A guide to the best restaurants in Icmeler

There are over 100 restaurants and cafes in Icmeler, serving up all manner of cuisine. From Indian to Italian and Mexican, you’ll have plenty of dishes to choose from on your Turkey holiday.

A taste of Turkey at Meryem Turkish Restaurant

This traditional eatery doesn’t disappoint. The Meryem Special Chicken comes especially recommended for a dinner dish, while menemen – an Ottoman favourite combining spiced eggs, peppers and tomatoes – is a must-try for breakfast.

Make yourself at home at Sidik's Family Restaurant

As the name suggests, this family-run affair puts an emphasis on hospitality and impeccable service. The food is simply sumptuous as well – try the leg of lamb if you get the chance.

Try a bit of everything at Hanedan Turkish Tapas Grill

Located slightly off the beaten track, Hanedan is well worth the extra effort it takes to track it down. This reasonably-priced tapas bar specialises in mezze-sized portions of Turkish delicacies, allowing you to try a range of different foods without overindulging on one dish.

Live the high life at Champagne Steak House

If you enjoy the finer things in life, Champagne Steak House lives up to its name. Their succulent steaks are cooked to perfection every single time – but that’s not the only speciality on the extensive and varied menu.

For an international palate at The Backstage Restaurant

With perhaps the most eclectic menu you’ll experience on your Dalaman holiday, Backstage serves up all manner of cuisine, including Indian, British, Mexican, Italian and a fusion of all of the above. What’s more, the service always comes with a smile and the soundtrack is packed with great mood music. A firm favourite with returning visitors to Icmeler.

Tourist-friendly menus at Wayside Restaurant Bar

Tucked away on the outskirts of Icmeler, this relaxed establishment has a quiet and refined atmosphere which still manages to be incredibly welcoming. The food is all cooked to perfection and the staff will bend over backwards to make sure you’re satisfied with your meal. This eating spot is also geared towards tourists looking for an international menu.

A taste of home at Tipsi Beer & Burger House

When you’re in the mood for something familiar, Tipsi excels at gourmet burgers and hotdogs, with milkshakes, juices and ice cream on the side. Their trademark sauce is to die for and all food is freshly prepared right in front of your eyes. Takeaways are also available.

Fall head over heels at The Love Boat

Living up to its name, The Love Boat is modelled on a nautical theme, so you can expect staff dressed as sailors. As for the ‘Love’ part, it’s a perfectly suitable location for an intimate date or even a larger party. One thing you can be sure of on your visit – the food is invariably amazing, especially the aged steaks. Hotel transfers are available on request.

Feel the serenity at Waterfall

With a lovely al fresco courtyard dining area complete with gushing waterfall, this restaurant’s atmosphere is only improved by the quality of the food it serves up. The varied menu includes Turkish, Indian and international cuisine, offering up dishes to suit all types of taste buds – and it’s great value for money, too.

Get out of the sun at Savas's Cafe Anne

Positioned right on the beachfront boulevard, Savas is the perfect place to avoid the sweltering sun and refresh with an iced latte or a slice of strawberry cheesecake. The menu is dominated by European and Western delicacies, but if you’re looking to try the world-famous desserts of baklava or Turkish delight, don’t worry you’ll find them here as well.