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Musafir Indian Restaurant

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Receppasa Caddesi 7 - C Talimhane - Beyoglu | Taksim, Istanbul 34437, Turkey
+90 212 235 2741
11:00 - 23:00
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Luton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are an indian food lover then this is the place to go. Taste was good but service was very disappointing. Not very cheap. Hard to find. Had to ask many shop keepers and vendors for this restaurant. I visited this place few years ago as well. The owner greeted us warmly. Came to our table and asked if... More 

Thank s_sharif67
Bengaluru, India
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68 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had north and south food for lunch and dinner and it was well prepared. Enjoyed Indian food in turkey. Must visit if you are in istanbul and looking for Indian food.

Thank BasavarajCH
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This restaurant Musafir is located very close to the Taksim Square & Istiklal Caddesi(The Shopping Street). The vegetarian food here is very close to what you can get back in India for a reasonable price. The Tawa Pulao was just awesome & the Indian Bread(Roti, Nan) along the prepared nicely. Overall the service & quality of food was good.

1 Thank Tushar_N_Shah
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Prices are in line with other eateries but the food was absolutely outstanding. I would recommend Tarkha Daal and Chicken Karahi...spot on desi food speak to chef Raja to spice it up a little...being Asian i know what is decent food and would recommend this to the desi food hunters. ....enjoy

Thank Tom T
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Situated in a nice locality , the food is good but not as good as we get in India ( Ofcuz it would be difficult to get similar taste in Istanbul ) But I must say as there are no other Indian restaurants nearby so you can (almost) feel the taste of home away from home .. !! Order the... More 

Thank Srikant D
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We had been here in 2012. We ate simple aloo bhaji with rooti. It was wonderfully made. The owner is a pleasant guy. He was kind enough to ask if the food was satisfactory. Well it was more that satisfactory. Thank you! One can easily locate this restaurant.it is walkable from taksim square. The portion of subzee was decent. If... More 

Thank Dagha D
Hyderabad, India
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Taksim is a relatively posh area. Food was definitely good. Getting indian veg food. The ambience is right in open area though they still play typical bollywood numbers to get the indian touch more on the big screen.

Thank vashishth18
Varna, Varna, Bulgaria
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best Indian restaurants in Istanbul. Have been here many times and its always to a lovely taste. Please note if you want your taste the really Indian style mention this to the cooks and one will be happy to receive what one wants

Thank ShahBulgaria
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

The butter chicken was good. In the chicken Briyani there was lot of chicken than the rice. My kids noticed that they mix rice and chicken masala, mix it and heat it in the microwave. That's not Briyani. The laccha parata was hard. Overall it was average food.

Thank Bakhar S
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Nice dine out option, very near to istanbul square. Good biryani and bbq options. Loved it - price from mid to moderate. Must try for Indian/Pakistani food lovers

Thank Irfan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 34
Indian, Asian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Receppasa Caddesi 7 - C Talimhane - Beyoglu | Taksim, Istanbul 34437, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +90 212 235 2741

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

Staying in Beyoglu

Neighbourhood Profile
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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