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“Had some taste”
Review of Aloran Cafe & Restaurant - CLOSED

Aloran Cafe & Restaurant
Price range: $5 - $11
Cuisines: Turkish
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Sultanahmet
Reviewed May 20, 2013

After goıng around the streets ın thıs area were I was stayıng fınally decıded on thıs restaurant as prıce was better than some others. Ordered lamb shısh kebab, the balance of herbs and spıces perfect. Slıce of roast potatoe, rıce, fresh corn cernals and greens gave a good balance. Theır usual puffed up bread, resemblıng a lıttle zeppelın, compleatly dwarfıng the basket under ıt. The dıssapoıntment was the complımentary olıves to go wıth my beer. Wrınkled, old stock. Same as otherwıse enjoyed my meal.

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Thank Waikatosflyingkiwi
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Reviewed May 18, 2013

Only in Istanbul for 3 nights but ate here twice so that in itself is a telling tale of this restaurant. The front of house guy was extremely welcoming without being too pushy. The service and the food on both evenings was extremely good. Having checked out the prices at the majority of restaurants on Bar Street this restaurant was good value for money. The portions were not over big but more than adequate. Had the Shrimps with butter sauce on both nights for starters as they were delicious, tried an Otoman dish on the first evening which was a chicken dish stuffed with nuts and mushrooms, gorgeous. We also had the mixed grill, meatballs and a chicken schnitzel again all were extremely enjoyable. The restaurant is situated in a side street at the top end of Bar Street and is well worth a visit. The service by all staff was brilliant.

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Thank Chris_n_Jude
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Reviewed May 13, 2013

The waiter was sweet, but this place had bad food. The vegetable kabap was practically in inedible and the Sultan's favorite was not much better. Maybe this place is indicative of the quality of food in that super-touristy area or maybe the nice waiter makes people forget about the bad, overpriced food, but this place is not worth wasting a meal in a city with such great food.

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2  Thank Syxtoez
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Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

Host was great. Game us pita bread with olive oil and pomegranate with olives. He gave us extra soft pita bread with yogurt sauce and was really entertaining throughout the dinner. Had a great time.

Thank Christine L
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Reviewed May 10, 2013

This restaurant was recommended to us by friends and to be honest is one of the best piece of advice we have ever had. We were served by Fatih who was really helpful and friendly, the food was outstanding and we had complementary drinks as it was me and my friend's birthday!Overhall a great experience. Truly recommended.

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Thank CS2014
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