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Sedef Bufe Cafeteria

Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 516 24 20
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good50%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
3 Apr 2017
“Yes, this tiny place deserves 4*”
2 May 2016
“Waaay better than the McD next door!”
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Turkish, Fast food, Halal
Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Our group of 2 returned to this old favorite after a year. Hard to believe there's such an authentic place in "tourist central" area of Sultanahmet. Don't laugh... it's a few doors up from McD's, and so tiny that you need to look for Simit...More

Thank AlphaXplor
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Really good quality of meats, and at a decent price. And I'm not normally a fan of kebaps at home. Support the locals, and not McDonalds!

Thank londonthroandthro
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We heard a lot about the place but when we went to try their famous 'beef doner' we found out that there is nothing special of it. It is just a regular doner where you can find it everywhere easily. It does not deserve that...More

Thank Anıl S
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Delicious foods with many varieties, should try local foods here. Very friendly staffs with good attitude.

Thank Inna K
Reviewed 31 July 2015

I've been advised by hotel staff to go there. It is a small place next to Sultanahmet tram station. The chicken and meat Doner was great. very good prices and fast service. Just as the locals where to eat good food and you won't regret.

Thank Haissam I
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Sedef is located on the tramway street next to McDonald near to Sultanahmet station. There are various food choice. The DONER is nice. Recommended.

Thank Nicholas K
Reviewed 26 April 2015

After we asked for some local food, our guide suggested we should get here. We found it to be a good place to try traditional food at good prices. Try

Thank David H
Reviewed 14 April 2015

and it was just what I wanted and needed. The food was amazingly fresh and very yummy. I had homemade French Fries and the 100g Doner plate. The place was filled with locals and the service was fast. What more could I ask for...

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

The food was really good especially the sandwich doner. It is a simple place with good prices and of course the food is fresh. It was recommended to us.

1  Thank Ntrlwll
Reviewed 5 December 2014 via mobile

Try this place and seat inside. Very good and cheap kebab just near the blue mosque! The yogurt to drink is better than other i tried

1  Thank Fshibahime
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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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 516 24 20
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