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Nostra Casa

#89 of 11,908 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Mustafa Pasa Sk. No: 42 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122 , Turkey
0212 5175819
11:00 - 23:30
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Lisbon, Portugal
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant with a variety of dishes. Everything was delicious. Were with friends in this restaurant twice and always remained very satisfied. Probably this is our favorite restaurant in this city.

1 Thank westjosepha85
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best italian food, the best tiramisu. Amazing evening by the owner. Night as if it were a movie thing! congratulations!

1 Thank Cleber C
Tel Aviv, Israel
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Istanbul is seeing a huge decline in tourism due to its recent event and therefore when we ate there we were the only customers. Nevertheless we had a really incredible evening with excellent food. We also managed to have an interesting chat with the owner. All in all, really good and fresh Italian cuisine , highly recommended!!

1 Thank ShlomiGottesman
Santa Barbara, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

A great meal. The chef suggested a particular dish with fresh fish. Incredible. Paired with a very good wine and beautifully presented. Outstanding.

1 Thank Larry D
Longmont, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The meal was exquisite, and the service was excellent. Turgay was a wonderful, gracious host. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank Christie O
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Nostra case is much more than a restaurant, it's like ur home away from home, Its a must visit for all. We got there around 7 and we left at 11. Chilling with Turgay was a lot of fun, great host with lots of lovely stories to share. A+++

Thank Nader A
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We are calling him Dr. but I believe he is the professor on his duty.. The best ambiance and food in the city. Thank You Turgay Abi.. Celil

1 Thank Celil K
Cleveland, Ohio
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This place is amazing! It was recommended to us by our tour guide. We are so happy that we took him up on his recommendation! From the moment we sat down we were presented with menus. As we were looking through, a man approached our table, sat down and began to converse with us. He was the owner! He asked... More 

Thank Tammy B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant sits on the third or fourth floor (I can't remember) of an hundred-year-old apartment in which the chef was born. "After many years of living in Italy, I came back to find the place I started from." As you may have read in other reviews, this place is in the unbeatable location walking distance from the blue mosque,... More 

Thank muyil2015
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

A must go. Everything about Nostra Casa is charming. The views, the ambiance, and of course the wonderful owner and his helper. They are the epitome of Turkish hospitality. Not to mention the pasta was delectable. Will return the next time I'm in Istanbul!

1 Thank Cori C C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Turkish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mustafa Pasa Sk. No: 42 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: 0212 5175819

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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