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Shawatina

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$$ - $$$
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100 Stela Maris, Haifa, Israel
+972 4-833-3037
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09:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch. Sub standard service, food is badly made and presented. Side dish were cold, can't swap chips for salad. You pay for the view, food is not worth anything

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NY, NY
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location and views are spectacular. The service was a bit cold, but the waiter did offer to help us choose the right food and the right amount so we do not over-order. He was right about both. We had the 3 grilled meat combo and a grilled shrimp plate and all the food was great. We started the meal... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This restaurant was so good that we ate there twice during our stay in Haifa. The lamb was superb. One time the service was horrible, but the second time it was great. I will definitely go there again the next time I'm in Haifa.

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Thank MsCalEsq
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We ordered salmon fish. It was very littel dish with nothing aside. We felt disapointed untill we tasted it. It was delicious!!!! The fish melted like butter and the sauce was amazing. The fatush salad was good also and the mix shrimps and calamri was tiny dish but good. The service was not so nice or friendly and impatient. But... More 

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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Good atmosphere, very good and abundant salads served in the table. Fish was OK, a bit dry. They gave complementary desserts to folks having birthdays.

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Thank Ariel L
Bethesda, Maryland
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

The motto of this establishment should be "only too much is enough". We enjoyed an outstanding repast here courtesy of some very good friends. The appetizers alone would have sufficed for a full meal. For our entree my wife and I shared one order of grilled bass that was not only delicious but more than enough to satisfy both of... More 

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Thank APM_01
Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Located at Stella Maria overlooking the Haifa bay, this restaurant offers excellent food and best service. I highly recommend to start with the wonderful selection of Salads .

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Thank eytan L
Haifa, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Salads before your meal just keep coming and coming. Our party of four were served at least 10 different items! Then you've got a choice of meat, fish, seafood. Dessert (ours was Knayfeh) just comes. Views of Haifa from high up come with. Managers, waiter arrive repeatedly to make sure all is just right. Just superb.

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Thank moshe176
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We had a birthday dinner there. It was very busy and crowded, but still pretty nice. A lot of people came to celebrate something:) greetings and claps all the time, for birthdays tables were brought a small firework 🎉

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Thank Taly P
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had a great meal consisting of lots of side dishes, with mains of salmon, St Peter's Fish and meat in a wrap. The portions were huge and the taste delicious. Our waiter was most attentive and kind, giving us a complimentary dessert. We sat by the window with wonderful views of Haifa and over the bay to Acre. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Stela Maris, Haifa, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Haifa District  >  Haifa
  • Phone Number: +972 4-833-3037
Description
http://www.restaurants-in-israel.co.il/restaurant.aspx?id=19370
The best Mediterranean restaurant in Northern Israel. Overlooking Haifa, the Haifa-Bay and the Galilee Mountains

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