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Kedem street 123 (we are in front ), Jaffa | Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel
36593999
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Sea sight, good atmosphere, good fish

Beside that, Salads not to our taste, only the fish were good, rather expensive for this kind of restaurant (89 is + 15 is for free salads), you can eat the same meal at other restaurants nearby in about 20 is less.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2013
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Ghent, Belgium
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

The service were rude, not even slightly helpful. They messed up our reservation and ignored us most of the dinner. It took 25 min just to order drinks and the good is over priced. The only + is the view of the sea. New owners should without a doubt take over! What a nightmare!

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Modi'in
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

me and my famliy wanted to enjoy a good saterday meal, the place was almost empty and we wanted to seat outside, it took them forever to approach us and take our order, and even more time to get the food to the table and of course, during the process, to make every mistake they can of the order (we... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Beside that, Salads not to our taste, only the fish were good, rather expensive for this kind of restaurant (89 is + 15 is for free salads), you can eat the same meal at other restaurants nearby in about 20 is less.

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Nara
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

First surprise: they advertise a menu of 89 shekels which includes first, salads, pita, but then they explained that we had to add 15 NIS to get the salads. We refuse, so we only got olives and no bread at all (why they call it a menu then?). I ordered the Lokus, they convinced me to take a filet because... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

thank you Babai and Natalie for a wonderful time! we came with the whole family, from all over the world, and Natalie arranged a huge table, full of tasty salads and drinks. all 30 of us had really good dishes- fish as well as ribs! most important- the best view to the sunset :) thanks!! see you soone.....

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Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Babai restaurant has the most amazing view in Tel-Aviv-Jaffa. The restaurant located on the sea front and it is not crowded at all so the atmosphere is great. It is perfect for small gatherings with friends or family and romantic for couples. Babai serves a variety of fish and sea food dishes for main courses (although there are also meat... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

6 of us went to Babai for a fish meal with 2 preferring meat. It was not busy. There were loads of salads for starters but you pay extra for hummus - Israel's favourite . After an hour no main course had arrived. When it came it was dry fish and a few potatoes. The chicken was brought for 1... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

been in the place on saturated, 1/4/2013. it was Lunch timeת but the place was empty. in the second they see the children they become Nasty and refuse to do any thing to make us pleased. when we said we are leaving, it was the first time they smile. at least we made them smile in the end. we moved... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

on hight of the clif above little bay in jaffo u will find babai.well decorate offer a veriety of frwsh fishes &seafood in very fair price. the owner of this restaurant was fisherman by himself for many years so this fact gauranty fresh fish every day.best way to order your meal is by asking the owner recomandation for the day.we... More 

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Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Babai is a great resturant which serves the most delicious food and the service is the fast and the view of the sea is divine! I recommend this resturant

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kedem street 123 (we are in front ), Jaffa | Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: 36593999

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Seafood, Mediterranean

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