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Great Dong Fang

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Buyukdere Cad. Istanbul Cevahir Alisveris ve Eglence Merkezi No:22 K:6 D:617 | Sisli Merkez, Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey
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Istanbul, Turkey
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273 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This Chinese buffet restaurant located in Cevahir, one of the biggest malls of Istanbul, has been quite popular for the past few years. You can choose among a variety of dishes, from noodles to rice and to vegetable and meat / chicken dishes is s good option if you are in Cevahir Mall and would like to have Chinese food.

Thank Nesligul D
Ioannina, Greece
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178 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

When you make shopping on this very big mall, I guess Great Dong Fang is a good address to eat.They have an open buffet which is quite satisfactory. The price is very reasonable. And also, if you want to try something different and are afraid of Chinese cuisine, this will be a great chance to try from everything on the... More 

Thank Lovesick A
Gaziantep Province, Turkey
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The food is great and the price is very reasonable. I didn't enjoy the sweet and sour but everything else was great. Totally recommended

Thank jusuf a
Antalya, Turkey
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93 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Since we don't have much for Chinese food in Antalya, I always look forward to eating at Great Dong Fang's Chinese buffet. The price is now 23 TL but for the range and amount of food available, it is still a bargain. I personally enjoy the sweet and sour chicken and kung po chicken. Check it out if you're hungry... More 

Thank Mark W
Istanbul, Turkey
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Even though we ordered two bottles of 35 Lira wine, they charged us for 45 Lira for each bottle and the waiter said "we were out of the wines that you ordered, so we brought the more expensive ones". When we asked "why nobody makes any explanation?" they said "we don't know". My husband and I were shocked. We'll never... More 

2 Thank Burcu B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Heard about it from a friend before going to Istanbul, and the day we arrived, we headed straight to Cevahir mall and up to the last floor. Not a big place, but a decent place for a good cheap meal, full of flavor. good to try when you get tired of the normal barbecue food you find everywhere...

1 Thank Survivor101
Lewisville, Texas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2014

I have eaten at this buffet a couple of times now and plan to go back. The price is 18 TL which another reviewer has already mentioned. The first time I went, the fried rice was very good and the 2nd time only so so. I think the price, combined with the fact that it is quite easy to find... More 

2 Thank danajoym
Houston, Texas
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Istanbul, for 18 TL (9$) you get chinese food open buffet. Drinks are extra, staff are nice and friendly, food quality is very good. If you love Chinese food I would highly recommend this restaurant

1 Thank Mohammed M
Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

It was my first experience for asian food and i don't regret it Only 15 TL to pay for an open buffet The food was very good and tasty The noodels was the best Suchi wasn't that good Drinks are extra I loved it and i visited it 2 times

1 Thank Kero A
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Average buffet by international standards of the "eat as much as you like" genre, however the grilled meat dumplings on the buffet are excellent. Ordered the crispy duck from extensive menu but it was very dissapointing. If the same effort that went into the home made dumplings was applied to the rest of the menu this could be both a... More 

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Buyukdere Cad. Istanbul Cevahir Alisveris ve Eglence Merkezi No:22 K:6 D:617 | Sisli Merkez, Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: 3801177

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