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Ehlitat Lokantasi

Balo SK. 21a, Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“soups” (4 reviews)
“potato salad” (2 reviews)
“veal” (2 reviews)
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Turkish, Halal
Balo SK. 21a, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended,good size portions,good quality,good service,good staff,good prices,it's not easy to find decent businesses like this in Istanbul. You can see many Turkish customers which is proof of quality ,price and taste .

Thank kay1b
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We always enjoy our meal there. Everything we have tasted is simply delicious! Plus, the place is spotless clean. Highly recommended!

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Delicious food with the lowest price that you can find in this area, soups are awesome and the employees are respected to the guests...

Thank mehrad t
Reviewed 4 August 2017

During my most recent 4-day stay in Istanbul, I went to this place for every lunch and dinner. The food was perfect, with a large variety of traditional Turkish dishes. And the price? reasonable beyond your expectations. Advice: Do not waste your time and money...More

1  Thank Mehrdad K
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I am really recommend to eat that restaurant. Hungary kebab is exteremely delicious and ıf you eat you can be happy and full. Porsion is full not little .

Thank ahmetbcc
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Maybe it doesn't make up your mind when you see the shop, but the food is excellent! Clean many many choices of Turkish plates with excellent quality and good pricing! If you want to get your boyfriend/girlfriend to a nice restau take him/her somewhere else....More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 January 2017

It doesn't seem to be so exceptional from the outside, but when you get in, there is actually a wide range of choices, with lots of vegetables options and fresh herbs. I tasted many different stuff and all of them were great. I would definitely...More

Thank Irma333
Reviewed 9 April 2016

One of the best Lokanta in the city center-Istiklal. Offers several kinds of traditional Turkish food, at very good quality with very good prices.A busy place all day long

Thank NeliDi
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

This canteen-type restaurant offers several set menus, plus you are free to have whatever extras you want. I had "Menu 3" with grilled chicken for 10,50 lira, and was happy about it. A good place to eat if you want tasty and healthy food.

1  Thank AntonKunin
Reviewed 24 October 2015

"Lokantasi" restaurants are quasi-buffet style, where many dishes are pre-prepared, and you just choose dishes you want along the line and the Chefs plate them and hand them to you, and then you pay Cashier at end of the line. (Difference from Buffet, is that...More

2  Thank Mrjustice
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal
Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night
and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights,
shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of
people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive
Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of
the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned
restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
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07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Balo SK. 21a, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
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