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Balikci Sabahattin

Seyit Hasan Kuyu Sok. No: 1 | Cankurtaran, Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 458 18 24
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“sea bass” (56 reviews)
“fresh fish” (46 reviews)
“snapper” (15 reviews)
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Seyit Hasan Kuyu Sok. No: 1 | Cankurtaran, Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey
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1 - 10 of 554 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Simple , fresh and tasty seafood prepared to perfection! Loved their starter tapas style where you can chose mussel rice, tuna, mackerel , spinach etc to your content whilst the main fish dishes are being prepared ! They even kindly made a vegetarian casserole type...More

Thank renee080
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this restaurant for a lunch after long walk in the Old city. It was not easy to find it and when we came the supplier just brought the catch of the day, which we had a chance to see sitting on a terrace. We...More

1  Thank toscarlettohara
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my partner ate here on our first night in Istanbul and were pleasantly impressed. The location was very good, close to our hotel, but remote - you had to climb down some stairs to reach the restaurant which kind of keeps it far...More

1  Thank Amalia M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Husband and I enjoyed an excellent meal here - delicious meze and fish mains (fried Red Mullet and grilled Bonito). Affluent locals frequent so we knew we were onto a winner. Service was efficient, professional and sufficiently attentive despite it being a busy Saturday night....More

1  Thank Sara H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch for 7 people at this restaurant with no prior reservations. The find was excellent - fish was fresh caught off the waters of the Bosphorus and Sea of Marmara. The service was friendly and efficient and restroom facility is decent and clean....More

Thank Clairee215
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Had a lovely experience with variety to choose from the menu. Great choice of salads. Got a generous piece of Salmon cooked to perfection. Do try the desserts too.

Thank Jam0470
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the location and the atmosphere: very tasteful. The food was amazing (lovely wine and very good quality ingredients). Nice service and surprisingly low prices. Best restaurant so far visited in Istanbul. A place to recommend.

1  Thank aisha632
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Had two superb meals at this restaurant sensational Mezes and the simplest of dishes like yoghurt and herbs or white beans are so tasty, grilled and fried calamari, shrimp stew, grilled prawns and Sea Bass all cooked to perfection. This was the first place we...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Excellent fish restaurant with a wonderful large outdoor terrace, covered and with fans. Extremely friendly, fast service, recommended dishes, wine, sides. Bread basket was such a winner already; freshly toasted, came with a smoked chili paste for dipping. Highly recommend the aubergine salad and the...More

1  Thank LauLauRep
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Grab a seat in the garden of this Sultanahmet seafood restaurant. The mezes, small appetizer plates of roasted red peppers and marinated octopus, make for perfect snacks and are best enjoyed ith a glass of raki, Turkey's signature liquor. Order platters of smoky eggplant salad...More

1  Thank iConcierge
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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16 November 2016|
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Response from Gandibober | Reviewed this property |
Oops, have not seen this question before. We paid some USD75 for two of us (with wine), which was worth every penny; and I really do not know opening hours, sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seyit Hasan Kuyu Sok. No: 1 | Cankurtaran, Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 458 18 24
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