Top Choice Lokanta in Bodrum

Nazik Ana

This simple back-alley place with the folksy, rustic decor offers hot and cold prepared dishes, viewable lokanta-style at the front counter, allowing you to sample different Turkish traditional dishes at shared tabl…
Top Choice Seafood in Bodrum


Often cited as one of Turkey's best fish restaurants, this restaurant next door to the landmark Zeki Müren Art Museum, named after one of Turkey's greatest singers, serves delectable seafood such as oysters with par…
Top Choice Seafood in Bodrum


Though a bit cramped and inland, this distressed-looking place, with whitewashed tables and pastel-coloured walls, is one of our favourite seafood restaurants in Bodrum. Serving octopus, calamari, sea bass et al (as…
Seafood in Bodrum

Berk Balık

In a good area for waterfront seafood restaurants, this calm spot has outside seating at white tables with blue wooden chairs. Appreciative locals dig into meze and such dishes as stuffed calamari.
Kebap in Bodrum

Tepecik Döner

Across from the eponymous mosque, this favourite hole-in-the-wall does tasty kebaps on homemade bread, including the İskender (döner lamb on a bed of pide, topped with hot tomato sauce, melted butter and yoghurt) va…
Seafood in Bodrum


A popular fish restaurant, the 'Ship's Captain' has open-air seating backed by an atmospheric old stone wall. It faces the marina and gets very busy at night.
Spanish in Bodrum

La Pasión

For something different, head for this refined Spanish tapas bar and restaurant down a cobbled side street for tapas, excellent paella (₺80 to ₺100 for two) or pasta. The restaurant occupies an old Greek stone house…
Seafood in Bodrum

Fish Market

Bodrum's fish market (sometimes called manavlar for the fruit stands at the entrance to this small network of back alleys) offers a unique sort of direct dining: you choose between myriad fresh fish and seafood on i…
Market in Bodrum

Fruit & Vegetable Market

The weekly Friday fruit and veg market also has kebap stands.
Seafood in Bodrum

Meyhane Deniz Feneri

The 'Lighthouse' may be inconspicuously set in Bodrum's fish market, but long-time locals swear by it as the oldest and the best of several adjoining seafood restaurants. Have a look at the day's catch, which usuall…