Best Baklava in Istanbul. Any suggestions?

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Post by Rauf » Sun Jun 19, 2005 11:00 pm

In my opinion Pelit is the best.

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Post by albin » Sun Feb 26, 2006 1:16 am

In my opinion, my grandma's baklava is the best in Istanbul :)

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Post by Jeanne » Fri Aug 04, 2006 12:37 pm

Hi all sweetteeth!
Baklava is lovely, and I must say, you do not need to go for one certain name.
My local pastanesi in Istanbul Idealtepe sells a lovely top baklava! Most important is that it is fresh. Try also Kadayif, a spaghetti sort of pastry or even better Künefe, that is the same sort of pastry but with a hot cheese inside.
Revani is a cake baked with semolina, and has also a syrup poored over it.
Ottomans desserts are really really the best!
Afiyet Olsun.

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Baklava in Istanbul

Post by shahzeeshan » Sun Mar 11, 2007 2:13 am

The best baklava I found during my stay in Istanbul was at Cigdem Pastanesi in Sultanahmet. Even though all the baklava types were delicious, the best was the round baklava with a walnut piece imbedded in the center of it. And the best thing is that you buy baklava to go! The address of Cigdem Pastanesi is the following:

Divanyolu Cadessi 62A Alemdar mah. Sultanahmet

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