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Aterina Balik Restaurant

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Sinanpasa Mahallesi, Koyici Meydan Sokak No: 4/B | Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 236 37 37
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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Food was ordinary, service was ordinary and bill was extremely high. Never dine there again. We only ate 4 meze plates which were really small portions 2 beers and a glass of wine and we could not believe our eyes when we saw the bill.

Thank Alex M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Food was not good, serving was terrible, they charged extra although we were agreed for fix menu. I will never go again. Worst restaurant in Besiktas area

Thank Alper M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

After a long working day decided to go to Besiktas, that restaurant took our attention. We immediately jumped in. At any restaurant in Turkey if toy are going to eat fish toy have to ask which one is fresh and how much will it cost. That's what I have done, tekir and sea cipura were the best and they were... More 

3 Thank Davit A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

mediocre fish, mediocre appetizers but incredibly high prices. And dont try to object to the bill cos they become aggressive. i should add that i have never seen such small shrimps in my life. i would never go again.

Thank Aykut Y
Ghent, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

I went there for Valentine's day. The bill was 290 TL (90 lira for the wine). We took 5 cold mezze's 2 warm ones, a salad and as maindish i took fried tongue. The food was good but nothing special. The staff was very friendly. It was a nice experience but not amazing like the other posts state.

Thank Jeromito2014
Estremadura, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

they are really good in service and foods .they serves fresh fısh and tapas and very tasty salads greek salad is my favorite ı can say most delicious restaurant in istanbul .

2 Thank servetinhko
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

ıf you ever come to besıktas for rakı ,wine ,fısh or just for tapas come here.aterina balık is the most delicious restaurant in beşiktaş also service is profecınal

2 Thank Cenk C
Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

Aterina serves fresh fish and tasty salads. The head waiter is very friendly and suggests the freshest fish to order. It's one of the best fish restaurants at Besiktas market area. Make a reservation before you go on Fridays and Saturdays, very popular by friend groups so you may not find a table... You only have to be patient and... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Seafood, Turkish
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sinanpasa Mahallesi, Koyici Meydan Sokak No: 4/B | Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
  • Neighbourhood: Besiktas
  • Phone Number: +90 212 236 37 37

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather wealthy neighbourhood and discover a rich mix of opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s waterways are to its rich history, there's the frenetic Besiktas ferry terminal or the city’s most vibrant fish market to explore. For a timeout of metropolitan proportions, head to the bucolic Yildiz Park or the chic Bosphorus-side fishing village of Ortakoy. Attractions such as the grandiose Dolmabahce Palace and a bevy of other stately residences await admiration. To be sure, this large and not overly touristy swath of Istanbul yields plenty of pleasure for all.
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