The Best of Local Cuisineby Elinor Lazar | 05.05.16
The Israeli cuisine is considered to be something really special: It connects food from all over the world, reuniting it to with a unique mixture. Try and get a taste of Israel in these hand-picked restaurants!
Located in the center of Dizengoff Street, one of the most vibrant places in town; La Shuk will give you a true taste of Tel Aviv. The restaurant opened five years ago, offering a wide range of fresh daily products and varying specials on the menu. The perfect dinner, arranged by incredibly friendly service in an authentic Israeli atmosphere awaits you!
Dizengoff Street 92. 03.603.3117. la-shuk.co.il
If you’re looking for the perfect example of contemporary Israeli cuisine, this restaurant offers up the Israeli grill with classic dishes that are given a modern touch, and really beautiful sides: fried artichokes with labane cheese, msabbaha and baskets of warm challah bread. All are an absolute treat! A splash of an inexpensive and tasty drink selection, with a complimentary DJ are some of the many reasons this restaurant is always full and always a pleasure!
Ibn Gabirol Street 12. 03.691.7171. FACEBOOK
Located in the heart of the Carmel Market, Bar Ochel serves up delicious Middle Eastern cuisine from within the bustling energy and fragrant aromas of the shuk. Only sourcing the freshest produce, meat and bread, this is the place to sit to enjoy the energy and atmosphere a traditional middle eastern market in Tel Aviv.
Hacarmel Street 38.050.915.7756. FACEBOOK
Here is a restaurant which truly marries the many tastes of Israeli cuisine – a menu offering a multicultural culinary exploration of Ashkenazi, Sephardi, Arabic and Jerusalem style dishes. Chef Omer Miller represents the full spectrum of the Israeli palette – he has created a contemporary and young menu, which looks at Israeli food from a new angle.
Shaul Hamelech Boulevard 23. 03.696.6188. thedininghall.rest-e.co.il
Gedera 26 is open from lunchtime to evening and serves up a unique and combined origin Israeli menu of good food from the best produce. Everything is cooked in an open kitchen with a chalk and blackboard menu, written up each day to match the ever-changing menu. The restaurant is eclectically designed – mixing old with the new on bare walls and a lot of nostalgia! With tasty contemporary cuisine, a unique design and atmosphere, and friendly service, this is a special place to get a bite to eat.
Gedera Street 26. 03.510.0164. gedera26.rest.co.il
Discover more places with our City Guide. Read also ‘The Best Luxury Restaurants‘, ‘The Best Places To Sleep‘, ‘The Best Local Fashion Design Shops‘, ‘The Best Places to Grab A Quick Drink And Bite‘ and ‘The Best Places To Get Something Sweet‘.