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Akdeniz Hatay Sofrasi

#152 of 12,208 Restaurants in Istanbul
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Fener & Balat
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Ahmediye Cad. No:44/A Fatih 34091 | On Adnan Menderes Boulevard, Next to Historia Shopping Centre, Istanbul 34080, Turkey
2124447247
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8:30 am - 11:50 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 11:50 pm
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Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good restaurants , the food is the best in Istanbul, the service is fast and good , little expensive

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Thank SaeedAlwani
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

مطعم رائع بجميع المقاييس: استقبال حار ، خدمة راقية، طعام لذيذ ، أسعار معقولة. ينبغي زيارة هذا المطعم في إسطنبول ! Nice restaurant, good reception, Superior service, delicious food, reasonable prices. Must visit this restaurant in Istanbul !

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Thank Parfums E
Florida
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I had an interesting dinner here. Our group ordered chicken and lamb. It was interesting to see how the wait people using hammer to crack open the burning housing which contains grilled chicken over rice inside. For the lamb dish, it offers better entertainment. The waitpeople unseal pots that contains hot lamb stew and pour out to a plate to... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

As well known turkish breakfast is probably most rish in the world))) There many places in İstanbul where at weekend morning you can have limitless all inclusive service. But here breakfast was really great, not standart, served with original local meals of Hatay province. Dont need to be afraid to try smth unusual, for example Hatay sweets - eggplant or... More 

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Thank MiyStambul
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Very good authentic Turkish food specialising in cuisine from the Hatay region around Antakya (Antioch). Friendly and efficient service and a lovely relaxed atmosphere. The food was delicious - the mezze - Humus, Mutebbel & Sarma Ici was fresh and tasty and the main course - Deveci Cerra Kebap (Lamb slow cooked in a ceramic pot) was memorably served by... More 

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Pisa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I guess this is not the maximum you can find talking about Turkish food but I think the place can give a fare idea and taste of the local food traditions. We had a salad and 3 or 4 different starters, than kofta by the meter and stewed sheep with traditional rice. My friends had baklawa. All was of more... More 

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Thank candacaccia
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

This restaurant specialises in cuisine from the Hatay region. If you are looking for authentic Turkish food this is the place for you. Everything was delicious. We also got to experience the hospitality of the waiters. We saw a salt incrusted chicken dish served while still alight, another casserole with flames and a metre long skewer of kebab carefully served... More 

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Alexandria, Egypt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We had reservation for dinner. Everything was well organized. The meal we reserved was ready. We enjoyed our dinner very much. It will one of our periority next visit. We recommend the Deveci Tuzda Tavuk with Ayran for drink and Antakya kunefe dessert. Enjoy

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Thank Hosam M
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

Man, do these guys serve lovely food there... I myself have had a plate of roasted beef on hummus and a salad with walnuts and pomegranate vinegar; my friend had this sultan platter, everything was absolutely gorgeous and if I weren't so full, I'd definitely go for a dessert. I am almost sure that the delicious hot(as if just from... More 

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Thank Nikolay Y
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

We went just to eat kunefe and it was really good. Then we had Turkish coffee and tea. The service is fast and good. Only the restaurant smells a lot, there should be better air condition.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $25
Cuisine
Turkish, Halal, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Reservations, Valet Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 11:50 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 11:50 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 11:50 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 11:50 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 11:50 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 11:50 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 11:50 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ahmediye Cad. No:44/A Fatih 34091 | On Adnan Menderes Boulevard, Next to Historia Shopping Centre, Istanbul 34080, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Fener & Balat
  • Neighborhood: Fener & Balat
  • Phone Number: 2124447247

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Staying in Fener & Balat

Neighborhood Profile
Fener & Balat
This sleepy and rather socially conservative area of Istanbul hosts a small but thriving Jewish community, the patriarchate of the Eastern Orthodox Church, and some of the most beautiful churches and Christian art in the world. Much of what’s most interesting to witness in Fener and Balat sits between the surviving ancient city walls of Constantinople and the serene shores of the Golden Horn. Despite the many splendid sights, historic attractions, stunning vistas, and warm Turkish welcome, the area remains largely unperturbed by the tourist trade that characterizes the atmosphere in nearby Sultanahmet and around the Grand Bazaar. Travelers that like to explore off the beaten track will reap big rewards for making the effort to visit this low-key part of town.
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