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La Casita

#121 of 11,843 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Incili Cavus Sokak | Sultan Ahmet, Istanbul 34000, Turkey
+90 212 511 3343
11:00 - 00:00
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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Food in this place is amazing! Try the sultan's favorite and the lamb, service is sooo great and they always remember what you drink and your preferences whenever you go back and that is something that a lot of us appreciate. Absolutely recommended, very close to Haghia Sophia and the main square. Price is also very reasonable and less expensive... More 

Thank Tatiana_Ramirez
Ankara, Turkey
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I had an awesome steak the night before around the corner so I decided to try another. This one disappointed, was tough and the gravy or whatever they put on it was not very tasty. My wife had the Tavuk Sis (chicken skewer) and it was pretty good and worth the price.

Thank Ptone21
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Good Restaurant,also has a terrace dinning,good food ,pricey,friendly staff,a bit hidden away,but the terrace got the whole view of sultanhmed.

Thank Lujan V
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

After a morning of sightseeing in Fener area we returned to Sultanahmet and found this lovely little place. We were sitting outside to enjoy the sun so can't comment on the interior. They served local Efes beer for a reasonable price. We also had not so light lunch, doner kebab and chicken kebab. All was nicely presented with fresh salad... More 

Thank Greco1979
Kitchener, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We had a wonderful meal on the top floor overlooking the Blue Mosque. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was great. A perfect place to eat after a full day of walking around Istanbul.

Thank SteveG20160526
Doha, Qatar
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65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Like most of Istanbul restaurants ....... Serving Turkish foods and some pastas....... Not expensive..... Not so special..... Just like the other restaurants.....

Thank Fusamania
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Taste and healthy after few days of kebab in istabul. Good service and nice people. All sortnof food and good quality. Instrongly rrcommend if you in the area

Thank Jimmy M
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Good food, a charming host and fair prices. The menu was varied with more delicious vegetarian choices than most. We are not vegetarians but have friends who are so take note of this. We ate there three times during our week in Istanbul. On two of the evenings trade was quiet. On our last visit the restaurant was extremely busy... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Based on the trip advisor reviews we went to La Casita for an early dinner and we weren't disappointed. We had 2 large beers (TL9 each) and the lamb claypot kebap for a total of TL91. The kebap was a healthy serving for two people. The maitre de was friendly without being intrusive. After giving us the bill he also... More 

Thank Jude690
Orlando, Florida
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274 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Great service, good food reasonably priced in a sea of restaurants that serve basically the same menu. Some prepared better than others. This one did not did not disappoint. Find it hidden down a little alley way.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Incili Cavus Sokak | Sultan Ahmet, Istanbul 34000, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 511 3343

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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 Sultanahmet

Neighbourhood Profile
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 retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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