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Sultanahmet Koftecisi

Alemdar Mahalle, Divanyolu Caddesi 12A, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 520 05 66
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“kofte” (223 reviews)
“meatballs” (190 reviews)
“salad” (124 reviews)
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10:30 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Barbecue, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Alemdar Mahalle, Divanyolu Caddesi 12A, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

MEAT IS TASTELESS AND VERY GREASY. Lentil soup was really delicious. There are better places to eat.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Traveler634038
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must visit restaurant on your trip if you value cuisines built with rich history. The recipe of this kafta delicacy which has been preserved over 100 years and taken off the menu of royal family.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tirthaa
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Only soup was good, kofte (meat balls) were not well done fried red inside and not tasty at all. They have not even tea, that's really strange for Turkey

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Игорь А
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

We came here as the "meal stop" during the free Turkish Airlines TourIstanbul tour. We walked up to the top floor and a basket of bread and the bean salad was already on the table. After having walked 15k steps we were ready to eat!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank calkenneth
Reviewed November 1, 2018

We came to Sultanahmet Koftecisi for the famous meatball. We ordered the Kofte (meatball) and the kebap as recommended by so many people. In our opinion, the food taste ok but not great. If you like to try local food ,it might be a good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Odyssey818833
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

They have only 2-3 different dishes and its all meat, so as a vegetarian i ate only the rice pudding. Had to accompany my partner who eats meat and wanted to try this place and all he did was complain. We been eating in many...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ancelikh
Reviewed October 21, 2018

A reasonably priced place for grilled meatballs, salads etc in Sultanahmet , used mainly by locals, restricted menu.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Refuser
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Banging Fresh, decent and cheap Simple menu and delicious food and fast service Defiantly going again

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dannybaker30
Reviewed September 29, 2018

This is an old place and you can sense this from the décor and the atmosphere. Their menu is about a page with very limited option. However, their Kebab is the best in Istanbul and the chicken shish as well. Their prices are very reasonable.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank hhmattar
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Well situated in the heart of Istanbul with plentiful customers. Top cuisine it is not but the rather restricted menu is not bad. Everyone gets a huge pile of bread for starters. The service is incredibly quick. I would describe it as a Turkish “greasy...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank johnramsay735
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
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
$5 - $12
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:15 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:15 PM
10:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alemdar Mahalle, Divanyolu Caddesi 12A, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighborhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 520 05 66
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