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Omar Cafe & Restaurant

Alemdar Mahallesi Seftali Sokak No. 8, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
513 9021
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“kebabs” (13 reviews)
“top floor” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
Turkish, Middle Eastern, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
Alemdar Mahallesi Seftali Sokak No. 8, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
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Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

We had Omar kebab, a delicious meal consisting of small wrapped kebabs, vegetables and two types of sauces and Mixed grill. Top floor has the beautiful view on both Ayasophia and Blue Mosque, which is a wonderful experience, especially if you are there during the...More

Thank Livijana V
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

I found this place completely by accident, but the staff were polite (and forgiving of my terrible attempt at Turkish) and the atmosphere comfortable. The lights were really pretty to look at. The food was brilliant! The stuffed vines followed by Iskander kebab was the...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Extremely Turkish vibe, food was brilliant. Staff were friendly. Our guide brought us here, the decor was beautiful. Loved going outside and visiting the shops nearby. If you're Iranian you will love this, many Iranian people nearby will greet you and start conversation. The atmosphere...More

Thank amnahasaniabbasi
Reviewed March 1, 2017

We've been here twice during our mid-week in Istanbul. We had a table at the ground level both times. Great traditional turkish food, kind personel, pleasant, intimate atmosphere. The latter was enhanced by an extensive collection of traditional-looking lamps hanging from the ceiling and well-chosen...More

Thank Will K
Reviewed January 14, 2017

On a windy and snowy December day, it was a welcome relief to find this place. The decor is quite nice with the beautiful glass lamps hanging from the ceiling. The staff spoke excellent English and were polite and hospitable. The 'Testi Kebabı', a lamb...More

Thank peeam
Reviewed January 9, 2017

We were on a day trip and our guide brought us here for lunch. The menu was standard, but the decor of the place is nice and colorful. Lots of lamps hanging from the ceiling and the best part is that have a a good...More

Thank saurabhchandra
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Located near the Basilica Cistern in an alleyway , the place is nice , we visited for late breakfast , we ordered some Lahmachun and Pedes , the service was good but the taste was average .

Thank Yucef-GB
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

First time to review restaurants, apologies for any inconvenience, place is great "in old city" foods served hot direct from the Chechen variety of food is quite limed food quality is average price is expensive for this type of restaurant not even imagine to visit...More

Thank Dr_Almussa
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is situated a stones throw from Basilica Cistern in a quaint alleyway. We ordered a chicken clay pot as well as beef and lamb kebabs. The clay pot was very good but the kebabs were a little overcooked and a bit disappointing. Wonderful...More

Thank Hancks-on-the-Move
Reviewed June 22, 2016

I have always returned here and found the same wonderful waiter who gives excellent service. It was definitely better at lunchtime this time, maybe due to the staff at night having their own meal at the end of a day's fasting. It is lovely during...More

Thank Fiona W
Nearby
Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
...More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alemdar Mahallesi Seftali Sokak No. 8, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighborhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: 513 9021
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