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Dede Efendi Kaya Restaurant

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Ortahisar Kasabasi, Urgup 50400, Turkey
+90 384 343 3777
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Stockholm, Sweden
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195 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

20 mins walk from Ortahisar's Castle and the local museum. Local wines are recommended. Friendly staff.

Thank kattullus
Zwijndrecht, The Netherlands
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86 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

We had our lunch there as part of our tour of cappidocia.The restaurant had a good atmosphere.All of our group found the food tasty and every course a little different to the normal tour fare.Worth a visit

Thank John T
Jakarta, Indonesia
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211 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

Lunch inside the cave are interesting, the food soup and main course are good, only desert are not really match to the menu.

Thank Aria L
London, United Kingdom
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272 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

... we had lunch here is part of our packaged tour. the set meal we had was quite delicious. this underground restaurant is worth visiting.

Thank TheMomentHumansBlink
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Our tour leader took us there. The food was literally plonked down, potato thrown onto plate. No beef in my husbands beef dish, one tiny piece in mine. Food totally tasteless, and cold, waiters so rude. Not a single please or thank you. On the way out one of them physically pushed me with the rough instruction "move!" There was... More 

Thank Christa C
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

The Worse restaurant so far i've been visit in turkey. I will never never ever come again to this restaurant. UNRECOMMENDED. Service was super bad, people are unpolite, and FOOD WAS TERRIBLY AWFUL. I asked for hot water, they want to charge $1 For F* hot water. If your tour guide take you to this place, you better ask to... More 

Thank Fillisya
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

My friends and I were on vacation in Cappadocia and were taken to this restaurant as part of our tour with Luxury Istanbul. While we understood that the food was part of a tour menu, when we were served "beef" as our main dish, all of us confirmed that it tasted like tofu/soybean rather than beef. Even the vegetarian in... More 

Thank Annie Z
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015

Seriously, I'm eating inside a cave. :D The place is quite cold and spacious which I really love. Food is delicious (forgot all the things that they served). All I remember is the food was tasty, and they have this specialty, I think it's beef cooked inside a jar and they have this ritual before serving.

1 Thank Jamie L
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

never been to a restaurant inside a cave, this is my first time. i thought it was warm but on winter time it still cold inside. i like turkish food but kinda hate that pumpkin soup 😀 just not my kind of food. the rice is good, they cook rice with some oil. our tour guide told us that this... More 

Thank Viniya M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

Nice restaurant set inside a cave. Can accomodate, from my personal extimation, around 100 pax at one time.The premise is quite clean and the Turkish food served is quite tasty.

Thank Sowizit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ortahisar Kasabasi, Urgup 50400, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Cappadocia  >  Urgup
  • Phone Number: +90 384 343 3777
1985’den günümüze kadar sürekli gelişme gösteren Dede Efendi Restaurant, aynı yerde Dede Efendi Kaya Restaurantı da açarak turizme hizmet etmeyi prensip haline getirmiştir.Kapadokya’nın otantik manzarası ile Kapadokya’nın kendine has yemeklerinin kesiştiği bir nokta haline gelmiştir Dede Efendi Restaurant ve Dede Efendi Kaya Restaurant.

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