The best time to visit Bodrum is in the summer time. This fantastic city offers good daytime temperatures, a lot of sunshine as well as not having to see many crowds. Also, September in this city is as cal as you want the blue sea to be. Here are the top 5 restaurants to enjoy during the summer time in this city.
Bodrum’s most famous restaurant for fresh fish is just net to the sea. However, you’ll need to make reservations in advance, if you want the terrace tables facing the sea. When you walk into Memedof, you’ll see 2 signs signs; one for the day’s catch and the other one for the day’s fresh meze. Their famous dishes here are fava (mashed fava beans), şakşuka (fried aubergines with a yogurt and garlic sauce), deniz börülcesi (samphire), midye dolma(stuffed mussels), lakerda (salted bonito) as well as kalamar tava (fried calamari).
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Other than being the most luxurious boutique hotel in Bodrum, it has the highest number of upscale and pricey restaurants. You need to make reservations in advance to eat at Maçakızı’s fine-dining restaurant next to the water to enjoy the natural Aegean landscape, like the bushes of bougainvillea.
Hoca’nin Yeri offers famous mantı which is a tiny handmade dough pouches filled with ground meat and spices topped with a yogurt, garlic, and tomato sauce as well as çiğ börek ( a puffy fried dough filled with meat or cheese). These delicious dishes are carefully prepared and are not very expensive. The tables here are facing the water as well making it a unique experience if you want to eat alternative seafood dishes.
This is a laid-back eatery located directly on the beach in the very humble Gümüşlük neighborhood. They are open for lunch and dinner, Also, they serve fantastic Turkish home cooking and change their menu very often. Enjoy their delicious food while relaxing your feet on the soft sand.
In Turkey it is custom to eat sweets after you seafood meal. Therefore, the bal badem (candied almond) ice cream at Penguen is the best dessert you can have after your meal. This ice cream is filled with crunchy candied almonds and its texture and flavor is just too good.