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#263 of 5,522 Turkish in Istanbul
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$20 - $34
Turkish, Middle Eastern
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Vegetarian Friendly
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0.1 miles from Hagia Sophia Museum
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Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

This place provides a warm friendly environment. The servers were professional and they were quick to serve you. The food was good and they provide large portions. It truly is a hidden gem.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

Basic but sensational food and service. We had Salad, Hummus and Au Pacha Kebab. So good, fresh ingredients and great flavours. This Ottoman Cuisine is terrific.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed July 16, 2019

We were brought by the tour guide and was a good surprise, we were in a "private" room, just for our group. The restaurant is very well located, close to main touristic points, the environment is calm, the service is outstanding, they are very friend...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

A very nicely positioned restaurant just a street away from the hustle and bustle of Sultanahmet traffic along a cobblestone pedestrian pathway amidst curio shops. Authentic Turkish cuisine served in clay pots and delivered flaming to your table. An out of the ordinary dinner experience....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 26, 2019

Come to Istanbul every year and try to eat at different restaurants. Had to come back here because the food is really that good. Amazing, and service to match.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

Visited with family twice in April 2019. Amazing, good, tasty food. Should try "Ali Pasha" it's the best there. We went on a busy Sunday afternoon. Restaurant was busy the staff immediately accommodated us with a proper place to enjoy our food. Would surely recommend...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

A very nice place to eat something. The price is a bit higher but you get dilisious food with a very helpfull staff. The restaurant is very clean and also the toilet is. Which I tink is a very important issue. So, realy a place...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I went with my family because this place was recommended in a web and they have local and spanish/italian food and everything is delicious. Compared to other places in Istanbul it is more expensive, but compared to other countries it is a very good price...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

We have been here many times now and love it Every time we come to Istanbul we visit this restaurant and we are welcomed with open arms The food is very good and so is the atmosphere being on a little street with many people...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend this place. It is perfect situated, friendly personell. I cannot say too much about the food because I had only an omlet, but the people there were very friendly and helpfull. Good turkish coffee!

Date of visit: June 2018
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