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Of Turkey’s three largest cities, Istanbul certainly needs no introduction, and neither does Ankara, the capital and seat of government, in the heart of Anatolia. The bustling Aegean port of Izmir, however, remains more of an unknown quantity, except to those fortunate enough to have explored that beautiful and bountiful coastline.

It is hardly surprising that three of Tokyo’s best Turkish restaurants are named after those cities — they are, after all, obvious choices. More interestingly, though, each of them displays something of the character of their respective namesakes.

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