Herbert Samuel

Neve Tzedek

Herbert Samuel is one of the chicest restaurants in Tel Aviv, serving upscale Mediterranean gourmet to an equally sophisticated crowd. The upstairs dining room has...

  • Fine Dining
  • Mediterranean

Bread Story

City Center

Bread Story imported its bread-based kitchen and bakery concept from New York to Dizengoff Street, a prime and trendy spot for people watching, imaginative café fare...

  • Bakery
  • International
  • 5
  • 1

Dr. Shakshuka

Jaffa

Tel Aviv is full of amazing North African food, but some of the best is found at Dr. Shakshuka in Jaffa, where the traditional stew of tomatoes, peppers and spices...

  • Casual
  • Other
  • 5
  • 1

Puaa

Jaffa

Nestled in the chaos of the Jaffa Flea Market, with battered furnishings and a general air of disorganization, Puaa can make a shabby first impression. But once you...

  • Café or Bistro
  • Mediterranean
  • 5
  • 1

Amore Mio

City Center

Next door to sister restaurant sister Pizza Pazza on Even Gvirol Street, Amore Mio is a busy and authentic Italian trattoria serving authentic focaccia, antipasti,

  • Casual
  • Italian

The Container

Jaffa

It's always a lively time at The Container, a bohemian dock-side restaurant in Jaffa that uses abandoned shipping containers in its design scheme, complemented by...

  • Seafood
  • Local Cuisine
  • 4

Cafe Bialik

South City Center

Cafe Bialik is decidedly not a tourist spot, so if you feel like rubbing elbows with hip locals, grab a stool and dig into dishes like shakshuka, merguez or the...

  • Café or Bistro
  • Local Cuisine
  • 1
  • 1

Abraxas North

South City Center

With his flair for the unusual and a keen eye for detail, Chef Eyal Shani has made Abraxas North into one of the most popular restaurants in Tel Aviv. There are a...

  • Fine Dining
  • Local Cuisine

Ashtor

North City Center

Tel Aviv is renowned for its quaint cafés, and Ashtor was one of the first to open in the city over 20 years ago. The surrounding neighborhood is particularly chic,...

  • Café or Bistro
  • International

Bellini

Neve Tzedek

Bellini is often the first stop for crowds streaming out of a performance at the Suzanne Dellal Centre, and the rustic, cheerful setting is a nice complement to a...

  • Casual
  • Italian

Dallal

Neve Tzedek

A high-end bistro tucked away in a historic Neve Tzedek building, Dallal brings a little bit of Parisian glamor to the Israeli coast. The menu is a tempting...

  • Fine Dining
  • French

Messa

City Center

One of the most coveted reservations in town, Chef Aviv Moshe's Messa combines classic Middle Eastern flavors with the haute cuisine...

  • Fine Dining
  • Local Cuisine

Shalvata

South City Center

Shalvata - which means "serene" in Hebrew - is a breezy little hole-in-the-wall perched right on the edge of the Tayelet. The...

  • Casual
  • Middle Eastern

Allora

South City Center

Allora is one of several excellent Italian eateries in the city but is the only one with a wood-burning pizza oven in the middle of...

  • Café or Bistro
  • Italian

Baba Yaga

South City Center

Baba Yaga serves sophisticated versions of Russian classics like borscht and blinis along with a variety of local fish and salads. Friday nights bring live music,...

  • Café or Bistro
  • Local Cuisine

Bread & Co

North City Center

The pastries at the popular and sometimes crowded Bread & Co - in particular the almond Nutella croissant - are legendary. Breakfast is available all day a...

  • Bakery
  • International

Café Mersand

Center City

Aptly described as an Israeli culinary institution, Cafe Mersand first opened its doors in 1955 and has been serving the same menu for decades. From the delicious...

  • Café or Bistro
  • International

Falafel Benin Johnny

South City Center

Cheap street food doesn't get much better than a pita stuffed with crisp falafel and fresh greens from Benin Johnny. This food stand is something of a local legend...

  • Casual
  • Middle Eastern

Ha'Pizza

South City Center

It may come as a surprise that one of the best casual restaurants in Tel Aviv is a pizza joint, but rest assured it's true. The famous homemade dough makes an...

  • Casual
  • Italian

HaBasta

Center City

HaBasta - Hebrew for market stall - packs a lot of culinary punch for such a small restaurant. Chef Alonim chooses the best ingredients available from neighboring...

  • Fine Dining
  • Mediterranean

HaKovshim

South City Center

Conveniently located right by Carmel Market, HaKovshim is an unpretentious Israeli bistro with a light, home-style menu. Favorites like shakshuka and burika - a

  • Casual
  • Local Cuisine

Hotel Montefiore Restaurant

Center City

The restaurant at the Hotel Montefiore serves a classic French menu with a whisper of Vietnamese influence. The atmosphere in the dining room is all old-world...

  • Fine Dining
  • French

Kitchen Market

North City Center

There are plenty of fish restaurants in Tel Aviv, but if you ask a local where they like go, you're likely to be directed to Kitchen...

  • Casual
  • Local Cuisine

Manta Ray

Jaffa

Manta Ray, serving a menu of Middle Eastern mezze and fish, is a Tel Aviv institution with a prime location on Alma Beach. Besides breakfast, lunch and dinner, there...

  • Seafood
  • Mediterranean

Marketlv

North City Center

Tel Aviv-ians are notoriously fit, and with restaurants like Marketlv it's no wonder. This is the place to come for health-conscious pre-made meals that meet a...

  • Market
  • Local Cuisine

NG Meat Bar

Neve Tzedek

Despite its rather literal name, NG Meat Bar approaches its specialty with sophistication and grace. The cuts of steak here are world-class, prepared with a...

  • Fine Dining
  • American

Oasis

Center City

The kitchen at Oasis is run by Chef Rima Olivera, who has over 30 years experience in the culinary arts. Like many of the fine dining restaurants in Tel Aviv the...

  • Fine Dining
  • Local Cuisine

Orna and Ella

Center City

Orna and Ella has a built a fanatical following in Tel Aviv by serving top-tier comfort food that also manages to be healthy. While most famous for the house...

  • Casual
  • Local Cuisine

Sabich Complete

North City Center

No trip to Tel Aviv would be complete without a meal of sabich, the portable pita stuffed with eggs, hummus, fried potatoes, eggplant, lettuce and a mix of local...

  • Casual
  • Local Cuisine

Shmulik Cohen

South City Center

Shmulik Cohen serves Eastern European food like Grandma used to make in the same location for over 80 years. Four generations of Cohens have worked here, and the...

  • Casual
  • Deli