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Eat Kokorec in Sampiyon
Eat Kokorec in Sampiyon

Kokorec is the famous sandwich in Turkey preferably eaten at an early morning after drink. Kokorec is the seasoned, skewered lamb intestines and therefore the place to eat this offal should be choosen carefully. It is stuffed on a half or quarter bread and flavored with salt, cumin and red pepper.

One of the most popular and the most famous places to eat Kokorec is Sampiyon Kokorec on Istiklal Street at Beyoglu Taksim. It is on duty since 1962 and they give importance to hygene and the freshness of the products which is certificated with ISO 9001:2001 standartization. 


You may not only try Kokorec but also Mussles with rice and fried Mussels as well. Prices are average, and the place is at the entrance of the fish market on Istiklal Street near Cicek Pasaji on the right.