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Akcesme Mahallesi Menguc Caddesi No : 36 Karatay, Konya 42380, Turkey
0(332) 351 66 96
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant situates at the far end of the atmospheric street with several other eateries such as Kandil and Lokmahane. The day before we went to Kandil which is good for Turkish pizza, so wanted to try something different. They had a courtyard behind the building where we had our lunch. They did not have everything on the menu, but... More 

Thank alfred c
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice dinner here! The owner greeted us warmly and his German speaking nephew helped us to order. We had a starter and two mains and they treated us to an aperitif and Chay at the end of the meal. We paid 55 TYL which is really not expensive at all. I would recommend the restaurant :)

Thank Madeleine H
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

The place serves dishes prepared according to Seljuk tradition, who apparently used nuts and fruits in their foods. Most of the menu was not available when we visited this establishment, and we did not like some of what we ordered from those available. The place is good if you want to try different tastes but be prepared for something you... More 

Thank Vadood
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

The staff was very kind and attentive. We arrived at this place too late, so the kitchen was closed down already, yet they didn't turn us down. We're especially impressed by our waitress who was pretty knowlegable about the dishes and the history of the restaurant itself. The food really is tasty and unique here, they're of an origin which... More 

Thank Doğa D
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Mixture of Ottoman, Mevlevi and Seljuks Cuisine. You can find very tasty meat for meat lovers and also Vegan food with different vegetables. Very authentic and tasty. Don't forget to try the traditional dessert at the end of the meal.

Thank Oytun Ö
Riverside, California
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I ate here last night, and pretty much from the get-go, I started getting the feeling that having our dinner at Somatci was a bad idea. After we ordered our dinner, the waitress came back and told us that they didn't have either of the things that we had ordered. Alright…so we both picked something else that... More 

Thank Lindsay B
Istanbul, Turkey
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

When we were on the road , I found this restaurant from Trip advisor and we like so much . Personal is so kind , they give information about their name and special foods . We have eaten different taste,everything is fine . also this decoration is unique too . I would recommend this restaurant once you are in Konya... More 

Thank Gül V
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54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

After browsing tripadvisor, we decided that Somatci with it's great reviews should be our place to eat. We got a small glass of vinegar, honey and water. It didn't taste great, but it was a cool start to something authentic. My friend order soup to start with, and he thought it was good. Then we both ordered lamb shank with... More 

Thank RonnyBug
London, UK
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Completely agree with the last reviewer and wish I'd read their entry before following the Lonely Planet's glowing review. Lovely courtyard and wonderful service, but the food was very average. The bread was heavy and not fresh (pretty unheard of in any decent Turkish eatery, of any level) and the rest of the food was basic, fairly tasteless, and microwave-heated.... More 

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399 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 388 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

TA has delivered wonderful experiences over the years but I really fail to understand how this place can be ranked number 1 on TA. Apart from the spinach pies the food has no taste or flavour and I was almost tempted to give it a one star rating. After the poor starter and main dish I even decided to pass... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Turkish, Halal, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akcesme Mahallesi Menguc Caddesi No : 36 Karatay, Konya 42380, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Konya Province  >  Konya
  • Phone Number: 0(332) 351 66 96

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