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Sardunya Karakoy

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Meclisi Mebusan Caddesi # 22, Istanbul, Turkey
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Istanbul, Turkey
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sardunya is a nice restaurant with very good food. The panorama is fantastic. Though the prices seem a little bit high similar restaurants have nearly the same prices.

Thank eumsrenan
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I believe you will enjoy location and Foods . Prices Are little bit high ; but , not too much . Basically , most of the Good restaurants have similar Price level in Istanbul . This month is sardine month and They have very Good frying sardine ...

Thank Huseyin Selami C
Istanbul, Turkey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, fantastic ambiance however a bit expensive for lunch. Can be a good choice for both business and romantic evening but book a table. Try the sea bass on spinach.

Thank omrynhn
Beirut, Lebanon
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167 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We were there for a wedding.. We reached early before the sunset.. We enjoyed the view.. But it was raining heavily and the staff did not accept to allow the taxi to drop us at the door so we had to walk under the rain! The food was nice and the service was good..

Thank Christine E
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

We had dinner at this place based on the recommendation of a local friend. The menu is not extensive but the mix of (extensive cold and hot) mezzes, seafood & fish, and, meat should satisfy normal desires. The list of local Turkish wines is good and worth a try! The food was really well prepared - if you are not... More 

1 Thank MartinVIE
çiğdem A, Yönetici at Sardunya Karakoy, responded to this review

Mr. Martin, Thank you for your lovely comments. More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

I really like the seafood and the service of the restaurant. The Bosphorus view is remarkable in the restaurant. I advise to make a reservation before visiting it. Levrek marine is very nice meze

2 Thank baranozturkcu
çiğdem A, Yönetici at Sardunya Karakoy, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. We would like to see you again. More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We spent an evening here to enjoy the view of the Bosphorus. And, of course, we chose fish for dinner. Personally, I think the restaurant is a little too polished to me. But that is of course a matter of taste. Very good fish. And a fin view. But not a place I would visit again

1 Thank pegevang
çiğdem A, Yönetici at Sardunya Karakoy, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. We would like to see you again. More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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232 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

If you go to Tophane area yo must visit this nice place. We have visited in the first days of December. We have ordered hummus for appetizer. Then also ordered fried zucchini and calamary. We have also eaten borek with pastrami. We have eaten minekop (corb) fillet as main course. Except calamary everything was delicious. Calamary was fried too much... More 

2 Thank KanGurular
çiğdem A, Yönetici at Sardunya Karakoy, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. We would like to see you again. More 

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We were given a waterfront table with a beautiful view of the Bosphorus and the ships passing by. We ordered several different fresh fish entrees and all were pleased with their dinners. Others hat our table ordered lamb and enjoyed their meals as well. We were the only non Turks at Sardunya. If we had more time in Istanbul we... More 

1 Thank SuQue
çiğdem A, Yönetici at Sardunya Karakoy, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. We would like to see you again. More 

Mashhad, Iran
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were a group of 8 families that reserved Sardunya for lunch.we had taken most of the restaurant to ourselves. This restaurant has a very beautiful seafront location which is decorated by beautiful red flower plants. The appetizers or mezes were nicely decorated in a dish and were delicious.Most of us ordered grilled sea bass fish for main course. It... More 

5 Thank Saeed S
çiğdem A, Yönetici at Sardunya Karakoy, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. We would like to see you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Mediterranean, Seafood, Turkish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meclisi Mebusan Caddesi # 22, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Karakoy
  • Neighborhood: Karakoy
  • Phone Number: 902122491092

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Karakoy

Neighborhood Profile
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, such as the iconic 14th century Galata Tower and the Museum of Modern Art. A major hub for local and international waterborne traffic, Istanbul’s commercial and maritime heritage remains as relevant and evident as ever in Karakoy. Commuter ferries mingle with luxury cruise liners at its busy port, ensuring a continuously cosmopolitan flow of people..
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