Istanbul Middle Eastern Restaurants
A meyhane for the 2000s, this popular joint in the Taksim area fuses the best of the traditional old taverna with modern-day partying. ...more »
- Location: Istiklal Street
- Type: Turkish-South Eastern
- Tel: +90-212-2935480
Al Jamal Badawi in Besiktas combines mouthwatering tastes from Lebanese cuisine with a highly entertaining Turkish-Arabian night show. ...more »
- Location: Akaretler
- Type: Turkish Nights
- Tel: +90-212-2365017
Bringing together the exotic flavours of western Asia and north Africa, Middle Eastern cuisine is very diverse. Common ingredients include chickpeas, olives, olive oil, mint and parsley as well as tahini.
The most popular Middle Eastern restaurants in Istanbul are Lebanese restaurants, and many restaurants, especially meyhanes, feature dishes common to other parts of the Middle East.
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