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Kofteci Yusuf - Iznik Imren

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Selcuk Mah. Ataturk Cad. No:73, Iznik, Turkey
+90 224 757 35 97
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Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were driving to Bursa and my friend insisted I try the köfte at köfteci Yusuf's place before we continued on our trip. Went there about 23:30 and it was packed, luckily there was a table available! The food was absolutely amazing! The service was impeccable. I can't wait for my next trip to Iznik so I can have some... More 

Thank Necla_TT
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This is the first restaurant they opened. These days they have lots of branches every where. I have been told that it was good and yes it was

Thank sandy s
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

This place was a whirlwind! My boyfriend and I walked in and were shown to a table that already had bread, salad, dates, Aryan, soda water and juice already on the table. We were asked what we wanted and I walked inside with the waiter to show him pictures as I don't know Turkish and he didn't speak English. Just... More 

Thank Stephanie G
Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada
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174 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

When in Iznik you must stop and eat at Kofteci Yusuf. The open kitchen grilling meats from their famous Kofteci (meatballs) to lamb chops fills the air. The taste was delicious. All the animals are farm raised and produced by Yusuf. There is a story to the success of the young man who started this restaurant from a very small... More 

Thank Chris P
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband knows what is real kofte/meat tastes like, and he gives you ten out of ten. While our stay in Iznik we went twice this place and enjoyed meat, salads and sweets. I loved so much their olive oil and village bread. We couldn't resist to buy semifinished kofte, beef and ribs for barbecue.

Thank Alimaima
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

My son and I were touring through this town (Nicea to us...), and stopped in for some kufte. Really enjoyed it. We sat outside (it was a very warm March day), and it was very pleasant. The waiter didn't speak a word of English, but we managed just fine. It's only about a block down from the church/mosque that is... More 

Thank Eric M
Istanbul, Turkey
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

This is a real succes story of kofteci Yusuf. You can see real turkish hospitality in this restaurant and amazing taste. Everything that you eat is made on own fasilty

Thank OnurOzkan
Istanbul, Turkey
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236 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

We saw the name on pre-works of our İznik holiday, and we tried them curiously. We ate Köfte and Sucuk. Köfte was very nice, we liked it. Not much onion, with better taste. But Sucuk was average taste. We like spicy one, but this is not like that much.

Thank Güner G
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

Food came very quickly, but it was rather bland. If it wasn't for the delicious red sauce on the side, it would have been difficult to eat there. But lunch was topped off with a delicious honey-drenched bread with cream dessert and tea. However, the total experience was quite average.

Thank Sarah N
Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

All different types of meats available - you just say how much you want. Great salads; free snacks on table and free tea/coffee afterwards make this an enjoyable and economical experience. And the staff were really friendly and helpful

Thank NIGEL586

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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 of 5 stars
Barbecue, Turkish, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Selcuk Mah. Ataturk Cad. No:73, Iznik, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Bursa Province  >  Iznik
  • Phone Number: +90 224 757 35 97

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