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Istakozcu Can Baba

Ciftlik Mahallesi, Sehit Mehmet Caddesi, No:27, Cesme, Turkey
+90 232 722 1215
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
14 Sep 2016
12 Jul 2016
“Good place for Langoustine”
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Turkish, Seafood, Mediterranean
Ciftlik Mahallesi, Sehit Mehmet Caddesi, No:27, Cesme, Turkey
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Great lobster, grilled with garlic and butter sauce and very kind hosting, cosy neighbourhood restaurant by the seaside. Other food was ok. I would go again for the lobster, quite rare in Turkey.

Thank Evrim78
Reviewed 12 July 2016

There are not many places around where you can get Langouste (not lobsters as many people mistakenly take crayfish). If you are in for a traditional Turkish fish & Raki, you have many more alternatives in the area. However, for "bocek" as locals call it,...More

Thank Omer_hiz
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

One of the seldom places you may eat lobster in turkey.. Lobster is really expensive. Always ask for the seasonal fish.. Choose the entry from the fridge yourself not from the menu..

1  Thank Hakan K
Reviewed 25 November 2012 via mobile

It was recommended by locals, view from window was perfect! We ordered several appetizers like : roasted peppers, haidari, greens... So on. Then we ordered big levrek for four of us and tiny Kalimar plate. We didn't drink any alcohol. Staff wasn't that attentive... It...More

3  Thank 88Aida88
Reviewed 23 August 2012

Restaurant is famous with its lobsters but entrées and fishes are not delicious. This place is recommended to eat lobster.

Thank BSahin
Reviewed 21 August 2012

If you are out to eat lobster, this please should be a place to consider. However if you are out to have some mezze fish, there will be better placesto go. I was sitting outside, so can jugde the atmosphere, but it looked decend. The...More

1  Thank Delta31tr
Reviewed 17 August 2012 via mobile

Food is in general delicious (especially Langusta, though it was from frozen), yet the service is unfortunately uncaring; the food for the kids arrived the last although we requested fast; the atmosphere could have been better with an Aegian touch, the music for instance was...More

1  Thank geissa
Reviewed 15 August 2012

The lobster was amazing. Selected live and then cooked very simply the flavours were excellent. Great views over the sea to the Greek Islands.

Thank Selati
Reviewed 14 August 2012

Canbaba is a nice restaurant with a great view, located in ciftlikkoy, closest point to sakiz island. 5 km from cesme central. Food tastes good and a little bit on the expensive side

1  Thank dunyao
Reviewed 5 August 2012 via mobile

overall nice environment with great view service is really friendly and restaurant is cosy overall food is ok - delicious only problem is portions are small and prices are expensive per person cost is around 100-150 tl

1  Thank ortune
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ciftlik Mahallesi, Sehit Mehmet Caddesi, No:27, Cesme, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Aegean Coast  >  Izmir Province  >  Cesme
  • Phone Number: +90 232 722 1215
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