Lower Galilee restaurants

Top Choice Arabic in Northwestern Shore

Magdalena

Subject of a glowing New York Times review in 2016, this 'chef's restaurant' features innovative 'Galilean Arab' cuisine that combines ingredients and recipes that chef Zuzu Hanna learned from his mother – in the Up…
Top Choice Middle Eastern in Nazareth

Abu Ashraf

This old-time coffeehouse is famous all over town for its katayef (sweet pancakes folded over goat’s cheese or cinnamon walnuts and then doused with geranium syrup), coffee (a special mix of five kinds of bean plus …
Top Choice Fusion in Nazareth

AlReda

In a 200-year-old Ottoman-era mansion, this atmospheric restaurant – the songs of the legendary Egyptian singer Umm Kulthum are on high rotation – serves traditional Nazarene recipes with a Mediterranean twist. Spec…
Top Choice Israeli in Tiberias

Yisrael’s Kitchen

An 8km drive from Tiberias (take Rte 77 to Rte 7717), this rustic, family-run restaurant features local produce and warm, from-the-heart country cooking. Specialities include huge (500g) portions of Galilee-raised s…
Middle Eastern in Beit She’an

Shipudei HaKikar

Widely acclaimed as Beit She'an's best place to eat. Excellent shish kebab is served with freshly baked laffa (flat pita) and is preceded by 18 super-fresh salads, including eggplant, hummus and tahina. If you're no…
Steak in Eastern Shore

Moshbutz

This homey meat restaurant – the name is a contraction of 'moshav' and 'kibbutz' – is renowned for its fabulous Golan-raised steaks, juicy burgers and creative salads as well as starters such as grilled aubergine in…
Cheese in Northwestern Shore

Ein Camonim

Surrounded by Galilean brushland, this family-run ‘goat cheese restaurant’ serves up a gourmet vegetarian feast that includes eight to 10 kinds of Israeli- and French-style goat cheese, freshly baked bread, salads a…
Steak in Tiberias

Decks

Legendary for grilled meats – including filet mignon, baby lamb and goose liver (not force-fed) – that are prepared outdoors over a mixture of five kinds of wood: olive, citrus, cherry, walnut and eucalyptus. A wood…
Israeli in Tiberias

Guy

An unpretentious, old-time Mizrahi (Oriental-Jewish) restaurant featuring home-style grilled meats, soups (winter only) and a delicious array of stuffed vegetables, as well as Ashkenazi-style chopped liver, Iraqi-st…
Bistro in Mt Gilboa

Herb Farm on Mt Gilboa

For a hearty, country-style meal in a rustic setting, head to this family-run restaurant, which has both meat (Cornish hen, steak, lamb chops) and veggie/vegan options – as well as lovely views of the Jezreel Valley…