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Best Food In Istanbul, Turkey


Turkish food consists of a lot of grilled meats and vegetables, and relies on the natural flavor of the food. A lot of delicious food exists in Istanbul; you just have to know where to find it. 

Here’s a list of spots in Istanbul to find the best food!

Balık Dürüm Mehmet Usta

One of the most delicious things to eat in Turkey was a balik dürüm from here. The wrap consists of tender, juicy grilled mackerel, a fresh mix of veggies & can be made spicy!

Karaköy Güllüoğlu

Karaköy Güllüoğlu had the best baklava. The shop offers a variety of baklava types, which can also be conveniently vacuum sealed for your plane ride home.

Asmalımescit Dürümcüsü

This family run kebab house is famous for its flavorful dürüms (wraps.) However, should you find yourself here, do not miss the opportunity to sample their selection of mezes.

Midyeci Ahmet

Midye dolma (stuffed mussels) are a favorite street food in Turkey & after one taste it’s easy to see why. The mussels are stuffed with a savory blend of rice, herbs, and spices.

Haci Bekir

Haci Bekir has been making lokum since 1777 & has maintained its reputation as the leading Turkish delight brand by using the same recipes throughout the years.

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