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Ehlitat Lokantasi

Balo SK. 21a, Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato salad” (2 reviews)
“veal” (2 reviews)
“cheap food” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Turkish, Halal
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LOCATION
Balo SK. 21a, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe it doesn't make up your mind when you see the shop, but the food is excellent! Clean many many choices of Turkish plates with excellent quality and good pricing! If you want to get your boyfriend/girlfriend to a nice restau take him/her somewhere else....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 January 2017

It doesn't seem to be so exceptional from the outside, but when you get in, there is actually a wide range of choices, with lots of vegetables options and fresh herbs. I tasted many different stuff and all of them were great. I would definitely...More

Thank Irma333
Reviewed 9 April 2016

One of the best Lokanta in the city center-Istiklal. Offers several kinds of traditional Turkish food, at very good quality with very good prices.A busy place all day long

Thank NeliDi
Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

This canteen-type restaurant offers several set menus, plus you are free to have whatever extras you want. I had "Menu 3" with grilled chicken for 10,50 lira, and was happy about it. A good place to eat if you want tasty and healthy food.

1  Thank AntonKunin
Reviewed 24 October 2015

"Lokantasi" restaurants are quasi-buffet style, where many dishes are pre-prepared, and you just choose dishes you want along the line and the Chefs plate them and hand them to you, and then you pay Cashier at end of the line. (Difference from Buffet, is that...More

1  Thank Mrjustice
Reviewed 16 October 2015

I love this place. Must have eaten here 5 times. This is a LOKANTASI (upmarket canteen where all the homemade food is ready on display) with the largest variety I came across. Its busy, clean, cheap and the food is high quality. Hard to go...More

1  Thank TheoA201
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Must go. Very clean. Lot of variety. Extremely cheap. Friendly staff.Self service type Turkish food. Will go again and again

Thank Waseem R
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Ehlitat Lokantasi serves a tasty food at very low prices (lentil soup -2 TL, chicken dish - 5,5 TL, chickpeas - 3TL, pudding 3 TL). The place is very clean and the atmosphere is nice. I recommend.

1  Thank Sinaira
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Simple and honest food. Not expensive and very friendly people. Will definitely dine here again. Recommend the izgara kofte, basic yet very tasteful.

Thank B0ZZ1E
Reviewed 16 July 2015

This place is a little treasure close to Istiklal street. Delicious food, big choice of turkish cuisine, very kind stuff, helpful with description of the different dishes.We went there to have our supper everyday during our stay in Istanbul. I will be back there next...More

Thank Ivaila D
Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 02:00
Monday
07:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 02:00
Thursday
07:00 - 02:00
Friday
07:00 - 02:00
Saturday
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Balo SK. 21a, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
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