April 20, 2014

Where to drink Turkish coffee?

We just started this category to let everyone know where to find coffee houses or restaurants that offer Turkish coffee.  If you would like to contribute, please let us know of the places serving delicious Turkish coffee where you live by emailing us atsupport@turkishcoffeeword.com  Thank you.

WHERE TO DRINK TURKISH COFFEE IN CALIFORNIA?

A paradise for Vegetarians, the Vardo Cafe at 235 Main Street in Venice serves delicious Turkish coffee. Their phone number is (310) 664 – 9696.

A French restaurant serving breakfast and lunch, Cafe Laurent at 4243 Overland Ave in Culver City serves excellent Turkish coffee. Their phone number is (310) 558-8622

Flying Saucers Café at 306 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica.  Phone number: (310) 868-8361

Dripp at 13855 City Center Dr – Ste 3015, Chino HillsCA 91709.  Phone number: (909) 628-6384

WHERE TO DRINK TURKISH COFFEE IN OREGON?

Thalia’s Emporium and Turkish Coffee Bar:  299 E 5th Avenue  Eugene, Oregon 97401 (541) 357.5440

Traditional Turkish Coffee service, brewed in a copper ibrik and served with a water chaser and rose lokum, just like in the video
 at Turkish Coffee World!

WHERE TO DRINK TURKISH COFFEE IN ILLINOIS ?

Sofra Turkish Kitchen: 3134 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago IL 60657 Phone: (773) 935-6101
Awesome Turkish food and authentic Turkish coffee.  These people really know how to make and serve Turkish coffee.

WHERE TO DRINK TURKISH COFFEE IN ISTANBUL?

Coffee with an amazing view: Located on the hills of Eyüp, with an amazing view of the Golden Horn, the Pierre Loti Cafe is a popular venue for those who want to escape the city. The cafe can be reached by walking up stairs passing through the cemetery located next to the Eyüp Sultan mosque. If you sit near the very front, you can see an amazing view of the Golden Horn before you and sip a delicious cup of coffee. The cafe gets its name from famous French author Pierre Loti, who lived between 1850 and 1923. As a naval officer, Loti came to Turkey in 1876 and stayed for a year. It was during that same year that he discovered the historical coffee on the hills of Eyüp. Ever since then, the cafe on that hill has been called Pierre Loti.

Coffee brewed in sand: A coffee shop operated by Oğuz Atalay located in the Grand Bazaar is the ideal place to sit down and relax after touring the bazaar. The coffee shop has been serving in the Grand Bazaar for almost 60 years and attracts people from all walks of life, especially tourists. Calligraphy and faded photographs attract people’s attention. The famous coffee is heated in hot sand.

Coffee shop famous for its celebrities: One of the most popular places to drink coffee in İstanbul is a coffee shop right by the waterside next to the Bebek Mosque. It is frequented by figures from the media, art and cinema world. It is especially crowded during the summer. It is also a great venue for a weekend breakfast. Coffee addicts love the foamy coffee offered there. It is open every day between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.

Coffee pleasure by the poolside: Çorlulu Ali Paşa Medresesi is a historic location. Located on the tramway road in Beyazıt, the medrese is a popular venue for coffee and nargile addicts. It is a gathering place for college students and a frequent stop for retired people, local merchants and tourists. The medrese, which offers guests the opportunity to drink coffee under sycamore trees by a poolside, is open until 2:00 a.m. Guests can also visit the rug repair shop in the medrese.

A beautiful coffee shop in Çengelköy: Çınaraltı Kahvesi is a special place where one can enjoy either tea or coffee while enjoying a breathtaking view of the Bosporus. Located in Üsküdar’s Çengelköy neighborhood, the coffee shop gets it name from the historical sycamore tree (Çınar in Turkish) it was built under. It opens at 7:00 a.m. and continues to serve customers until midnight. Çınaraltı Kahvesi was used as a setting for Turkish television shows “Süper Babe” and “Çınaraltı.”

Taste Turkish coffee heated on coals: Nevi Cafe is located in Ayakapı. It was used as a police station during the Ottoman Empire and was later restored to its authentic character. Attracting customers with its view of the Golden Horn and fascinating decor, the cafe is especially popular for its Turkish coffee, which is heated on coals. A visit to the past and an amazing cup of coffee await guests at the cafe.

You can tell if coffee is good from its texture: Drinking coffee at Mandabatmaz is a tradition for Beyoğlu locals. One taste of their delicious coffee, and people can’t stop going back to the shop, which is located on a narrow street behind Galatasaray Square in İstiklal. During the summer, there is generally a line of people waiting to find an empty plastic or wooden seat. A fan club has even been formed for Mandabatmaz, which offers outstanding Turkish coffee with exceptional texture and the right amount of foam.

A cup of coffee an excuse to enjoy beautiful Bosporus view: There is an amazing venue located at Rumelihisarı, offering a wonderful view of the Bosporus. Turkish coffee is heated over the stove. Known for its traditional Turkish coffee, Sade Kahve offers breakfast early in the morning and continues to serve customers until sunset. The shop is located in the Oduncubaşı seaside home of Ayla and Recep Aral.

Coffee break!: Another place that offers fantastic Turkish coffee is a shop called Gezi located right beside the Atatürk Cultural Center in Taksim. It is possible to see famous people there almost all the time. Attracting people with its handmade chocolates and desserts, the bakery offers dishes from both the Turkish and Ottoman kitchen. Gezi actually has four sections: a bakery, a cafe, a restaurant and a chocolaterie. One can find all kinds of desserts, meals, coffee, jams and organic goods at Gezi.

If you are in Rumeli Hisari district, it is a must to go to Sade Kahve. Besides the delicious coffee, made on coal, there are beautiful views of the Bosporus. The coffee-house is situated in the summer residence, or yali, as it is in Turkish, Oduncubasi, which belonged to Ayle and Recep Aral. In addition to the flavored coffee, there are served water with lemon and kurabie biscuits.

WHERE TO DRINK TURKISH COFFEE IN IZMIR?

Coffee brewed right in the cup: A coffee shop called Şükrü Bey located in İzmir’s Kemeraltı district is an ideal place for caffeine addicts in İzmir who would like to enjoy a cup of Turkish coffee. Şükrü Bey’s coffee has made a name for itself throughout Turkey. The coffee is not brewed in a cezve, but directly in the cup. Ground coffee is placed in the cup and sugar and water are mixed in. The coffee is carefully heated over a low heat. Because this coffee is made in a unique way, it tastes and looks extraordinary.