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TAG Cafe & Bistro Istanbul

#344 of 11,843 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Postacilar Sokagi 6A-211 | Beyoglu, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
+90 212 243 6862
11:00 - 23:59
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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53 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Tag Cafe and Bistro is quite charming place. You may find good music, good coffee and warm athmosphere.

Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We discovered this place by chance while trying to find a bar for a drink. It can be found in a small street in Galata and its worth a visit! The waiters were really nice and we felt like home. In fact, we felt so good there that we returned at night for a cocktail after dinner. Dont miss it!

Thank Enara P
TAGIstanbul, Owner at TAG Cafe & Bistro Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Enara, Nice to see your wonderful comments about us! And will be happy to see you again next time! More 

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56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Great place to start the night, the owner Ersin is a top guy. Friendly, he may give you great advices for your stay. Nice music and design. The food is great, price is average compared to other places. i highly recommend this place.

Thank tropez00
TAGIstanbul, Owner at TAG Cafe & Bistro Istanbul, responded to this review

Thank you Remi! See you again soon@tagbistro More 

1 review
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Amazing place with nice staff and delicious food. Thanks to TAG for great Istiklal street experience..

Thank Okan A
TAGIstanbul, Owner at TAG Cafe & Bistro Istanbul, responded to this review

Thank you Okan, See you soon More 

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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326 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Somewhat surprising to find London Pride described as a craft beer! It is a good beer however! Surprised to find the location and size of geocache . Would have given 5 stars apart from the fact that the stools were metal seated and uncomfortable.

Thank Andrew M
TAGIstanbul, Owner at TAG Cafe & Bistro Istanbul, responded to this review

Thank you Andrew for your negative/positive reviews. We'll keep in mind! ;) More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

This nice little cafe is host to a good sized geocache. We came by to log the cache and because of the very friendly staff, we came back later for a beer.

1 Thank NinaWiese
TAGIstanbul, Manager at TAG Cafe & Bistro Istanbul, responded to this review

Tak NinaWiese, We are a big fan of "Geocaching" and "Rugby" ..So you were in the right place in Istanbul. Hope to see you again in your next visit. TAG Bistro Team More 

Maleny, Australia
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43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Just stumbled upon this place today - it's cute, funky and showing rugby World Cup! Nice friendly staff and diverse crowd.

Thank Oz_camper
TAGIstanbul, Owner at TAG Cafe & Bistro Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Oz_camper, Thank you for your nice comment about TAG Cafe & Bistro. Hopefully before next Rugby World Cup ;) TAG Bistro Team More 

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107 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

We've walked past this place donkey's times over the past few years, it's close to the Dutch chapel and almost opposite an exceptional jewellery maker...this evening we tried it, staff very friendly, raki reasonably priced...getting peckish we ordered the chicken in a basket...delicious, wafer thin crisp type fries and nuggets. Good effort, great little corner...seek it out!!

Thank Darrellcocup
TAGIstanbul, Owner at TAG Cafe & Bistro Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Darrellcocup, Thank you for your nice comment. You almost tried our a la carte menu :)) We will update our new menu according to season for your next visit. So you can come for a new trial ;) see you soon, TAG Bistro Team More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Absolutely cute and beautiful! Great interior design, fantastic music, extremely delicious food, amazing bar list and the best barmen who even speak English very well! Really friendly and professional with an awesome atmosphere right next to the busy Istaklal Shopping Street! A must when in Istanbul!

Thank Stephan M
TAGIstanbul, Owner at TAG Cafe & Bistro Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear travelfan1103, Thank you for your amazing comment !!! We areso happy to read these sentences. And will be happy to see you again in TAG Bistro ;) Interior Design by "Can Oker". TAG Bistro Team More 

Death Valley National Park, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Came to this nice little place to avoid one of the demonstrations on Istiklal. We were very pleased with both the service and the selection of beers (more than just Efes).

Thank Crasyphreak
TAGIstanbul, Owner at TAG Cafe & Bistro Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Crasyphreak, Thx for your nice comments and critics, especially for our service. Sometimes these kind of demonstrations make different results. For example, it gives us a chance to meet you in our place :) We will put more craft beers in our menu soon, will be good with UEFA Europa League and Champions League which we will show in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Cafe, Bar, International, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Postacilar Sokagi 6A-211 | Beyoglu, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +90 212 243 6862
Winning the "TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014" is a true source of pride for the entire team at TAG Cafe & Bistro Istanbuland we’d like to thank all of our past guests who took the time to complete a review on TripAdvisor... Info: When selecting Certificate of Excellence winners, TripAdvisor uses a proprietary algorithm to determine the honorees that takes into account reviews ratings. Businesses must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, volume and recencyof reviews. Additional criteria include a business’ tenure and popularityranking on the site.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Beyoglu

Neighbourhood Profile
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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