We went out for an evening meal and ended up at semazen. The chicken was undercooked and very bland. We also ordered chicken donner in Pitta bread which was dry and bland. Stay away if possible.
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We ordered Lentil soup, vine leaves, shrimp casserole, and pasta carbonara. Soup was average, shrimps were tiny sized (not good) and was not good, the pasta was horrible with heavy oily tomato sauce and no veggies, as for the stuffed vine leaves they brought only...More
Not joking don't waste your time and your money in this awful place!!! -I never tasted such a disgusting meat it is probably human flesh !! - no sauce: KEBAB is dry and so tasteless! - waiters don't care about the clients Conclusion: if I...More
A lot of the touristy restaurants around the main streets and squares of Sultanahmet seem a bit interchangeable, but I’m yet to have a bad meal in any of them. In fact, Semazen’s was probably the best, perfectly grilled lamb for about 25 lira. Staff...More
This Doner and Cafe is the stomachs best friend, not only for poor travelling students but also for the more successful tourist who wants to get the feel of simple wholesome and inexpensive Turkish cuisine. I loved everything about the place from the old wooden...More
Yes, it is overpriced. Yes, we have waited for our food a bit too long. But was it worth it? Absolutely. Usually, I plan beforehand which restaurants/cafes to eat at, mainly because I'm vegan, but also because that's just my nature, but this time the...More
I tried many Kebab and Shawarma Restaurant, and I find Semazen Doner & Cafe the best provider of those plates, especially the Iskandarani Shawarma menus. Well served within minutes, with a good welcome, and excellent location just beside SultanAhmet Historical Area. An excellent Budget Restaurant...More