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Makom Balev

International, Pub
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5 Pardess Meshutaf Rd, Ra'anana, Israel
09 7741575
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 18
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  • 47
    Very good
  • 18
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  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The good atmosphere is only a decoration for good food

The food is really good, having both vegetarian and meat/fish/chicken. The service is superb. The waiters are always attendant to customers. The place itself has is very nice, romantic and unique in decoration. By far the best atmosphere in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
Zakie M
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Ra'anana, Israel
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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

It's a nice place to dine "al fresco " although the lawn is synthetic and looks it ! The food is mediocre at the best and the fish and chips contain hardly any fish, soggy greasy chips to be followed by heartburn. The service pretty much matches the food.

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Ra'anana, Israel
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The food is really good, having both vegetarian and meat/fish/chicken. The service is superb. The waiters are always attendant to customers. The place itself has is very nice, romantic and unique in decoration. By far the best atmosphere in the area.

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Ra'anana, Israel
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Beautiful setting, the restaurant is very nice and classy, but the food is over-rated considering the price you pay.

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Ra'anana, Israel
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68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Makom Balev is set in a very pretty garden with plants, trees & a little stream, the indoors areas are also very nice and tastefully decorated. There were 11 of us & we all had the breakfast buffet which was very nice & tasty. Sadly, the service we received was extremely disappointing. To start with, I made the booking a... More 

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Netanya, Israel
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153 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

I gave this restaurant 4 stars instead of three because of the beautiful garden setting of the beaten path just outside of Raanana. The food is typical Isreali fare that you could find at any decent restaurant. Its good but not great. However when the weather is nice the setting makes it a cut above the rest.

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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157 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Based on my companion's recommendation (he lives nearby), and a quick check of TripAdvisor reviewers, I found myself having breakfast at Makom Balev ("A Place in the Heart") in the outskirts of Ra'anana. As my companion arrived late, I had the good fortune to admire a place that was obviously designed by somebody with good taste. It is located in... More 

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Ra'anana, Israel
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168 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This place is really something special with an amazing setting of tables scattered amongst a lush garden. The food is good although a little pricey. A nice place for a special occasion. Indoor seating is available and they do receptions.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A beautiful restaurant, tastefully decorated and very becoming for anything from a family gathering to a romantic brunch. However the food was overpriced and not particularly good. 64 NIS for a breakfast I could really make better at home... The spinach shakshuka was just drowning in green mash and the Grandma Rachel breakfast was basically a burekas with eggs, a... More 

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Ra'anana, Israel
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

In the last week on the 255/06/2015 my wife and I have eaten an excellent breakfast in a perfect atmosphere.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We visited Tel Aviv to attend a friends wedding, the following day the group met a Makom Balev for lunch, we were seated in a private function room with a buffet menu. The room was light airy and very comfortable. The food selection for a buffet was absolutely delicious featuring, all the Mediterranean foods in abundance, most of the fresh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Pardess Meshutaf Rd, Ra'anana, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Central District  >  Ra'anana
  • Phone Number: 09 7741575

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International, Pub

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