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Kucuk Ayasofya Liman Cad. No136 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 458 07 36
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lentil soup” (21 reviews)
“kebab” (39 reviews)
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8:30 am - 11:15 pmAll hours
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Kucuk Ayasofya Liman Cad. No136 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at couple of expensive restaurants and thought to try the recommended "cheap-eats" on this site. ZiyaBaba didn't disappoint us. The Food were fresh and portion was enormous and on top of that it costs really low compare to other restaurants in SultanAhmet area....More

Thank Bw B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cafe must offer some of the best value food in the city. They were willing to amend a dish to suit a vegetarian too. The plates full of fresh and flavourful vegetables were delicious. A small menu, but I am certain they could accommodate...More

Thank OceanofCalm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was there when looking for a place to have a breakfast. Very good breakfast. Delicious food and excellent service. Cheap and good location.

Thank Jose Francisco S
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Nice lunch. Perfect spot near the historical area but at the same time far from the touristic restaurant. It worth walking to have a rest from the day tour. You eat for around 15 TL.

Thank Felipe L
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Came here with a group of hostel people on TA recommendation. I got the omelette with spicy garlic sausage, which was great but more of a starter size. The chicken salad was excellent. There were a few veg/vegan options including an eggplant kebab and a...More

Thank Camilla W
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We found this nice place via Tripadvisor and it was really good. Friendly staff, tasty food, really low prices. Certainly a place to visit!

Thank Emil B
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Very simple and tasty grilled turkish way. The hospitality and the simplicity is the key feature of this place You will feel happy with each bite

Thank Mustafa A
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We visited this place two times during our 5days vacation in istanbul. Cheap and you get more than you pay for. Delicious and well prepared meal. Workers are not talkative but it is not a big deal. We would eat from there again

Thank Kübra Ö
Reviewed 3 July 2017

You get what you pay for. Loved the mix plate and the lentil soup. Staff speaks very little English but thats fine. they eventually understand what you need.

Thank huzaifakhanani4
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Very delicious cuisine and good service, very much. Touching the Turkish cuisine! I liked the food very much.

Thank Leila1981me
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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Neena S
30 December 2016|
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Response from ITCHINGTON | Reviewed this property |
My wife is vegetarian and we went twice. It's several months ago we went so can't remember how many options there were. When you go in the various ingredients are on display - just tell them you are vegetarian and they will... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 am - 11:15 pm
8:30 am - 11:15 pm
8:30 am - 11:15 pm
8:30 am - 11:15 pm
8:30 am - 11:15 pm
8:30 am - 11:15 pm
8:30 am - 11:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kucuk Ayasofya Liman Cad. No136 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 458 07 36
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