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“Regional home-cooking at is absolute best”
Review of Asma Yapragi

Asma Yapragi
Ranked #10 of 207 Restaurants in Alacati
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed October 4, 2012

WHAT an addition to Alacati's dining scene. First thing's first: Book in advance. The place has become immensely popular (and slightly pretentious as a result) so don't expect even on weekdays to walk up to the restaurant and find a table. All of this for a reason: the mouthwatering and immensely satisfying regional home cooking. Dishes that even us Turks have never heard of. You walk in to the reception area where all the cold starters will be out on the table for you to choose from. Then the owner can recommend warm starters and a main should you still have space. Try the "Kabak Cicegi Dolmasi" (Zucchini Flower Dolma) or the "Bosnak Mantisi (Bosniac Manti), their Meatballs with cinammon and god help you if they have Tandir, Lamb cooked in clay!!!

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Reviewed September 28, 2012

Very good food. They take you into the kitchen to show you the nights menu. Great food eat on a quiet street. A definite stop here for dinner if you are in this town

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Reviewed September 21, 2012

Followed the others on TA and was not disappointed. Simply the best authentic Turkish cuisine and the friendliest staff, to the point of offering my wife a wrap from the slightly chilly breeze which wafted up the street.

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Reviewed September 20, 2012

You could probably eat in a different restaurant every night for six months in Alacati. But I doubt you'd find a better one than this. It's not big, it's not clever - some might even call it basic - but everything about it, from the ambiance to (crucially) the food, was absolutely top class. And we ate there twice, so it wasn't a fluke. The setting, in a small side street away from the hurly burly of the main drag, is both atmospheric and photogenic. The modus operandus (no menus...you get invited into the kitchen to inspect what's on offer that night and make your selection) is effective and charming. The dishes, from meze such as stuffed zucchini to fall-off-the-bone slow cooked lamb, consistently tasted as good as they looked. And, unless you make a major assault on the wine list (wine everywhere seemed to be quite pricey by Western European standards) the bill won't spoil the occasion.

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Reviewed September 9, 2012

The meal here was delicious... we loved going into the kitchen and being shown all the dishes and the selections was really good! All the food was lovely and seemed very authentic. A must if you are in Alacati

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Thank pauloherbie
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