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Buhara Ocakbasi Restaurant

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Alemdar Mah. Nuruosmaniye Cad. No: 7 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34440, Turkey
+ 212 513 74 24
09:00 - 01:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Very good Turkish food and excellent service with very friendly Turkish Obama (Burak) very much recommend

Thank Dariusz B
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the best kebab restaurants in Istanbul! food is great, i truly recommend Aubergine kebab, this is something unique! as a dessert try the rice pudding, is turkish traditional and is delicious! they also serve you with complimentary baklava and tea! i will come again!

Thank Bogdan C
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was the first place I ate at during my first trip to Istanbul and I wasn't disappointed after reading other people's reviews. They have really great service and the food was really tasty. I ate a chicken shishkebap and the meat was really tender. They gave me complimentary freshly baked Turkish bread to go with my meal and then... More 

Thank georgina1987
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friendly staff, great food, convenient location. Order whatever the chef or waiter recommends; it was all delicious. Be sure to try their baklava (very sweet) with Turkish coffee (very strong) to balance it out!

Thank Jessica P
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10 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We was greated by one of the most friendliest waiter I've ever come across his name is Burak... His service is impeccable! Humorous friendly and all staff extremely welcoming and attentive. My son, partner and self tucked into a delicious meze of aubergine, spicy salad, humus, yogurt garlic mint mix for starters. Nice drinks special orange with lemon juice freshly... More 

Thank Shirley W
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The pot kebab lam jar dish is the best. Apart from the food, the service is excellent. Burak is such a nice host. The location is close to grand Bazar. If anybody wants to have best memories and best food, go to this place and enjoy the turkish dessert, chia and environment. We had a great time Family from Toronto

Thank erum s
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered the mixed kebabs for two and it was amazing. The restaurant is vey friendly and Burak was a great host. I would recommend everyone one to come eat here.

Thank Wayne C
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The lunch was very good. I recommend the lahmacun and the hummus, it's very delicious! The kebab was especially tasty, 5 stars!

Thank Brecht H
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed the food! Good quality, good price, very friendly host. I'd certainly recommend a visit!

Thank 351mitchellh
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to this restaurant after seeing many good reviews on it, and we weren't disappointed! Food is very tasty, the staff is very kind and willing to help (shoutout to Burak!) and offering affordable dishes. He even offered baklava and tea! Thank you !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Seafood, Halal, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alemdar Mah. Nuruosmaniye Cad. No: 7 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34440, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: + 212 513 74 24
since from 1979 we are here to serve you the tasteof east and southeast food with our new decoration and serving quality waiting for our respectable customers

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