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“This is where the locals eat.”
Review of Esenay

Esenay
Ranked #51 of 338 Restaurants in Kusadasi
Price range: $3 - $14
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed October 21, 2013

We have only ever had lunch in the Esenay, and have been in the company of mostly Turks doing the same. After 1.30 pm or so, it empties as they go back to work. The fact that it is so popular with locals is a recommendation in itself. It`s very clean, the food is freshly cooked, the staff are smart and efficient and speak English a little (enough).

The food is Turkish and we have always found it delicious, it`s also inexpensive compared to the establishments catering mostly to tourists.

Give it a try, it`s just off the main tourist area, but easy to find on a main road. You`ll then be able to see the difference and compare with the tourist places.

Enjoy.

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2  Thank nomorefishin
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Reviewed April 22, 2013

Esenay has great prices, but their serving sizes (at least for kebabs) are quite small compared to most places. It is good food though! I would recommend for lunch.

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Reviewed September 14, 2012 via mobile

Great turkish food, great value for money, i wouldnt go past esenay! Friendly staff with some english

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3  Thank Maura01
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Reviewed September 11, 2012

We visited Essenay after a recommendation from the Kusadasi biz forum. Food was delicious and cheap. Staff were friendly and helpful. You don't need anything else really. The location is not the most picturesque but then our experience was that those restaurant with a great view usually served very average 'pile it high' tasteless tourist food.

Thank Treemonkey1975
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Reviewed May 28, 2012

Mainly a PIDE place and I knew this, but the sald is to die for...Would highly recommend this and the prices are super... Lots of Turkish there so you know the food is good and reasonably priced... Not good for children if they are looking for chips, but the chicken shish is great..

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1  Thank dellol
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