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General Yazgan Sok. no 8/b | Asmalı mescit mah / Tünel /Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 252 47 53
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“enchiladas” (24 reviews)
“guacamole” (13 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
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General Yazgan Sok. no 8/b | Asmalı mescit mah / Tünel /Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

With my daughter and her boyfriend we looked for a nice place for our last dinner together. We had some chicken wings and nachos as appetizer... The wings were quiet spicy, but great. The nachos were crispy. Service is great. We had burritos and chitchangas...More

Thank Bert F
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

My wife is from Texas and loves this place. I’ve been there too and can say the food is the closest to tex-mex in Istanbul. We come here very frequently. I recommend the frozen strawberry margarita and cheese enchiladas. What could get more tex-mex than...More

Thank Erk E
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Best mexican food in town . Founded in Bodrum 25 years ago and still has the same taste. Definitely recommended if you visit Istanbul-Beyoglu.

Thank Emir K
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent Mexican cuisine, the owner and her team were so kind and helpful. We had excellent Fajitas and portion was big. Prices are reasonable for the neighberhood. The place is small but with very warm athmosphere and recommendable for couples, friends or families.

Thank Naferhat
Reviewed 12 November 2017

the menu has everything youd expect. the food is very good, not as good as youd find in the UK or the US but, as stated, probably the best thats around. Good atmosphere, polite and friendly staff.

Thank Traveler-Saru
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I’m a Tex-Mex maniac, lived in Istanbul for 25 years and if I didn’t have my fav Tex-Mex ‘fix’ every now and then, not sure what I’d do! I’ve seen some horrible attempts at Tex-Mex in Istanbul, but Picante is as close to authentic as...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I've been there twice already and the food it is always really good!! Service is always sweet and courteous. My husband and I love it and recommend it 👍😘😘 We will back soon!!

Thank Catalina C
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Nice environment, good food but hygine problem. The price is expensive. We ate two burritos and drank fizzy beverages. It costed more than 100 liras

Thank Cemcheff
Reviewed 17 August 2017

So we had been traveling all summer in France, we were ready for some Mexican food. We have been to Mexico cooking school so we know authentic Mexican food. We also know by now that you can rarely get that home taste of the food...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Can i say best Mexican i've ever tastes? Of course not. Can i say "One of the best Mexican joints in Istanbul?" Sure. At least it's not a tex-mex kinda restaurant. And what i tastes was good. Tad bit pricey for the product though.

Thank Aycan C
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal
Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night
and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights,
shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of
people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive
Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of
the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: General Yazgan Sok. no 8/b | Asmalı mescit mah / Tünel /Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +90 212 252 47 53
  • E-mail
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