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Review of Can Oba Restaurant

Can Oba Restaurant
Ranked #280 of 13,822 Restaurants in Istanbul
Cuisines: Seafood, Turkish
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Sultanahmet
Reviewed April 24, 2013

We had dinner on the first day at Istanbul. The restaurant was just behind our hotel and were warmly greeted. The foods were awesome especially the lasagne, grill fish, lamb shis and of course the desserts. The owner gave us some homemade chocolate to try ....... fantastic. On the third day, we returned again for dinner and the owner greeted us with a big smile. We had a wonderful dinner on both occasions and it's really value for money.

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Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

Gone to the restaurant by recommandation from a friend , went there walking from Grand Bazaar it was about 15 min . It is a small restaurant in a area full of Turkish restaurant . The food and service were great . Resonable price
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Thank Kavedas
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Reviewed April 20, 2013

We met Can Oba while looking for a place to dine. After accepting his warm invitation, we decided to sample the menu. I told him to "surprise me". Well he not only surprised me but also impressed my wife and my son. After being paying through the roof all over Istanbul, we found that Can offer a 5 star meal at an extremely affordable price. The food was a treat to our western palate and also a feast for the eyes. Food with great presentation and taste. Needless to say, the last four nights we had in our spring break were spent.d in his restaurant. My son still raves about Can's lasagna that competes with mine (the best south of the grand River). His attention to us was unparalleled and his warmth contagious.

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Thank Frank201956
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Reviewed April 11, 2013

Found this little gem in the back alley near the hotel. We were greeted by the owner, Turhan, whom gave us a splendid service even when he was running the restaurant by himself at that time, and on top of that the restaurant was full. The food was excellent and with very good price.
Enjoyed very much the ambiance around us even it was raining that night. Thanks to Turhan and his chef brother, Jokoba.

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Thank AmyLeeVeydarier
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Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

Found the restaurant through trip advisor and it was sublime. 3 perfectly grilled seabass, the freshest we have had so far, soft drinks and a dessert to share between 3 (broken ice with vanilla sauce is sin on a plate), all for £33 including tip of 10%! By far the best meal in terms of value and execution with charming, friendly unassuming service from Mr Can Oba. If you like posh restaurants, with alcohol, it may not be for you, but if you like good food, do not miss. Found the restaurant using the city guide app from trip advisor, just follow the compass! The only restaurant I have left a review for so far!

Thank Loxx
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