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Keyf-i Mekan Cafe And Restaurant

Tigcilar Street No: 48 | Grand Baazar / Mercan, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 522 58 61
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
26 Jan 2017
“Privileged moments”
10 Aug 2016
“Highly recommended!!!”
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Turkish, International, Middle Eastern
$$ - $$$
Tigcilar Street No: 48 | Grand Baazar / Mercan, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We had a few hours break during a never ending seminar. A friend of mine who had lived for some years in Istanbul proposed to guide me in the Grand Bazaar. He turned me on to some of his former gems. We had a mint...More

Thank Christophe M
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

After an intense morning visiting monuments we found this lovely place really close to Gran bazar, food was amazing specially the big mixed pita (it's a sort of calzone and it was really delicious,I'm Italian so..) prices are cheap and personal is kind and really...More

Thank Marco .
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We came for lunch at around 1:30 pm and they were all the tiem serving orders otutside the restaurant which led to very slow service for us and non stop open doors - very cold inside.

Thank Dusan K
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

We tried the pide and it was really tasteful! The service was friendly and gentle. Prices are average.

1  Thank Nikolett S
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

It's a perfect place for having drinks and excellent food while experiencing the great atmosphere of the Grand Bazard. Very friendly and attentive staff and great quality! Highly recommended!

1  Thank Ben1893
Reviewed 10 July 2015

This place can be tough to find, but it is worth it if you want a fantastic meal in an intimate setting. It almost feels like they are inviting you into their home. I had the Iskender Kebab, and it was the best I had...More

1  Thank James B
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Perfect lunch stop when visiting the Great Bazar. Especially the outdoor tables are a nice experience. Lot's to see while you enjoy great food and good Service!

1  Thank asw323
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

This is really a tourist oriented restaurant in a very touristic area. I would recommend eating somewhere else. It's not cheap compared to the quality and quantity of the food they serve you.

1  Thank Lorenzo M
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

The old name was still in neon above the door (20 Apr 2015) but the restaurant has changed name (and ownership?) to VIOLINA. Was empty when we arrived at 13:00, clean, tidy, charming, good welcome, interesting street view. Simple menu with the usual cafe fare....More

Thank RoerD
Reviewed 15 March 2015

If you in the Grand Bazaar and need a little break this is a wonderful spot for dinner or lunch. The service was extremely friendly and personable. Our server made wonderful recommendations from the menu as well as engaging in some friendly conversation and jokes....More

Thank BillTweed
Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the
Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in
search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name
jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed
cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow
streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to
the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the
evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tigcilar Street No: 48 | Grand Baazar / Mercan, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Grand Bazaar
  • Neighbourhood: Grand Bazaar
  • Phone Number: +90 212 522 58 61
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We are at middle of the center just standing behind of grand baazar easy to find us lunch brunch breakfast dinner coffe wine beer sea food reasonable price honest and friendly service keyfi mekan team will be waiting for all the guesth who wants to try we speak engilish spanish french russian italian danisk turkish kurdish german
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