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“Best meal in Selcuk so far” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Amazon

Amazon
Ranked #53 of 100 Restaurants in Selcuk
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Best meal in Selcuk so far”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2012

We read about this restaurant in Lonely Planet in the bar section. But one detail really caught our eye - it has an inside eating area. Even in October the temperature could drop and we'd had rain today. So restaurants that only have seating outside did not appeal!

The owner was very friendly and helpful. He closed the windows to cut out the breeze for us. While we ordered he explained how all the vegatables were organic and grown in his garden.

They specislise in beef dishes but do some chicken dishes. The food was very nice. I had the Amazon Special mentioned in other reviews here. I've never had anything like it and recommend it.

There are a few more beers than just Efes pilsner. I tried the Efes dark and it is really nice.

We were the only people in at the time, unlike other places we've eaten this week. Yet it has been one of the best meals. And in daylight you can sit outside and see the Temple of Artemis too!

    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Vancouver BC
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148 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Garden tables are in the garden”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2012

We went to Amazon on a recommendation and weren't disappointed. The hotel and restaurant are in two different locations but near each other - you can ask at one for the other if you are lost. When we arrived the host asked if we wanted to sit inside or in the garden - he pointed towards a single table on the side of the street and there wasn't a single person in the restaurant so we were a bit concerned. He led us to some steps and we entered the garden where there were several tables set up under a canopy and almost all the tables were full of diners. We had the Amazon special which was meat with yogurt on very crispy potato sticks and the shepard meal which was meat and vegetables. There was a lot of food and the Amazon special was very good but very rich. We should have shared it and had dessert. The food was good and the atmosphere was very special.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Houston, Texas
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88 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Good dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2012

This very quiet restaurant provided an excellent dinner at a very reasonable price. The food was freshly prepared and the service was very good.

Visited September 2012
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Delicious!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2012

The Amazon Special is delicious - the finely julienned and fried potatoes taste like Hickory Sticks!
This restaurant was one of the most affordable places we ate and all the food we had was delicious. We ate by the roadside but had we known we could have eaten in the garden area we would have! Sounded like locals had taken it over...
Minus 1 for the stale bread we got, which I would have notified the server of if they came by a little more frequently...

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Athens, Greece
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87 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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“Cosy...worth a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2012 via mobile

It is preferred by locals also, located in the old city at a peaceful place and you can eat at the garden as well. The owner is really friendly, trying to fulfill our needs. The menu needs more clarifications, ie we expected more variety in the cheese plate than one type of cheese....
The amazon salad was more fried and juicy than our taste but both our grilled main courses were good
Two persons with one salad,one appetizer and two mains with two glasses of wine costs 80 tl

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Thank Konstantinos N
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