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Ciya Kebab

Carsi ici | Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“kebabs” (10 reviews)
“turkey” (3 reviews)
“asia side” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
$$ - $$$
Carsi ici | Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed May 26, 2017

3 of us had diner at Ciya. It was really good,especially lamb was delicious. prices for starters are a bit expensive. overall, very good restaurant

Thank EspressoMacchiato
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Located across the Bosphorous in Kadikoy - well within the market, this is a great restaurant. Casual, great service and traditional cuisine. While it is fairly highly rated on the travel web sites, it's not touristy at all. I had lunch here and was the...More

Thank glbtrvler
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

On a recent trip to Istanbul I tried a range of gourmet restaurants and a mix of more traditional low cost local fare - this restaurant falling into the latter category. Was fantastic - the range of menu items is amazing. Kebabs such as lamb...More

Thank Damien G
Reviewed November 23, 2015

Çiya restaurants have always been at the top of the recommended places to eat in IIstanbul.It is famous for its excellent range of Turkish cuisine and high quality of itsfood. Finally we had the chance to see that for ourselves. There were three of the...More

Thank Nilgün H
Reviewed October 3, 2015

As well as the traditional Turkish cuisine you can also find local Anatolian food from Black sea or southeastern regions of Turkey.It offers a lot of vegetarian dishes and can be a different choice rather than the meat based Turkish cuisine promoted for tourists. Nice...More

Thank ErkinOzel
Reviewed October 2, 2015

Went to what is apparently the new overflow Ciya (opposite the original) and had our best meal of 2015. So good we returned the next day. From the arrival of the "inflated" bread & cheesy dip to the final khave the food was without exception...More

Thank TedHeath
Reviewed September 8, 2015

we had a lovely dinner here: the service was very good and food came rather fast! everything was good and the staff very responsive!

Thank oana m
Reviewed July 15, 2015

The best kebab I had in town. Try the one with pistachio, which is delicious. Staff was a bit confused with the service, but everything went well in the end.

Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

very delicious and authentic food...fair prices and kind service also..will return here whenever i am in istanbul! try the desserts also!

Thank Googy2013
Reviewed May 28, 2015

Busy place for lunch in Kardikoy on the Asian side of Istanbul. Famous for its thin "Arabic" pizzas, kebabs and bread. Fast service and reasonable prices although I suspect you are paying extra for the reputation the place has.

Thank kmr1809
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carsi ici | Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
This kebab house is across the street from Ciya Sofrasi which I reviewed earlier. Part of three eateries owned by Musa bey, Ciya Kebab serves traditional and legacy kebabs of super tastes and flavors.
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