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otto

$$ - $$$
New City / Taksim
Bar, Italian, Pizza
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asmalI mescid, Istanbul, Turkey
2927015
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11:00 - 04:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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lebanon
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109 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Cihangir in thr neighborhood and on monday night we were looking for something casual with a good vibe. And here we are in front of Otto, got attracted by the lights and greenery we saw. The minute we stepped in, it felt right. A restaurant taking up the entire outdoor section in between 2 buildings. Funky nice... More 

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Thank r n
Amsterdam
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Great service and ambiance. We went twice during the five days that we were there. Very cool music, and our food was perfect. Youngish crowd with many beautiful faces. Will definitely return.

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Thank Gielant
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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502 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

We really liked this restaurant and its wide offer of turkish and international diishess and went there twice. The kids also enjoyed it very much and the outside seating was very nice and so was the staff.

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Thank werdlerswereld
Beirut, Lebanon
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Great place for dinner and drinks. We tried the tex mex burger which was really delicious, but the otto burger bun was not fresh, which was a bit disappointing. Recommended for a casual night out!

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Thank Carine L
Walnut Creek, CA
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

The food was average. The waiter was extremely rude. Only brought 2 plates for appetizers for 4 people, brought the wrong meal for my husband, and ignored our requests for the check a few times. Overall, it was a decent meal, but over-priced and so unfriendly as to have spoiled the evening.

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Thank Maria L
Paris, France
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

This place is quite nice, with a large terrasse. The staff is able and English-speaking. Good to know: it offers alcohol (at least, beers and wines) and some dishes have some pork. I have tried the bacon cheeseburger and it was a pretty good surprise. The service was quick. They have also a good choice of pizzas and nice starters.... More 

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Thank Doursou
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Great first impressions, nice setting off the road, vibrant atmosphere with lively music but not so loud it affected conversation. Drinks arrived quickly, starter was quick and good, pizzas were fantastic. Staff not overly friendly but mostly efficient and polite. Was a bit smokey but that is maybe just how things are here when sitting outside.

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Thank Markdavin
Istanbul, Turkey
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

most of the time crowded. service quality is avrage actually waitors are a bit late. food quality is good. atmosphere is cheerful . i can recomand an amazing cocktail to drink. (vodka sakız) if one day you were there try that for sure ıts amazing.

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Thank sara m
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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172 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Great place off Istikal. Lovely food, loved the quinoa falafel and the tapas plates. Good music as well.

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Thank Sumi R
Rugby, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Came across this place by chance, looked like it had a good atmosphere so we took a chance. We were after some authentic Turkish food so went with the flatbreads, they were great. Staff excellent, helpful and attentive. Thank you!

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Thank KateMcNicholas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50
Cuisine
Bar, Italian, Pizza
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 04:00
Thursday
11:00 - 04:00
Friday
11:00 - 04:00
Saturday
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: asmalI mescid, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > New City / Taksim
  • Neighbourhood: New City / Taksim
  • Phone Number: 2927015

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?