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Erkan Bistro & Restaurant

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Keskuskatu 35, Kotka 48100, Finland
10:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Nice burgers, especially the one with goat cheese. Originally a kebab place, now kind of cross kitchen so salad-kebab and pizza are good alternatives.

Thank Tuukka K
Kotka, Finland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

After renovation, the place looks much better than before but I cannot say same about the quality of their pizzas. We tried Opera (see picture) and Empire Special. The pizzas were quite poor looking and poor tasting. Also, they were too salty. The price level is the same as in Kotipizza but the quality is way lower. Especially the ham... More 

Thank 87mika
Kotka, Finland
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The pizzas ingredients were cheap on taste especially ham and salami. Actually pizza didn't have any salami but smashed salami salsa. You better take here something else than pizza (don't know though if anything else is good).

Thank shishvi
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Erkan managed to renovate the interiors and menu. Now they have not only pizza and kebab, but also salads and burgers. I loved rice kebab and Cesar salad. Portions are big and tasty. They serve draft beer, cider, vine as well. Good place for family and friends for very decent price.

1 Thank Irina P
Turku, Finland
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43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2012

If you want to have quality fastfood for decent price in Kotka, Erkan is the place you want to visit. The meals are big and their kebab meat is tasty (best in Kotka). Pizzas and salads are good also, but thats about all they are serving. Restaurant is clean and has nice location. Don't expect anything fancy and you will... More 

Thank J J A
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 January 2012

Just good food and warm atmosphere. Good place to rest and read the local newspaper.

Thank FlyerFinland
Turku, Finland
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107 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2011

While not many places stay open in Kotka after 9 or 10pm, Erkan might lure you in with its open door, terrace and bright lights. The food's not bad, the prices are tolerable but you're not left with total satisfaction. It's understandable that working in a kebab place might not be one's dream job, but still it would be nice... More 

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Reviewed 12 October 2008

Best kebab in kotka, which is not much.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 22
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Keskuskatu 35, Kotka 48100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Kymenlaakso  >  Kotka
  • Phone Number: 3585215888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?