A guide to the best restaurants in Kusadasi

Kusadasi has a great selection of restaurants catering to all tastes. Whether you fancy traditional Turkish cuisine or a familiar taste of home during your Turkey holidays, there’s somewhere for you. What’s more, if you’re eating with a group of people with different tastes, there are plenty of restaurants that tick all the boxes, keeping everyone happy.

Good all round at Golden Boys

Located in downtown Kusadasi, Golden Boys has an Irish vibe to it with lots of football jerseys on display. The menu, on the other hand, is an international affair. With a wide selection of seafood to grilled meat and steak, the food goes down well with visitors.

European crowd-pleasers at Some Where Else

Looking out across the beach, Some Where Else is an Irish pub serving European favourites for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The bar’s signature dishes are Hawaiin Teriyaki Chicken, Chicken Neptune and Beef Medallions, while other favourites include a range of pizza and pasta dishes, as well as seafood. For a taste of home, they also serve traditional fish and chips.

Traditional Turkish cuisine at Oz Urfa

Situated in the heart of the Old Town, Oz Urfa offers traditional Turkish food in a beautiful courtyard. Oz Urfa is open all day – starting with a Turkish breakfast, then carrying on with a menu offering plenty of Turkish dishes alongside a range of European favourites. Popular options include pizza, kebabs and seafood, before finishing off with baklava and Turkish coffee.

Great service and food at Dedem K

This restaurant serves up a range of European favourites – good, dependable food that goes down well with regulars who come here time and time again to eat things like steak and pizza. It’s the service at this place that comes especially highly rated, with waiting staff who are extremely happy to help.

Authentic wood oven at Erzincan Restaurant

Traditional music and a courtyard garden sets the scene at this Turkish restaurant, where a friendly welcome eases you into an evening of good food and a warm atmosphere. House specials include mixed seafood and beef cooked in a clay jar, which is then broken at the table to reveal the food.

Steak at Saray Restaurant

Saray serves up a range of international dishes as well as local favourites, with everything from steak to pizza, Chinese and Thai. This place puts on a great show with free entertainment, which includes live music, a cabaret night and a Turkish evening, too.

Cocktails at Murphy's Restaurant & Bar

Murphy’s extensive menu features a range of European favourites and local specials, plus a long list of cocktails. This Irish spot is a big hit with British tourists, the service is great and the entertainment makes spending an evening here easy.

Around the world at Planet Yucca Restaurant

Planet Yucca is one of those all-around places you can see yourself coming back to time and time again in Kusadasi. Its big, front-facing garden looks out onto a busy promenade while the other side is not far from the waterfront. On offer here are succulent steaks, Chinese noodles, curries and a number of Mediterranean choices in between, plus nightly live music and entertainment.

Upscale beach vibes at Ladies Beach Hotel Restaurant

Impressive presentation meets one heck of a beachfront location at the Ladies Beach Hotel Restaurant. The cuisine here ranges from an Irish Sunday roast to thick slabs of steak served on crisp white plates. You don’t just have to come for a meal, either – the views at this spot, coupled with its list of cocktails, makes it the perfect place to chill for an afternoon.

Going big at Casablanca Restaurant

The plates at Casablanca are of epic proportions, serving up huge helpings of kebabs, steak and other Turkish specialities, plus a long list of drinks. The size makes sense, considering the massive front garden and the buzzing atmosphere this restaurant is treated to, made all the more vibrant with regular live music and performances.