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Ismet Baba Restaurant

Carsi Caddesi No. 1/A, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 216 553 12 32
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“fresh fish” (5 reviews)
“uskudar” (3 reviews)
“bosphorus” (17 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
All hours
Seafood, Turkish
$$ - $$$
Carsi Caddesi No. 1/A, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed May 19, 2012

We visited Ismet Baba with a big expectation. We know this restaurant for many years and it has been always very good. We haven't been there for 8 years and we were so excited to see how it changed. The restaurant itself is still situated...More

1  Thank Akyali-Travel
Reviewed November 5, 2011

I am a regular customer of this restaurant. If you love fish and if you are in Istanbul, you should try this restaurant. That is close to Üsküdar, on the Asian side. You can reach it by 20 minutes from Üsküdar centre if you don't...More

1  Thank paschalitsa
Reviewed October 20, 2011

For years, we are going to this restaurant and we never had any trouble with the food. Our local sea food is very fragile and long consevation ends up with a considerable lost of taste. From this point of view, this restaurant is one of...More

1  Thank Turkishfamily
Reviewed September 14, 2011

Fish, Fish, and more great Fish. I remember this spot often and fondly. Now that I'm home we don't eat out much - but if Ismet Baba ever opens a restaurant here in Canada I would go there regularly. My husband is usually so-so on...More

1  Thank Caanaadaa
Reviewed May 10, 2011

As a resident of Istanbul, I would like to correct some issues in previous comments. Ismet Baba has never been a kebab restaurant.. they only serve meatballs if anyone on the table does not want to have fish. They have always been serving alcohol in...More

3  Thank horz
Reviewed December 7, 2010

Perhaps the best Turkish food we had in our trip was at this restaurent. The kababs and other dishes were delicious. Strongly recommend to the travellers to try food in this restaurent if you want to taste an authentic Turkish food. Alcohol is not served...More

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed July 21, 2010

Traditional casua fish restaurant by the Bosphorus. Is you want to taste the good local seafood in a totally locak atmosphere this is the best. There is a certain group of customers enjoys the back table everynight. Great to watch how they have fun

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Reviewed August 12, 2008

good fish, bohem

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Reviewed February 28, 2008

4 houses away from my parents home.the best place by the bosphorus always fresh fish but vacancy is big issue

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Reviewed January 27, 2008

Very cosy fish restaurant which we go regularly!

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Home to more than half a million residents, Uskudar on
the Asian side of the Bosphorus is one of Istanbul’s
most densely populated neighborhoods. Once a Greek
colony, later a haven for people from across the
Mediterranean and the Middle East, this gateway to
Asia has been an active and diverse hub for eons.
Still, visitors to Uskudar are often more overcome by
its myriad treasures than by its many thousand
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carsi Caddesi No. 1/A, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Uskudar
  • Neighborhood: Uskudar
  • Phone Number: +90 216 553 12 32
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