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Mostra Balik

Kucuk Ayasofya Mah. Mustafa Pasa Sok., Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 638 58 01
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“fresh fish” (26 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
“sea view” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Turkish, Soups
$$ - $$$
Kucuk Ayasofya Mah. Mustafa Pasa Sok., Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I found this resturant through TripAdvisor, and visited on December 2016 with a littel hesitation as it was not season of tourism , but what I found was over my expectations. IT is true that the decoration is modest. But the quality of seafood was...More

Thank Hiwa H
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Never eaten in my life so tasty fish!! I was confused of the many fish they offered but chef called tohan as i remember asked me can i bring my specialties i said ok . Believe me it was amazing like a rollercoaster from 1...More

Thank Duur H
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were wrong to order through the waiter without referring to the menu. We thought he was offering complimentary sides. When the bill came it was an unpleasant surprise. The fish came to £25 and with a thin steak and a small calamari dish and...More

Thank BigBen273
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent and fresh fish nicely cooked along with a sea view.the service is good. Price reasonable for the fresh fish. We had a particular service as we were alone inside the restaurant.

Thank mohamed a
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We ate here on a Sunday evening on the recommendation of our hotel that was nearby. We were picked up by a taxi sent by the restaurant (at no charge to us). We had a table by the window that looked across the railroad to...More

Thank jccphd
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Really enjoyed our evening at Mostra. Delicious fresh seafood and very friendly service. Well worth visiting when in Istanbul

Thank Christopher N
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Doesn't look much from the outside but it is fine inside. There are probably good views in the summer or during the day but we went in winter. Seafood was fresh and nicely cooked. Complimentary starter was a nice touch. Wine a bit expensive, but...More

Thank qurum5
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend the octopus as a great meal. The calamari was also tasty. There is a limited selection of non seafood available as well for non seafood eaters.

Thank greggles1981
Reviewed 4 February 2016

I love seafood and thought that I would be able to eat some good seafood. With such an extensive menu, it was disappointing that my first two selections were not available. They tried to accommodate a gluten free dinner. For the price and the limited...More

1  Thank susan T
Reviewed 8 January 2016

With its view of the harbor this small restaurant is nothing but a pearl in the city. Highly recommend the grilled eggplant as an appetizer.

Thank jobaaroy
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 90
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
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10:00 am - 2:00 am
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10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kucuk Ayasofya Mah. Mustafa Pasa Sok., Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 638 58 01
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