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Gonca Balik Restaurant

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Torba Mah.Kilise Mevkii | Mutku Sokak No 15, Torba, Turkey
+90 252 367 1796
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We had one meal here at lunchtime, friendly staff and food was tasty and value for money. Beautiful scenic views to look around whist enjoying a glass of your favourite wine or a cool beer.

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Sussex, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on our way back from a day out in Bodrum. The food was great and the setting, on the waters edge, made for a perfect evening. The service was efficient and friendly. A great place to go, if a little on the pricey side.

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Thank Simon_and_Anna-Marie
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Gonca Balik serves very good quality meze and sea food right by the sea. Calamari, grilled octopus, barbun ( local fish ) are all very fresh and well prepared and cooked. Service is excellent and the owner Zeki Bey is a true local business man with respect for land and sea and all. They have swimming dogs to enojy watching... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The ambience is nice, it is by the sea. The mezes are tasty and the fish is good. Service is not as fast as it should be. You can wait for the waiter for 10 minutes. Too expensive for the service and the food you get.

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Thank Pınar V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is a very good Restaurant, they have good fish and nice mezzes. It's a romantic place, but there's also a kids play area which makes it convenient for families as well. Recommended!!

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Thank Ali D
Istanbul
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

If you are in for meze and raki night, definitely gonca balik can be an option. Fish choices are rather limited and does not fullfill the eye. But with mezes you can close this gap easily. And it s not pricy if you compare it with other options...

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Thank cakdemir
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

This place should change its name to 'The Run Out Of' ... The food they had tasted ok but it was self service ... when you placed youre order they shouted your name so you could go and collect an overloaded tray. That said .... about 6 or 7 choices of food or drink was finished ... including burgers, coke... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

A difficult restaurant to review. I wanted to give it an 'average' score, but the starters were pretty good and the fresh sea bass so beautifully cooked that would be unfair. Weirdly, for a Saturday evening (20:30) we were the only customers, so we were surrounded by waiters Only one guy spoke good enough English to understand what we wanted... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Very warm and romantic atmosphere for sunset and dinner. Tables on the sand,just by the sea. Fresh mezes, friendly and helpfull staff makes this place charming. When it comes to fish; hit the fish counter choose what you want to eat and ask the chef the best way to prepare it for you. Medium priced restaurant to eat good and... More 

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Thank Belen Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Great place to be great staff we had a fab time there sat by the sea enjoying a meal and wine just perfect

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Turkish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Torba Mah.Kilise Mevkii | Mutku Sokak No 15, Torba, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Aegean Coast  >  Mugla Province  >  Bodrum  >  Torba
  • Phone Number: +90 252 367 1796

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