Restaurants & Cafés

Your guide to dining out in Israel, including new restaurants, fabulous street food and glorious cafés

The best places to wine and dine in Neve Tzedek
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The best places to wine and dine in Neve Tzedek

There is something absolutely enchanting about Neve Tzedek. Perhaps it’s the natural Parisian charm, enhanced by French tourists on every cobblestoned street corner; perhaps it’s the ancient Israel feel, being Tel Aviv’s first ever neighborhood, or the notion that the top Israeli dance company hides at its center. 

The top five Jerusalem cafés
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The top five Jerusalem cafés

Italy has the best espresso you say? You think France has a monarchy over the café au lait? Clearly, you haven’t discovered the right Israeli bakeries and cafés yet...and not just Israel.

Latin flavor: Tel Aviv restaurants cooking up delicious Latin American dishes
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Latin flavor: Tel Aviv restaurants cooking up delicious Latin American dishes

When it comes to grab-and-go grub, locals have mastered the art of Tel Aviv and Jaffa street food – from falafel to hummus and everything in between. So, why not step up to the plate and spice things up with another country’s street food? Well, that’s exactly what the White City has done.

A caffeine addict’s guide to Tel Aviv City Center cafés
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A caffeine addict’s guide to Tel Aviv City Center cafés

In Tel Aviv, coffee is more than just a drink, it is an important part of Israeli culture. A poorly prepared ‘café hafuch’ can ruin an entire day, which is why we’ve sipped espressos from north to south in search of the best Tel Aviv cafés. 

"Not your average ice cream parlor":   five unusual Tel Aviv frozen creations
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"Not your average ice cream parlor": five unusual Tel Aviv frozen creations

All this to say, these five Tel Aviv establishments have taken the typical twist or two-scoop cone to unimaginable places that every child at heart needs to explore. In the words of Willy Wonka, “Come with me / and you’ll be / in a world of pure imagination…”

Latest news in the food and drink scene

Baguette - Out, Pita - In
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Baguette - Out, Pita - In

A second branch of Eyal Shani's Miznon is opening in Paris

Hôtel de Ville: sophisticated drinks and Frenchie delights - just what Tel Aviv ordered
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Hôtel de Ville: sophisticated drinks and Frenchie delights - just what Tel Aviv ordered

Chef Yogev Yaros joins mastermind mixologist Ariel Leizgold and together they've opened the new gastro-bar Hôtel de Ville, in the heart of Tel Aviv

Green with goodness: Urban Shaman's new eatery is the stuff of healthatarian dreams
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Green with goodness: Urban Shaman's new eatery is the stuff of healthatarian dreams

Udi Sahar, a charismatic yoga teacher, certified naturopath and nutritionist, opens the latest incarnation of Urban Shaman with his business partner Neomi Bubis.

Parakalo Ushers in the Summer
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Parakalo Ushers in the Summer

The upbeat and delicious Greek restaurant with sprawling views of the Tel Aviv coastline adds a host of new Mediterranean dishes and refreshing cocktails for the season 

The best Tel Aviv restaurants & cafes

The best Tel Aviv restaurants
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The best Tel Aviv restaurants

These Tel Aviv restaurants will satisfy your hunger and much more... 

Tel Aviv’s most hipster cafés
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Tel Aviv’s most hipster cafés

Because no coffee is strong enough to mingle with the mainstream

The best Israeli breakfast in Tel Aviv
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The best Israeli breakfast in Tel Aviv

Israeli breakfast is a rite of passage for those visiting Tel Aviv and whether you head to a place that sticks to the classics (eggs, chopped cucumber and tomato salad with a range of house-made spreads) or veers away from the norm with options like shakshuka, bourekas or jachnun, we guarantee you'll be tied over for the rest of the day. So, If you’re looking for some serious a.m. fuel to charge up before a day of activities and shopping in the White City, turn to these Tel Aviv restaurants and you will not be disappointed.

The best Japanese restaurants in Tel Aviv
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The best Japanese restaurants in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv has jumped on the Japanese bandwagon with some authentic Asian offerings

A chocoholic’s guide to Tel Aviv
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A chocoholic’s guide to Tel Aviv

CALLING ALL CHOCOHOLICS! For those of you in need of a chocolate fix after every meal, or better yet, as your main meal, then it’s time to listen up because this article is for you. Tel Aviv is stuffed with some of the sweetest, chocolatiest, most decadent desserts out there. After all, the country did give birth to Max Brenner–the internationally recognized chocolate restaurant and retail brand. Opt for milk, white, dark, or all of the above with our chocoholic's guide to Tel Aviv. "All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt" - Charles M. Schulz

The best eats in Israel

The best restaurants in Israel to take out-of-towners for...
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The best restaurants in Israel to take out-of-towners for...

 We’ve got a restaurant for every occasion, mood, and location

A food-lover's guide to Middle Eastern cuisine
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A food-lover's guide to Middle Eastern cuisine

The best falafel, sabich, shawarma, kebab, jachnun, shakshuka, and of course, hummus in Israel

These Tel Aviv restaurants bring the heat with tantalizing Thai food
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These Tel Aviv restaurants bring the heat with tantalizing Thai food

Taste Thai food like you never have before

Dine & Discover - a pairing of sites and restaurants in Israel
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Dine & Discover - a pairing of sites and restaurants in Israel

We paired key Israel attractions with restaurants nearby for ‘cultural pairings’

Eat local with the 11 freshest farm and market-to-table restaurants in Israel
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Eat local with the 11 freshest farm and market-to-table restaurants in Israel

While the international Tel Aviv restaurant scene is expanding faster than anyone can keep up with, there is still something truly special about eating locally

Authentic cuisine in Israel

The most authentic hummus restaurants in Tel Aviv
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The most authentic hummus restaurants in Tel Aviv

These Middle Eastern hot spots separate the strong from the weak

Authentic Jaffa street food
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Authentic Jaffa street food

Let Jaffa be your food court as you explore the city’s culinary scene using this list

The most authentic Jerusalem restaurants
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The most authentic Jerusalem restaurants

Take a bite out of Jerusalem’s authentic food scene

The best restaurants in Tel Aviv for authentic Greek cuisine
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The best restaurants in Tel Aviv for authentic Greek cuisine

Take your palates on a tantalizing trip across the Mediterranean with these Greek eateries

Go gaga for Georgian cuisine at these Tel Aviv restaurants
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Go gaga for Georgian cuisine at these Tel Aviv restaurants

Looking for a rich and authentic culinary experience steeped in Georgian culture? 

The best restaurants in Jerusalem

Rooftop
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Rooftop

Take in the beautiful view of the Old City while you dine on the best seasonal ingredients

Eucalyptus
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Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus revives biblical cuisine; tasting menus are not be missed

Mantra
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Mantra

A restaurant and wine bar that transforms into a tapas bar at night

Piccolino
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Piccolino

Piccolino is a kosher ‘mehadrin’ eatery that serves simple Italian food with a lot of heart