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“No real food, seems to be a lunchroom?”

Grillo Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #798 of 13,397 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $40
Cuisines: Turkish, Italian, Lebanese, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Neighborhood: Sisli
Description: 120 persons inside and 110 person outside garden capacity, location in the center of the city, gourmet lebanese and turkish food with experienced cooks, excellent service,
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“No real food, seems to be a lunchroom?”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

Visited this evening with 2 colleagues after reading good review on trip advisor. Seems what's worthwhile on the menu is only kebap, and kebap is only served until it is gone. What remained was salads, fries and beerbites. Had the Caesar, but the dressing lacked that classic Caesar flavour (probably lacked ansjove in the sauce) and egg ( and obviously bacon, but off course I won't hold that against them), and the croutons where soaked hence not crunchy. The bearbites where onion rings sausage and cheecesticks and rolls. Fine for with beer but not as a dinner off course. Everything was served with massive amounts of French fries, do you will not go hungry.

I can say the price was good as we had starters and main courses and drinks and coffee for three and only paid about 150 tl.

All in all I wood not go there again for dinner; but if you want a kebab for lunch you would probably be OK there.

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Atakan T, Yönetici at Grillo Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review, April 13, 2015
we will like to welcome you again
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