Fodor's Expert Review Kervan Humus

$ Tarsus Breakfast

In business since 1950, Kervan draws hummus lovers from as far away as Mersin city center to eat its house specialty, served warm with a choice of toppings, including chickpeas and butter, köfte (meatballs), chicken, or cheese–all with spicy peppers and pickles on the side. The only thing on the menu other than hummus at this simple eatery by the çarşı (market) area is the equally delicious fındık lahmacun—miniature flatbreads topped with ground meat cooked in tomatoes and spices.

Breakfast Casual Dinner Lunch Quick Bite Turkish $

Quick Facts

Abdi İpekçi Cad., 801. Sok., Abacı İşhanı No: 18
Tarsus, Mersin  Turkey

324-624–8711

Known For:
  • Hummus with chickpeas and butter
  • Hummus with pastırma (cured beef)
  • Fındık lahmacun (tiny flatbreads)

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