EDITORS NOTE: Baks has closed it’s Sirkeci location. Hopefully something new and exciting will take its place soon!
Baks is a restaurant and cafe started in Izmir by a food distribution company. In order to vertically integrate their business model, the company decided to start selling the food they distributed directly to consumers. Thus, Baks was born and has spread from there. They serve a very Europeanized menu of sandwiches and wraps, along with coffee drinks and other cold beverages.
The food is reasonably priced and, for what is effectively fast-foot (most of the sandwiches are pre made), is a decent alternative to the evils of Mcdonalds, Burger King, or the Turkish knock-off NFS Burger Turk. What you see above is one of the baguette sandwiches offered for 6tl. It had beef salami, tomato, cucumber, lettuce, and a mustard sauce.
Location is excellent directly across from the PTT Muzesi (Postal Museum) in Sirkeci, just down the road from the New Mosque and Spice Bazaar.
Baks Cafe And Restaurant
Büyük Pastane Cad. Muhsinoğluhan No:38 1/2 Sirkeci
0212 511 88 80
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