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Ciya Sofrasi

Caferaga Mahallesi, Gunesli Bahce Sk. No: 43 | Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 216 330 31 90
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“turkey” (112 reviews)
“kebab” (194 reviews)
“lamb” (72 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Caferaga Mahallesi, Gunesli Bahce Sk. No: 43 | Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice place and lots of tables, so bigger group fit in this restaurant. Really good kebabs and also there is in the menu some exotic dishes ( meatballs with cherry sauce, pomegranate sauce with kebab). Also nice staff! Everytime when I go to Asian...More

Thank Rea T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Turkish cuisine, in a typical setting: you can chose while entering the restaurant or have a choice from the menu with many different possibilities from kebab to pan-made meals which are very delicious. But we took pide and lahmacum (aka turkish pizza...) - delicious -...More

Thank maartenw2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They had all sorts of kebabs, but I had mixed (Karisik Kebab) one so, I could try all of each popular kebabs in the restaurant. Lamb was my least favorite, maybe it is just because of my taste (don't really like lamb). The chicken was...More

Thank Ertan K
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Just finished dinner there, sitting in a coffee shop 2 blocks away. This is a go-to place for Turkish food. The restaurant splits in 2 parts across the street. One side is the traditional home cooking style with all the choices, the other side is...More

Thank Hacksj
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

When your visiting Istanbul you must stop here for dinner. You can order all kind of different turkish dices. Order 1/2 portions so you can tast as much as you like. Save some space for the wallnut dessert. I will certainly come back next time...More

Thank Dennis v
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Last night I had a vegetarian kebab, which had lack of taste and caused me foodborne illness the whole night. I still feel still sick because of it.

Thank _bjorkak
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has traditionall and regional special foods and whatever I eat here is always so delicious so don’t miss out

Thank banuyollarda
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent food you should go and enjoy the fantastic food Ciya kebeps and other foods are really unique and delicious Go and enjoy with reasonable prices

Thank MTKN48
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

There are probably only a handful of places in İstanbul where you can find such a selection of dishes that are interesting and tasty. The risk you take when eating at Çiya is that because you select what you want to eat in the kitchen...More

Thank CPLongIsland
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

The food served there offers a sample of turkish cuisine marqued by its historical heritage, a mix of Caucasian, Ottoman, Balkan... It's wide and rich. You can choose whatever you want and pay according to the weight, the problem is you want to try everything...More

Thank Rim D
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8 December 2017|
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Response from CPLongIsland | Reviewed this property |
No restaurant in Turkey serves “haram” food because it’s a Muslim country. Therefore you don’t even think about whether the food served at Ciya Sofrasi is halal.
10 November 2016|
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Response from Simon B | Reviewed this property |
You can choose from the food on display inside and point!
16 February 2015|
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Response from Meryem I | Reviewed this property |
You are disappointed at Çiya,İ am sorry about it.İ can understand You. İstanbul is a crowd city.every day a lot of people go to eat at Çiya. İ prefer to go there for lunch.,so I can find what I want.,but at night ? I am... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caferaga Mahallesi, Gunesli Bahce Sk. No: 43 | Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Kadıköy
  • Neighbourhood: Kadıköy
  • Phone Number: +90 216 330 31 90
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