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Top 10 Street Foods of Turkey

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Turkey's 10 Special Street Foods

Turkey is full of street vendors selling all sorts of different snacks. There are many delicacies you can find while wandering around the streets of Turkey. Here are 10 of Turkey's most popular street foods.


Doner sandwich is better known street food in Turkey. Made by stuffing thin pieces of the meat into a fresh bread or lavash along with tomatoes, onions, peppers and yoghurt sauce.


Kokorec is skewers of spiced sheep's intestines stuffed into a half or a quarter of bread along with chopped tomatoes and green peppers.


Midye can be found on almost every corner in the big cities of Turkey. The mussles are stuffed with white rice and herbs, and with a few drops of lemon juice it is just ready for you to eat.


Simit is a kind of bagel that you can find on almost every street corner in Turkey. Mostly eaten for breakfast, you can also eat it any time of the day, plain or with cheese.

Nohutlu Pilav

Nohutlu Pilav can be found on every street corner in Turkey. It is white rice with boiled chickpeas and chicken.


Kumpir, one of the most famous street foods in Turkey, is known as the baked potato. This super baked potato is a masterpiece. You can prefer filling from a mind boggling range of ingredients, including corn, pickled red cabbage, pickles, russ salad, yogurt, sausage and olives.

Balik Ekmek

Balik Ekmek is a fresh fish sandwich which can be bought directly from the boats in the coastal cities of Turkey.


Misir, steamed then lightly grilled corn with sprinkled salt, pepper and other spices, is a common snack in Turkey. Misir can be found on almost every street corner of Turkey.


Borek is a traditional Ottoman dish filled with spinach, cheese, potatoes or meat. Borek is commonly eaten at breakfast, but you can also eat it any time of the day.

Arnavut Ciger

Arnavut Ciger is a cubes of liver fried with spices and onions, made by stuffing small pieces of the liver into a fresh bread.

Top 10 Street Foods in Turkey

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