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Tarihi Kalkanoglu Pilavi

Pazarkapi Mah. Tophane Hamam Sok. No:3/A | Carsi, Trabzon Merkez, Trabzon, Turkey
+90 462 321 30 86
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“pilaf” (5 reviews)
“rice” (10 reviews)
“turkey” (2 reviews)
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Turkish, Halal
$$ - $$$
Pazarkapi Mah. Tophane Hamam Sok. No:3/A | Carsi, Trabzon Merkez, Trabzon, Turkey
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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Even if you are leaving in Turkey, and you know what Turkish pilav is, you will still be surprised when you try this one! Great taste, pleasant staff, and authentic place :) strongly advised!

Thank Оксана Б
Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

We have decided to go here by the reviews in tripadvisor. I’m glad we did. When we enter we felt the history of the place and when I have read it from the walls and texts I respected the establishment. Pilaff and meat was something...More

1  Thank Enes B
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

You can smell tradions as you step in. Choices are very limited its really pilaf, cavourma (veal back) and beans. Excellent

Thank Corrado_foodpasha
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

There are only two main courses in the menu, two beverages, one dessert and one appetizer The place is neat and well decorated but the food was oily for me but not to the level it's not edible, it was good. The price is very...More

Thank Hala R
Reviewed July 13, 2017

This place is definitely very unique with its menu. It history goes back to 1856 when the Ottoman governor asked Süleyman Aga, who was very talented chef to make rice for Ottoman soldiers. Since that day Kalkanoğlu rice was made by the grandchild's of Süleyman...More

Thank bluedreamscometrue
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

The rice with is the special dish of the place and the cooking tradition is the same for the last 150 or so years. It's also cheap like 5-6$ to have a dish there. But it contains a lot calories so be careful 😊

Thank Berk P
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has its roots reaching back as far as the Palace of the Ottomans where this families ancesters were chefs.The menu is small but when you got one item perfected why have anything esle.Order the Pilav(rice).Do try the Kurufasyule and the Sutlaç which is...More

Thank Memzkotravels
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

It is just a normal Rice with meat. There is not so special and interesting delicious which you can not find in other places. And the price is really expensive. 2 person is paying 50 TL.

1  Thank Nuri K
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

The location is in the old part of Trabzon where is not easy to park your car The restaurant decor is unique old and local the dish is special rice with pcs of gotta meat which is lovely The only point that a small dish...More

2  Thank Abdulwahab B
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Epic and historic taste, parking is very difficult, prices are high compared to average, noisy and congested area. Owners are the children of the founder resuming the dynasty.

Thank Alper1234
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pazarkapi Mah. Tophane Hamam Sok. No:3/A | Carsi, Trabzon Merkez, Trabzon, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Black Sea Coast  >  Trabzon Province  >  Trabzon
  • Phone Number: +90 462 321 30 86
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