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Kalamar Restaurant

Capariz Sok No.15, Istanbul 34130, Turkey
517 1849
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
2 weeks ago
7 Feb 2018
Closed Now
Seafood, Mediterranean, Turkish, Soups
$$ - $$$
Capariz Sok No.15, Istanbul 34130, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here. Our main courses turned up before we had finished our starters. My fish was very tasty but my wife had opted for the fish stew. The stew was very poor with overcooked fish and was topped off with cheese!!!!!! Wine was...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Thieves these people are a ripoff they pick us up from the hotel for free then we paid 4x more than any other restaurant I ate the same food in another place and was even way better in Samatya area we paid 140 including the...More

Thank alex1970alex
Reviewed 25 January 2018

The food we ordered, lamb, and shrimp both ok But they charged TL75 for 3 glass of wine and TL25 overcharged on a TL10 cold starter, and tl6 for a bottle of water I did not order.

Thank Lingang
Reviewed 22 November 2017

I should've walked away when I saw all-surround restaurants & cafe with no available seat, except for this place that had zero customers. I ordered grilled kalamar fish plate to try-it-out during my stay in Istanbul. The food was okay but overpriced and there was...More

Thank ny19832016
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We just arrived with my friend to Istanbul and decided to walk around a bit to see where are we staying. And a man comes to me, asking me from where I am, and so on, and he invited us in for tee with his...More

Thank Iva Jennie R
Reviewed 14 August 2016

But then, I guess we are tourists. This place gave us a ride to/from our hotel. The restaurant is located on an ally with a lot of other restaurants that are pretty similar. There are musical performers. The food (we just had mezze) was ok....More

Thank SixpackDC
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this place....what a waste of time and money. I think they have an arrangement with the hotel to get patrons. They offer free transportation but than include it in the bill. Food is nothing special and the fish extremely oily....Cigarette holes in...More

Thank Anka O
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Got hustled by the dishonest owner whom over charged. The food was OK but this place is a trap. In the end you end feeling ripped off and a victim

Thank 2ster
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Always a challenge to find a good restaurant for a special occasion such and important birthday in a unknown city. Kalamar was recommended by our hotel (always a bet risky!), but that was worth it. We took a lobster as main course which was very...More

Thank Bernard T
Reviewed 4 February 2016

On our last night in Istanbul we dined in the wonderful Kumkapi area of the city. The lights and atmosphere provided a great venue fora fun dinner at this fish restaurant. After an array of mezzo, we decided to go for the fish baked in...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Capariz Sok No.15, Istanbul 34130, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sirkeci
  • Neighbourhood: Sirkeci
  • Phone Number: 517 1849
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