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“Great food”
Review of Ottoman Restaurant - CLOSED

Ottoman Restaurant
Cuisines: Mexican, Steakhouse, Turkish
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Great food, nice prices and good service. They offer free pickup service and drove us home to our hotel later in the evening for free.

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Thank Thomas W
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Reviewed 29 July 2013 via mobile

Had to wait over 20mins for bread, starter came 45mins later! The main course came during the starter. Ordered fish but it still had the guts intact. Would not recommend.

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Thank City4Lyfe
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Reviewed 27 July 2013

We arrived and ordered drinks. 30 minutes later we asked where our drinks were and then they appeared!
We had ordered chicken and pasta for our 8 year old daughter and explained several times to the English speaking waiter that we wanted only pasta with chicken and nothing else.
The starter arrived after about another 20 minutes and was not the lovely fresh flatbread with dips we had been served in other restaurants but was stale normal bread with a very small amount of dip.
When the mains arrived the pasta was with capsicum, mushrooms, onions, peppers and other stuff. My daughter (despite being encouraged to be otherwise) is fussy and would not eat the meal.
I had the same dish but had not asked for it to be done differently, it was bland to day the least and lukewarm.
My husband chose something completely different which was also tasteless.
The waiter's attitude was dreadful when I explained and he just said he had told the chef just chicken and pasta so it wasn't his fault.
The only plus side is that this place is cheap, however you get what you pay for!
The worst food and worst service we have experienced during several lovely meals out in Side.

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Thank Rachel C
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Reviewed 24 July 2013

we were using this restaurant because the owner had spent 10 mins telling us how honest he was and how he hated the way so many tourists were getting ripped off. he went on to say how all the prices are fixed and clear with no hidden extras.
When the meals came 3 out off 4 were not very good at all, mine to be honest was great (shrimp pasta) but what really topped it off was the bill' We had been charged 70 lira for 1 bottle of house wine. thats double what nearly every other restaurant charged and to top it off it was 11 months out of date. Getting ripped off in Side is the norm but dont preach about how honest you are first !

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Thank Dannyx4
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Reviewed 20 July 2013

We have known Rasim the owner since 2009 where after a hard night with the wife shopping we needed a cool drink. He stands outside his restaurant trying to get customers to sit drink and eat at his establishment. If it’s good food you want this is the place to be. Being all inclusive we decided to have a break and eat out. We made arrangements where Rasim picked our party of 4 up at the hotel and went for the meal out. On arrival they had decorated our table in the most beautiful way which was unexpected. We ordered our meal and were instantly served with a starter appetiser and drinks. When the meal arrived served by Jimmy the waiter the presentation was outstanding. The Chief and kitchen in many places are hidden away, not here, all is in full view and you can even stand and watch if you can stand the heat. A good host and staff make all the difference and we would recommend The Ottoman Restaurant to anybody on holiday. You are not pressured in to having a meal you can have a cool drink if that’s all you want.
There are some that say they did not like this restaurant so if you just want fish chips and mushy peas get a life and stay away. Leave this excellent restaurant to those that like good food and great company. Well done Rasim we will be back again in 2014 and will of course visit your establishment again.
When you visit Rasim tell him that the Englishman with the gold rings on every finger recommended him and his restaurant.

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Thank cornwall08
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