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Akcanlar Ocakbasi

Cumhuriyet Cad. Nispet Sok. No: 7 | Elmadag, Taksim, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 232 06 11
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average2%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
17 Oct 2016
“Great Turkish barbecue ”
5 Oct 2016
“Traditional Turkish Wow”
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Turkish, Barbecue, Middle Eastern, Halal
€€ - €€€
Cumhuriyet Cad. Nispet Sok. No: 7 | Elmadag, Taksim, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome food in this small local place. Friendly laid back waiters who speak good english. Had a mixed meze to start and the a lamb kebab with puréed aubergine and yoghurt absolutely delicious. Couldn't recommend it more, so much better than the tourist traps around...More

Thank 45th_Generation
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Like other reviews here, we looked at Akcanlar because it was up the street from our hotel. A Turkish-speaking customer - who turned out to be Norwegian - called out that it is "the best restaurant in Istanbul". You will never know that, but the...More

Thank Max P
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

You can eat all kind of Turkish barbequ and also you can drink alcohol here. There is special barbequ inside and you can seat also opposite or side of barbeque. Lunch time people come to here for eat but evening or night time you can...More

Thank Emre D
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We picked this restaurent as it was close to our hotel and recommended on trip advisor. It's a neighbourhood turkish restaurant so don't expect luxury and don't expect the staff to speak good English. But the food was very good - more than we could...More

Thank NickLD
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

We didn't think this place will wow us when we went in. We thought it will be just another diner and we went there cos it was so near to our second hotel. But oh boy, we were so impressed! Price is reasonable with really...More

Thank jenniferlR3443YY
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Very authentic turkish place with a lot of kebabs and nice personal. Very huge dishes. the price is quite chip.

Thank Sergey K
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Our Smithsonian tour director took us here and we loved it so much we went back on our own 2 nights later. The owner and staff were gracious and patient and explained everything to us in English and by showing us what it was. We...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Casual restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. We enjoyed the numerous options for kebabs. The breads were delicious

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Just left after a wonderful dinner. Staff all accommodating and helpful. Sogurme (eggplant app) and Taze Fasulye (green bean app) were both good starters. The Tavuk and Adana kebaps were just spicing enough with good sides. The waiter brought a free large fruit plate while...More

1  Thank Angrodjhg
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

The food is fabulous here. I recommend the chicken kebabs, yogurt with walnuts and zuchini, hummus, and the eggplant with tomatoes. Can't go wrong here ! The staff is friendly as well. I ate here one night and there was a big storm and the...More

1  Thank skivnj
For much of Istanbul’s history, Sisli and the area
just north of Taksim Square were open countryside used
mostly as hunting grounds. These days, Sisli and its
chic streets are considered the very heart of
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cumhuriyet Cad. Nispet Sok. No: 7 | Elmadag, Taksim, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sisli
  • Neighbourhood: Sisli
  • Phone Number: +90 212 232 06 11
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