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Vira Vira Balik

) #3,020 of 11,567 Restaurants in Istanbul ££ - £££ Mediterranean, Turkish, Seafood
Arnavutkoy Caddesi 53, Istanbul 34340, Turkey
+90 212 257 1805
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Seafood
££ - £££
Arnavutkoy Caddesi 53, Istanbul 34340, Turkey
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Good location, disappointing choice of entrees and service. Situated along the Bosphorus in the picturesque neighborhood of Arnavutkoy, we paid an exorbitant price although we did not have fish. No matter what one does not choose to eat, there seems to be a fixed cover...More

Thank Swimmer2554
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

The row of fancy fish restaurants in Arnavutkoy all offer similar menus and similar views. Over the years, we have found Vera Vera to be the best in service, and fresh fish. Their less fancy branch "Vira" a few doors up is also a good...More

Thank Catherine c
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We were spoilt as we went with friends who are locals in Istanbul. They chose our meal which we shared and it is such a treat to be exposed to the taste combinations we wouldn't have tried if on our own. In Turkey, my advice...More

Thank Footloose1957
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Accompanied with the spectacular Bosphorus view, Vira Vira is a seafood restaurant with a great atmosphere. Staff is very friendly and warm. Food is all fresh and portions are totally alright. There is a decent variety of mezes (you can even be full by eating...More

Thank UmurXIV
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The fish is always fresh and is a sure value, so are the mezes, the service is always great and if you've got the chance to sit outside then your experience will be even better !

Thank domerol
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Arnavutköy is filled with fish restaurants occupying the old yalis on the main street, the rear of which backed on to the Bosphorus until the municipality drove a bypass between them and the water. Vira Vira provides an excellent choice from amongst all of these,...More

Thank JeffersonLondon
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Vira Vira is a foolproof seafood restaurant with efficient and friendly service, a good choice of fresh seasonal fish. Good selection of wines -but remember, having wine at Turkish restaurants can be pretty expensive. If you go in summer make sure to have a reservation...More

Thank Turhan T
Reviewed 25 August 2015

This is typical istanbul fish restaurant, always crowded , you know why ? They are good Specially weekend without reservation it is not easy o find good place Sea food , you may eat, it is fresh

Thank tekint
Reviewed 19 March 2015

This restaurant is located at the bosphorus with a good view and the food, mostly fish, is of a very good freshness and very well cooked. The owner is a true professional and very pelasant.

Thank Carlos B
Reviewed 17 November 2014

The food was good , nothing special but the location of the restaurant is good with nice view to Bosporus ,enu can vary from 120 TL per person and more depends on what u wAnt to order

Thank mazenhosn
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arnavutkoy Caddesi 53, Istanbul 34340, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90 212 257 1805
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