Restaurants

Top Choice Anatolian in Kars

Sini Ev

This unassuming and friendly establishment, slightly away from the centre, is more than worth the short trip for its delicious home-style local dishes. Options range from fresh daily soups (such as sorrel, lentil or…
Top Choice Turkish in Kars

Ocakbaşı Restoran

This classy 40-year-old favourite with a large upstairs dining room serves tasty and unusual regional and Turkish dishes, such as its speciality alinazik (strips of beef tenderloin with aubergine, tomato and capsicu…
Anatolian in Kars

Hanımeli Kars Mutfağı

With a rustic, country-kitchen vibe, Hanımeli specialises in home-style cooking influenced by the broader Caucasian region. Dishes include Revan köfte (Armenian-style steamed meatballs), a silky-smooth pasta soup ca…
Cafe in Kars

Anatolia Cafe

The Anatolia has a calm, relaxed, spacious atmosphere and a lovely location in a riverside park. It's great for everything from tempting cakes and desserts to cheese toasties, filter coffee, pizza, köfte (meatballs)…
Anatolian in Kars

Ani Ocakbaşı

This smart restaurant is held in high esteem locally, and offers a wide menu, from salads and soups to köfte and local dishes. Save room for the sütlaç (rice pudding). You can't go wrong with the kebaps and grills. …
Turkish in Kars

Han-I Hanedan

The best place to head if you want beer or wine with your meal, Han-I Hanedan offers mainly meaty Turkish and international options, from çoban kavurma (lamb braised in its own fat with capsicum and tomato) to chick…
Pide in Kars

Antep

No-frills Antep serves some of the best pide (Turkish-style pizza) in town and its two floors, each with about 10 tables, can get packed. There are two options – meat or cheese – and you'll dine to a soundtrack of w…
Anatolian in Kars

Kamer Cafe & Restaurant

Kamer has a buzzing evening atmosphere and offers Turkish favourites such as mantı (Turkish ravioli) and roast goose with pilav (rice), and international flavours including crepes, steaks and pasta. There are good v…
Turkish in Kars

Döneristan Et Lokantası

There's a lot to like about this clean, bright eatery, patronised at lunchtime by locals, from office workers to cops. Choose between the çorba (soups) and hazır yemek (ready-made food) in the bain-marie or the many…
Cafe in Kars

Antik Cafe

This roomy cafe in part of a converted 19th-century mansion is a good place to recharge after walking round the centre. Cakes, baklava, sütlaç (rice pudding), sandwiches, pizza, buffet breakfast and bigger dishes su…