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Istanbul is a cosmopolitan city built on multiculturalism and, as well as Turkish food, there are some fantastic Italian restaurants here too. This is our Top 8 Italian Restaurants in İstanbul

1. Cecconi’s


If you’re looking for a
luxurious Italian restaurant in İstanbul with a simple, minimal design, this is the place for you. This popular restaurant has branches in world-famous destinations such as London and Miami, and the Istanbul branch boasts a pretty garden with many trees. For anyone who likes a peaceful, pleasant and simple Italian dinner, this restaurant is the perfect choice. The restaurant’s menu is quite full with pizza, pasta, salads, and vegetable options. You can also choose from meat, fish and chicken options. Be sure to book before heading to the restaurant, which is very popular, especially in the summer.

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Open Hours: 18:00 – 00:00 Closed on Mondays
Location: Evliya Çelebi, Meşrutiyet St. No:56, Beyoğlu/İstanbul
Phone Number: (0212) 377 71 80
Website: cecconisistanbul.com
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2. Serafina


This restaurant, first established in New York, is famous for its pizzas and alcoholic cocktails. If you’re eating dinner here we highly recommend that you try a cocktail. Located on a lively street, it’s also an ideal place to stop by during the day for a break and a delicious pizza.

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Open Hours: 12:00 – 02:00
Location: Nisbetiye, Nispetiye St. , Beşiktaş/İstanbul
Phone Number: (0212) 351 77 77
Website: serafinaturkiye.com
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3. Marbella Cafe Restaurant


Marbella Cafe Restaurant, which has an impressive sea view, is popular with locals and tourists looking for a comfortable place to eat Italian food and snacks during the day.

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Open Hours: 09:00 – 00:00
Location: Teşvikiye, Şakayık St. 4/A, Şişli/İstanbul
Phone Number: (0212) 638 09 69
Website: marbellacaferestaurant.com
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4. Eataly


A brand new concept; a single restaurant that actually consists of 12 different restaurants. For pasta, you go to the pasta restaurant, for pizza, you go to the pizza restaurant, etc. This venue was founded by an Italian family.

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Open Hours: 10:00 – 22:00
Location: Levazım, Koru Sokağı No:2,  Beşiktaş/İstanbul
Phone Number: (0212) 336 66 00
Website: eataly.com
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5. La Scarpetta


We’re pleased to introduce you to a restaurant that is recently established and already very popular. Offering a full menu of starters, pizzas, salads and mains, La Scarpetta is located in the popular street of Da Mario. It’s ideally suited to romantic couples who want to share a special moment.

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Open Hours: 12:00 – 23:00
Location: Etiler, Dilhayat St. No:16, Beşiktaş/İstanbul
Phone Number: (0212) 263 53 53
Website: lascarpetta.com
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6. Da Mario


Da Mario is one of the most popular Italian restaurants in the city. Its classic romantic design makes it ideal for special dinners. This was the first
Italian restaurant opened in Istanbul and offers a rich menu. The pizzas especially are delicious!

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Open Hours: 12:00 – 23:30
Location:Etiler, Dilhayat Sk. No:7,  Beşiktaş/İstanbul
Phone Number: (0212) 265 51 86
Website: damario.com
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7. Fuego Restaurant


Fuego Restaurant is one of Istanbul’s most popular restaurants, offering delicious Italian dishes, seafood and Turkish dishes. Due to its central location the restaurant is easy to reach. It has a full bar and is a convenient place to enjoy a beer or a glass of wine. It’s also a great place for breakfast and offers a huge breakfast menu.

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Open Hours: 09:00 – 00:00
Location: Alemdar, İncili Çavuş Sokak, Sultanahmet 15A, Fatih/İstanbul
Phone Number: (0537) 426 96 05
Website: moc.com.tr
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8. Beso Restaurant Bistro


Beso Restaurant Bistro is a warm and elegant place to enjoy a meal with loved ones. It offers a diverse menu with dishes from all around the world but is particularly popular with those looking for
Italian restaurants in Istanbul. The modern interior design will make this restaurant the most beautiful backdrop for your photos and you’ll fall in love with the great service a

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Open Hours: 11:00 – 01:00
Location:Alemdar, Çatalçeşme St. No:5, Fatih/İstanbul
Phone Number: (0212) 526 46 46
Website: restaurantbeso.com
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