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Falafel House

#215 of 12,348 Restaurants in Istanbul
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Sehit Muhtar Cad. No:19 taksim | Kocatepe Mh., Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 253 7730
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09:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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Istanbul, Turkey
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134 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a great hummus lover and when I go to Israel all I eat is hummus. And only in this place I was able to have good quality hummus and falafel in Turkey so far. Very clen and attentive service personel. two thumbs up. Strongly recommend!

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Thank Sarisoy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best falafel and humus I've ever had. Very friendly staff that made us feel welcome. We had breakfast there twice in the 5 days we were in Taksim Square. Owner was constantly around checking on us. Recommend giving this place a shot while in Taksim Square.

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Thank Jafar S
Stockholm, Sweden
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I´ve read so much about this place, but for me it was not a "wow experience". The falafel was decent.

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Thank J_Sthlm
Isfahan Province, Iran
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

A great feeling of exploring resturants from other nationalities comes when I find this place and ofcourse a must-go for vegan and vegetarians , I enjoy falafel wrap and soup and tabbouleh, The tabbouleh was one of the most delicious and fresh salads that I ever have had.

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Thank Sagharkh
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Literally the best falafel I've ever try. They were crispy and soft at the same time. So fresh and delicious. Falafel wrap is also the bomb - juicy and crispy. All ingredients are fresh and taste amazing by itself. Hummus was so creamy, no chunks, no weird aftertaste. I was asking for no oil on top, so it came amazingly... More 

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Thank Julia S
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Really tasty falafel and smooth hummus. Food came quickly after we ordered and there is air conditioning inside (somewhat rare for Istanbul!) which was a relief in this summer heat. There is also a few tables for outdoor seating. An enjoyable meal at reasonable prices. The location is not far from Taksim Square, so easy to get to.

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Thank Renee C
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

dear all my veg and jain friends, go here and ask for vegan falafel and trust me they serve as required, totally vegan, they tastes so good,once you have hear, i doubt you will like it somewhere else. i usually stay here for a week in taksim for business, everyday evening or lunch i have it here, they are just... More 

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Thank Umang D
Jerusalem
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Very good hummus and falafel Very close to taksim square A little hard to find but deserve the time to find it Affordable prices

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Thank NizarSarah
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This restaurant offers a simple true Middle Eastern food, such as Falafel, Hummus paste and Tabouleh, for affordable price.

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Thank gyathh
Los Angeles, California
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601 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

There are plenty of restaurants to visit in the area, but some stand out more than others. When we were walking around looking for this place staff from other restaurants attempted to lure us into their restaurants. We found this small restaurant along the pedestrian walkway and placed our orders. The food was very good and their French Fries made... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 02:00
Monday
09:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 02:00
Thursday
09:00 - 02:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sehit Muhtar Cad. No:19 taksim | Kocatepe Mh., Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +90 212 253 7730

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Beyoglu

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Beyoglu
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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