Taste of Two Continents: Istanbul Food Tour

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Ready to taste the best food on both sides of Istanbul? Start with a delicious traditional Turkish breakfast in Europe in the heart of the historic Old City, before you sail across to Asia and explore the vibrant streets of Kadıköy. With your foodie guide, you’ll make 10 delicious stops during your walk with a variety of samples at each – enough to fill your belly to the brim with all the fantastic Turkish flavors! From street foods and world-famous restaurants to traditional kebabs and Turkish ice cream, The Taste of Two Continents tour is your full-day immersion inside Istanbul’s food scene and a glimpse of Turkish culture and daily life.

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Duration: 6 hours
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No vegetarian food options at 2-3 of the food stops
No vegan food options at 4-5 of the food stops
Friendly, knowledgeable and passionate English-speaking tour guide
The original and the best döner kebab at 154 years old family restaurant
Multi-course lunch at world-famous restaurant Çiya
A day filled with culinary, cultural, historic and personal anecdotes, with a local insider’s view
9 uniquely different eateries and restaurants, multiple tastings at each
5 exciting local drinks.

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Maximum group size is 10
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended
  • Children aged 5 years and younger are welcome at no charge
  • Tour runs rain or shine
  • Not recommended for vegan, gluten free, lactose free travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with serious allergies or food restrictions
  • Please advise any specific dietary/allergy requirements at time of booking

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience's local time.
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February 21, 2024
It was a wonderful day trying a variety of foods in Istanbul. The tour starts on the European side for breakfast but most of it was on the Asian side of the city. Which was really nice. Our guide was very knowledgeable about food as well as the history of Istanbul, which added to the experience. She was also very accommodating with the variety of food restrictions in our small group. She made sure everyone was able to enjoy the experience. We had a great time and ate a LOT of food! Even the items that we did not like (that pickle juice) added to the entire experience. Would do it again
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February 21, 2024
We had a great tour with our tour guide Ali, who is one of the best tour guides I had so far. Excellent clear English, very easy to understand and communicate with even for me as a non-native English speaker (German). The tour is excellent designed and apart from food and food culture you also get a lot of sight seeing and a bit of exploring the Asia side of istanbul, which I would otherwise not have seen as I was on a short trip mostly focussed on the attractions in the old city. Highly recommended, best value for money of my entire Istanbul trip.
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Diana H
February 21, 2024
Ali was a fabulous tour guide! He shared his vast knowledge of Turkish food history, agricultural products, regional specialties, local food customs, secrets of how the beer trade gets around the advertisement ban, and so much more, with a sense of humor. Super personable! The food was varied and delicious. Do not eat breakfast before this tour, but do grab some coffee before the tour if you're a morning coffee person.
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February 19, 2024
So many delicious options at a variety of shops with plenty of food to fill you up no matter your appetite. Our guide, Ali, added a lot of good info and context. Easily catered to the vegetarian in our group as well!
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February 19, 2024
Food was tasty with good info about the food, many options at each stop, and a good number of stops (only a few shown in the pics)! Special shout out to Ali, who was warm, easy going, and knowledgeable.
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