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#257 of 11,829 Restaurants in Istanbul
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Koy Yolu Sokak, No. 6/1, BostancI, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 216 380 5989
12:00 - 03:00
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Istanbul, Turkey
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Cunda Balık is one of the first representative of the trend of Ayvalık (region in north Aegean Sea) style fish restaurants. It is located in Bostancı neighborhood in Anatolian side of Istanbul. You may take the sea bus from Bakırköy which is by Atatürk airport. It is in a quiet street. This restaurant in my opinion has the richest selection... More 

Thank Can C
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Peaceful clean and lovely restaurant in anatolian side if you do not want to have chaos of european side. Good food but the mezes are just undescribable

Thank Mert Ç
Istanbul, Turkey
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent taste,best fish restaurant in asian side of Istanbul.beside taste owners and staff is perfect.you must definetly eat here once.prices are also reasonable

Thank gezgin1976gezgin
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Following TripAdvisor as usual it drives me with friends to this nice place almost full of people at 9 pm Cold and hot appetizer are really very good and the service is great

Thank Rashad I
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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336 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The waitstaff provide and absolutely phenomenal dining experience; they are very friendly and execute their duties as the professionals that they are. And the chefs culinary skills are spectacular. You pick the seafood from the case!!! The food is very well prepared and I cannot wait til my next trip.

Thank Redbullx2
Istanbul, Turkey
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I try to visit this nice, though humbly located restaurant every now and then, especially when I have friends to invite. Their specialty is primarily Aegean wild vegetables most of which you cannot find anywhere else. Together with a dish of seasonal fish and raki or wine, you'll enjoy your dinner at a reasonable cost.

Thank Turgay P
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53 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Plenty of daily mezes and diffetent kind of fresh fish. Difficult to choose. Young owners are on duty. It is a quite big testaurant but service was fast enought.

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161 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

For us one of the best fish restaurants in Istanbul...no doubt. An interesting variety of mezze (starters) and excellent fish quality. The service is friendly and very professional. The best "raki & balik" restaurant we had in Turkey. It's worth a visit to Bostanci. Highly recommended.

Thank MagrusCascais
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Cunda is a seafood restaurant. You can find more than 60 starters and fresh fish everyday. Must have reservation even week days!

Thank Cigdem B
Long Island, NY
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141 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We went to Cunda on the recommendation of some locals who claimed it is one of the better seafood restaurants on the Anatolian side of Istanbul. They serve a selection of mezes as well as fish and shellfish dishes. We thought the mezes were poorly made and the fish, at least those we ordered, we're not particularly well prepared. The... More 

Thank CPLongIsland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Turkish, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Koy Yolu Sokak, No. 6/1, BostancI, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90 216 380 5989

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?