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“Non a bella; ma, bellisima !”
Review of Corvino

Corvino
Ranked #1,159 of 14,832 Restaurants in Istanbul
Neighbourhood: Uskudar
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Neighbourhood: Uskudar
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Corvino is located in Kuzguncuk, a secluded and historic multi-culti neighborhood of Istanbul, where one can visit the local mosque, synagogue, orthodox church, armenian church. The restaurant is in the very center of Kuzguncuk, where there is a shopping alley with cobble-stone pavements surrounded by historic wooden buildings. Very many famous Turkish TV series are being shot in this neighborhood due to its authentic Ottoman atmosphere.

Probably due to this multi-culti habitat, the owners decided to add more spice and recently opened up this Italian restaurant at a renovated building, which fits perfectly to its surroundings. Corvino, meaning raven in Italian, fits well as one of the meanings of the neighborhood Kuzguncuk also refers to raven.

This is a bistro-style joint with about 10 tables inside. They also have 4-5 little tables right outside in the shopping alley (good for some espresso machiato).

And the food: what a wonderfully delicious stream of Italian classics coupled with explicit creativity!

From soups, primi, secondo, to dolce (dont miss the cannoli - and guess what the little red pearls are) you'll be touring through Italy at multi-culti Kuzguncuk and be amazed at the dedication and love they hide in this new joint.

We'll be back!

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

The food was good and the whole mood about the place is really nice! It's also easy to find which is not a very common quality among these places. Would like to go again!

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Reviewed 19 May 2017

We visited Corvino for the first time with good friends who live in the area. It did not disappoint! The owner carefully walked us through each menu item (in English) and made his recommendations. The atmosphere was quaint and the location is fantastic, nestled in a uniquely artistic section of old Uskudar.

I ordered the sea bass, which was fried and wrapped in potato strings. The fish was moist and mild and the exterior was perfectly crispy. The fish had three plastic pipets of different sauces that could be injected into the fish or on the outside. The basil was my favorite. It made for a fantastic presentation and one of the best meals I've had in my years in Istanbul.

While Turkish cuisine is great, it's good to know that it's also possible to get an authentically cooked Italian meal in a unique location with great ownership.

Be sure and take time to stroll by the water, along the sahile of Uskudar afterwards.

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