Haci Şerif is now a chain, but started as a single shop in Denizli. Their signature dish is called Dondurmali Irmik Helvasi, which is like sweeted wheat paste with icecream hiding inside.
A nice place to have a breakfast or a cup of coffee near the Camlik Park in Denizli
Köfteci Yaşar is a hotspot for local workers headed for a quick but delicious lunch. They serve almost exclusively grilled meatballs called köfte, though if you make a special request they will grill you up a piece or two of chicken shish kebab instead. Read More
Üstad Döner is a restaurant in Denizli, Turkey which serves a limited variety of grilled meat plates.
Perhaps the dish which represents Denizli the best it’s namesake Denizli Kebap. Also know as “Tandir Kebap” or”Kuyu Tandir Kebap,” the meal consists almost exclusively of slow roasted lamb meat and fresh baked flat bread.
If you happen to be looking for a delicious lunch near the Denizli bus station, but are not interested in stall bus station food, simply walk up the steps at the rear entrance of the bus station, and walk right into the alley under Yildirim Hotel. There you will find a man grilling meatballs. He also sells grilled liver if you are into that.