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The Upper Crust Pizzeria

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Ciragan cad no35 besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 227 5227
11:00 - 22:30
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Istanbul, Turkey
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Upper Crust is my go to when craving pizza. The large size is good for two people, but we always order two so we can have leftovers! I've never eaten in, only had delivery.

Thank PanduhJ
Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Pizza is so big (not even the xl but the l-size) that you should order it with 2 persons. Taste is good. Crust not quite what the italians do, but way above average. Great range of choice.

Thank stichtinglekkereten
Istanbul, Turkey
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Go here, they have the best pizza in Istanbul for sure! They also make pizza with real bacon, for that alone they can take the award.

Thank Leonardo I
Istanbul, Turkey
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2014

I will definitely be frequenting Upper Crust many times in Istanbul. I have tries a fair amount of pizza around the city during the past year and have had many mediocre ones. Upper Crust is definitely a pizzeria I take my friends who are visiting. The pizzas are thin, delicious and there are many unique toppings to pick from. The... More 

Thank Booleng4
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139 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Their pizzas are crunchy and yummy! Order their uncommon pizza if you like bacon! They have some serious variety in their menu and there is something for everyone!

Thank Rana U
Istanbul, Turkey
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2014

If you feel hungry while strolling in Bebek ,check this nice Pizzeria Always fresh.I enjoy their thin crust pizzas It is also a good option for ordering in and sharing while at home with friends

Thank Juneau65
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2012 via mobile

Very close to where I live. Regularly ordering from this place. Not so cheap compared to others around but the quality and taste are a lot better.

Thank uuyansoy
Calgary, Canada
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70 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2012

We have had pizza from the Upper Crust twice, as it was one of a handful of food purveyors near our hotel (Ciragan Palace), and offered a nice light alternative to the hotel restaurants. Service was friendly and fast, and the thin crust pizza is fabulous. We had the “Istanbul” both times. It is topped with mushrooms, two local sausages... More 

Thank Ms_OffTheBeatenPath
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2012

I had a burger ıt was ok and servıce frıendly not extensive menu!

Thank 150londonjp
Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
Reviewed 17 August 2011

I went there with 4 friends all traveling around the world - it was the best value food we have had in Istanbul and like a slice of home. Excellently clean store and the pizza is prepared infront of your eyes. I loved the store vibe and the food arrived fast and it was so good we ended up eating... More 

Thank Li D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Pizza, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ciragan cad no35 besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
  • Neighbourhood: Besiktas
  • Phone Number: +90 212 227 5227
The Upper Crust Pizzeria Turkey has imported pizza perfection straight from Boston, and now it is located in the heart of Besiktas. If you need some space and a snack – come alone and grab a single slice that's still a huge 23cm across. Or if things are going well and you have good company stay in and sit down for whole pizzas in either Large or Extra Large. On the side you can have a variety of fresh and healthy salads but at the end – the cheese cake is a serious must! If your in the store you can read magazines and watch basketball, or if you get it delivered and then you don't have to leave the couch...

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In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather wealthy neighbourhood and discover a rich mix of opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s waterways are to its rich history, there's the frenetic Besiktas ferry terminal or the city’s most vibrant fish market to explore. For a timeout of metropolitan proportions, head to the bucolic Yildiz Park or the chic Bosphorus-side fishing village of Ortakoy. Attractions such as the grandiose Dolmabahce Palace and a bevy of other stately residences await admiration. To be sure, this large and not overly touristy swath of Istanbul yields plenty of pleasure for all.
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