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Musafir Indian Restaurant

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Beyoglu
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Receppasa Caddesi 7 - C Talimhane - Beyoglu | Taksim, Istanbul 34437, Turkey
+90 212 235 2741
Today
12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Jaipur, India
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

if you are staying around taksim square and looking for indian food, look no further and head to Musafir...

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Thank Anuranjan S
Stillwater, Oklahoma
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend Musafir. Although it's located in a touristy area I don't often frequent, it is right next to Taksim Square are also the Havatas stop. And the food is fantastic. I can never resist a mango lassi, and it's always hard to make a decision on what to order because it's all good. The staff are friendly and... More 

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Thank takingtea
Istanbul, Turkey
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my second time in this restaurant with my Indian guest. Both experiences were amazing. My guest was so happy to find the real Indian taste here in Istanbul. Butter chicken is a must here. We were happy with everything we tried. Employees are also professional and kind. . Yes, the price is a little bit high but it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Not the greatest food and no heating extreamly cold, all tables are upstairs and only wine available is Turkish,the service was great and if you take the wine off the bill cost is reasonable ,but I've eaten in Indian restaraunt many times and this does not seam authentic Indian food

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Luton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

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 

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Bengaluru, India
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72 reviews
15 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.

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Bangalore
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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.

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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

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Thank Tom T
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

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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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 34
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Halal
Meals
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, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Beyoglu

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Beyoglu
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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