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Cafe Noir

Ahad Ha'am 43, Tel Aviv 65794, Israel
+972 3-566-3018
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Ranked #83 of 1,013 restaurants in Tel Aviv
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Café, Bistro
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Café Noir is a long-established bistro in the heart of Tel Aviv's city, strategically placed between the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and Rothschild Boulevard. It's considered aninstitution by Tel Avivians, and our regular customers are business and media people, artists and in fact anyone who appreciates a terrific atmosphere and good food.Cafe Noir extends over two levels, offering a choiceof intimate sitting areas and spacious seating that's equally suitable for businessmeetings or family celebration. The décor comprises dark wood furniture in classicstyle, a spacious and inviting bar, with oil paintings on the walls and art objects arranged on surrounding shelves. Soft lighting effects create the perfect dining atmosphere. On fine days we have outside seating so guests can watch the bustling life on the streets of Tel - Aviv.Café Noir is busy throughout the day and until the small hours – some enjoying a hearty breakfast, others dropping in for a business meeting, and later evening drinks at thebar.We offer a rich menu – such as our lunchtime starter of liver pate with pear confit, sirloin Carpaccio, and chilli shrimps. For main courses, it's a tough decision choosing between our renowned Café Noir schnitzels - chicken breast, pork, or milk-fed veal - and the meat dishes, lamb kebabs, hamburgers, entrecote. Fish, salads and seafood are always reliable options.
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We just grabbed a quick breakfast here. The quality of everything we had was great- the service as well as the food. The croissant was crispy, the juice was freshly squeezed and the coffee was excellent. Good option for the morning. They mentioned they do business lunches and dinners- looking forward to try if i get a chance to get... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Our hotel recommended Cafe Noir, and we were not disappointed. It is a bistro in the Parisian sense with intimate tables, and a great sidewalk for people-watching. It has a solid selection of Israeli wines, and a good menu. As noted in the other reviews, the schnitzel is very popular, we chose other items. The fig-eggplant appetizer deserves special mention... More

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Haifa, Israel
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73 reviews 73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Returned recently to Cafe Noir, one of my favorites in Tel Aviv for many years. The food isn't particularly exciting or creative -- in fact, what I like best about it is the sort of comfort-food feel. Partly this is due to the fact that they make perhaps the best schnitzel in Tel Aviv -- huge portions, incredibly flat, crunchy,... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We had a Friday brunch at Cafe Noir, it was lovely!food was tasty and the service was great. We were offered refill of bread and other things of their breakfast, the bread and buns are fresh and the smell is wonderful. By the way it is also a great place for dinner, although we did not had our dinner there... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The food was really wonderful....French bistro with a Meditteranean twist. Indoor and outdoor seating, nice presentation, close to our hotel.

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Jerusalem
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Cafe Noir is a coffee shop, bar restaurant situated in the elegant center of Tel Aviv. If you wish to enjoy the company of your friends or your family over a cup of coffee or a bier , get a rich breakfast or a good full tasty meal , Cafe Noir is just " the place" . You enter into... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

have heard about the cafe noir brunch for a while. not sure why the hype. It was fine - no complaints about the quality of the food or coffee - all fresh and tasty and similar to the standard in many other places. The place didn't have much atmosphere and the service - the staff are so busy that not... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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128 reviews 128 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We found Café Noir after scouring the streets for somewhere decent to eat. Having walked past once, not sure whether it would be OK, we returned upon the recommendation of someone we spoke to. Do not be put off by the name. This is a great place to eat. Our waitress was delightful – really friendly and efficient. We ate... More

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Tel Aviv
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165 reviews 165 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Cafe Noir is famous in Tel Aviv for its assortment of schnitzels and mashed potatoes. If you come take those. They have other good things too but we usually stick to their specialty. The place has a nice atmosphere and is decently priced for this city. It is also two steps away from Rothschild Blvd. so if you are around... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Café Noir was so close to my hotel it just made sense to try it rather than eat at the hotel. My first brunch on a Saturday morning was divine. Windowed table, great service, delicious meal. My second visit was for dinner, but I came alone and was put at the punishment table, all the way in the back, in... More

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noirgroup, Front Office Manager at Cafe Noir, responded to this review

Hello Bobby, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We're sorry to read about your experience and we will definitely check ourselves so that cases as yours will not repeat. We also hope you'll give us a second chance. Thank you, More

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