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Ciya Sofrasi

Guneslibahce Sokak 43 | Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 216 330 31 90
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Guneslibahce Sokak 43 | Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
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I have been in Istanbul numerous times, keep coming back, and eat Turkish food every time. At Ciya I tried very nice Turkish dishes I had never tried before, and they tasted wonderful. The interior is not very nice. Go there for the fantastic food....More

Thank RejseMorten
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good and delicious. If you want to try Turkish food on Asian part of Istanbul, here is best place.

Thank Mazx1976
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the fish market in Kadikoy, Ciya is a great choice for a delicious meal. They do have a normal menu, but it is the daily specials that you go for. Specialising in ottoman cuisine, they source their recipes from many regions, and the...More

Thank CharlsRance
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My absolute favourite restaurant in Istanbul. Located on the Asian side of the city in the Kadikoy district, this restaurant offers a truly authentic Turkish dining experience. The ingredients are from all over Turkey, often using rare produce from the heart of Turkish village traditions....More

Thank LifeIsForLivingUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to Ciya because they are making speacialities from "Gaziantep" which is my hometown. Many times i have heard that the food should be very delicious which is not true! It is not even simular to the local taste of the meals what they...More

Thank Kaan S B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Down to Earth Restaurant in a very lively part of the Asian side of Istanbul. Waiters are attentive, Spotless clean,Lots of vegetarian options, Dishes are full of flavour. handy hint; best to order a variety of small dishes to eat and appreciate this Restaurant.

Thank kddemiray
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was taken here by a friend from Anatolia, and I absolutely loved the food. I found many options even as a vegetarian. It's for sure the restaurant I liked best in Istanbul. It is very busy and our table was in the street. But...More

Thank concertoitaliano
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is expensive that is the truth however the food is really good and one thing you have to try is their Fig Dessert "incir muhallebisi". All natural - no suggar added

Thank Elif B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Long before “New Anatolian” became the fashionable way to eat, there was chef Musa Dagdeviren, who traveled Turkey’s backroads in search of traditional recipes to replicate in his restaurant in Kadikoy. Every food lover visiting Istanbul makes a pilgrimage to taste Ciya Sofrasi’s regional dishes:...More

Thank iConcierge
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I came here for an early dinner at 7:00 pm, the food is very authentic. The place is small and cozy. They have something like salad bar where they offer many vegetarian options. However the place is crazy busy thus the waiters barely give u...More

Thank Daniaht
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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, Highchairs Available, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
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08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Guneslibahce Sokak 43 | Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90 216 330 31 90
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