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Tavaci Recep Usta

#1 of 2,333 Restaurants in Izmir
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Ataturk Caddesi No:364 Alsancak, Izmir 35220, Turkey
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very nice restaurant it is fantastic and delicious , the best restaurant in Izmir and you can order any thing , prices is good .

Thank Thaer N
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn't ask for a more authentic more tasty and more traditional meal than what's on offer at Tavaci Recep Usta. From start to finish, every bite is heavenly from çiğ köfte to salad to stuffed aubergine to içli köfte to saç kavurma to kaburga dolma... Simply amazing...with a tasty finale with irmik helva and ice cream and home made baklava....... More 

Thank obaysan
Izmir, Turkey
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional Turkish cooking at its best. Although the service doesn't match. We have waited for about 10 minutes for someone to greet us and bring menus. Not having the price on menus is also something I don't approve of!! The meal, although they bring out complimentary things with your it, turned out to be a lot mıre expensive than I... More 

1 Thank GulluKonak
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

This place is new in Izmir, but it's famous in Turkiye. The restaurant is near sea and it was actually a beautiful old house. The food is always meat. The spice lovers love here. If you do not eat hot spicy, you should tell this to waitress. On the other hand, you should remember that you are in Izmir and... More 

Thank Zeynep Zehra G
Venice, Italy
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Great Meats !!! Great tapas Great service Great deserts Great Ambiance Great Location Favorite Good is Kaburga Dolması !!!! Mumbar Dolması !!!! Ciğer Şiş Tava +pirzola !! And goes so on...

Thank Tozane
Izmir, Turkey
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

One of the top 5 Restaurant in Izmir for meat lovers. Well located in a historical building with nice garden.Tasty ethnic food with good Service.

Thank ysg
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Service was great from the beginning. Food came in a timely way and was extraordinary. Also, quite reasonable for this high quality. Excellent!

Thank Johnny C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Great location and delicious food. Tavacı is the most populer traditional restaurant in Turkey. If you would like to try eastern food go and try in tavacı. My favorite food is kavurma and tandır in this place. They also serve baklava and helva for free after meal which is awesome. The atmosfere of place is also gorgeus .my daughter loves... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

By far the best place to eat lamb meat. Excellent for dining out with family, friends and business guests. Friendly staff (not too fluent with English, we had to point at the pictures). Fast service and cozy atmosphere. All in all it is reasonably priced. Yet, I have noticed that the menu does not show the prices. I believe this... More 

Thank Ammar N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

You may find Turkish Oriental foods, they are very delicious; if you like to eat meat, it's good idea to visit Tavaci Recep Usta. It' located at Kordon. It's not cheap but the price is reasonable. You might be ready to pay 10-15 euro/person.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:30 am - 10:30 am
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ataturk Caddesi No:364 Alsancak, Izmir 35220, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Aegean Coast  >  Izmir Province  >  Izmir
  • Phone Number: 232-463-8797

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