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Istanbul Turkish-Lokantas Restaurants

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Subasi Restaurant

Subasi Restaurant is a decent 'lokanta' situated next to Grand Bazaar. This historical eatery is especially popular with locals in the area. ...more »

  • Location: Around Grand Bazaar
  • Type: Turkish-Lokantas

Havuzlu Restaurant

Havuzlu Restaurant is a centuries-old Ottoman eatery offering a selection of traditional meat, vegetable and grilled dishes at the heart of the Grand Bazaar. ...more »

  • Location: Grand Bazaar
  • Type: Turkish-Lokantas

Kanaat Lokanta - Turkish Restaurant

Kanaat Lokanta in the Asian district of Uskudar is one of the oldest restaurants in Istanbul. This modest eatery serves homestyle Ottoman cuisine. ...more »

  • Location: Uskudar - Asian Side
  • Type: Turkish

Our Local Experts say:

A Lokanta is a restaurant which specialises in ready-made traditional Turkish food. A large number of hot and cold dishes and small appetizers are displayed in buffet style and diners can take their pick.

Typical dishes found in lokantas include olive oil dishes, stews, soups and stuffed vegetables. There are almost always several tasty vegetarian dishes alongside meat options. Lokantas are generally of a high standard in terms of hygiene and taste and offer the ultimate in healthy fast food!

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