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Yakamengen Kafe Restoran

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Yaka Koyu | No: 70, Datca 48900, Turkey
+90 252 725 5393
10:00 - 13:00
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Datca, Turkey
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is one of my favourite places in Datca. It's a beautifully renovated old stone olive mill with an iddylic garden, great food and welcoming owners. Check their opening times before you visit as they are usually not open all season.

1 Thank Deniz S
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Am I correct in reading on their website that they are not open this summer ? I was hoping to go there next week when in Datca.

1 Thank cailinruadh
ardarda, Sahibi at Yakamengen Kafe Restoran, responded to this review

We are sorry that we needed to skip 2015 summer season. Hope to welcome you next season, and next time, the drinks will be on us :) More 

Gouda, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Yakamengen uses their own products. Their homemade limonade is very good. The food was pure, healthy and tasty. It was the best restaurant we've been, during our holidays in Datca.

1 Thank 151Daphne
New York City, New York
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216 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2014

After driving about 1/2 hour through the magnificent mountains and fields outside of busy Datca, we were in a lovely garden of this very special restaurant. Though the day was very hot, the garden was comfortable and relaxing. Everything we ate was delicius and unusual- a slight variation on the standard small plates-a zucchini dip with almonds, hummus balls with... More 

2 Thank Barbara I
Istanbul, Turkey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2013

Loved the mezes and the olive ail tastes so good. One of the best I ever tasted in Mediterranean. I strongly recommend their kadınbudu köfte!! Service was so nice, the girl who served us was warm and helping with a smiling face. The athmosphere was peacefull and quite and that was the part that I mostly enjoy.

1 Thank Kamil T
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2013

We sought this restaurant out because of the excellent reviews and it still managed to pleasantly surprise us. As others have suggested it is a bit out of Datca and makes an excellent lunch stop on the way to Knidos or Palamutbuku. We loved the informal layout and the food was great. The produce was local including home grown olives... More 

3 Thank 3mins-at-5m
Mersin, Turkey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2013

Datça is already a nice location for travel and yakamengen brings an extra dimension. Food is very good and the hospitality is exceptional. We enjoyed a two hours dinner in the garden with fine food. Absolutely recommended.

1 Thank korhanozkan
Mexico City, Mexico
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Simple, smily, in the middle of the road, unavoidable. Already eating in Turkey is great this restaurant is just great! The food is well balanced, rich flavors and delicious! All in a very simple backyard with some tables and a couple of hammocks. If you are close to Datça peninsula or thinking about it, don't miss it!

1 Thank Mexicantravelling
Ankara, Turkey
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2013

Yakamengen is in Yaka Village just between Palamutbükü beach and Knidos so it would be good to arrange a lunch or dinner visit while you plan one of your days in Datca for the route to Palamutbükü beach or visit to antiqe city Knidos. I really applaud the idea and initiative of the owner to open this place. Very local... More 

1 Thank Zeynbb
Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Yakamengen Kafe had the most delicious food that I ate in Datça. The lamb, mixed plate of mezedes, pudding with almond and orange were all excellent. It has a relaxing garden as well. The prices are similar to the other restaurants in Datça. Highly recommended!

1 Thank hazalp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 36
Mediterranean, Turkish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
10:00 - 13:00
10:00 - 13:00
10:00 - 13:00
10:00 - 13:00
10:00 - 13:00
10:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yaka Koyu | No: 70, Datca 48900, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Aegean Coast  >  Mugla Province  >  Datca
  • Phone Number: +90 252 725 5393
Our restaurant is closed for 2015 summer season...

The old olive oil mill in the village of Yaka came to life in the hands of artisans. The stone building which was more than a century old was restored and became a Cafe - Restaurant. We invite you to enjoy our Mediterranean cuisine either inside the cool stone building or in the shades of olive trees in our garden. The restaurant is open in summer.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?