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Hayri Usta

Katip Mustafa Celebi Mah. Cukurlu Cesme Sok. No:15 Taksim, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“kebab” (9 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“my favorite” (2 reviews)
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Fast food, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Katip Mustafa Celebi Mah. Cukurlu Cesme Sok. No:15 Taksim, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 5 September 2015

I had lunch there after my hostel receptionist recommended it. The Adana kebab I had was really good, tasty and juicy. The bread and vegetables were great as well. The service was also very nice and the price is relatively cheap -- a very good...More

Thank Oren H
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Delicious kebabs at great prices...for this reason we had dinner at the Hayri Usta every night during our stay in Istanbul!!!! My favourite dish is the (grilled) eggplant kebab which is served with a gigantic piece of bread and some vegetables: meat is very tasty,...More

Thank sonia b
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Recommended by the owner of the apartment we're staying in (just got back!), we headed here expecting a great meal. We actually got an AMAZING meal! Full of locals, in a humbling environment that was welcoming and clean. All your main kebab types and more,...More

2  Thank HonestRedReviewer
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

Great food for the price. Very yummy and great value. I had the chicken sandwitch and it was very good. The bread was very filling and the ayran was deliciously made.

Thank Kamal F
Reviewed 31 August 2013

If you like all sorts of kebabs for good value, this is the place. It is located on a side street near Istiklal. Upstairs it a little hot in the summer time though.

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 7 July 2013 via mobile

I have been eating there at least for 3 years before moving to US. Excellent place to eat; cheap, quality wraps. Location is perfect; just one street above Istiklal street. Service is extremely fast, waitresses are always funny and polite. (Istiklal'de atistiracak bir yer ariyorsaniz,...More

Thank eyupcivelek
Reviewed 20 June 2013 via mobile

I live in Istanbul and have been exploring restaurants for 6 months now. This kebab house is by far my favorite. The food can not be faulted. The standard Turkish menu of all the kebab favorites are absolutely delicious. Always comes with a huge fresh...More

1  Thank Nataliapvk
Reviewed 25 May 2013 via mobile

Very dicilous food If you want to try an oriental turkish, you have come here Amazing serivce, dicilous food and friendly staff

Thank Hashem K
Reviewed 8 April 2013 via mobile

Crammed with locals on a quiet Sunday night which is always a good sign. Kebab plates and wraps. The chicken wraps in particular were lovely; fresh made bread, succulent charred chicken with parsley and tomato - 7tl. Make use of the jar of pickled chilli,...More

1  Thank Kate G
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
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Katip Mustafa Celebi Mah. Cukurlu Cesme Sok. No:15 Taksim, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: 24933141
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