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Ciya Sofrasi

Caferaga Mahallesi, Gunesli Bahce Sk. No: 43 | Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 216 330 31 90
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“turkey” (116 reviews)
“kebab” (188 reviews)
“stews” (25 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Caferaga Mahallesi, Gunesli Bahce Sk. No: 43 | Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I wanted to describe nicely everything we ate. But after the disappointment of the service even that delicious food feels bad in my stomach. PLEASE: change your service, I personally don't mind if they don't speak foreign languages, but feeling invisible in a restaurant is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cristinampfdz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants we tried in Istanbul, the is a real chef behind this kitchen, in every dish he surprises us, literally. Every plate has an identity and u can feel all the hatd work on the recipes. Really a piece of art...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank mostafa_serry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing little spot consisting of three locations within walking distance of each other Wicked awesome food and friendly staff Reasonably priced

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jdpower56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a crowded cafe with a separate starter and main course layout near the window. You can help yourself to starter salads, charged by weight and then order up some main courses from the bar opposite. The ordering was done at the counter but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ijackson18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing cozy warm place and the food is just FANTASTIC!! Located in a good place, walking distance from the ferries.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank mahsasbhn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Am so glad I caught the ferry across to the Anatolian side to lunch at Ciya Sofrasi. Warm service by staff, the kebabs were delicious and the environment in Kadikoy was exhilarating. Will return for sure.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank KdTsk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Istanbul and stayed in the European side of Istanbul but good friends of ours suggested to try Ciya Sofrasi on the Asian side of Istanbul. I am so glad we did. We loved the food, everything was delicious! I tried their signature dish,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ivette H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traditional turkish food at a good price in the center of Kadikoy. The rice in pastry and soups are a must.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Edu V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Çiya is THE place where I say "ok, let's go" always without hesitation. The menu is changing according to the season and almost every day. You can find there for everyone something. Mostly serving the south east and Antakya cuisine; but you can also eat...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank burcayc
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Awesome selection of traditional foods Good quality and value for money. In addition to the Sofrasi menu you can order from the sister kebab restaurant across the walkway.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ashraff C
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Questions & Answers
March 17, 2018|
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Response from Rim D | Reviewed this property |
no need to make a reservation bit try to come before 7 or 8 pm because it's getting easily crowded, I don't know if they take cc
December 7, 2017|
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Response from Stay810346 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - I haven't thought about that because I don't eat meat. Turkish food is awesome and has lots of options for vegetarians.
November 10, 2016|
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Response from Simon B | Reviewed this property |
You can choose from the food on display inside and point!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caferaga Mahallesi, Gunesli Bahce Sk. No: 43 | Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Kadıköy
  • Neighborhood: Kadıköy
  • Phone Number: +90 216 330 31 90
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