There are many touristic restaurants located in historical peninsula. Most of them is not have any uniq id and using only the advantage of being in a touristic area. But Balıkçı Sabahattin is differencies from the others with its regular guests, visit the place for many years. The fish restaurant is the one of the best option during your Sultanahmet tour.
Although the restaurant doesn’t have Bosphorus view, stil provides very romantic atmosphere. Because of the historical texture of the area not just tourists, even locals feel like lost the notion of time. Before moving the current old house, the restaurant has been serving food at a small place since 1927. Balıkçı Sahabattin is a Turkish style fish restaurants mostly serves daily fishes. But the restaurants has many Turkish appetizers (meze) and dishes from tavern cuisine.
Balıkçı Sabahattin has many signature dishes. Rice With Mussels, Fener Kavurma and Sabahattin’s Salad must be tasted in your visit to restaurant. Also seasonal fishes like blue fish (lüfer) or palamut another special tastes you can choose in the restaurant. Balıkçı Sabahattin is a alcohol serving restaurant and not change menu prices tourist to locals like some other bad samples in town.