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Tavaci Recep Usta

#2 of 2,429 Restaurants in Izmir
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Ulus Mahallesi, Ataturk Cd. No: 364 | Alsancak, Izmir 35220, Turkey
+90 232 463 8797
08:30 - 10:30
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 10:30
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great tasting kebabs and old Ottoman/Turkish dishes (mostly lamb and beef). Wouldn't recommend it for vegetarians though. One drawback is that, the menus do not state prices which I do not like since people may have a certain budget that they would like to stick to.

Thank Road2light
Moscow, Russia
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Service is simply terrible. A table next to us was waiting for one glass of coke for 15 min. We set in the open area, its full of little fruit bugs getting everywhere. Right in the middle of our lunch a waiter started swipping the corridor, flooded it and started washing out all of the disgusting dirt right next to... More 

Thank Aliya212
Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a delightful experience to visit this restaurant again. Great location overlooking the Izmir Bay and minutes away from major hotel chains. This place serves as a perfect venue for meetings and large gatherings. The staff is prompt, friendly, and very helpful. The food was delicious, fresh, well cooked and full of flavor. I definitely recommend this restaurant to... More 

Thank Orlando L
Izmir, Turkey
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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The restaurant is located very close to the seaside which is very popular area called Kordon. It is very close to sightseeing attarctions and shoping district in Alsancak. Especially in summer and spring you eat your very delicious meet and startes (meze) in the garden . If you like lamp it is really good. The decoration is very flourished there.

Thank Sedef M
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Certainly one of the top restaurants in İzmi̇r. Very nice ambiance with exceptionally professional and polite staff and very very good food and drink. Highly recommended for business, pleasure or romance.

Thank David L
Izmir, Turkey
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This restaurant wasn't quite like any other I had visited. They start by bringing out a variety of appetizers, you choose your main dish, and they end by bringing dessert. The main dishes are pretty much limited to sheep or sheep. I was told they had excellent meat, so I guess I was expecting more variety. I ordered something I... More 

Thank rdavis22
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Very central location. Very speed service. Meats are very well cooked and mezzes are delicious. Definatelly recommended if you want to try some local foods.

Thank Gizem O
1 review
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This Restaurant Gets High Marks All The Way Around. 1. Atmosphere: Great 2. Service: Great 3. Good: Exceptional I would definitely recommend this restaurant to friends.

Thank msclhed78
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Really enjoyed this restaurant. The food was plentiful and very tasty. Lots of meat, and stews, and vert filling. Worth a visit.

Thank David L
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This restaurant is not a place to eat,sit and chat. You have to eat and go. It is nearly at fast food restaurant speed. Food is good & delicious but you have to know it is a bit too fatty. If you want to have alcohol the choices are limited.

Thank Kazim S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Turkish, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
08:30 - 10:30
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
08:30 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ulus Mahallesi, Ataturk Cd. No: 364 | Alsancak, Izmir 35220, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Aegean Coast  >  Izmir Province  >  Izmir
  • Phone Number: +90 232 463 8797

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?