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Faros kebap

#125 of 12,215 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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237 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

A very testy and delecius food ..from the salads to the kebap. I suggest a highly servisability and a very freindly staff.

Thank Backer A
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191 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Faros kebap has some delicious food to enjoy, the service is nice and the environment really friendly.

Thank ArgMar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

I've just had some beautiful chicken cutlet, and ayran. Bread came for free. I highly recommend the kyunefe with some tea. All waiters were pleasent and spoke English. Thank you for our first wonderful experience in Istanbul!

Thank Симеон Т
Warsaw, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I went there because of proximity to the Taksim square and the TA rankings. In short, the food was okay - nothing really special, but also nothing bad. I had the pistachi kebap - the meat portion was ok but there were too few sides. Baklava - good. Starters - also ok. I don't know why it is so high... More 

Thank macieii

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $25
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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