When we think about the döner industry in Istanbul, the situation is very bleak. There are a lot of people who come from their country and cannot find the taste they are looking for. Let's have a nice döner, but where? If you care about flavor, we suggest you take a look at our list. If you care about taste, we offer you to look at our list.
Bayramoğlu Döner, Kavacık
Bayramoglu Döner is one of the locations enjoyed by Vedat Milor. Its meat cooks at moderate fire, served with delicious thin bread; ensuring customers will relish every mouthful. In the restaurant, where it is always full, döner is made from mixture of veal and sheep meat. Meats do not go dry and oil is spread over it. We strictly recommend this site as it renders safe service for 23 years.
Tatar Salim Döner Restaurant, Ataşehir
Tatar Salim Döner Restaurant at Atasehir is one of other sites enjoyed by Vedat Milor. Delicious meat döner is made of sheep meat under moderate fire and cut in tiny slices. In this elegant and comfortable location, a glass of ayran made of buffalo yogurt is served along with your döner.
Zumrut Buffet, Eminonu
Meat döner of Zumrut Buffet is slightly expensive but it creates a festival in your mouth for its potatoes puree accompanied by the döner. So, the price is worth it.
Butcher Osman, Sirkeci
Kasap Osman, who is in Sirkeci, has a history of butchery as can be understood from his name. The entrance floor is in the restaurant while the upper floor serves as a butcher. Butcher Osman's meats go to luxury restaurants and hotels.
Kemerburgaz Kardeşler Restaurant, Kemerburgaz
Kemerburgaz Brothers Restaurant, which serves döner with pepper and tomatoes has a wonderful taste. You cannot see more garnishes because the döners are truly really tasty. Do not forget to eat rice pudding afterward.
Dönerci Şahin Usta, Covered bazaar
One of the most popular and delicious meat döner shops in Istanbul is Şahin Usta. As Its meat döner is delicious it also has a splendid location. You might encounter long queues in front of it but it is worth the wait. You may walk around the Covered Bazaar after eating your meat döner.
Karadeniz Dönercisi Asım Usta, Besiktas
Asım Usta is very crowded in every hour of a day and long queues in front of it. But believe it, it is worth the wait! Asım Usta is the symbol of Besiktas since 1973 for its taste. If you visit to Besiktas, absolutely visit it.
Dönerci Sadık Usta, Aksaray
Sadık Usta is one of those places which has maintained its standards. Years passed, but his taste never changed. The shop is small but the portions are large and satisfying. If you like shabby places, this place is for you.
Ali Usta, Maltepe
Ali Usta started service in 2004, and its meal differs for its calf-lamp combination in good ratio and its special sauce.
In Abdülkadir Bakırköy you can find the unique dishes of Kastamonu cuisine. In addition, they also have Kastamonu-style döner. Their döner is quite tasty.
Berdan Wood Fire Döner, Gazi Mahallesi
At Berdan Döner, döners are cooked on the wood fire and the prices are very affordable. This brings the taste of meat to twofold. A great choice for those who love döner with lean meat.
Gelik Meat Restaurants
Gelik is the first place that comes to mind when thought of tombik döner (a variety of döner served in round bread). Of course, the place doesn't just serve döner, you can find dozens of other flavors in this restaurant. Although the prices are a bit expensive, the place is clean and reliable.
Celal Usta, Umraniye
In Celal Usta, which has been serving since 1975, the thin bread and fries that come with the döner double the taste. Do not forget to ask for a foamy ayran and eat the kunafah afterwards!