Restaurants You Must Visit in Antalya
This content was last updated on 30.10.2022 00:32
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We are going on a journey where we will talk about the food of Antalya, a unique treasure where Turkey's most precious historical artifacts, ancient cities and natural beauties are located. Blending Hellenic, Roman, Seljuk and Ottoman cultures, Antalya is among the most distinguished cities of the Mediterranean today as it was in the past.
With its warm weather throughout all four seasons and a unique sea view that you can experience from almost any location, Antalya offers gastronomy lovers both a visual and a taste feast. If you happen to be in this beautiful Mediterranean city, this article will help you. Are you looking for an answer to the question "What to eat in Antalya"? We have created a list for you. Get ready to discover the best Antalya restaurants on this list and meet the seasonal fresh and local Antalya cuisine.
Which Meals of Antalya Are Famous?
Antalya dishes include traditional Turkish dishes as well as dozens of unique flavors. We have listed just a few of these flavors for you below. Antalya has a wide range of cuisines from desserts to soups, from pastries to olive oil dishes.
- Cive Meal
- Tarator Roast
- Pumpkin Dessert with Tahini
- Basil Okra Meal
- Stuffed Zucchini Flowers
- Tömeken Salad
- Burnt Ice Cream
- Skewered Meatballs
- Araka Meal
Where to Eat in Antalya?
When it comes to Antalya, "7 Mehmet" is one of the restaurants you should definitely go to. Founded in 1937 and handed down from generation to generation, "7 Mehmet" has a great reputation not only in Turkey but also all over the world. It blends modern Mediterranean flavors and traditional Turkish cuisine with seasonal ingredients. It pays attention to the seasonal use of vegetables, fruits, meat and fish, and prioritizes a menu suitable for when the ingredients are most delicious. When you go, your choice from the menu will make you happy, but according to regulars, there are some things you should definitely try. Tripe, cacık with blackberry or green plum depending on the season, lentil fava, tandoori lamb served with rice, liver and Antalya style pumpkin dessert.
Phone: +90 242 238 52 00
Address: Meltem Mahallesi, Atatürk Kültür Parkı, Dumlupınar Bulvarı No: 201, Muratpaşa
Offering traditional Turkish kebab to its guests with an innovative recipe, "Sıralı Kebab" has become one of the most popular kebab restaurants in Antalya since the day it opened. If you are a strict social media follower, the production phase of the various flavors of Sıralı Kebap has appeared in many food accounts that you follow not only in our country but also around the world. Be sure to try Muhammara, Roasted Eggplant Atom, and the Fettah appetizer with chickpeas and cashews that comes to mind when you think of Rowed Kebab, and Cennet Mud, the indispensable dessert of Kilis cuisine.
Phone: +90 242 323 21 23
Address: Çağlayan, Eski Lara Caddesi No:419, Muratpaşa
Antalya Fish House (Antalya Balık Evi)
Antalya Fish House is a place founded by Özge Kadıoğlu, one of the few women entrepreneurs of Antalya. It has been one of the city's favorite restaurants for years with its original and local flavors. It promises fish-lovers a quality time with its menu, symbolizing the Mediterranean cuisine, featuring the freshest ingredients. Do not forget to taste appetizers as well as seafood. Be sure to try "Tekme Tokat", which is the most preferred appetizer especially by local regulars.
Phone: +90 242 323 18 23
Address: Çağlayan Mahallesi Eski Lara Yolu No:2, Muratpaşa
Topçu Kebab, one of the oldest restaurants in Turkey, was opened by Mehmet Arıkan in Antalya Muratpaşa in 1885. At the same time, this restaurant has the distinction of being the oldest restaurant in Antalya. Mehmet Arıkan is known as a burly man who fought as a gunner in the Balkan War. The story of the name Topçu Mehmet comes from here. Today, it continues to serve in a restored way at the place where it was first established. In the first years of its establishment, only shish meatballs and piyaz were made in the shop, and today the variety of the menu has increased.
Phone: +90 242 241 16 16
Address: Kazım Özalp Cd. No:21, 07035 Muratpaşa/Antalya
With an excellent view in Antalya, Asmani Restaurant is one of the best restaurants you can choose to taste world cuisine with local products. With the best panoramic view of the city, Asmani Restaurant is one of the places where you can experience the sunset even once during your stay in the city.
Offering special salads, bruschetta varieties, appetizers, imported and local cheese varieties at starters, Asmani Restaurant interprets local flavors with modern touches. Do not leave without trying the most popular sushi of Far Eastern cuisine. Every dish in the restaurant, which offers a feast of taste with fresh and quality ingredients, has a story. They offer you the products grown in the right place with an unforgettable gastronomic experience.
Phone: +90 242 316 20 21
Address: Lara Cad. Akra Hotel No:24, 07100 Muratpaşa
Lara Fish House (Lara Balık Evi)
Antalya's largest fish restaurant, Lara Fish House, has an excellent view in its two branches, Konyaaltı and Işıklar. Especially if you want to go to the branch in Işıklar, you will be greeted by the gulf view of Antalya, which is built on the cliffs. Of course, not only its location, but also one of the most important taste stops of the city, Lara Fish House guarantees that you will have a pleasant dinner with its rich menu prepared according to the season and fresh seafood. At Lara Fish House, which interprets seasonal fish with creative recipes, don't forget to try fried shrimp, Lara salad bearing their names and fig dessert with cream at the end of the meal.
Phone: +90 242 229 80 15
Address: Gürsu, Konyaaltı Kent Meydanı, Konyaaltı
Phone: +90 242 313 13 99
Address: Tevfik Işık Caddesi. No:8, Muratpaşa
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