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Below are the reviews of Taste of Istanbul Food Tour on Airbnb Experiences and TripAdvisor.

500+ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ reviews

  •   Great time! Would do it again. Great intro to the Old City, too.

    thumb Nicholas
    November 29, 2022

      Ozcan is very friendly and knowledgeable. The sights and food are excellent.

    thumb Liam
    November 28, 2022

      Super great tour! Ozcan knows all about Istanbul! And the food is so amazing! Definitely go with a big appetite and good walking shoes!

    thumb Julianna
    November 25, 2022
  •   Great first day in Istanbul started with this! The foods were delicious and fresh.

    thumb David
    November 25, 2022

      Amazing food tour! Learned so much about Turkish culture and food. Didem and Gulsum were lovely guides and made us feel very welcome. Highly recommend this experience!

    thumb Brennan
    November 24, 2022

      Do it. Captivating and thoughtful way to get a deep dive into Turkish history and culture.

    thumb Jobin
    November 23, 2022
  •   My wife and I are strong believers that one of the best ways to learn about a new place is through their food. This experience lived up to that billing.… read more

    thumb Josh
    November 23, 2022

      Our host Elif was amazing. This is definitely a must book experience for anyone who hasn’t travelled Istanbul before. We tried so many foods, learned much about the history of… read more

    thumb Heather
    November 21, 2022

      The tour was very great. Elif is very lovely and informative guide. The foods and drinks were fantastic. There was a slight confusion with the booking so that the number… read more

    thumb Christopher
    November 18, 2022
  •   Delicious food and a nice walk! Recommended.

    thumb Kim
    November 16, 2022

      This was a very fun tour. The food that we tried was absolutely delicious, and we wouldn’t have been able to do this on our own. This was our first… read more

    thumb Cristina
    November 15, 2022

      Amazing tour with Elif, who is as hilarious as much as she is interesting. Even though you will eat common foods (Turkish delight, baklava, kebap, etc), the stops she has… read more

    thumb Kera
    November 14, 2022
  •   I had a great time on the tour. Elif was knowledgeable about all things Turkish and was happy to share with the group. We ate at about 5 or 6… read more

    thumb Abigail
    November 14, 2022

      Our guide, Elif was so nice. She was super friendly and welcoming! She had so much interesting information to tell us about food and Istanbul. We highly recommend this… read more

    thumb Byron
    November 8, 2022

      Elif was amazing! She was so personable and answered all of my many questions. The food was delicious and the tour flew by. I would highly recommend this tour to… read more

    thumb Hayley
    November 5, 2022
  •   Great experience and Elif was a great guide walking us through the old city and giving us a glimpse into not just the food aspect of Istanbul, but the culture… read more

    thumb Thomas
    November 5, 2022

      Elif was the very very best tour guide!!! She is so kind and funny and knowledgeable. The pace of the tour, stops, etc. could not have been better planned. The… read more

    thumb Sam
    November 4, 2022

      Amazing experience with Elif. She provide great deal of interesting story about places and background of the food we eat. Well worth the price and highly recommended to anyone coming… read more

    thumb Eric
    November 4, 2022
  •   Great tour and introduction to Istanbul food and history – would recommend!

    thumb David
    November 4, 2022

      I really enjoyed the tour! Ozcan was great, and explained everything in great detail – from the history of Istanbul/Turkiye to the backstory of each food we tried.

    Definitely… read more

    thumb Ju Li
    November 2, 2022

      we had a great food tour with Ozcan. He showed us places we would have never found by ourselves. He also taught us something about the cities rich history… read more

    thumb Christof
    November 2, 2022
  •   Özcan creates a journey which is not only about the food all of which were delicious (except the pickle juice and black carrot juice). But about history, Turkish culture and… read more

    thumb Mohammed Akeel
    November 1, 2022

      Great way to spend half a day in Istanbul!

    thumb Siera
    October 29, 2022

      A faire absolument pour s’imprégner de l’ambiance et de la culture de cette ville incroyable! La nourriture est excellente, le tour est adapté parfaitement avec des enfants (10 et 12… read more

    thumb Agathe
    October 29, 2022
  •   Had a great time and absolutely loved trying all the delicious food! Definitely come hungry! Really enjoyed learning the cultural history behind so many of the places and foods… read more

    thumb Emily
    October 25, 2022

      this tour is a must if you’re visiting Istanbul

    thumb Fabiana
    October 24, 2022

      Well worth the money between the lenght of time, the copious amounts of food and stops you make and getting to hear the history of the area it really is… read more

    thumb Brittany
    October 22, 2022
  •   Excellent introduction to the bustling city. Ozcan was extremely knowledgeable of the city’s history and will take you to places only locals would know about. Would highly recommend on a… read more

    thumb Jimmy
    October 18, 2022

      Just finished my food tour with Ozcan and I highly recommend it – he brings you to places that you would probably not have discovered on your own & you… read more

    thumb Tricia
    October 18, 2022

      Great leisurely food tour around the Grand Bazaar area. You get to sample iconic Turkish foods from some of the best hidden gems of the city.

    thumb Samreen
    October 10, 2022

  • star rating  Perfect balance of food tasting, gastronomy tips and local history. Very easygoing and relaxed guide who is ready to answer any questions you have. Definitely recommend – well spent 4… read more

    avatar thumb branor2022
    October 29, 2022

    star rating  One of the best tours we’ve ever done. What a fantastic experience and Didem was the most fabulous, enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide we’ve ever had! The tour was such a… read more

    avatar thumb ElisePro
    October 22, 2022

    star rating  We did the evening food tour with Elif. She was a wonderful host and we had so much fun trying new foods that we hadn’t tasted yeteven after traveling… read more

    Joanne P
    October 9, 2022
  • star rating  We had a brilliant morning with Didem showing us around the markets and to some of the old and unusual food outlets of the city. Each place we went to… read more

    escapeebristol
    October 7, 2022

    star rating  Ezgi was so nice and gave us so much information about Istanbul in so many ways. We felt we were talking to a friend instead to a guide. The food… read more

    846brendav
    October 5, 2022

    star rating  Didem was amazing! My friends and I did the "Local Food and History Walk at Night, " which was a highlight of our trip to Istanbul.

    We tried food… read more

    ghaneeludin
    October 5, 2022
  • star rating  Out host, Ezgi was excellent! She took us to some secret spots and famous ones as well – overall, great food selection! She had a wealth of knowledge not just… read more

    maryannem601
    October 4, 2022

    star rating  This tour was simply wonderful. Elif our guide was so kind and patient even though we were running late . She took us to the little places that… read more

    DayTrip231770
    October 4, 2022

    star rating  Our host was Didem who was wonderful, warm, friendly, professional and very knowledgeable. There was a wide variety of food to eat at lovely restaurants which we would never have… read more

    robertbobbutler
    September 27, 2022
  • star rating  even as a Turkish that know the local food they manage to surprise me with amazing selection of great food and history information . ask for Didem. she… read more

    227nissimb
    September 22, 2022

    star rating  We had such a great time on this food tour. We spent 3 hours eating and strolling through the new town Istanbul, going through a few passages along Istiklal St.… read more

    JABradleys
    September 21, 2022

    star rating  My mother, sister, and I had a phenomenal time with Didem. She is truly a gem! She showed us all the highlights Istanbul has to offer and gave us amazing… read more

    stuarthendrick68
    September 21, 2022
  • star rating  Hands down the best walking food tour in Istanbul. The good is delicious, the guide is amazing and very knowledge and overall the atmosphere is great. Would definitely recommend!!

    franciscogN2888FK
    September 18, 2022

    star rating  We had a wonderful foodtour with Didem. Everything was flawless and we enjoyed every dishes and have learned a lot about Istanbul. Don’t hesitate to ask any recommendations ! … read more

    genovesiol
    September 14, 2022

    star rating  Wow, what an afternoon! We had the most enjoyable time. From the choice of food and stops, coupled with stroll through the city & stories from the past – this… read more

    Y2893AXmarlened
    September 14, 2022
  • star rating  My favorite part of the tour was being with a local who knows the city, food and culture. Elif added even more being an architect and helping us understand the… read more

    SusanJaneL
    September 13, 2022

    star rating  This was an exceptional tour and our highlight in İstanbul! We went to so many amazing food spots that we would never have been able to find by ourselves. Our… read more

    Z3611PEjoannag
    September 4, 2022

    star rating  My husband and I had a wonderful tour with Elif. She brought us to places we would never have found on our own. We were fortunate to be the only… read more

    heididW8390QR
    August 29, 2022
  • star rating  This is a terrific tour. My wife, 20yo son and I all had a great time, even though we aren’t normally into any kind of group tour.

    From an… read more

    readv
    June 3, 2022

    star rating  I joined the group by luck, after getting stuck in the restaurant and lovely Didem helped me out. After that she was kind enough to let me join her tour.… read more

    JoseS781
    May 30, 2022

    star rating  Wow! This was the best tour I’ve ever done. If you’re reading this you need to book this right now and on your first day would be best. Not only… read more

    445alison
    May 28, 2022
  • star rating  This is one of the best food tours I’ve ever been on. Four full hours of exploring, eating, and learning, our host Didem was an excellent guide. She was… read more

    F516EUchristinam
    April 30, 2022

    star rating  Loved my tour with Didem – she went above and beyond with the service and really catering the tastes of our group since we were a little more adventurous. … read more

    namtonthat
    April 14, 2022

    star rating  Great tour!! We had an amazing time. Our tour guide has great taste in food and shares all his knowledge of Istanbul as well as local’s lifestyle. We would recommend… read more

    Taras C
    January 2, 2022
  • star rating  I did the Taste of Two Continents Food Tour. It was beyond excellent! While multiple people booked a food tour that day, I was the only one on… read more

    raemig
    January 1, 2022

    star rating  This was an awesome tour that I did soon after I arrived in Istanbul for the first time! Dudu was an amazing guide who took me to all of the… read more

    B_kerriel
    December 13, 2021