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Tat Cafe Restaurant
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Ranked #6 of 100 Restaurants in Selcuk
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $4
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Our company works together as a family restaurant Kurdish brothers 4 boys and 2 girls was established in March 1994 continues today is over 20 years of great service in our kitchen Mr. and Mrs.shef which continued until late in groups of fish vegetarian mezze, kebabs Adun warm bread in the oven cooks in particular foreign language, there is no problem, . dutch english french95% of our customers come back to us this is our guarantee thank you
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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194 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Nice surprise!”
Reviewed October 22, 2012 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick snack at the Tat Cafe in Selcuk because of its location on a main drag near St. John's cathedral (and picked it for the good food in the window and the free wifi). The food was really tasty (try the sardines or the spicy tomato salsa - both were excellent). The waiter was very friendly and spoke great English. And the wifi worked perfectly too!

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5 Thank 55xxx
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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  • Turkish first
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Our Favourite Restaurant of The Trip”
Reviewed October 14, 2012

Family run, ( 2 brothers waiting on everyone, their sister working in the serving area) friendly atmosphere, created by Murat & Russell. food is great and fresh, you can view all your food before its cooked... would Highly recommend Tat Restaurant.

Visited October 2012
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6 Thank Rob E
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Horrible food, bad service”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

We went to Tat after reading positive reviews on tripadviser. However we found the food mediocre at best. My partner's pistachio kebab was nothing more than your standard Adana (spicy minced beef) kebab with a few pistachios mixed in, which is something you don't normally see on Turkish menus for a reason- its not great. The sides that came with the kebab were also quite poor, plain white rice rather than the delicious pilaf that normally comes with kebabs and a very small salad rather than roasted tomatoes.

My moussaka casserole was very oily, with about half a centimetre of oil lining the pan at the end, and it was also quite plain tasting.

Service was slow with the owner quite nice but seemed more content eating his own dinner at a neighbouring table or chatting to friends than serving customers. Serving sizes were also small compared to most other places we ate at in Turkey. We won't be coming back. The decor was also quite dated. We were also particularly disappointed as we had a great meal at Edjer restaurant the previous night for a similar price.

  • Visited September 2012
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5 Thank HungryLioness
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Kusadasi
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Delicious food,great atmosphere,super value for money”
Reviewed September 23, 2012

We have been visiting TAT restaurant for several years now but this was our first visit for several months.The exterior has been revamped since our last visit and the owner Resul has added a top floor terrace to accommodate more customers.
I ordered spagbol and my husband had the lamb and beef stir-fry.Resul and his family who own and operate the restaurant were there usual attentive and friendly selves and the food and wine were as usual of the highest quality.We dined around 6pm and by 7.30pm the restaurant was very busy.The atmosphere is very cosmopolitan and with a large mixture of different nationalities combined with the relaxing atmosphere make this restaurant unique.
We left thoroughly satisfied and after a meal comprising mezes,main courses and drinks with change from 50TL.
Well done keep up the good work you started in 1994.

  • Visited September 2012
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13 Thank Madamlazonga
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great local restaurant in Selcuk”
Reviewed September 3, 2012

Enjoyed our dinner here with some meze and then kebabs to share. Lots of options, similar menu to most Turkish restaurants. Favourite was the pistachio kebab. Good service too!

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4 Thank Elly85
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