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“Seabass "lokum"”
Review of ATILAY

ATILAY
Ranked #4 of 35 Restaurants in Golturkbuku
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Izmir, Turkey
Level Contributor
19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Seabass "lokum"”
Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

Nice and friendly fish restaurant. My wife and I had dinner here. We ordered stew chimps and salad as starter and Seabass "lokum" as the main course. We drank beer. Portions were big and tasty. Seabass "lokum" is a piece of master's! We paid 180 TL total. It is a little bit high but ok for a vacation experience.
Unlike their competitors in Turkbuku, Atılay Balık staff is kind and friendly. They offer free Turkish coffee and tea after dinner.
Tip: For dessert in budget, you may have icecream on the walking path along the sea. Yolu don't have to pay much in a restaurant.

Visited June 2014
Helpful?
12 Thank serogzd
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Oğulcan B, Yönetici at ATILAY, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your visit to us..İt is our pleasure to know all your expectations were exceeded and you were satisfied with our foods and friendly service..
We look forward to welcoming your back in the near future..
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English first
Istanbul, Turkey
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“real fish restaurant”
Reviewed 19 October 2013

atilay the ovner he is one of the best cook for fish.i definately recomend sea bass (lokum).and obergine on grill and excellent salad .as desert halva with ice cream..all fish is from the sea..
highly recomended..

  • Visited October 2013
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11 Thank ajanengin
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Oğulcan B, Yönetici at ATILAY, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your visit to us..İt is our pleasure to know all your expectations were exceeded and you were satisfied with our foods and friendly service..
We look forward to welcoming your back in the near future..
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Merseyside England
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Beware of being ripped off!”
Reviewed 10 October 2013

I have only written about four reviews in the last five years and all have been very positive because I have enjoyed the experience at each place. This is the first time I have written a negative review because I feel I should let people know that they may be ripped off at this place exactly as we were. The food is fresh fish and it is adequately cooked and presented. There is no menu or wine list so prices are a bit open to interpretation. I ordered a bottle of dry white wine and asked for Angora or Doluca or similar (normally 20 TL in the shops or 50TL in the restaurants. The waiter said they had neither and suggested a bottle of Serafin. Normally a little bit dearer than the other two (about 55 TL in the restaurants) so I said OK and ordered a bottle. Shame I didn't ask the price! The bill came with a charge of 175 TL for the wine. What a rip off and no explanation why only that I should have asked the price in the first place. More fool me and after living in this part of Turkey for seven years this is the first restaurant to pull such a stunt. I'll put it down to end of season greed and the fact that they guessed I wouldn't return. This place spoilt an otherwise enjoyable trip to Turkbuku.

  • Visited October 2013
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4 Thank Clanman58
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London, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Excellent Fresh Fish on the beach”
Reviewed 29 August 2013

This no frills restaurant serves excellent fresh fish and traditional mezza appetisers. Set on the water front the restaurant is bustling with life. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here and found it good value for money. The service is relatively slow but the place was heaving and each meal is cooked to order so the wait is worthwhile. I suggest that they struggle when very busy as the fresh line caught sea bass we shared was a little overcooked. The wine list is very limited but the local Turkish white wine was good and value for money. The restaurant is very relaxed and offers a range of the freshest fish and from what we saw grilled meats. Great value for money, good atmosphere and a helpful and pleasant team.

  • Visited August 2013
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12 Thank Alan J
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Oğulcan B, Yönetici at ATILAY, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your visit to us..İt is our pleasure to know all your expectations were exceeded and you were satisfied with our foods and friendly service..
We look forward to welcoming your back in the near future..
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istanbul
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Pleasure”
Reviewed 28 August 2013 via mobile

All foods were fresh and the service was very nice. Grilled octopus was great. What ever we ordered delivered on time and attidute of the waiters were good. I have enjoyed having dinner there.

  • Visited August 2013
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11 Thank hilfanton
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Oğulcan B, Yönetici at ATILAY, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your visit to us..İt is our pleasure to know all your expectations were exceeded and you were satisfied with our foods and friendly service..
We look forward to welcoming your back in the near future..
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