If you’re into sitting at the coast with a fishing line in hand patiently for hours, there are many coastal sites for you to enjoy in İzmir.
Depending on the season, you can catch horse-mackerel, kupes, saupe, anchovy, sea bream, bass, and red mullet,
in places like Aliağa, Çandarlı, Çeşme, Ahmetbeyli, Dikili, Foça, Gümüldür, Güzelbahçe, Karaburun, Kordon, Mordoğan, Özdere, Seferihisar, Tuzla, Karşıyaka, Zeytineli, and Gerence.
Fish restaurants in İzmir
Naturally, catching them yourself is not the only way to eat fish in Aegean’s famous capital of seafood.
There are many elegant fish restaurants in the city center and surrounding districts, especially on the coastline.
For example, in Kordonboyu, which is a region where the fish restaurants that have spread their fame out of the city in İzmir are clustered, you can taste all kinds of seafood, fresh herbs, and appetizers prepared with olive oil, and accompanied by quality wine or rakı.
Numerous fish restaurants in Çeşme’s Alaçatı, Foça, Karaburun, and Dikili also allow you to spend pleasant times by the sea.
Urla and Güzelbahçe have high-quality fish restaurants and small family business where you can have more affordable fish sandwiches together.
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