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Hakovshim Bistro

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48 HaKovshim St., Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 3-510-8555
08:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'll keep it simple. The food here is delicious. Fresh ingredients. The staff are wonderful. Just go. It's very close to the beach.

Thank Thomas B
Zurich, Switzerland
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hakovshim Bistro offers great breakfast, but we were here for lunch, which has a separate menu. There are several appetizers, main courses, salads and sandwiches to chose from. And as they all sound delicious, the decision isn't an easy one. You'll find the staff very friendly and helpful, so please ask for the today's specials they mostly have. At... More 

Thank Urs L
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A few minutes walk from our rented apartment and the beachfront. We popped in to charge our mobile batteries while waiting to book in and wait for our FB and home friends, who were sharing with us. Welcome, friendly hosts with an English menu for those not au fait with Hebrew. The menu is extensive with breakfast, possibly lunch and... More 

Thank WillyJozie
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This restaurant was conveniently located on our street, but we visited for three days in a row! It was that good! Coffee and all dishes they had (cigaros was not available) were exquisite, prepared with passion and love! Really good, especially on sunny days to charge your batteries before a day's walks in Tel Aviv!

Thank melachrinos
New York City, New York
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79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Our friend who frequently visits tel aviv recommended this gem to us. It was easily one of our favorite meals during our visit. It's full of regular local patrons and has a very relaxed and warm vibe. We got the bread, gnocchi and schnitzel. I would highly recommend the gnocchi! The schnitzel was great as well but I'm actually not... More 

Thank travellingbug95
Scottsdale, Arizona
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324 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at Hakovshim Bistro late last night. After a long day of travel it was prefect: a low key, relaxed atmosphere restaurant with great food and good service. We shared two appetizers (chipped liver and a mushroom dish I had never heard of; both were great) which was more than enough food for a late night meal. Wines... More 

Thank booptraveler
Silkeborg, Denmark
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Small, cozy restaurant with a good variety in their menu. They are quick to cook and it tastes really good. Fair prices.

Thank Michael B
Tel Aviv, Israel
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

its a small cafe / bistro ext to B house hotel by the beach. I had once breakfast there and also lunch. the main dish for lunch was so so (a steak( but breakfast was nice.

Thank eee21189867
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We ate very delicious food, great staff looked after us and there was a very very good atmosphere in the bistro. A definite to return to.....

Thank Frannie13
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43 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The restaurant was suggested by our hotel concierge as close to the hotel. The fare was great - not traditional middle eastern exactly but with local ingredients (just 2 blocks from Shuk HaCarmel open air market). Food was great and reasonably priced. Service was friendly. As noted in title, it was NOT unpretentious as so many restaurants of newer vintage... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 HaKovshim St., Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972 3-510-8555

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