Top Choice Kebab in Kuşadası

Hasan Kolcuoğlu Kebap

This upscale kebap house below the Efe Boutique Hotel has seating on a sprawling terrace with dress-circle views of the castle. The speciality is spicy Adana kebap, which groups love to order by the metre (₺49). Bre…
Top Choice Seafood in Kuşadası

Kazım Usta

Still going strong after well over 60 years, Kazım Usta offers a warm welcome and is Kuşadası's top (and priciest) fish restaurant, serving dishes ranging from swordfish kebap to farmed bream and meat options. Order…
Kebap in Kuşadası

Holiday Inn

Locals rate the pide (Turkish-style pizza), lahmacun (Arabic-style pizza, ₺5) and kebaps highly at this eatery, where the house special, vali kebabı (₺35), is an overstuffed kebap of chicken, lamb, beef and tomato. …
Seafood in Kuşadası

Black & White

If trying to decide which of the dozen or so restaurants in and around the balık halı (fish market) is deserving of your custom, try this one. The fish is cooked to perfection, the prices are right and the staff cou…
International in Kuşadası


The enormous 'Palace' in the Kaleiçi tries to be everything to everyone, serving mixed international fare – from Chinese to Mexican – and decent Turkish fare as well as a few vegetarian options. There's live music m…
Seafood in Kuşadası

Fish Market

Eateries around the fountain in the modern square at the fish market do balık ekmeğı (fish bread), consisting of fish or calamari in sliced bread with salad. You can also buy fish here and ask nearby restaurants to …
Turkish in Kuşadası


This friendly, daytime only lokanta (eatery serving ready-made food) in the heart of the Old Town serves up some deliciously prepared home-cooked dishes in full view by the kitchen. The house speciality is bulamaç ç…
Köfte in Kuşadası

Köftecı Ali Baba

This kebap booth just up from Bar St caters with great aplomb to (mostly) well-mannered Turks and (often) drunken foreign louts, especially when the clubs and bars are closing. The spicy wrapped pide kebap here is n…
Seafood in Kuşadası


Next to the little park and city tea garden, this is one of Kuşadası's more popular waterfront fish eateries, with great sunset sea views and good-quality seafood and mezes.
Turkish in Kuşadası


Locals regularly make their way to the glass-fronted 'Courtyard' eatery to sample the traditional Turkish dishes on display in its open kitchen. Choose a kebap from the menu or point and pick daily specials and meze…