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CUNDA BALIK RESTORANT

#348 of 12,343 Restaurants in Istanbul
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Koy Yolu Sokak, No. 6/1, BostancI, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 216 380 5989
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12:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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Istanbul, Turkey
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I try to visit this nice, though humbly located restaurant every now and then, especially when I have friends to invite. Their specialty is primarily Aegean wild vegetables most of which you cannot find anywhere else. Together with a dish of seasonal fish and raki or wine, you'll enjoy your dinner at a reasonable cost.

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Thank Turgay P
Turkey
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Plenty of daily mezes and diffetent kind of fresh fish. Difficult to choose. Young owners are on duty. It is a quite big testaurant but service was fast enought.

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Thank AIAYKUT
Cascais
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151 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

For us one of the best fish restaurants in Istanbul...no doubt. An interesting variety of mezze (starters) and excellent fish quality. The service is friendly and very professional. The best "raki & balik" restaurant we had in Turkey. It's worth a visit to Bostanci. Highly recommended.

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Thank MagrusCascais
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Cunda is a seafood restaurant. You can find more than 60 starters and fresh fish everyday. Must have reservation even week days!

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Thank Cigdem B
Long Island, NY
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141 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

We went to Cunda on the recommendation of some locals who claimed it is one of the better seafood restaurants on the Anatolian side of Istanbul. They serve a selection of mezes as well as fish and shellfish dishes. We thought the mezes were poorly made and the fish, at least those we ordered, we're not particularly well prepared. The... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014

On the asian side.it's cozy nice fish restaurant,salads of Aegea region(greek and turk).the ingredients are excellent and healthy. fresh fish at reasonable prices.they use pure olive oil,staff is pro and friendly.might want to reserve before going.Enjoy.

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Thank nortahir
Arezzo, Toscana, Italy
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43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2013

Very good meze and fresh fish. Comfortable place even if a little bit noisy. A mandatory stopover when I'm in Istanbul.

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Thank Fabrizio B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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193 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2013

food was amazing. wine list is limited but this is a raki place anyway. Their recommendations were good but waiters are always around tables and they listen. a little bit privacy might be better. they have a smoking section which is not freezing.

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Istanbul, Turkey
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2012

An establihment makes customers sure that thay will not visit again. Even this little fish restaurant has a decent service quality and let' say not bad food taste, will make you feel like a fool because of their price policy. Definitly you will stand up hungary if you do not want to spend a fortune. Unfriendly establishers.

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Thank C K
Istanbul, Turkey
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2011

This restaurant is like as a home for me to have fish dinner in Istanbul. It is just beginning of Bagdat Street , it doesn't have a good sea view but if you want to taste the real delicious fishes and starters you must visit there. I could say it is the best one i have eaten in a lot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Turkish, Greek, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 03:00
Monday
12:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 03:00
Thursday
12:00 - 03:00
Friday
12:00 - 03:00
Saturday
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Koy Yolu Sokak, No. 6/1, BostancI, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90 216 380 5989

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