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My Mother's Restaurant

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Orta Mah. Milli Sok No:6, Goreme 50180, Turkey
+90 384 271 2335
9:00 am - 1:00 am
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed June 4, 2013

Very small overpriced portions, Or was it just what both my wife and I picked, meatballs very tiny, rice arrived a few minutes meat arrived. We spend a lot of time in Turkey so I should know. Would I go back no..

Thank Billy W
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed June 3, 2013

My mother's was awesome! We met the owner's son while visiting Cappadocia and decided to go there for dinner. We ended up meeting the whole family and having an delightful experience. We had a great turkish dinner (the best we have had so far), the service was excellent and the view from the terrace was absolutely beautiful. Definitely an option... More 

Thank Maria G
Manila, Philippines
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73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

Good ambiance and service and excellent food. The best dinner we had since we arrived in Turkey. Unfortunately with so much hype on Turkish food we had high expectation on the taste and had disappointed us when we were in Istanbul even eating at the prime locations in both Hagai Sophia and Topkapi palace. My Mothers restaurant will not disappoint... More 

Thank Sunkissedrose
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed May 17, 2013 via mobile

Great location. Lovely owner. Great staff. Tasty local food and nice view with friendly atmosphere. A must go once you are in the area.

Thank Miracle243
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed May 15, 2013

We had been in Turkey for almost two weeks & pretty saturated with all the Turkish food we had been having till now, this restaurant came along as quite a surprise! since it was not even mentioned in Lonely Planet, we passed it by a couple of times till another group of fellow Indians recommended it to us! what a... More 

Thank Varunkhanna1975
Vancouver, Canada
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50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed May 5, 2013

Although well down on the list of Goreme restaurants in Trip Advisor, and not even mentioned in Lonely Planet, My Mother's gave us one of the very best meals of the dozen or more we had during our 9 days stay in Goreme. The rooftop terrace is lovely, the menu selection better than most in the town, and our service... More 

Thank jerrywas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed May 3, 2013

It seemed to be a nice place, great view, good and convenient sofas... but no water in WC to wash hands... And then YESTERDAY lamb şiş that my husband refused to eat and pay for. Waiter came to appologize, admitting that food was cooked yesterday. İ was more lucky with good menemen. But obviously not the place we will come... More 

Thank ManyaKochetkova
Hong Kong, China
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 20, 2013

We have been travelling in Turkey for more than a week and were a bit tired of Turkish food, while most of which do not quite fit the taste of Chinese. However, there are only Turkish restaurants in Goreme, so we randomly picked My Mother's in our last night in Goreme, and it gave us much surprise! My Mother's is... More 

Thank TraWong
Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
Reviewed April 19, 2013

every thing was pretty good and keremi kofte was so perfect and this restaurant's services were good and i enjoyed there

Thank Ehsan S
Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 13, 2013

You have to eat there and try the manti!!!! The stuffed grape leaves were also delicious! Didn't try anything else the 2 times I went cause I could not think about anything else than the manti dish who was, for sure, the best I had in Turkey. The staff was very nice and the view overlooking the whole village of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Orta Mah. Milli Sok No:6, Goreme 50180, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Cappadocia  >  Goreme
  • Phone Number: +90 384 271 2335

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