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Restaurants in Istanbul

  • 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
  • Sky Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Concealed amid the business-class lounges, this spacious, sunlit restaurant looks as if it would be forbidden to steerage passengers, but it’s not.... More
  • Starbucks

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    If you’re not quite ready to plunge into Turkish culture the moment you arrive, pop in for one last half-caf Venti skinny latte before you leave th... More
  • Subaşi

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Goldsmiths, rug lords, and copperware kings pack into the homey Subaşi for fortifying white beans in tomato sauce and chicken stuffed with rice. More
  • Sunset Grill & Bar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Forget the burger-joint visions the name connotes: this elegant rooftop spot is one of the city’s most sophisticated dining destinations. Should yo... 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
  • The Authentic Turkish Ice Cream Guy

    Turkish ice cream is stickier and chewier than its Western counterpart—it stretches. You can’t get it anywhere but Turkey. The secret ingredient is... More
  • The Greenport

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    The plasma TVs are often tuned to the sports channel, usually showing a football (soccer) game, in this café and bar. It’s the only restaurant afte... More
  • Tugra Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The Tugra was the calligraphic seal of the Ottoman Sultans. No doubt the restaurant of the same name now located in the sumptuous 19th-century Cira... More
  • Tuus

  • 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
  • Vogue

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Vogue’s location on the top floor of Besiktas Plaza also represents a status that includes top-tier clientele, cuisine, and cost. In the summer, th... More
  • Yakup 2

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    One of the most well-known meyhane restaurants in the city, Yakup 2 serves customers the classic line up of appetizers like artichokes, yogurt, and... More
  • Zarifi

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    You might call Zarifi the first postmodern meyhane with a mission to revive lost elements of Beyoğlu’s past as a drinking, fun-loving ghetto from B... More

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