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Balik Pazari

Beyoglu Caddesi, Istanbul, Turkey
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Fish and other edibles are what you'll find at this seafood market next to the Cicek Pasaji.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good60%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
9 Dec 2016
“Delicious fish”
23 Sep 2016
“Lots of street food, shopping and cafes.”
Beyoglu Caddesi, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

There is balik pazari in Isteklal cadasi near galate seray University. There many kinds of fishes you can select and order it to eat there with local and traditional drink and Meze.

Thank poorangt
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Great place to enjoy awesome Turkish street food, cafes and shopping. Prepare to walk a lot. I like to stop every few hours for a small bite and a cold beer. Found some fresh seafood there as well. Enjoy!!

Thank Kyle L
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Researched and had read about this place so went looking for it. Easiky found off Isteklal St. Was a great place to try the sea food dishes, find a place doing it fresh and you can choose ,check the price in advance and there you...More

Thank PavRao
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Located on Istiklal street, a place that everyone should visit during their stay in the city. Small restaurants for fish lovers, souvenir shops, spice shops and many more! You can not resist the smell of the fresh fish. Also try the delicious Turkish raki

Thank NeliDi
Reviewed 14 September 2015

If you are a fish lover you have to walk in this small cokak, with the mussels and the fish waiting for you to taste them.I found roe dried and smoked, in wax,bought it very cheap, it was delicious! there are restaurants,fish market,souvenirs, spices, all...More

1  Thank sunny s
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

If you are touring on İstiklal Caddesi and Beyoğlu area,then you are definitely going to see this old Bazaar on yr way.Lots of fresh fruit and vegetable sellers,fish markets.small gift stores and some cafes and nice restaurants with live music,specially dinner time.Very nice ambiance to...More

3  Thank junior1907
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

The fish restaurants with their unique fishy smell are packed at night. Interspersed with spice and nut shops selling locum and apple tea (Elma). Lamps, souvenirs, ceramics and jewellery. A mosh mash of Retail Therapy in a fish market!! Fried mussels with garlic sauce is...More

3  Thank Jilliana R
Reviewed 6 February 2015

While going through famous Istiklal Street from Taksim to Beyoğlu,you will see this small street on yr right hand side before coming to Galatasaray. Very good small Bazaar with lots of cafes and restautants to eat and shops and stores to buy some little souveniersVery...More

3  Thank junior1907
Reviewed 3 December 2014

A bit pricey stuff around. Good cafes and restaurants, unfortunately, hard to find. Crowded all the time. Mercan restaurant is no good anymore.

2  Thank drsipahi
Reviewed 27 December 2013 via mobile

This short bazaar street offers a wonderful selection of fish and eateries! You can feast your eyes and stomach quickly and for a nice price. Some are pushy, but just follow the locals for a good meal.

3  Thank Gastronote_eu
Home to more than half a million residents, Uskudar on
the Asian side of the Bosphorus is one of Istanbul’s
most densely populated neighbourhoods. Once a Greek
colony, later a haven for people from across the
Mediterranean and the Middle East, this gateway to
Asia has been an active and diverse hub for eons.
Still, visitors to Uskudar are often more overcome by
its myriad treasures than by its many thousand
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