What should I search for on the google maps for such a store; I already tried "kahve çekirdekleri" and "kahve" but the results seem to be mere coffee shops.

I'm in the Beylikduzu zone in Istanbul.

  • google.com/… - looks like a few come recommended on google
    – Mark Mayo
    Oct 15 '19 at 6:47
  • @Mark Mayo thanks; i tried it; but the results are either too far like 1 hour away on the other sides of city or are coffee shops; i think im just not searching for the right term. how can it be that large parts of a city has no coffee beans distribution? there must be a more explanatory term. Oct 15 '19 at 9:19
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    @kamyar it seems supermarkets and cafes like Starbucks have the majority of bean sales, unless you go to specialty shops like Kronotrop or the spice market
    – AussieJoe
    Oct 15 '19 at 22:21

I believe you are looking for "Kurukahveci" or "Kurukahvecisi", which is "seller of coffee beans or ground coffee" or "coffee store".

The most popular "Kurukahveci" is Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi, which is pretty far (approx. 35 km) from the Beylikduzu zone in Istanbul, for coffee beans. It's just outside the spice market.


I think what you're looking for is Çekilmemiş Kahve. You should be able to find some in your local Migros. They have different types of Çekilmemiş Kahve, and the prices will be relatively cheaper than if you were to go to the Grand Bazaar.

If you're solely after Turkish coffee beans, you could try for çekilmemiş turk kahvesi from places like Kahve Dunyasi.

  • thanks for the name. i've tried migros. they have packet coffee and most of them are Turkish powder in very low variety; Oct 16 '19 at 3:51

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