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Restaurants in Taksim/Beyoğlu

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Taksim/Beyoğlu restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Taksim/Beyoğlu 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 Taksim/Beyoğlu 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 Taksim/Beyoğlu restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Taksim/Beyoğlu.

  • 5 Kat

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    From the outside, it’s just another soot-streaked, film-noirish Istanbul apartment building. But once you enter and take the tiny elevator to the f... More
  • Atika

    In a neighborhood filled with snootily fashionable terrace cafés—where the waitstaff seem to make a special point of ignoring you—Atika stands out ... More
  • Kallavi

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Beyoglu is known for its raucous drinking houses, or meyhane, where meze are an excuse for rivers of raki. This is the insiders' favorite: a brick-... More
  • Konak

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    It’s neither as famous nor as trendy as other rooftop restaurants in the area (say, 360 or Mikla), but Konak’s views are just as exhilarating, and ... More
  • Litera

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Sunset, when the mosques and minarets glow like fire and the city lights twinkle, is the time to hit this spot on the top floor of the Goethe Insti... 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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