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Babel Cafe Restaurant

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Fri, 5/24
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Cafe, Mediterranean, Turkish
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely wonderful. The owner personally showed us to our seats. Inside is beautiful and has AC. The owner explained the menu to us. He’s such a nice man. The food was so delicious. The sampler was so big we got filled up and had to...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank K685WTrachelf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Babel has good food friendly staff and the best music in town. Never been disappointed here. Highly recommended. Try the mezze plate!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank NLculi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent home made food. I was exactly looking for a place like this, with typical cuisine and reasonable prices. You feel very welcome here, staff appreciate every single customer. They are extremely frindly and are able to tell you moe about the menu.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank _86neumann_leon86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best meals we had in Istanbul, delicious mezze and kofte, great for a lighter lunch. Loved the ambience of the place too. Reasonably priced and tasty

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Izzysaunders
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in Babel on recommendation from our friends, and it’s a great small place. It’s little restaurant near Taxim with great local cuisine and great staff. Prices are very affordable and everything is great. Definitely recommended to visit.

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank gbratim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint little eatery, with the oldest swinger in town DJ’ing 😆 Fabulous food reasonably priced and very friendly staff👍👍👍

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank JS-JN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I's a cosy, intimate place, it looks like a small French or Italian bistrot, located between Taksim Square and Kabataş. in the most authentic corner of the city, the neighborhood of Cihangir, with its narrow streets, and street cafes. Incredible service, high quality and fresh...More

Date of visit: April 2019
3  Thank dapper777
ferdaatbakan, Yönetici at Babel Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

İt is with such a huge pleasure that we are reading your amazing review. Thank you for all the details that you mentioned, We are glad you enjoyed being in our restaurant. Having such guests with great energy always gives us a good feeling and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We passed by this place last night after dining at another restaurant and stopped for a "nightcap" and we're so impressed with the atmosphere and staff that we booked it for dinner earlier tonight and were so glad we did. It's was perfect in so...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ianx17489
ferdaatbakan, Yönetici at Babel Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

İt is with such a huge pleasure that we are reading your amazing review. Thank you for all the details that you mentioned, We are glad you enjoyed being in our restaurant. Having such guests with great energy always gives us a good feeling and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very nice, the staff really friendly and the prices very good. I certainly recommend it.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank dionusia21
Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

In the middle of busy Taksim we have found this beautiful quiet oasis with very nice traditional cousine. The owner was really friendly and explained the origins of his food menu. The food was amazing and prepared on-site with love. Higly reccomend!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Mirjana_Cica
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Nearby
Beyoglu
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
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nharet
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Hello, Yes we do have 2 baby chairs.
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Response from alessndracm | Reviewed this property |
We were there at 11 pm , leaving after midnight.
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August 7, 2017|
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Response from Snompi | Reviewed this property |
Yep very close to Taksim square, maybe 10-15 minutes walk
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