Express Restaurant & Cafe Bar

Express Restaurant & Cafe Bar

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Sun
9:00 - 0:00
Mon
9:00 - 0:00
Tue
9:00 - 0:00
Wed
9:00 - 0:00
Thu
9:00 - 0:00
Fri
9:00 - 0:00
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9:00 - 0:00
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.8 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.5 of 5 bubbles
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CUISINES
Cafe, Seafood, International, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
features
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About
Our restaurant established in 1985 is about 10 m to Istanbul metro station (M2) and about 200 m to tramway(T1) station in vegnealer area. In addihion, we are in a walking distance to both Suleymaniye Mosque and Grand Bazaar. Our kitchen indues not only Turkish but also World
CUISINES
Cafe, Seafood, International, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles271 reviews
Excellent
219
Very good
34
Average
10
Poor
4
Terrible
4
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

chris c
York99 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 none
Food was good, beer reasonably priced.Highlight/ is dancing/flame throwing/pot smashing routine. If concerned about health and safety avoid.
Written 18 May 2022
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Sanza
Melbourne16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 friends
Beautiful spot on the corner. Great vibes with both the music and service. I would definitely recommend this place.
Written 15 September 2019
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gjfenton
Manchester14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 solo
Second night here after having a good meal last night. Why take the risk. Food is amazing and the staff a super friendly and efficient. Credit to Ali and Osman.
Written 16 June 2019
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RobbieJey
Ingelheim147 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 none
As many places targeting tourists there's some hustling on the street, trying to lure customers in. Always a bad sign. The lamb skewer is ok... I guess. A few fries and potato wedges (and I mean like 3-4 fries) seem entirely unnecessary. The rice portion is more substantial but tastes bland and chalky so I don't eat it. The lamb as such is ok+ which saves the dish from being a fail. We also have a halloumi salad. The cheese is nicely grilled and maybe the best element of the meal. Salad is ok and tomatoes are McDonald's quality (meaning pale and tasteless). The whole experience is not made better by a dirty tablecloth with stains from I don't know how many guests. Loud music from the neighbouring place is also disturbing. And finally it's difficult to find a table with adequate heating, it's either too hot or chilly. Maybe outdoor seating in February isn't the best idea? Service is friendly and prices seem fine for a tourist joint.
Written 24 February 2020
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holidays59
Farnborough1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 couples
Traveled in Turkey for the last 2 weeks and this was the worst and most expensive meal we have had! Only place we have been hit with a mandatory 10% service charge too. We don’ t mind leaving a tip, but prefer to make up our own minds. This place definitely did not deserve it.
Written 10 June 2022
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Chris S
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 couples
Went to the Express last night and ordered the mixed grill between us. Food was fantastic. Large quantities, good quality, and at a reasonable price. As was the wine which was good at a reasonable price. The hosts were lovely too. Good entertainment, and always having a laugh. All round good place to eat in Istanbul.
Written 14 May 2019
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osman f
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 couples
This place was the perfect restaurant and bar existing in the area. I have to say that the staff have become my friends and plenty of regulars come here. I stayed in Istanbul for one week and I have dropped in this place w everyday. This a family friendly place, they speak English and they have a smile doing that. My family and I enjoyed it, so much so that my 11 month daughter leans out her stroller when we pass by, and no one can go against the 11 month daughter. A must visit if you are in the Fatih area...In deneoument, incredible food, incredible staff, warm and welcoming environment, the regulars become family, and the ambience is chill..Enough said ...
Written 9 May 2019
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Jovana B
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 business
It is like home in Istanbul. Service is the best in the 🌍. Food is very good and every time they try to entertain you. If you are sad they will make you feel better. Every time I come back to them 😊
Written 2 May 2019
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Joep L
Nijmegen1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 friends
The personel was very kind and helpfull. They created an awesome experiance. One even set down fand talked with us at length about life
Written 30 April 2019
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cansu k
Istanbul3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 family
Great location very close to metro station. Great clean and yummy food. Service was excellent. The prices were also good. It is the best in the area for family and friends.
Written 13 April 2019
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David O
Drogheda10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 business
Hi we visited express cafe and have to say Murat and his staff where amazing wouldn’t do enough for us , food and drinks great , amazing breakfast all served with a smile . One evening we could not get a cab from hotel called into the guys and went out of there way to sort one thanks guys .
Written 30 March 2019
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Mustafa_Jr
Baghdad3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 couples
Its very good restaurant staff are friendly But their price is higher than other it's recommended. Enjoy
Written 27 March 2019
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Sightseers_11
Visby254 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 none
We have eaten here a couple of times over the last few days. Prices are reasonable and they serve alcohol. Staff is great. We had ordered a meal that was a little over cooked our 3rd time here but they quickly replaced it for us without hesitation. Ask for Adnan he is a great host!
Written 20 March 2019
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loshmmee
Kragujevac1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 friends
Warm, cosy, relaxed place, with great food and very friendly staff. And it's like 10m away from Vezneciler metro station. My go to restaurant when in Istanbul.
Written 19 March 2019
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garryblower
320 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 couples
We ate here several times during 2 recent visits to Istanbul. The food, service and staff where all excellent. There is an outside area which is covered over in the winter. There is also an inside area downstairs with 4 tables. The main restaurant is upstairs. We prefered sitting downstairs to watch the locals. You can come in for a drink or a full meal. We would come back to Istanbul just to visit this restaurant.
Written 14 February 2019
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Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside the elegant New Mosque (opened in 1665). Nearby, the famed Galata Bridge offers pedestrian access to urban delights across the river in Istanbul’s more residential and contemporary neighbourhoods, while the must-see sights of Sultanahmet are but a leisurely stroll away.
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