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Esmer Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, Pizza, Cafe
Istiklal Cad. No:76 Taksim, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 533 489 77 57
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (26 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
“turkey” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Istiklal Cad. No:76 Taksim, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pasta and pizzas here are great. They have a huge variety and the food comes out very quickly! The quality of the food is outstanding. It’s fresh and tasty! The environment is upbeat and vibrant but tight. If you can get a table outside...More

Thank Jay C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't let the line outside fool you, this is not a good restaurant! It doesn't worth your time and money at all! The food is tastdless and the service is awful. The waiters are rude and don't pay attention to customers. It takes a very...More

Thank Setareh F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place and have tried it several times, pizza and pasta are very delicious and tasty. Erkan is so kind, funny and helpful. All the staff are really nice. Staying in Taksim or having a walk in Istiklal would not be complete without...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I liked the ambience here! Very cozy, attentive personnel, affordable prices and very tasty food! I liked spaghetti bolognese and ravioli with sauce! I recommend this place!

Thank Ruslan S
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

I've been few times with my daughter during our holiday. Good choices of food and drinks. Attentive and professional staff. So happy to discover this place.

Thank Ciortan21
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Went out with a couple of mates after reading the tripadvisor reviews and can only say that Esmer kicks butt! Fantastic service, incredibly quick filling of orders, very tasty and reasonably priced food, and an extensive menu on the corner of the most happening strip...More

Thank RonPan
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

On my trip to istanbul I found this place very close to the hotel. I visited it twice and everything went ok. But on the third time, I entered the place and found an empty table for 4 persons and I was on my own...More

Thank ismail k
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our meal. Sahlep was amazing. The food was tasty. Restaurant very squashed. View from upstairs of the street is lovely.

Thank Razia K
Reviewed 7 January 2018

we had dinner here after spending the evening shopping. We had a short wait before we could be seated but it was worth it. We tried the tortellini, penne pasta and seafood pizza. All the food was absolutely delicious. One of the best places I've...More

Thank Nabilah19
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing food amazing place amazing stuff especially ali ... we enjoyed the food 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺highly recommended we all love it 😍

Thank Iman S
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Istiklal Cad. No:76 Taksim, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +90 533 489 77 57
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