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“Great food, place and service.”

My Mother's Restaurant
Ranked #22 of 104 Restaurants in Goreme
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Turkish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Goleta, California
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4 reviews
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“Great food, place and service.”
Reviewed June 7, 2013

Writing my first review on TA....had a great experience at My Mother's restaurant in Göreme in Cappadocia, felt I had to share my experience. I was recently 3 days in Cappadocia and ended up spending 2 meals at said eatery. Liked it because the food was very good, sampled some excellent local wine, nice view and great music (not live). The waitress even remembered the wine I had from the previous day, how many waitresses does that?? Which, btw, was excellent (Kocabag). The food I and my daughter ate was one of the best meals I've had on our stay in Turkey, granted, we didn't try any expensive places, more like the middle of the road eateries. Overall, I was very happy and content with the visit and also enjoyed the service and talking to our waitress (Dayra) and for our last day in Cappadocia it capped a great 9 day stay in Turkey!

  • Visited June 2013
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Falkirk
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183 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Nice Venue”
Reviewed June 4, 2013

Very small overpriced portions, Or was it just what both my wife and I picked, meatballs very tiny, rice arrived a few minutes meat arrived. We spend a lot of time in Turkey so I should know. Would I go back no..

Visited May 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
“Excelent restaurant in Goreme!”
Reviewed June 3, 2013

My mother's was awesome! We met the owner's son while visiting Cappadocia and decided to go there for dinner. We ended up meeting the whole family and having an delightful experience. We had a great turkish dinner (the best we have had so far), the service was excellent and the view from the terrace was absolutely beautiful. Definitely an option to recommend if you visit Cappadocia.
Juan and María from Argentina

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Maria G
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Manila, Philippines
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Delicious!”
Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

Good ambiance and service and excellent food. The best dinner we had since we arrived in Turkey. Unfortunately with so much hype on Turkish food we had high expectation on the taste and had disappointed us when we were in Istanbul even eating at the prime locations in both Hagai Sophia and Topkapi palace. My Mothers restaurant will not disappoint your palette. Very tasty. Highly recommended in Goreme. We had the Mezze platter and Pottery with beef and mushroom. Just fantasti!

  • Visited May 2013
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“Don't miss manti”
Reviewed May 17, 2013 via mobile

Great location. Lovely owner. Great staff. Tasty local food and nice view with friendly atmosphere. A must go once you are in the area.

  • Visited May 2013
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