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Vefa Bozacisi, Istanbul

(4.7/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Visitors from all over the world seek out Vefa Bozacisi to taste Turkey's traditional drink "boza" at an authentic location. The national drink, boza is a thick malt and wheat drink served warm with cinnamon and roasted chickpeas on top. Historically, boza was served to the Ottoman Empire's soldiers as a source of carbohydrates and vitamins. Frozen in time, this little cafe oozes history and charm. Spot Ataturk's own boza glass, kept safe on a cafe shelf. To visit Vefa Bozacisi on your trip to Istanbul, use our Istanbul itinerary builder.
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  • very very very nice must be try made of corn powder ı thınk ı forget mst bety.and very healty and tasteful drink with drınks cınamon and hot cheecks  more »
  • Vefa bozacisi is a delicious Turkish drink full of vitamins. Vefa Bozacisi has been around for many years and is the best in his work!!
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  • Make sure to try the brown bear what you liked or no. Chickpeas and cinnamon will surely be thrown. If you can take home and pine in the bottle. If you take your own bottle. Full of many years of venue/weekend/UPPER RIGHT in the SHOP AROUND the CORNER and they still have glass of Ataturk. Just to see it and how much you care this nation even to figure out at the standard rate of Atatürk.
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  • Vefa is an Istanbul landmark. Boza isn't for everyone, but the shop is worth a visit regardless! If you do want to have some boza don't forget to buy some warm leblebi from the shop across the street to go with it. :)
  • I'm not certain if the ice cream or the atmosphere is better. Truly, a great place to step back in time, relax and enjoy yourself. Located in a traditional neighborhood with many small shops and restaurants. I highly recommend visiting this lovely establishment.
  • Love boza! Dont forget to grab some leblebi))
  • Very authentic place. Local drink called "Boza" served here. It goes very well with "Leblebi" (roasted chickpea) which is sold right accross the place. This little soar and sweet drink is populer and consumed by Turkish people in ages. This is must go place and must taste place if you are first comer to Istanbul.
  • Historical place to drink "boza". Recommend for every travellers.