Kebap with Rakı
Why locals love it
It is located in one of the very traditional districts of İstanbul, close to metro station so you can easily reach to the place. They have really delicious kebab and cozy atmosphere. The culture of "ocakbaşı" (serving in front of the grill) is really famous among locals, and you can experience the real ocakbaşı restaurant in this place.
Why you should visit it
You can eat amazing kebab while it is cooked on the grill. It is not a huge place and most of the time fully booked, you need to reserve it beforehand. Prices are average compared to other kebab restaurants. Smoking is allowed outside of the restaurant and there are 2 tables in front of the place.
You have to try "Adana" and "Uykuluk". These are both meet Adana is traditional Turkish kebab and uykuluk is the sweetbread.