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Israel's Kitchen at Arbel Guest House

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Near Tiberias | Moshav Arbel, Tiberias 15282, Israel
+972 4-679-4919
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beverly hills,CA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This bed & breakfast is very welcoming and it's located in a beautiful area of Lower Galilee overlooking the Lake. The rooms are quaint and comfortable. The whole feeling is rather homey. It would have been perfect if not some attitude from the owner's wife. The food prepared by Israel is hearty and tasty. The wine list could be a... More 

Thank elvira2001
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Had the crostini and stuffed mushrooms for a starter both were very nice... We shared the lamb casserole on the owners recommendation, it was perfect again flavors and plenty for two, (left room for dessert)!!! Looking forward to our next trip to Northern Israel and eating there again! Call ahead for reservations... Highly recommended!

Thank llessurtx
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

It's a beautiful place with a family feeling. It is managed by a famiy - parents and son - and it feels like it, you feel welcome from the minute you arrive until you leave. Don't forget to ask to taste the choclate the owner makes, it's very good.

Thank Revital M
Nazareth, Israel
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

We've eaten at Israel's kitchen twice now - both while staying at the Arbel Guest House. While small, you will never forget the experience - great atmosphere and lamb cooked to perfection. Make sure to order the lamb stew - served in personal crock. This is one of the best tasting dishes I've ever had. I suggest ordering ahead when... More 

Thank rndrewg
Schaumburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Our group really enjoyed our stay with this very warm and friendly family. The food was very good and menu selection was very enjoyable. I really enjoyed the wine and desserts.

Thank diane301
Jerusalem, Israel
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Stayed at the Arbel Guesthouse and were pleased to find they had a restaurant. And what fabulous food. Israel is a master chef and produces delicious, different food both for dinner and breakfast. Go for dinner even if you don't stay at the guesthouse.

Thank Jo O
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Quaint family-run eatery. Service was welcoming and friendly. Menu is relatively limited; meats are the main feature. Vegetarians have little to choose from.

Thank Salomon B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed a couple of days at the guesthouse. We had breakfast here as well as dinner. Wow.. this is a true top restaurant. The starters, the main course and the desserts here are all home made and of top quality. Unlike in most Israeli restaurants where we've been eating, it takes a while before the meals are served (which... More 

Thank Jesper G
Adi, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

We had a dinner and a breakfast at israel shavit Israeli kitchen. Breakfast is very reach, good Israeli salad and home made jams, several choices of cheese, and home made bread. The chef served us withe special deserts each breakfast. Dinner was also greate, with local food. Lamb stew with root vegetables was very tasty, the meat was very tender,... More 

Thank yaronguez
Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

We came with a two year old toddler and one of us is vegan. Israel was creative and flexbile enough to serve a meal that fit us all and made us all happy and satisfied :-) Very good restaurant, must try Israel's specials. We'll be back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 23 - USD 38
Israeli, Middle Eastern, Kosher
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near Tiberias | Moshav Arbel, Tiberias 15282, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Northern District  >  Galilee  >  Tiberias
  • Phone Number: +972 4-679-4919
Host a dinner you will not forget for a long time
Meals based on meat stews and root vegetables
All the fruits all the vegetables and all the meat come from our Neighbors - the galilee farmers.
Art best appetizers and desserts made by our chef
Rural atmosphere and personal service of the Israel Shavit Executive chef
Casseroles food behold
With good old Israeli music
Meal which is shared by all your senses and beyond
An experience you will not forget for a long time
Here some of our course:

Stuffed Mushrooms - lamb and pine nuts
Antipasti - a variety of roasted vegetables - garlic, onions , sweet potatoes , peppers , zucchini and more.
Crostini dish - homemade bread with Galilean spreads cylindrical olives, sun-dried tomatoes , basil and roasted peppers
Pate of chicken liver - with hot Tomato comfiture.
Green medley
Homemade bread - Jabetta baked with olive oil and coarse salt hyssop

Rural goulash soup with beans
Sweet Potato Soup

Lag of lamp - slow cooking after marinated in superior wine, mix with olive oil and herbs
Lamb casserole - prime cut with bone cooked on bed of Aromatic vegetables.
Veal casserole - prime cut with bone cooked on bed of Aromatic vegetables.
Chicken steak - in silan-sweetened sauce
Entrecote steak - well aged juicy cut of galilee free-range cattle.
Lamb ribs - a delicate cut interlarded with juicy drippings.
St. Peter fish - baked in the oven in pappers sauce with garlic.
All dishes are served with a selection of extras

Warm chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream.
Refused on three flavors lemon , passion fruit and berries
Moose milk with a touch of chocolate
Bavaria on a bed of Kadaif
Coffee Chocolate Mousse

In addition we serve verity of wines from Ramat-Ha-Golan and Galilee.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?