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Restaurants in Eminönü/Sultanahmet

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Eminönü/Sultanahmet restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Eminönü/Sultanahmet restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Eminönü/Sultanahmet to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Eminönü/Sultanahmet restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Eminönü/Sultanahmet.

  • Balikçi Sabahattin

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Grab a seat in the garden of this Sultanahmet seafood restaurant. The mezes, small appetizer plates of roasted red peppers and marinated octopus, m... More
  • Hamdi Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Starched white tablecloths, the smell of spices, and plenty of bustle and clamor accompany the plates of spicy kebaps at Istanbul’s favorite Anatol... More
  • Seyhmus

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Famished after haggling for kilims at the Covered Bazaar? It’s worth tracking down to this macho kebab dive colonized by gaggles of mustached vendo... More
  • Tamara Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    On a street lined with carpet shops near the Arasta Bazaar, this restaurant, whose owners hail from Turkey’s eastern Lake Van area, serves up the r... More
  • Tarihi Sultanahmet Köftecisi

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Since 1920, this workingman’s dive has remained hugely popular despite serving only two main dishes: meatballs and lamb skewers. Both are simple, b... More
  • Vefa Bozacisi

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    It would be a crime to miss the Süleymaniye Camii mosque, an Ottoman masterpiece; it would be sadder still not to visit this nearby sweet shop. Dec... More

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