Restaurants & Cafés

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

The best restaurants in Tel Aviv serving Indian dishes
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The best restaurants in Tel Aviv serving Indian dishes

Tel Aviv isn’t all hots guys and hummus. Their international cuisine game is getting stronger by the second, and now includes a handful of incredibly spice-packed Indian restaurants.

The 16 best brunch spots in Tel Aviv
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The 16 best brunch spots in Tel Aviv

We don't care how hungover you are from your wild Tel Aviv nightlife shenanigans, missing breakfast is not an option, even if you ended up sleeping in past 11:00

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 best hotel restaurants in Jerusalem
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The best hotel restaurants in Jerusalem

Tackling a packed itinerary of Jerusalem site-seeing can be exhausting to say the least. There is so much to see and do with the family that eating a proper meal at the end of the day is often left off the itinerary. Usually hurried and on the fly, dinner becomes a matter of stuffing your face from hunger. These hotel restaurants in Jerusalem kill two birds with one stone: not only can you eat well, but you also don't have to waste any time travelling for yet another rendez vous because you're already at your hotel. Reserve your precious hours for the major attractions that can't be missed and Jerusalem’s surprisingly lively nightlife. 

Authentic Jaffa street food
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Authentic Jaffa street food

Some of the best things to eat on a budget – and eat period – can be found on the streets, Jaffa's streets to be exact

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A new restaurant in Tel Aviv entirely dedicated to the blissful avocado
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A new restaurant in Tel Aviv entirely dedicated to the blissful avocado

Holy guacamole!

The Holy Grail: 6 Best Sundaes in Tel Aviv
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The Holy Grail: 6 Best Sundaes in Tel Aviv

Here are six places that serve extravagant sundaes that prove that this iconic dessert makes the world a happier place

Ramat Aviv restaurant to offer a special Persian cultural experience
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Ramat Aviv restaurant to offer a special Persian cultural experience

Pulling inspiration from Persian cuisine, famed female Israeli chef Ayelet Latovich is bringing the flavorful culture to the kitchen at Beta Caffé in Ramat Aviv.

Breaking Bread at Elhanan
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Breaking Bread at Elhanan

Elhanan Bread Culture, a chef-run bakery located in a lush green, blooming area at the entrance to Kibbutz Mishmarot, between Pardes Hanna and Caesarea, is a total Israeli gem.

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... 

Coffee talk: the best Tel Aviv cafés
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Coffee talk: the best Tel Aviv cafés

Tel Avivians take their coffee very seriously. While everyone thinks the French make the best latté and the Italians, the best espresso, we know better.

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 shakshuka in Tel Aviv
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The best shakshuka in Tel Aviv

Israel has some of the finest tomatoes in the world, so it’s no wonder they are a daily dietary staple. From raw to slow cooked, Israelis have mastered making the most of their abundance of this fresh produce, which explains the ease with which they've accepted the vegan trends.

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

The best Jaffa restaurants
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The best Jaffa restaurants

Of all the things to do in Israel, be sure to take a visit to Tel Aviv’s humble little sister who is growing up to be something special.

Blissful bakeries in Tel Aviv
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Blissful bakeries in Tel Aviv

In a city best known for hummus and falafel, you might be surprised to learn that Tel Avivians have access to some seriously great baked goods.

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...

Whether it’s your parents, siblings, or friends coming to visit Israel, no one can hide from that inevitable need to be the hostess with the mostest or the best tour guide in town.

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

The most authentic Jerusalem restaurants
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The most authentic Jerusalem restaurants

Take a bite out of Jerusalem’s authentic food scene

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 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

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

Surprise! Despite the myths of cold pizza-by-the-slice being the extent of Tel Aviv’s Italian cuisine scene, Israel’s top chefs have finally put the rumours to rest. Their handmade tagliatelle, homemade puttanesca and oven-baked thin crust pizzas are all a sweet symphony in your mouth. Throw in perfectly grilled seafood from the Mediterranean and tiramisus worth every calorie and it’s no wonder so many of these Tel Aviv restaurants were nominated for Time Out Tel Aviv's Eating and Drinking Awards. With so many delectable options though, how do you choose? We’ve lessened the load by mapping out the best restaurants in Tel Aviv for Italian cuisine.

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

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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