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Abu Hassan Restaurant

Shivtai Israel St., 14, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“hummus” (96 reviews)
“fava beans” (5 reviews)
“spicy lemon” (2 reviews)
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Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Shivtai Israel St., 14, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I've been living in Tel Aviv for two years and have eaten a lot of hummus and masabacha (hummus with tahini and chickpeas) Abu Hassan has by far the best masabacha/hummus in my opinion. It is fresh, delicious and cheap (18 shekels) could eat this...More

1  Thank dcamera
Reviewed 10 January 2017

You havn't had hummus until you've been to Abu Hassan. Excellent food and friendly staff. It is very popular so prepare to wait for a table but it shouldn't take to long and it is worth it!

1  Thank enilorac2017
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This place was perfect. The hummus was some of the best I've ever had. The price was super cheap given what I received. And the service was jovial and kind. They quickly discovered I was American and were really kind. Plus it was perfectly comfortable...More

1  Thank Onelp2
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The numerous reviews and articles about this place are not wrong. This is easily the best hummus I had in Tel Aviv. Worth a trip for that in itself but also to experience a local eating environment. It's a true hole in the wall experience...More

Thank Pumbaa86
Reviewed 29 November 2016

aparently this is THE famous place to get JUST hummus in TLV. the restaurant is an institution among locals, and it is hard to know what to order etc, if you don't go with a local. The service is very,.. hmm... unusual... things are basically...More

2  Thank TheSwissWayOfLife
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Came here after locals' advice for the best hummus in town and it surely did deliver. Apart from the taste, the mediterranean/middle-eastern vibe is great with loud waiters, people sharing tables and high turnover.

Thank Emir E
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The atmosphere is hectic and fun, people lining up, eating and splitting, the waiters are loud and fast, the food arrives within a handful of minutes at worst, and above all it's delicious.

Thank Ron Z
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Considering that this place is supposed to have the best HUMMUS in the country, we were all a little disappointed. Salads were...just okay. Hummus and ful..just okay. Service... 2/5...but friendly. There's lots of competition in the HUMMUS market, and this place does fall a little...More

Thank Roz D
Reviewed 2 November 2016

People make a bee-line to Abu Hassan for the best hummus in Tel Aviv-Jaffa. Better come early for lunch, because the place gets packed and it's hard to find a seat on the bench! But so worthwhile when you finally dig into a bowl of...More

Thank floy k
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I can;t do the long lines on Fridays but if I'm in the area - always call for a plate of Hummus. not the best one in Tel Aviv though....not even close

Thank Boaz Y
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shivtai Israel St., 14, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv  >  Jaffa
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