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Durumzade

#35 of 12,343 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Beyoglu
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Topcekenler Sokagi No. 1 | Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 249 0147
Today
08:00 - 05:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 05:00
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very clean, staff are very friendly and smiley. even they do an extra mile to make you feel happy. food is different than the other fast food near by

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Thank AdylicousUK
Bucharest, Romania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is here that I had the best adana kebabı ever and they had spicy green pickled peppers at your discretion in a big box on each table.

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Thank Ida T
Oslo, Norway
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must admit I had seen this place on a TV clip from Anthony Bourdain so I put it on my list of places to go. I am very happy I did. This goes to prove that simplicity and specialisation goes a long way in taste. I tried a double wrap. I actually had two. It is simply delicious. I... More 

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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

It was easy to reach following its location on the map, just a few minutes off istiklal. I tried the double lamb wrap and it was delicious and was only for 14 TRY. Will definitely go for it again!!!

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Thank Erini A
Istanbul
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

It has been at the same location for years and became a popular spot for street food... It is a great place to experience kebab and meat... The freshly made salads add tasteful joy to the meal... Not only hungry clubbers but also it is popular among anyone wants to have a quick bite...

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Thank Ahmet G
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Great durum,better than any other meal i had in istanbul for a relatively small price. The only set back is that you have to wait for15 minutes for the sandwich.

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Thank nasser s
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

First time and day in Istanbul and I went looking for this little joint I had read about. Trying to find it was a little difficult as I didn't have connection to use a map, eventually just randomly found myself in front of it. We ordered a mix of lamb and something else (can't remember now) and sat at the... More 

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Thank Adeola I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Basic but finger licking good. That's how food ought to be. Cheap as well and on a very real area. Very good to move from the crowded and touristy places just a few meters away on Istiklal Street.

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Thank Frederico d
Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Love the thin bread heated with sauce over the barbecue, worth eating after a night at nevizade. Meat is not overly fatty nor too much dried but quite spicy

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Thank habiskurus
Toronto, Canada
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This was highly recommended place by our host as a must try place while in Istanbul and to not leave before trying. It turned out to be our first meal as well as it's just around the corner from Istiklal Street. I don't believe there's much seating inside, but tables setup outside and across the street. We were seated right... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, Barbecue, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 05:00
Monday
08:00 - 05:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 05:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 05:00
Thursday
08:00 - 05:00
Friday
08:00 - 05:00
Saturday
08:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Topcekenler Sokagi No. 1 | Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +90 212 249 0147
Description
One of the featured restaurants in Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations" Istanbul episode...

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Staying in Beyoglu

Neighbourhood Profile
Beyoglu
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 nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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