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Tarihi Kalkanoglu Pilavi

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Pazarkapi Mah. Tophane Hamam Sok. No:2 | Carsi, Trabzon Merkez, Trabzon, Turkey
4623213086
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are in Trabzon and want to eat something special go to kalkanoglu pilavcisi, this is family run business and they have the same quality food for long long time. you must try their rice with beans and the final with hosaf .

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Thank SEFA K
Ankara
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

You can taste the real butter and freshness of the meat - I had the dry bean dish with rice and my husband had the meat - these are the only things they serve and they make them well!

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Thank eysa21
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

This old restaurant have only one dish, take it or leave it! Rice with some shredded meat on top! Personally, I didn't like it.

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Thank Luxury T
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335 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Pilaf is the main and only dish of the restaurant.. The taste is unique.. Have it for lunch not for dinner..

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Thank Hakan K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Very delicious food. Rice, meat and bean are excellent. Historical place. No parking area. One of the most famous place in Trabzon

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Thank Figen2
Baghdad, Iraq
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is reminded me with baghdad food . The food is simple and delicious, they dont have menu, there is only too kinds of dishes. Prices are high for that simple dishes.

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Thank powerking80
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Perfect place to eat pilav+kavurma. Deserts are delicious. There is a car parking problem, but there are lots of parking business around Kalkanoglu.

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Thank Mustafa Y
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Happened to walk along this alley and saw this restaurant full of locals. So I sat down and got what everyone else was eating. It was sooo good. Would highly recommend. It's rice and beans (there is also meat, but I asked for no meat). Also got some watery yogurty drink because other people were drinking it too. It was... More 

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Trabzon, Turkey
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Do you think that you eat only the pilaf:) you find much more than that. their decor, presentation of food are special. and also everthing is so tasty.

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Thank aylakmadam
Miaoli, Taiwan
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46 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

If you have ever been to Central Asia,after taking this dish(They only serve Pilav here in the restaurant.),you'll know what I'm talking about.It's definitely not the best Pilav in my life but the best in Turkey. There are two kinds of sauce you could choose,one is with meat and the other is with beans.You could choose one of them or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Turkish, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
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Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pazarkapi Mah. Tophane Hamam Sok. No:2 | Carsi, Trabzon Merkez, Trabzon, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Black Sea Coast  >  Trabzon Province  >  Trabzon
  • Phone Number: 4623213086

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?