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Picante

#102 of 11,654 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Beyoglu
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General Yazgan Sok. no 8/b | Asmalı mescit mah / Tünel /Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 252 4753
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staff was very friendly and the place has a nice atmosphere. However, food was a bit disappoint. It doesn't taste much as a real Mexican food. We asked Enchiladas and it was aa bit cold. They gave us 10% discount because of this. They seemed open to improve their services. We are willing to go back and try some other... More 

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Thank Bárbara A
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The burrito was absolutely awful. I had the impression they took a frozen one out of the microwave and defrosted and heated. This chicken was dry, the rice old and mushy, and no flavour at all. Avoid!

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Thank Lorna O
Geneva, Switzerland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Mexican food, so this was the best for me. Here one more week and plan to return. Good service, good Mexican food.

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Thank KevinTscharner
Tbilisi, Georgia
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596 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,893 helpful votes
Reviewed March 31, 2017

Visited this place after seeing good reviews on the site. Very good place, deliciously prepared, good staff, ate nachos there meat and drank different drinks, even for the action they give free drinks or shots, in general I advise! Best Mexican Restaurant in Istanbul!

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Istanbul Province, Turkey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

The best Mexican Restaurant in Istanbul! I come to eat here every now and then. Strongly recommended. Especially fajitas.

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Thank cgokcen
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

We spent couple of hours there for dinner time. The food and taste was great, the price was a little high. I really liked the decoration

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Thank Adele S
1 review
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the food and we really recommend the nachos despite it was a small restaurant but the food is good😻

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Thank Mohammed A
1 review
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

It's nice, for Istanbul. The margarita was good, but the pitcher to pour it into the cups just kept spilling all over the table

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Thank Nicholas M
1 review
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Delicious mexican food in a cosy place @ asmaliimescit district of taksim.we ate tacos and nachos actually two nachos and it was great. :)

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Thank berkedere
Stillwater, Oklahoma
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Cozy intimate atmosphere full of character. Great guacamole, burritos, enchiladas, and quesadillas. And great margaritas as well! Definitely some of the best Mexican/ Tex Mex food in Istanbul!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: General Yazgan Sok. no 8/b | Asmalı mescit mah / Tünel /Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighborhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +90 212 252 4753

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Beyoglu

Neighborhood Profile
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 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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