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Semazen Doner&Cafe

Divan Yolu Cd 5 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34200, Turkey
+90 212 526 18 70
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good15%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible39%
2 weeks ago
“Great food”
17 Aug 2018
“Worst restaurant ever!!!!”
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Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
££ - £££
Divan Yolu Cd 5 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34200, Turkey
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Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

As a group of 7 tourists from 4 countries, we stayed in Turkey for 1 months. We have never experienced such a bad service. BTW sandwich are OK for 6tl but don't take more than 20tl food because this is a tourist trap. You'd rather...More

1  Thank AKH16
Reviewed 28 June 2014

The restaurant has a location too good to miss, and the menu can be deceptive... We ordered shrimp, which was actually way smaller in size than you'd guess from looking at the menu. Waiters are terrible.

Thank Bongjia
Reviewed 12 June 2014

This is a tourist trap. Because of its prime location, the restaurant always seem to have lots of customers. However, this is the worst restaurant i have been to. The whole time we felt like they are trying to rip you off. Food was below...More

1  Thank asian_kiwi
Reviewed 28 May 2014

This place does not care about their customers. Actually they don't have any loyal customers I suppose. They rip off a tourist once and you don't see the same person there again. But they have a good location so there will always be some victims...More

2  Thank EfeTroje
Reviewed 17 May 2014

This place is a tourist trap and we fell for it. It's in a really good location near the Sultanahmet tram station. It was always packed with people and we were looking for a quick meal, so we decided to give it a try. First...More

Thank twinzmom_12
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Good location near Hagia Sofia and the Blue Mosque. We went for lunch but as the waiter caught our attention and started directing us to the last outside table another couple sat down so we had to sit inside in the upstairs restaurant. It was...More

Thank kezzie87
Reviewed 31 July 2013 via mobile

The location is amazing.. on the street tables and with a great view. Sat down on the corner table, got moved to a second row table since police came and requested they would keep a path. Ordered a mixed chicken and beef shawarma platter which...More

Thank MoutragiA
Reviewed 28 June 2013

We stopped in here as it was just in front of our hotel. The place was crowded and as we sat down and ordered drinks the couple sitting next to us mentioned that the food was good and this was their third visit to the...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Decided to try lunch at this place for location. Food was well prepared, not fancy but tasty. To add friendly service in Istanbul seems not necessary since most places are like this. The price was reasonable so we tried dinner one night and we also...More

Thank Isaac R
Reviewed 4 September 2011

The food is a great value for price. The waiters are all very kind and friendly. The tables outside offer a great view of the area around the Hagia Sofia and the Blue Mosque. Inside there are two more floors with lots of extra space...More

Thank Alex B
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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  • Address: Divan Yolu Cd 5 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34200, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 526 18 70
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Semazen Doner&Cafe is very close to sultanahmet square and sultanahmet train station. we are on main street and at the corner, in front of firuz aga masque
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