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Yuksel Balik Seafood Restaurant

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Yesilkoy Mh., Liman Sokak 2 | Yesilkoy, Istanbul 34149, Turkey
+90 212 574 3434
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Chiaverano, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I came from Ravenna who was the capital of the Western Roman Empier when Costantinopoli was the Eastern. I was downtown for business and i was invited to that fantastic restaurant to celebrate. Very accurate service and delicious food and drinks server on top of the Bosphorus. Amazing experience.

Thank melanb60
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Went there with two colleagues. The restaurant is very big but service has been quick and very good. Starters are excellent and main fish course perfect. I come from a north adriatic see town (Trieste) where fish is a must and I can tell you that this restaurant serve probably the best fish I've ever had. Highly recommended! !!

Thank Leonardo M
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent value for money. Delicious assortment of starters (meze), honest mix of fresh seafood - well prepared - but no fancy appearance on the plate accompanied by various rounds of turkish raki (liquor). After a sumptuous meal the mandatory fruits and local calorie bombs or sweets go perfect with Turkish coffee. Everything well done. Turkish dining culture is always a... More 

Thank vg6s
Minsk, Belarus
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This was my second time here after 2 years and still they are good! Fish, shrimps, salads - everything was tasty. The only thing - pomegranate juice was strange: either 50\50 with water or they squize it strange way.

Thank Natallia-BY
London, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I was in Istanbul on business and recommended this restaurant. The fish was very fresh and laid out on a table for you to review and choose. I accepted the waiters suggestions of prawns, calamari, red snapper and salad and each dish was beautifully prepared. I would probably only caution readers that if they don't eat fish, there aren't other... More 

Thank Caroline P
Kraljevo, Serbia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Although I do not prefer fish and seafood, i was surprised how tasteful it was prepared in this restaurant! And I really enjoyed it. Also, service was reasonably good, so I left this restaurant having in mind that I will visit it again.

Thank Ivica M
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Waitress very nice. Wine menu absulotly terrible bought wine from Lidal with high mark up price. Went on a sunday and it wasnt very fresh,tuna cut very thick. Expensive compared to Sushi restaurants in Palma. Table display very nice.

Thank Katiemallorca
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43 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My Turkish business associate in Instambul has invited us for dinner to this restaurant for its fresh seafood. We really enjoyed every moment. The service prompt and friendly. It looks to be a popular spot for locals and not very attractive to tourists. The food however is really amazing.

Thank stonejames
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Excellent seafood restaurant, with a wide selection of absolutely fresh fish and other seafood delicacies. You pick your fish form the on-ice display near the entrance and the cooks will prepare it as directed. Good selection of Turkish wines. Nice view of the seaside. This restaurant is good for entertaining business clients or taking the family on an upscale seafood... More 

Thank r0bertpk
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Great place, delicious food. Classical Turkish Rakı & Meze and of cource fresh fish :) My favorites are Fried Calamari, grilled octopus. You might wanna try Lagos.

Thank HassasBurun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Turkish, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yesilkoy Mh., Liman Sokak 2 | Yesilkoy, Istanbul 34149, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90 212 574 3434

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