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Cuisine of Ankara for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Ankara In Ankara you will find widest choice of restaurants. Connoisseurs of absolutely different culinary directions will surely find suitable dining facilities here. Cengiz Kaan Chineese restaurant specializes on cooking Taiwanese cuisine. The restaurant’s hall is designed in accordance with all national traditions of the distant island. Visitors are offered to eat using chopsticks, but you can ask a waiter to bring a knife and a fork that are so familiar to Europeans. Cengiz Kaan Chineese restaurant has become a regular venue for various special occasions and large-scale event.
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Tevfik Kis Pide and Kebap restaurants, which specializes in cooking dishes from the national cuisine, is located in the center of the city. Among its specialties are a Turkish kebab with eggplant, eggs Omar Pasha, and kebab. In the daytime the main visitors of the restaurant are office workers from the nearby buildings and tourists, and in the evening the restaurant starts attracting "party people" - exciting theme parties take place in Tevfik Kis Pide and Kebap almost every day. The opening of the family restaurant Boğaziçi Lokantası took place more than 50 years ago. The basis of the menu make up delicious national dishes, most of which are made of mutton. The meat is boiled in sour cream, baked with onion and roasted on an open fire. Every day the menu Boğaziçi Lokantası contains more than ten different meat dishes.
Fans of fish dishes will be pleasantly surprised by visiting the restaurant named Kalbur – it serves various original dishes made of seafood. Despite the fact that Kalbur specializes in cooking seafood, you will find in its menu a traditional delicious Turkish kebab. Budakaltı restaurant is located in a beautiful historic building. In addition to delicious national dishes the restaurant serves best dishes from the Italian cuisine. Vegetable salad with chicken and cheese is especially popular among the visitors of the dining facility. Moreover, a part of the restaurant’s tables is located in a beautiful garden. Those visitors, who attend the restaurant in spring, will be lucky to see beautiful snowdrops in the garden. Fans of sushi and rolls will surely like the restaurant named Wok. The ground floor of the restaurant is the location of a cozy sushi bar, and on the second floor you will find a spacious summer terrace, which is a popular place of spending a romantic evening among couples. In the evening the restaurant hosts musical performances, and on weekends the terrace of the restaurant turns into a real disco. You will also find the restaurants dedicated to the Mediterranean cuisine in the city. The most famous of them is named Trilye. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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National cuisine restaurants in Ankara offer many interesting dishes that have already become casual for local people. Menemen vegetable omelet is one of such dishes. Local people enjoy eating it in the morning. Quite an interesting fact – vegetables are the main ingredient in this omelet while eggs are quite scarce. Menemen is usually served with freshly baked bread. Many local restaurants offer their own signature recipes of this popular dish.
dikmenvadisi Just like in many other cities in Turkey, restaurants and cafes in Ankara often cook food in a tandoor, a special oven that is widespread in the region. Meat cooked in tandoor tastes exceptionally amazing. Of course, the vast majority of local bread is also cooked in tandoor. Fans of nutritious food will simply fall in love with Kuzu Tandir, a popular national meat dish. It usually takes several hours to cook the meat that is put in a special clay pot. Thanks to such slow cooking, the meat becomes extremely juicy and tender. As a rule, it is served together with mashed potatoes or a rice garnish.
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Not many travelers know that Ankara residents are also big fans of pizza. However, local pizza is quite peculiar and is cooked in a special way. Locals call it Lahmajoun. A thin piece of dough is topped with various ingredients, such as minced meat, sliced tomatoes, sweet pepper, and other vegetables. After that, the dish is cooked in an oven until it is ready. The ready pizza, which usually weights no more than 170 grams, is decorated with fresh greens. Travelers will easily find this unusual and very popular local dish in the majority of restaurants and cafes.
Reflection - Ankara The national cuisine is famous for numerous bread and bun types that locals consume on an everyday basis. During your stay in Ankara, don’t forget to try Borek. These pastries can be filled with various ingredients. There are Borek pastries with various minced meat, vegetables, cottage cheese with greens, and many more. Borek can have different shapes, but the tube shape is the most typical. Flaky dough is filled with various ingredients and shaped as a tube. After that, these tubes are put on each other, forming layers. Locals markets are another great place to try popular national food in Ankara. Travelers will always find several varieties of Kebab there. Markets are also one of the best destinations for everyone who wants to purchase Locum – there are hundreds of kinds of this ever popular national dessert.
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Where to go for dinner in Ankara: recommended cafe and restaurants

Washington Restaurant Kale
Where: Doyuran Sokak No, Ankara; Telephone: +90 (312) 311 4344 – 324 5959;
Göksu
Where: Bayindir S 22/A, Kizilay, Ankara; Telephone: +90 (312) 431 2219;
Ege Restaurant
Where: Büklüm Sokak, 54/B, Kavaklidere-Ankara, Ankara; Telephone: +90 (312) 428 2717;
Rumeli
Where: Bestekar Sok no:86/B Kavaklidere, Ankara; Telephone: +90 (312) 467 1362;
Kalbur Restaurant
Where: Oran Sehri Çarsi Merkezi, C Blok No:23, Ankara; Telephone: +90 (312) 490 5001;
Kebabistan
Where: Karanfil Sok/Yüksel Cad, Kizilay, Ankara; Telephone: +90 (312) 417 2222;
Korfez Lokantasi
Where: Bayindir Sok. 24, Ankara; Telephone: +90 (312) 431 1459;
Akdeniz Akdeniz
Where: Farabi Galip Dede Sokak 5/D-ÇankayaÇankaya, Ankara; Telephone: +90 (312) 467 5224;
Fige Restaurant & Jazz House
Where: Abdullah Cevdet Sokak No, Ankara; Telephone: +90 (312) 438 0721-21;
Trilye
Where: Hafta Sokak No, Ankara; Telephone: +90 (312) 447 1200;
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Ankara

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Ankara (Turkey) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Ankara restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Ankara, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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