the ground floor. We had grilled octopus my favourite, everything is else was really good. its a place where you will feel really comfortable taking a girl you like on a...More

Thank aaaldaoud13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elegant and supremely delicious, definitely a good date spot for a local Istanbulite! The upstairs seating was wonderful, the interiors were characterfully elegant, the wait staff where polite and very professional, and the food was delicious. I chose a bad day to go because I...More

Thank Gabrielle S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First things first, make sure you book in advance. We dropped in on a Friday lunchtime to book for Saturday evening as the restaurant was down the road from our hotel and we passed it on various occasions and made our mouths water and it...More

Thank Anisia85
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A good friend of mine traveled to Istanbul about 3 years ago. He is a foodie so I trust his recommendations. I made a reservation about 3 weeks in advance. When we got there, Sunday evening, the first floor was busy, but I saw they...More

Thank Lilianaic
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

This place is tooooo expensive. Ordinary food, terrible service and unbeleivable prices. There is nothing special. You may find similar dishes almost half price. Beware!

Thank CanKL
Reviewed September 17, 2017

We had two dinners here during our Istanbul trip - and the food and wine was very good on both occasions. Our waitress remembered us from the first time and she was friendly and efficient on both occasions. A nice place to eat.

Thank Charles K
Reviewed August 26, 2017

It was a good choice to go and have the last dinner in this restaurant that was not so far away actually from the hotel where I was staying at and the decoration inside catched my attention the night before while roaming around in the...More

Thank AsmaaJoe
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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Harold S
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $38
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kemankes Cad. No : 37/A Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Karakoy
  • Neighborhood: Karakoy
  • Phone Number: +90 212 292 44 55
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