Restaurants

Top Choice Israeli in Tel Aviv

Miznon

The vibe here is bustling, the prices are (very) reasonable and the staff are young, friendly and full of energy. And let's not forget the most important thing – the food is exceptionally delicious. Huge pitas stuff…
Top Choice Middle Eastern in Tel Aviv

Port Sa'id

The mothership for inner-city hipsters, this restaurant-bar next to the Great Synagogue is decorated with a library of vinyl records on wooden shelves and has a coterie of heavily tattooed regulars (really, do these…
Top Choice Israeli in Tel Aviv

Catit

Meir Adoni is generally acknowledged to be Tel Aviv's most exciting and accomplished chef, and this intimate restaurant is his flagship restaurant (he also operates the attached Mizlala bistro and two venues at the …
Top Choice Israeli in Tel Aviv

Orna and Ella

Effortlessly melding its serious gastronomic focus with a casual-chic decor and a neighbourhood vibe, this restaurant-cafe is beloved of locals for good reason. Seasonal, often organic, ingredients are used to excel…
Top Choice Italian in Tel Aviv

Bindella Osteria & Bar

Bindella is the epitome of a modern Tuscan ristorante – elegant, with an uncompromising focus on quality food, wine and service. Our meals here have been exemplary, featuring al dente pasta, meat and fish cooked sim…
Top Choice Middle Eastern in Tel Aviv

Ali Caravan

If hummus is a religion, then this could well be its Mecca. This tiny restaurant near Jaffa Port offers a limited menu of three hummus choices: plain, ful (with mashed and spiced fava beans) or masabacha (with chick…
French in Tel Aviv

Dallal

For one of Tel Aviv's best brunches, head here on Saturday between noon and 6pm, when the garden tables are full of locals noshing on organic egg dishes such as the roasted eggplant shakshuka with spinach, tomato co…
Bakery in Tel Aviv

Said Abu Elafia & Sons

Jaffa’s first bakery was established in 1880, and four generations down the line the Abu Elafia family is busier than ever. The main attractions are its giant sambusas (filled pastries), bourekas (stuffed breads wit…
Middle Eastern in Tel Aviv

HaKosem

One of the friendliest falafel stalls in town, HaKosem (the Magician) is a popular snack stop on the corner of King George St. Aside from its trademark green, fried chickpea balls in pita, it also offers sabich, sch…
Ice Cream in Tel Aviv

Gelateria Siciliana

Most Italians will agree that the test of a good gelateria is always its pistachio gelato, which should be a soft green colour and have a sweet yet nutty taste. Happily, Tel Aviv's Gelateria Siciliana passes this an…