7 Best Inegol Style Meatball Restaurants in Istanbul

Best Meatball Restaurants in Istanbul, Turkey

Everybody loves meatballs. But in Turkey, “Everybody” loves meatballs. Its pillowy texture, the perfect smell is coming from lamb meat, and the juiciness. Bursa’s Inegol district is known for the most famous “Inegol Style” meatballs in Turkey. Here we list the seven best Inegol style meatball restaurants that you can eat at in Istanbul.

If you visit Istanbul, you must try at least one of them.

Bon appetite.

1- OY-ET, Kadıkoy:

Famous butcher Ciftci family has made the most iconic meatballs in Inegol since 1987. At the end of November’21 opened their first meat and meatballs store in Istanbul. You can buy those juicy meatballs raw. Also, they have got the first ”geographical indication” with their famous ”Inegol Kofte.”

Address: Sahrayıcedit Mah. İnönü Cad. No:2/2 Sahrayıcedit Camii karşısı Oy-Et Kadıköy. Kadıköy/İstanbul
Phone: +902163021213

2- Ahmet Usta Tarihi Merkezefendi Koftecisi, Zeytinburnu:

In 1962, the story began just with four chairs. But now there is a vast facility-place. The recipe has never changed since. Merkezefendi Koftecisi has had a well-deserved reputation for its undisturbed quality for years. Try!

Address: Merkez Efendi Cad. Dere Sok. No:14 Zeytinburnu/İSTANBUL
Phone: 05379782000

3- Ekspres Inegol Kofte, Kadikoy:

You can see the historical meatball shop in Kadikoy Bazaar run by the grandchildren of Ali Celik, who was born in Bulgaria in 1920, bustling almost every hour of the day. Tiny, elastic, and juicy Inegol meatballs always have the same taste. The accompanying hot sauce and handmade mustard are delicious. It is recommended for those who haven’t tried it yet.

Address: Muvakkithane Cad. No:13/A Kadıkoy – İSTANBUL
Phone: +902163361520

4- Han Kofte, Bagdat Caddesi:

The journey of meatballs, which started in Ankara Mithatpasa Street in 1961, now continues with a massive venue in Suadiye. Han Meatballs has attracted significant interest over the years. Han Kofte is well known for its long and thin meatballs, and you should try it.

Address: Saskibakkal Mah. Bagdat Cd. No:351, 34740 Suadiye-Kadıkoy/Istanbul
Phone: +902163612968

5- Ankara Sereserpe Koftecisi, Bostanci:

We can say that the most different presentation of Inegol meatballs is here. There is a meatball presentation that you can dive without forks and knives. Everything is spilled on the table. Grilled bread is accompanied by greens, tomatoes, onions, and meatballs. Meatballs are the (Inegolish: Inegol Style) elastic meatballs. A very different and successful concept.

Address: Bostancı Mahallesi, Prof. Dr. Ali Nihat Tarlan Cd No:81, 34744 Kadıköy/İstanbul
Phone: +902166587700

6- Kofteci Odabaslar, Beykoz:

Here is the family business going on for many years; you should try the delicious juicy Inegol style meatballs.

Address: Soğuksu Mah. Tuna Sok. No:1 Beykoz – İstanbul
Phone: +902163223779

7- Meshur Besiktas Koftecisi, Besiktas:

Recep Usta’s place hasn’t changed for 58 years. The meatballs are still the same. It is lively at all day hours, and its service is also thriving.

Address: Şair Leyla Sok. No:1/A Besiktaş Merkez, Beşiktas, İstanbul
Phone: +902122599174

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