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Eminonu Pier

near the Sirkeci Railway Station, Istanbul, Turkey
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USD 51.46*
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“fish sandwich” (66 reviews)
“balik ekmek” (15 reviews)
“lemon juice” (6 reviews)
near the Sirkeci Railway Station, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My guide said this is one of the local's favorite spots for fish....cooked on the boats that line the pier.....( like our food trucks)...manycooks in traditional outfits.....fish sandwiches seem to be the popular item as locals pack the picnic table set up......a lot of hustle...More

Thank kathy b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a real hustle bustle in this area with the Sirkeci railway station, ferries, tram and bus station. Best place for transportation. You can go to any place from here.

Thank Bindastraveller
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Well they do fish sandwiches on the boats not like fish fingers a proper grilled fried fish with onions accommodated by lots of cats and make sure to eat carefully cause the fillets of fishes comes with bones ( sea bass or mackerel)

Thank Metehan N
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Plenty of turkish delightful food available. Boats for Bosphorus visit available here. decorated boats is a specialty of this place.

Thank arunbvkumar
Reviewed 9 June 2017

If you want to have some beautiful sights, take a boat to for instance Kadiköy (Asian side) and you will love the views of the ancient city from the water. Enjoy!

Thank maartenw2016
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Grab a fish sandwich and eat like the locals. Be daring and also order a pickled juice from the carts.

1  Thank IstanbulRaine
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Nice views of the golden horn. Boats selling fish sandwich ,a local specialty. Rows of benches next to them with locals and tourist enjoying snacks (I avoid the fish sandwich as once had an upset stomach after eating it).

Thank kamalilahi
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

It's in the centre of the city so you will probably be around the area anyway. The pier and see very lively and fun to be at for a while. While.youre there be sure to grab a fish sandwich from one of the many stalls...More

Thank Abdulla C
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The fish is so delicious and yummy . The restaurant are very good service are good and quick I enjoy the bread and fish

Thank shastrym
Reviewed 24 May 2017

You come here to catch a boat trip but it is also a great place to people-watch and eat a fish sandwich while you do so. They are called sandwiches but you get a whole fillet of mackerel plus salad, encased in half a loaf...More

Thank JJHDerbyshire
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24 January 2016|
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Response from Mannie G | Reviewed this property |
depends how long is your Lay-over... if it's the whole day, then by all means get a tour of the Bosphorus, but if only a few hours, better stay in the airport because before you arrive in the city, it will take you an hour... More
Vera Z
26 March 2015|
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Response from Librani | Reviewed this property |
On Eminonu Pier next to boats that sells grilled fish sandwiches (next to Galata Bridge) you have a kiosk where you can buy tickets for 12TL (for adults) - it is 1,5hr long Bosphorus tour - very convenient and cheap. You... More