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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“turkey” (112 reviews)
“kebab” (190 reviews)
“stews” (24 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
€€ - €€€
Caferaga Mahallesi, Gunesli Bahce Sk. No: 43 | Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Just like the name CIYA which means mountain in Kurdish (probably driven from Persian language) was as fleshing and as mound boggling as Mountains to really enjoy it and to find a path you need a compas. I had Zerek soup ( I hope I...More

Thank Saadet O
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Took the ferry across to the Asian side and quickly found this restaurant after seeing recommendations on Trip Adviser. Good a la carte menu or option to choose from the counter and pay after weighing. Our food was delicious. Good value for money.

Thank Boudica_Blighty
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We searched out this restaurant in Kadikoy following good reviews here and were not disappointed. Huge selection of mezze (paid by weight once you have finished your selections) with a lot of other traditional offerings as well. All vegetarian and mezze offerings were very reasonably...More

Thank CAPerth
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Questions & Answers
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
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, 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
  • E-mail
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