Rize restaurants

Turkish in Rize

Sefam Iskender & Kebap

With a small terrace opening onto Deniz Caddesi's pedestrian strip, super-friendly Sefam is the place to go for local dishes such as kuru fasulye (white beans stewed with meat) and laz böreği (pastry with custard).
Turkish in Rize

Evvel Zaman

This lovingly restored Ottoman house on the southeast edge of the main square is like a joyously jumbled museum, even displaying cases of swords and daggers. It's a great place to try traditional Black Sea dishes su…
Kebap in Rize


A cut above most lokantas (eateries serving ready-made food), 'Repose' is chilled, with a modern interior and seating on pedestrianised Deniz Caddesi. In business since 1966, it proudly displays its fare on a pictor…
Sweets in Rize

Dergah Pastaneleri

Stop for baklava, cake or dondurma (ice cream) at this gleaming modern pastane (patisserie), with its smart green awning and shelves bursting with attractively wrapped confectionery. If you want to eat in, you can s…