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Dondurmaci Ali Usta

) #29 of 320 Dessert in Istanbul #481 of 12,070 Places to Eat in Istanbul €€ - €€€ Turkish
Moda Cad. No: 264/A | Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 216 414 1880
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“ice cream” (11 reviews)
“scoop” (2 reviews)
“moda” (2 reviews)
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Moda Cad. No: 264/A | Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here after reading about it on trip advisor. I had way better ice creams in Istanbul than here. Also, it was quite costly. Can't recommend it.

Thank Saurabh G
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I came all the way here to sample the ice cream which many describe as the best in Istanbul. I found it average, very creamy and flavors lame.

Thank Corrado_foodpasha
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I have never tasted ice cream like this. Although there was a long queue it moved very fast and even if it hadn't it would have been worth waiting for. So many flavours to choose from.

Thank Shirley21
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Ali Usta s place is one of the unique places in Istanbul.They dont have a branch anywhere else. Always people are waiting in line to get served for the ice cream. Highly recommended.

Thank Sirin S
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The best ice cream I never eaten in my whole life. The taste is just marvelous, it s not simple ice cream : it s The Ice Cream. Perfect before a swim in the Bosphorus.

Thank Thouvenot J
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Ali Usta makes the best dondurma in Istanbul- it is flavorful, rich, smooth and amazingly delightful to taste buds. We tried coffee, strawberry, choco chip, cookie- all were very tasty :D Slurp!

Thank saima-goplaces
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

2 scoops for 8 lira of fresh ice cream goodness. tried the chocolate and plain flavor. the choc was not rich enough. worth a try if u r around the area. the flavors with nuts are better though like pistachio and almonds. packed with loads...More

Thank vonnievonvom
Reviewed 27 April 2016

this place serves turkish ice cream, it makes a wonderful mid day stop during your stroll of kadikoy. no sampling of flavors, 4TL per scoop (which i found reasonable in USD exchange).

Thank LL C
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

If you love ice cream, take the pain and reach this shop in kadikoy area. Every step you take to reach there is worth taking. You will be amazed to see variety and quality of ice cream serves. Don't get surprised if you will have...More

Thank suhaib27
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Ali Usta is in asian part of Istanbul close to nice Moda park. We tried their ice-cream, though personally I did not like it that much. Maybe it was a bad choice, but what I did not like was that they also had a tutti-frutti...More

Thank kat_kovacova
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Moda Cad. No: 264/A | Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Kadıköy
  • Neighbourhood: Kadıköy
  • Phone Number: +90 216 414 1880
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