Street Foods Istanbul

Street Foods Istanbul

Smell and taste the Street Foods Istanbul and immerse yourself in the Turkish culture! 




”the most famous product, which you can find it all over the city! A circular kind of bread full covered with sesame seeds. Usually eaten in the morning, it is the first choice for thousands of people every day


Fish Sandwich (Balık Ekmek)

For the lovers of the fish, this is an alternative choice! A delicious sandwich, with bread, grilled fish fillet, tomato, onion and lettuce! The best areas to enjoy it is at the Eminonu and Karakoy area


Chestnuts (Kestane)

A famous tradition dating back hundred of years ago! Roasted chestnuts are all over the city, all year long but mostly during the winter months. Make sure they are not undercooked


Fresh Juices

The best way to start your day. Freshly squeezed juices mainly from pomegranate and oranges, give you vitamins and energy!


Mussels (Midye)

These small mussels are stuffed with spicy rice! They accompany perfectly all kinds of drinks and they are sold by piece. Open it, squeeze lemon and enjoy!


Corn (Mısır)

Everyone loves corn! This is why you can find this delight boiled or grilled, all over the city! Served on corn leaves with salt. Some of them are boiled into milk


Fresh Candy

A treat very famous especially among children! A soft and sweet toffee paste, full of colors, prepared with many herbs and spice, served in a round tray with separate parts


Fresh Fruits

Cut and cleaned fruits, in small boxes ready to be eaten! Vendors offer different kind of fruits depending on the season


Pop Corn (Patlamış Mısır)

You can find those vendors, mostly in front of bars and cafes, selling pop corn with which you can accompany your drinks. Really fresh and really delicious!


Beef Sandwich (Köfte Ekmek)

Small grilled pieces of minced meat, make the famous Turkish kofte! Turks take the kofte, some green salad and tomato and put them together in a piece of bread! A delicious sandwich which you can accompany with ayran

Nuts (Ceviz)

eanuts, walnuts, pistachios, almonds, rice puffs, candy balls and dried fruits are some of the nuts you can find on the table of this vendor. Sold in packets depending on the amount you want


Rice With Chickpeas (Nohutlu Pilav)

A very common street food in the city, which you can find all day long. It is a meal which consists mixed rice and chick peas and sometimes you can also add piece of boiled chicken on the top


Stuffed Meatballs (Içli Köfte)

A small fried croquette made of bulgur, onions, lean beef or lamb and many spices! It has a cylinder shape and comes from Lebanese


Almond on Ice

A seller that you will come across many times during the evening, especially if you are out for drinks, because they sell the almonds as a good accompaniment to your drinks. The almonds are left for few hours in water and then served on ice to remove the peel easily


Wet Burger (Islak Burger)

Although it hasn’t an appealing look, this wet bread rolls with sweet tomato and onion sauce, are a very famous and delicious meal amongst the locals and the tourists. Being left in steam glass cases so they remain wet all day long



A quick, cheap and delicious choice is these savory crepes! You can fill these thin dough crepes, either with potato, spinach, cheese or a mix with the three of them



The perfect meal for your breakfast, accompanied with Turkish tea. Börek is made of several thin layers of phyllo. The fillings are usually with cheese, minced meat, vegetables, potato and spinac


Cotton Candy (Pamuk Şeker)

A pink delight, made by heating sugar also known as candy floss! Very famous among the kids

Raw Meatballs (Çiğ Köfte)

A very spicy food! Lots of spices and onions are mixed with bulgur and create these raw meatballs. Sold either by piece or as sandwich

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