Istanbul is a very active city, with millions of people going from one place to another. The need to feed people cheap and fast made the street vendors food commerce very thriving and you’ll find dozens of different options of food and types of things to eat.
From the simples sandwich, to bagel with cheese, boiled corn and grilled fish, Istanbul definitely will entertain our stomach while visiting historical places and sightseeing.
On this page I make a simple yet big list of what you can find in terms of food options on the streets of Istanbul.
Warm burek is delicious, either filled with cheese, spinach or meet.
Traditional Salgam drink, made from dark turnips and violet carrots and sira. It’s served cold with pickles. You can get this specially in Eminonu.
Many places around the city sell you quick ready cut chunks of fresh fruit.
Traditional Turkish ice cream.
Great variety of chocolate.
Fresh fruit juice, many options and varieties.
Grilled fish sandwiches with salad.
Boiled corned with salt.
It is always a good time to drink tea.
Simit bread with sesame seeds.
Many varieties of sandwiches.