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Omar Cafe & Restaurant

Alemdar Mahallesi Seftali Sokak No. 8, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
513 9021
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“kebabs” (13 reviews)
“top floor” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Turkish, Middle Eastern, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
Alemdar Mahallesi Seftali Sokak No. 8, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide recommended this place and we were well pleased. Good food, good service, good wine, traditional Turkish food. Easy place to sit back and relax.

Thank carolG351JA
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here recommended by our guide. Good tasty food with menu in several languages. Had kebab, meat balls and chicken. Very good Turkish coffee . Payed 319 TL for 5 people.

Thank Papersen
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We were looking for a place for dinner and a waiter convinced us to sit down. From then on he was very attentive, recommending vegetarian options for me and Turkish meals for my partner. The wine he recommended was also a winner. We enjoyed the...More

Thank ImpulsivePerth
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We had Omar kebab, a delicious meal consisting of small wrapped kebabs, vegetables and two types of sauces and Mixed grill. Top floor has the beautiful view on both Ayasophia and Blue Mosque, which is a wonderful experience, especially if you are there during the...More

Thank Livijana V
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I found this place completely by accident, but the staff were polite (and forgiving of my terrible attempt at Turkish) and the atmosphere comfortable. The lights were really pretty to look at. The food was brilliant! The stuffed vines followed by Iskander kebab was the...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Extremely Turkish vibe, food was brilliant. Staff were friendly. Our guide brought us here, the decor was beautiful. Loved going outside and visiting the shops nearby. If you're Iranian you will love this, many Iranian people nearby will greet you and start conversation. The atmosphere...More

Thank amnahasaniabbasi
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We've been here twice during our mid-week in Istanbul. We had a table at the ground level both times. Great traditional turkish food, kind personel, pleasant, intimate atmosphere. The latter was enhanced by an extensive collection of traditional-looking lamps hanging from the ceiling and well-chosen...More

Thank Will K
Reviewed 15 January 2017

On a windy and snowy December day, it was a welcome relief to find this place. The decor is quite nice with the beautiful glass lamps hanging from the ceiling. The staff spoke excellent English and were polite and hospitable. The 'Testi Kebabı', a lamb...More

Thank peeam
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We were on a day trip and our guide brought us here for lunch. The menu was standard, but the decor of the place is nice and colorful. Lots of lamps hanging from the ceiling and the best part is that have a a good...More

Thank saurabhchandra
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Located near the Basilica Cistern in an alleyway , the place is nice , we visited for late breakfast , we ordered some Lahmachun and Pedes , the service was good but the taste was average .

Thank Yucef-GB
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alemdar Mahallesi Seftali Sokak No. 8, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: 513 9021
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