Best food in Istanbul

Check out the top food in Istanbul, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. FICCIN
1. FICCIN
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10 local reviews
7 Kallavi Sokak, Istanbul Province
Open now
(0212) 293 3786
Establishment
Cheng
This is a nice restaurant. The prices are good and you get good quality food.
meltem
Fıccın is one of the my favorite dinner places. All foods are delicious and traditional.
Funda
Many kinds of delicious food. Especially Georgian and Circassian food. Also you can drink 'rakı', wine or beer…
1. FICCIN
1. FICCIN
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10 local reviews
7 Kallavi Sokak, Istanbul Province
Open now
(0212) 293 3786
Cheng
Cheng
This is a nice restaurant. The prices are good and you get good quality food.
meltem
meltem
Fıccın is one of the my favorite dinner places. All foods are delicious and traditional.
Funda
Funda
Many kinds of delicious food. Especially Georgian and Circassian food. Also you can drink 'rakı', wine or beer.
2. 360 İstanbul Restaurant
2. 360 İstanbul Restaurant
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13 local reviews
8 Mısır Buğdayı Sk, Taksim/İstanbul
Open now
(0212) 251 1042
Establishment
Berna Melih Verda
Great view. Nice food. It is also a bar after 11 pm.
Züleyha
It is expensive and not the best food but worth to go for drinks overlooking the whole city
Ali
One of the best restaurants in Taksim
2. 360 İstanbul Restaurant
2. 360 İstanbul Restaurant
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13 local reviews
8 Mısır Buğdayı Sk, Taksim/İstanbul
Open now
(0212) 251 1042
Berna Melih Verda
Berna Melih Verda
Great view. Nice food. It is also a bar after 11 pm.
Züleyha
Züleyha
It is expensive and not the best food but worth to go for drinks overlooking the whole city
Ali
Ali
One of the best restaurants in Taksim
3. CANIM CİĞERİM
3. CANIM CİĞERİM
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2 local reviews
1 Kırmızı Minare Sk, Istanbul
Open now
(0212) 252 6060
Establishment
Daoud
The name of this place means my darling liver, and yes they serve liver kebabs as well as meat and chicken. T…
Aziz Semih
Local food, inexpensive
Aziz Semih
Local food, inexpensive
3. CANIM CİĞERİM
3. CANIM CİĞERİM
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2 local reviews
1 Kırmızı Minare Sk, Istanbul
Open now
(0212) 252 6060
Daoud
Daoud
The name of this place means my darling liver, and yes they serve liver kebabs as well as meat and chicken. That's pretty much it. They bri…
Aziz Semih
Aziz Semih
Local food, inexpensive
Aziz Semih
Aziz Semih
Local food, inexpensive
4. ARMADA RESTAURANT
4. ARMADA RESTAURANT
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3 local reviews
ARMADA RESTAURANT, Istanbul Province
Open now
(0212) 249 7927
Establishment
Hatice
Yummy Turkish Food And Good Price
Irem
Stunning view on the Bosphorus and great food
Hatice
Yummy Turkish Food And Good Price
4. ARMADA RESTAURANT
4. ARMADA RESTAURANT
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3 local reviews
ARMADA RESTAURANT, Istanbul Province
Open now
(0212) 249 7927
Hatice
Hatice
Yummy Turkish Food And Good Price
Irem
Irem
Stunning view on the Bosphorus and great food
Hatice
Hatice
Yummy Turkish Food And Good Price
5. Kiva Han
5. Kiva Han
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6 local reviews
4 Galata Kulesi Meydanı, Istanbul - Europe
(0212) 292 0037
Establishment
Secil
They have very interesting food from all over Anatolia. It is not cheap but the tastes are very special. The s…
Omer
It's been there since anyone discovered Galata's popularity 10 years ago -- and now although there are hundred…
Secil
They have very interesting food from all over Anatolia. It is not cheap but the tastes are very special. The s…
5. Kiva Han
5. Kiva Han
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6 local reviews
4 Galata Kulesi Meydanı, Istanbul - Europe
(0212) 292 0037
Secil
Secil
They have very interesting food from all over Anatolia. It is not cheap but the tastes are very special. The salads are also made of interes…
Omer
Omer
It's been there since anyone discovered Galata's popularity 10 years ago -- and now although there are hundreds of restaurants nearby, they'…
Secil
Secil
They have very interesting food from all over Anatolia. It is not cheap but the tastes are very special. The salads are also made of interes…
6. Karaköy Lokantası
6. Karaköy Lokantası
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15 local reviews
İETT Karaköy Durağı, Istanbul
Open now
(0212) 292 4455
Establishment
Daoud
Karakoy is the up and coming scene of Istanbul. This was a simple restaurant but it has risen with the area. …
Münir
This place started with the concept of a traditional esnaf lokantasi and added laid-back service and funky des…
Omer
Go at lunchtime and you'll feel cross-century lunch traditions of workers, office people all coming together t…
6. Karaköy Lokantası
6. Karaköy Lokantası
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15 local reviews
İETT Karaköy Durağı, Istanbul
Open now
(0212) 292 4455
Daoud
Daoud
Karakoy is the up and coming scene of Istanbul. This was a simple restaurant but it has risen with the area. The food is still very good an…
Münir
Münir
This place started with the concept of a traditional esnaf lokantasi and added laid-back service and funky design and paying greater attenti…
Omer
Omer
Go at lunchtime and you'll feel cross-century lunch traditions of workers, office people all coming together to enjoy some traditional Turki…
7. Zencefil
7. Zencefil
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3 local reviews
3 Kurabiye Sokak, Istanbul
Closed now
(0212) 244 4082
Establishment
Talat
Best vegetarian restaurant, delicious and affordable food
Özge
Vegetarian restaurant with delicisious foods.
Emre
Zencefil which means "ginger" in English is located Istiklal street area and it is one of the few vegetarian r…
7. Zencefil
7. Zencefil
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3 local reviews
3 Kurabiye Sokak, Istanbul
Closed now
(0212) 244 4082
Talat
Talat
Best vegetarian restaurant, delicious and affordable food
Özge
Özge
Vegetarian restaurant with delicisious foods.
Emre
Emre
Zencefil which means "ginger" in English is located Istiklal street area and it is one of the few vegetarian restaurants in Istanbul. Try gi…
8. Guney Restaurant
8. Guney Restaurant
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5 local reviews
2/B Galata Kulesi Meydanı, Istanbul - Europe
Open now
(0212) 251 8885
Establishment
Daniele
Very good turkish "granma" food in a nice designed venue with flawless service and the Galata Tower within a h…
Ronja
They offer a wide choice of several delicoius and not too expensive foods&drinks. You can sit outside directly…
Ronja
They offer a wide choice of several delicoius and not too expensive foods&drinks. You can sit outside directly…
8. Guney Restaurant
8. Guney Restaurant
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5 local reviews
2/B Galata Kulesi Meydanı, Istanbul - Europe
Open now
(0212) 251 8885
Daniele
Daniele
Very good turkish "granma" food in a nice designed venue with flawless service and the Galata Tower within a hand's reach.
Ronja
Ronja
They offer a wide choice of several delicoius and not too expensive foods&drinks. You can sit outside directly at the nice square on the Gal…
Ronja
Ronja
They offer a wide choice of several delicoius and not too expensive foods&drinks. You can sit outside directly at the nice square on the Gal…
9. Midpoint
9. Midpoint
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3 local reviews
Midpoint, Beyoğlu
Open now
(0212) 245 7040
Establishment
Hatice
Quality international food and coffee , Nice Sunday Brunch!
Neslihan
"Very good view and delicious food"
Hatice
Quality international food and coffee , Nice Sunday Brunch!
9. Midpoint
9. Midpoint
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3 local reviews
Midpoint, Beyoğlu
Open now
(0212) 245 7040
Hatice
Hatice
Quality international food and coffee , Nice Sunday Brunch!
Neslihan
Neslihan
"Very good view and delicious food"
Hatice
Hatice
Quality international food and coffee , Nice Sunday Brunch!
10. Hacı Abdullah
10. Hacı Abdullah
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5 local reviews
Hacı Abdullah, Beyoğlu
Open now
(0212) 293 8561
Establishment
Tanyer
Tasty Turkish Food but no alcohol...
hexagram
Must-try restaurant for Ottoman food lovers.
Emre
This İstanbul institution (it was established in 1888) serves a good range of mezes and hazır yemek (ready-mad…
10. Hacı Abdullah
10. Hacı Abdullah
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5 local reviews
Hacı Abdullah, Beyoğlu
Open now
(0212) 293 8561
Tanyer
Tanyer
Tasty Turkish Food but no alcohol...
hexagram
hexagram
Must-try restaurant for Ottoman food lovers.
Emre
Emre
This İstanbul institution (it was established in 1888) serves a good range of mezes and hazır yemek (ready-made food). There's no alcohol, b…
11. Lucca
11. Lucca
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10 local reviews
51 Cevdet Paşa Caddesi, Istambul
Open now
(0212) 257 1255
Establishment
Bora
One of the best cafe/resturants in Bebek for great simple food and outdoor dining.
Nick
Great food! Very modern and Europeanized Bistro. Great for cocktails! I'd recommend booking in advance.
Bora
One of the best cafe/resturants in Bebek for great simple food and outdoor dining.
11. Lucca
11. Lucca
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10 local reviews
51 Cevdet Paşa Caddesi, Istambul
Open now
(0212) 257 1255
Bora
Bora
One of the best cafe/resturants in Bebek for great simple food and outdoor dining.
Nick
Nick
Great food! Very modern and Europeanized Bistro. Great for cocktails! I'd recommend booking in advance.
Bora
Bora
One of the best cafe/resturants in Bebek for great simple food and outdoor dining.
12. Vogue Restaurant & Bar
12. Vogue Restaurant & Bar
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5 local reviews
Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Beşiktaş
Open now
(0212) 227 2545
Establishment
Hakan
Delicious food and fancy drinks. Fantastic veranda with a great view. Check the wine list. Reservation. Expens…
David
Stunning view and delicious food !
Esin
One of the best restaurant&bar in town with a great view. Expensive for sure...
12. Vogue Restaurant & Bar
12. Vogue Restaurant & Bar
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5 local reviews
Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Beşiktaş
Open now
(0212) 227 2545
Hakan
Hakan
Delicious food and fancy drinks. Fantastic veranda with a great view. Check the wine list. Reservation. Expensive!
David
David
Stunning view and delicious food !
Esin
Esin
One of the best restaurant&bar in town with a great view. Expensive for sure...