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General Yazgan Sok. no 8/b | Asmalı mescit mah / Tünel /Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 252 47 53
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“guacamole” (13 reviews)
“turkey” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
General Yazgan Sok. no 8/b | Asmalı mescit mah / Tünel /Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the menu has everything youd expect. the food is very good, not as good as youd find in the UK or the US but, as stated, probably the best thats around. Good atmosphere, polite and friendly staff.

Thank Traveler-Saru
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I’m a Tex-Mex maniac, lived in Istanbul for 25 years and if I didn’t have my fav Tex-Mex ‘fix’ every now and then, not sure what I’d do! I’ve seen some horrible attempts at Tex-Mex in Istanbul, but Picante is as close to authentic as...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I've been there twice already and the food it is always really good!! Service is always sweet and courteous. My husband and I love it and recommend it 👍😘😘 We will back soon!!

Thank Catalina C
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Nice environment, good food but hygine problem. The price is expensive. We ate two burritos and drank fizzy beverages. It costed more than 100 liras

Thank Cemcheff
Reviewed 17 August 2017

So we had been traveling all summer in France, we were ready for some Mexican food. We have been to Mexico cooking school so we know authentic Mexican food. We also know by now that you can rarely get that home taste of the food...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Can i say best Mexican i've ever tastes? Of course not. Can i say "One of the best Mexican joints in Istanbul?" Sure. At least it's not a tex-mex kinda restaurant. And what i tastes was good. Tad bit pricey for the product though.

Thank Aycan C
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Staff was very friendly and the place has a nice atmosphere. However, food was a bit disappoint. It doesn't taste much as a real Mexican food. We asked Enchiladas and it was aa bit cold. They gave us 10% discount because of this. They seemed...More

Thank Bárbara A
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The burrito was absolutely awful. I had the impression they took a frozen one out of the microwave and defrosted and heated. This chicken was dry, the rice old and mushy, and no flavour at all. Avoid!

Thank Lorna O
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I love Mexican food, so this was the best for me. Here one more week and plan to return. Good service, good Mexican food.

Thank KevinTscharner
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Visited this place after seeing good reviews on the site. Very good place, deliciously prepared, good staff, ate nachos there meat and drank different drinks, even for the action they give free drinks or shots, in general I advise! Best Mexican Restaurant in Istanbul!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: General Yazgan Sok. no 8/b | Asmalı mescit mah / Tünel /Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +90 212 252 47 53
  • E-mail
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