Eilat Eats: the best resort town restaurants

After a self-indulgent day of relaxation, let the pampering persist at these top restaurants in Eilat

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By Jennifer Greenberg
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While Tel Aviv and Jerusalem boast some of the finest restaurants in Israel and Haifa is home to some incredible seafood and Middle Eastern cuisine, down south, the restaurants are pulling out all the stops. Whether you’ve had an action-packed day of exploring the south, or some much needed R&R at the spa, you’ll want to recharge with good eats. Eilat boasts some wonderful restaurants that hit the spot. Here’s a list of the best restaurants in Israel’s top resort town:

The best restaurants in Eilat

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Barbis
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Restaurants, American

Barbis Diner and Bar

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Sometimes all you need to end your day right is a juicy and succulent hamburger and some drinks with friends. Barbis is the spot to do just that. Choose from several varieties and sizes and creative takes on burgers you didn’t know existed. From burgers topped with grilled pineapple slices to a stuffed goat cheese version with fried eggplant, there is a burger for every mood. You’ll also find fresh breads baked on the spot, schnitzels, chicken wings, Philly cheesesteaks, and the popular grilled vegan burger.    

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Rak Dagim
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Restaurants, Mediterranean

Rak Dagim

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Though the name might imply that this restaurant serves Rak Dagim (only fish), there is a lot more to this fish restaurant than meets the eye. The fish selection is tremendous, featuring grouper, seabass, St. Peter’s fish, grey mullet and a whole lot more, all served fried or grilled. Seafood is aplenty from shrimp to calamari to crab, served in cream or fried to perfection. The menu also offers up a decadent seafood risotto, pastas and beefy grilled steaks. Revel in the tasty possibilities while dining in a cozy atmosphere with excellent service.  

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