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Kiyi Restaurant

Kefelikoy Caddesi 126 | Tarabya, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 262 00 02
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“beans” (2 reviews)
“cold meze” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Turkish, Mediterranean
Kefelikoy Caddesi 126 | Tarabya, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

For those of you who find fault in the staffs' English, or "slow service", I pity you. We were guests at the nearby Grand Tarabya hotel for 5 nights, and chose to eat at Kiyi every night that we did not dine privately. The food...More

Thank Deb W
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This place was recommended to us by a Turkish lady Sinem, who lives in Belgium and runs Unico, a great place in Brussels. This is a great place, a bit hidden to tourist since it is a bit of a drive from Istanbul but in...More

1  Thank granaat
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent fish very fresh and very well cooked.. . Starters are very nice too especially the shrimps with mushrooms and green papers just delicious.. . The sides next to fish are a little on the light side... But overall very good experience overlooking the marina......More

Thank Ahmed E
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I was taken here on a business dinner by someone who has been coming here for years. and I found it to be a perfect neighborhood restaurant. Warm and familiar with nearly everyone who walked in on a quiet Monday night greeted like an old...More

Thank mpk17
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Great view of Tarabya bay, at lunch terrace was empty. Cold mezes average except for the beans and eggplant salad. Great hot starter of sardines wrapped in vinegrape leaf. Remarkable grilled bonito although i was not offered any side dish. Reasonable prices @foodpasha

1  Thank Corrado_foodpasha
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We booked a full day tour to Prince Island. After lunch, went for Kiyi Restaurant. Nice and friendly staff. Warm welcome. Tried Kunafa, cappuccino, Turkish coffee and lemon juice. Nice view to the sea.

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I think it is by far the best seafood restaurant in Istanbul. The owner is always there, always overseeing that everything runs perfectly, the custormers are served well and everybody is happy. They cook fish so well and there is this one thing that they...More

2  Thank Nicky_Roy_G2
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We went on a Saturday night in a fairly large group. The food was great - I would recommend the patlican (aubergine) and squid. There were no menus which might be a little tough for foreigners who do not speak Turkish. The food was excellent...More

1  Thank Globe T
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

We have been there for lunch. As a starter, we had mixed meze platter including a succulent octopus but we found the portions tiny. Maybe go for only fried calamari for starter. For the main, I had a tasty grilled sea bream. Overall the service...More

1  Thank atravelbugfromlondon
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

Tasty, fresh, good service and a beautiful view... What more do you want? The mezze starters include grilled peppers and homemade calamares. For mains, try one of the whole grilled fisch, whit just a touch of lemon, pure and just how the sea ment it...More

Thank ACT-012
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kefelikoy Caddesi 126 | Tarabya, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90 212 262 00 02
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