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Abu Shakker

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29 Shderot ha-Meginim, Haifa 3309175, Israel
+972 54-446-6181
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Perth, Australia
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

It is trite to say "the best hummus in Israel" so I won't say it. I'm taking a different angle: "my favourite hummus in Israel". This stuff is so addictive. Beautiful, eggy consistency. Pita is perfect: warm, fluffy interior, chewy exterior. Just don't go expecting great service - that is not what Hummus joints are about!

Thank Almaxfreund
New Mexico
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

New experience here: the owner of the restaurant pulled up a chair, started chatting, then started teaching me Arabic and plying me with cardamom-scented coffee... the hummus with mushrooms is absolutely delicious and I will never be able to eat felafel anywhere else after this -- this place has totally spoiled me! I had a dinner's worth of food left... More 

Thank AOGB
Prague, Czech Republic
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I was there already 2009 with my girlfriend, invited by our friends from Haifa. There is no other place like this, so nice people, so tasty meal !!! highly recommended !!!

Thank Radek D
1 review
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by a local guy we met. When we arrived, the restaurant was just about to close. However, the owners were very hospitable and prepared a last-but-not-least dinner for us. If we'd stay longer in Haifa, we would definitely go eat there again. Thanks Abu Shakker!

Thank Robert R
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I ate a lot of hummus and think that this is probably the best one in Haifa for sure The price is 25 nis for a good hummus

Thank אלירן פ
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This place definitely lived up to its reputation. Hummus was delicious, as was everything else we had. Oh, and it's super inexpensive.

Thank Nissoi
Haifa, Israel
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135 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This place has got high publicity on Israeli TV channel 10, so we decided to have lunch and enjoy the magic. If you like to eat in a dirty place, because the high traffic, all the dust, smoke, etc. go there. We have been in this place twice: first time and last time !

Thank Michael W
Jerusalem, Israel
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272 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

After the TV review portraying this humisia as the best humus and germ free establishment in Israel, we decided to check for ourselves. Our 3 day vacation in Haifa included Abu Shakker. Friday noon, the 4 of us got to the restaurant. A very small, tiny place, filled to the brink with diners tucking in their hummus. We were skeptic... More 

Thank Ronnie B
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Far and away the best hummus in Haifa. The Mashousha is amazing and the sides are wonderful! Highly recommended

Thank Aimee M
Beersheba, Israel
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249 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Very good, fresh home made hummus and fava beans. Small authentic place. Nice side dishes. Prepare to sleep after this meal!.

Thank Oren W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Shderot ha-Meginim, Haifa 3309175, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Haifa District  >  Haifa
  • Phone Number: +972 54-446-6181

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?