Top Choice Italian in Eilat


Mamma mia! Who would have thought that an authentic Italian-style trattoria serving molto delizioso cuisine would be found in a North Beach back street? This family-friendly place behind the Leonardo Plaza Hotel ser…
Top Choice Seafood in Eilat

Fish Market

Fresh fish from the Red Sea, the Mediterranean and Egypt's Nile Delta and beef from the Golan are the stars at this fish restaurant – some say it's Eilat's best. Specialities include barramundi. Every meal begins wi…
Top Choice Bakery in Mitzpe Ramon

Lasha Bakery

Famed throughout the Negev Highlands for its scrumptious artisanal breads, made with full-grain wheat, rye and spelt and without preservatives, this superb bakery also makes pastries and challah for Shabbat.
Seafood in Eilat

Last Refuge

Run aground in a 1970s time warp (fishing nets dangle from the ceiling, French chansons pine for Paris and garlic butter figures heavily on the menu), this place promises little on first inspection but confounds the…
Pub Food in Eilat

The Brewery

Founded in 2015, this convivial microbrewery – Eilat's first – has quickly established itself among locals as a favourite spot for a drink and/or a meal. If you're hungry, options include quite decent salads, pasta,…
Falafel in Eilat

HaLev HaRachav

Many locals swear that this eatery serves the best falafel and shawarma in town. The all-Hebrew sign includes the number '1978' (the year HaLev HaRachav was founded) and the English word 'kosher'.
Bistro in Mitzpe Ramon

InnSense Bistro

InnSense's bright, good-value restaurant serves Mediterranean-inflected dishes. The menu is seasonal but mains range from pasta to chicken liver, and caramelised squash to beef-in-beer. Has a cute, little, Alice in …
Israeli in Eilat


Just 300m north of the Taba border crossing, this outdoor eatery has great sea views to accompany the delicious, Mediterranean-inspired food. The homemade focaccia is heavenly, and the shakshuka and pizza are also v…
Cafe in The Arava

Neot Semadar Inn

Run by vegetarian Kibbutz Neot Semadar, this all-organic place, with a lush rear garden, serves kibbutz-made goat's-milk cheese, ice cream and labneh (thick yoghurt), as well as a range of salads, egg dishes, hummus…
Vegetarian in Negev Highlands

Kornmehl Farm

Kornmehl Farm has a 60-goat diary and a train carriage–shaped shack where you can admire the desert landscape while dining on a cheese platter, goat’s-cheese pizzas and calzones, and a refreshing homemade yoghurt dr…