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IL PENTOLINO

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Avenue Hatmarim,112, Eilat, Israel
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Fabulous kosher Italian themed restaurant. Salads, fresh pastas...
Fabulous kosher Italian themed restaurant. Salads, fresh pastas, excellent fresh fish. Had the Salad Halumi - and was excellent. Labrak fish was superb. -Homemade bagels - better than NYC. We will definetly go back. Tel 08-634-3430
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good quality food at a reasonable price

We came across this restaurant by accident, it being situated off the main tourist areas. The welcome was friendly and the staff wer pleasant throughout. They knew what they were doing and were extremely efficient although their English was a little limited The food is straightforward Italian... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
Jeffrey G
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37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We came across this restaurant by accident, it being situated off the main tourist areas. The welcome was friendly and the staff wer pleasant throughout. They knew what they were doing and were extremely efficient although their English was a little limited The food is straightforward Italian but this was one of the best reasonably priced meals that we have... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We went on a Saturday night, they were really busy, but nonetheless we were seated, given a menu with a smile, served and the food was very tasty well presented, a very enjoyable meal

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Jerusalem, Israel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

excellent Ravioli and pizza, good prices. location far from center but worth the travel. good environment.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

italusn cuisine, not too expensive. I go there for the pasta. Great selection of noodles types and sauces. Not too many desserts. Good location close to the city center and airport. Always busy place with garden smoking area. I love to go there for lunch. English menue.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I was a bit disappointment because I had higher expectation from this restaurant. The Alfredo cream was too creamy and the spaghetti was not al Dante But the service was excellent.

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South Carolina
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85 reviews 85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in here because of its convenience to our hotel. I am a carnivore so I was hesitant about eating at a kosher Italian restaurant. Not to worry. I had penne with oil and garlic. The best I have ever had. The service was excellent and the price reasonable. Highly recommended.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

A great place for a quiet read or local people watching, and clearly a favourite hangout for the local crowd. Service was quick, efficient, friendly; the Israeli café shahor was comme il faut, and the chocolate brioche way bigger than I expected.

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Even Yehuda, Israel
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

When I arrived at this restaurant together with my husband, kids and parents, I took one look at my mother's expression and began to prepare for an awful evening. This is NOT a stylish restaurant. It does not have a great location...BUT.....the food was excellent. We all had fish and salads which were all fresh and delicious. The portion sizes... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We had pizza & beer and quiche & wihte wine. Only beer was not a dissapointment. Their untasty pizza had liitle to do with Italy, quiche was better - but nothing in common with real French quiche. House white wine is really bad choice. It would be better (and cheaper) to visit some of real fast food places nearby, or... More 

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Ness Ziona, Israel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We've been there on 12/12, looking for pasta (due to training) on a cold night. They served two minestrone soup without any pasta (the original Italian probably rolled in his/her grave) that tasted like it's been heated all day long. I'm not sure if it wasn't mixed with the leftovers of the peas soup... Then a very ordinary pasta with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenue Hatmarim,112, Eilat, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Southern District  >  Eilat

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Fabulous kosher Italian themed restaurant. Salads, fresh pastas, excellent fresh fish. Had the Salad Halumi - and was excellent. Labrak fish was superb. -Homemade bagels - better than NYC. We will definetly go back. Tel 08-634-3430

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