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Tandir Cafe Restaurant

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Manzara ve Kultur Parki | Ortahisar Urgup, Ortahisar 50650, Turkey
+90 384 343 2021
08:00 - 01:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 01:30
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On my first day in Urgup, I was hiking and of course, as I always do, got lost. So I kept looking into Google maps so I can start heading the right direction. It was towards the direction of Tandir, which was perfect since I have not eaten lunch and it was already 1:30pm. So I go in but decided... More 

Thank Erika B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This restaurant is absolutely exquisite. Tandir Cafe is a quaint, family run business with an extraordinary view. I quite frankly had one of the most enjoyable meals of my life at the restaurant. The stuffed pumpkin flowers were amazing.

Thank Brent S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Tandir is slightly out of the way but all the more special for that - stunning views of the castle and town as the sun set. Excellent service and great options for vegetarians - we're both vegetarian and shared the stuffed pumpkin flowers, the Turkish ravioli and the sautéed mushrooms between the two of us. All totally delicious and our... More 

Thank Rachel B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing view with really yummy food and excellent service. Great for vegetarian meals too! Only 20 minutes walk from the Castle through the amazing town by the valley. Must go when it ortahisar!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This is a cute place for a nice meal in the small village of Ortahisar. The staff offer complimentary pick up and drop off service to the restaurant if you live closer by so check ahead of you plan to go to save some money. It has a wonderful balcony that opens up on to the valley looking back to... More 

Thank Rory X Renee M
Ankara Province, Turkey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

We went there as a family of six people.Each of us ordered something different from the menu. Starters and the main dishes, all were excellent. The classical Turkish music was also interesting to listen. We enjoyed the atmosphere very much also, with the great view of Ortahisar in the background. Waiter was very polite and attentive, he informed us about... More 

Thank Victor G
Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant overlooks the town with stunning views of the castle. It is simply furnished which adds to its character. They offer delicious traditional homemade Turkish meals. We can highly recommend the lamb tandoor and the mushroom starter. The staff were friendly and the cold beers were most welcome after a long hot day of sightseeing. Highly recommend.

Thank Hancks-on-the-Move
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

The food, service and view made us come back for a second dinner during our stay. Will not disappoint!!!! The entire meal was delicious and the outdoor seating makes for a romantic dinner. Loved it.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Stockholm County, Sweden
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

The setting is excellent, with a terrace overlooking the castle and minaret and a small rocky valley directly below the restaurant. The people are very nice and will pick you up and drop you off from your hotel in their car. The place is not easy to find on your own. The food was nice, but not amazing. It was... More 

Thank Celine F
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

If you are in the area and want an incredible view and setting with some tasty food this is a fabulous option. We had some delicious dishes and great wine with an incredible view and charming atmosphere. Definitely recommended while in Cappadocia. Not like the touristy spots in Goreme and elsewhere. Much more authentic and memorable.

Thank robkolar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manzara ve Kultur Parki | Ortahisar Urgup, Ortahisar 50650, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Cappadocia  >  Ortahisar
  • Phone Number: +90 384 343 2021

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?