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Stuff your face with kumpir at Ortaköy

Restaurants Street food Ortaköy Ortaköy Kumpir

What is it? Turkey’s answer to the jacket potato, kumpir is a quintessential Istanbul street eat and a great way to fill up on the cheap.

Why go? There is no better place to wolf down a baked potato the size of a human head than in Ortaköy, where you’ll find a strip of stands serving kumpir that are wildly popular among tourists and locals alike. Pick your spud and toppings and see if you can take down the beast.

Don’t miss: Head over to the incredibly photogenic Ortaköy Mosque nearby to savour the seaside views while you eat on your feet.

Do you ever feel like gorging on a baked potato the size of a human head, loaded with up to dozens of toppings? There is no better place to do this than in Ortaköy, where you’ll find a strip of stands serving kumpir (jacket potato) that are wildly popular among tourists and locals alike. Pick your spud and toppings and see if you can take down the beast.

Address:Mecidiye Köprüsü Sokak, Beşiktaş
İstanbul

Source: TimeOut / Istanbul

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