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Faros kebap

#118 of 12,280 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Kocatepe Mahallesi Sehit Muhtar Caddesi 28/A | Talimhane, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 2122503356
8:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 1:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here on Sunday evening, ordered faros salad, kebab kofte and some other stuff. Everything was absolutely fine and tasty. Personnel keeps up the good atmosphere and are positive, not trying to sell you anything. Worth visiting , especially given many low quality cafes in the area. Thank you guys.

Thank Arcadiy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the suggestion of our hotel along with the good reviews on Trip Advisor, my husband and I along with a few others on our tour went to Faro's for our first dinner in Istanbul. We were not disappointed! Everyone loved the food and friendly service. Just the fact that they were one of the only restaurants in this busy... More 

Thank Rockport4
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's very delicious and very good price ,,, we ate steak its was very good and the salad was amazing

Thank Batool S
Dresden, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Faros is a nice and down-to-earth kebab house which offers good steaks, pides, and kebabs at very reasonable prices. The waiters are attentive, the food is fresh and comes quickly, and the prices are moderate. Commendable!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

One of the best cuisines that I've tried in Istanbul, taksim district Cozy atmosphere Relaxing Good service & clean We tried lahmajun the best taste so far is here... Desserts are good needs more variety that's all... Ps:they have WiFi

Thank Feda' S
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I went there because the reciptionist in my hotel recommend it for me. I can say the food was good, cabap and pastry. But i cant recommend it to other people as they can find easily better than it

Thank Sa S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and good service. Cosy restaurant, nice location, and good drinks. One of the rare restaurants who don't bother you while eating and prices are very fair compared to portions presented

Thank Mohammad N
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Faros Kebap is really close to the Taksim Plaza. Around this area there are many different kind of restaurants. In most of these You can eat the same things like Kebap, salads or chicken. We went to Faros without knowing the feedbacks. As we walked in we must wait for 5 minutes. The Service staff gave us after these 5... More 

Thank Chris K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

I had some good steak there. The prices are not very expensive, and their food is good. It wasn't perfect, but it was good so overall 8/10 as i wished the stake would be more juicy, but i left there a happy customer

Thank Omar R
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

I visited Faros because of the good reviews, the experience was amazing. The staff were extremely nice and recommended me nice dish, the taste is as excellent as the presentation.. I really enjoyed this meal and I strongly recommend the restaurent.. I will definitely eat there again

Thank dvsawafta

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $25
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 1:00 am
8:30 am - 1:00 am
8:30 am - 1:00 am
8:30 am - 1:00 am
8:30 am - 1:00 am
8:30 am - 1:00 am
8:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kocatepe Mahallesi Sehit Muhtar Caddesi 28/A | Talimhane, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighborhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +90 2122503356
Traditional tastes of the Turkish cuisine are finding life with original presentation!Our experienced and friendly employees are ready to serve you 7 days a week between 08:00 and 01:00 with the enthuasiasm to make you live the turkish hospitality.The most delicious samples of East and Southeast Anatolia, from shashlik to beyti, from gavurdagı to kunefe, are been prepared with a service of high quality and experience of Faros.Taste of our foods and interior design will tempt you. In Faros Kebap, which is an oasis for people who love meat,you can organize your business lunch or dinner, make reservations for your special days.

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Staying in Beyoglu

Neighborhood Profile
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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