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Karakoy Gulluoglu

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Mumhane Cad. No:171 Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 293 0910
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Helwan, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

it was a very nice place just very simple stuff are professional and they spoke many language the baklwa was so delicious

Thank ehabkhedr
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Crowded but great atmosphere and near the waterfront. Wonderful Turkish treats to be shared with family and friends.

Thank Siettie
Lemnos, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tasty baklava and many more.Everyone must visit it.Not very easy to find it and often overcrowed.DO NOT MISSED IT.

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Bialystok, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some say this is the best place to eat baklava ! I cannot say no... They produce really tasty baklava maybe the best and they don't have any other branch at anywhere else ! Must visit

Thank Mert U
Noida, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place serves some yummy baklava! I had tasted Baklava earlier, but never liked it. But one visit here, changed my perspective, We took an assortment and most were mind blowing!

Thank ShagunaD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Baklava is one of the popular sweets in Turkey, and one of the best shops that serves delicious baklava is Karakoy Gulluoglu

Thank khawla a
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to this place because it was right behind our hotel and highly rated on trip adviser. We were pleasantly surprised. Wen't thrice during our trip. This place is always crowded with tourists and locals alike. The place has a very 1950's feel to it. It self service. I strongly recommend the Baclava burger with Dondurma inside. This is one... More 

Thank Shahbaz K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

One of a kind place for Turkish delights and sweets. Baklava Sandwich is their specially with three scoops of ice cream. Loads of calories loads of fat yet loads of fun.

Thank Hossam A. F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

This was some of the best baclava's that I've had in my life. I was in Turkey and looking for a good place to take some home. Asked a good Turkish friend, and he took me here, without hesitation. Excellent choice, outstanding baclavas! Pick and choose your own assortment, I especially love the pistaccio ones :-D

Thank Manuel T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

If you are visiting Istanbul, you must visit Gulluoglu, one of the great Baklava Place/Cafe. You can try all sweets and If you are hungry before sweets, try Su Borek'i (Turkish pastry with cheese) It's so light and tasty. complete with Lemonade or Turkish Tea. Don't leave without Baklava.

Thank Ercan K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Turkish, Halal
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mumhane Cad. No:171 Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Karakoy
  • Neighborhood: Karakoy
  • Phone Number: +90 212 293 0910

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Staying in Karakoy

Neighborhood Profile
Sitting pretty with an age-old air about it, Karakoy is situated on the European side of the Bosphorus at the mouth of the Golden Horn. Perhaps the city’s most historically significant area, it’s currently one of the most happening parts of town as well. Here street vendors and alfresco fish restaurants line the banks of the Horn where the views of major attractions across the water rival Karakoy’s own key attractions, such as the iconic 14th century Galata Tower and the Museum of Modern Art. A major hub for local and international waterborne traffic, Istanbul’s commercial and maritime heritage remains as relevant and evident as ever in Karakoy. Commuter ferries mingle with luxury cruise liners at its busy port, ensuring a continuously cosmopolitan flow of people..
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