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Messa

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19 Haarbaa St, Tel Aviv, Israel
03-6856859
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12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 200
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best restaurant in Tel Aviv

This restaurant is by far the best restaurant in Tel Aviv. the food is excellent. Also, they have the possibility to order half sizes of some of the dishes. The food is very good, very creative, yet, not too creative. The decor is stunning, and the service is excellent. Whenever we can we go to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Israel
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
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Israel
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13 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Don't bother if you have never been and no need to go back until they ramp back up to the class they had years ago. The service was mediocre at best, I sent back my entrée (the seafood tasted FROZEN) the ambiance is cold and even sad. So disappointing. Their signature waffle and goose liver is still excellent but for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The food is good, expensive but good. The staff are pleasant. However the atmosphere is non-existent. This restaurant pretends to be something it's not and that's cool and trendy!! There are much better options in Tel Aviv with great food and atmosphere!

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Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This restaurant is by far the best restaurant in Tel Aviv. the food is excellent. Also, they have the possibility to order half sizes of some of the dishes. The food is very good, very creative, yet, not too creative. The decor is stunning, and the service is excellent. Whenever we can we go to this restaurant

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10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We went for a birthday lunch, the atmosphere really not young and not cool. The food amazing but i prefer to eat in happy place with a food that its not amazing then eat in messa again..

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Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

fancy shmenzy chef restaurant - WORST design I ever saw, FREEZING cold, and food was good, but oh so NOT worth the money it cost! NEVER AGAIN.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Great desert, food ok, good vibes , Servise trying to hard, try to push to take the pricy things.not chip !!!they also have a bar diffrent room , with music very cool to have some drinks.

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I'm all for paying for quality but here there were a lot of bells and whistles and not much more. The entrees were more sour than any other flavor, the appetizer polenta was fine, the crab gnocchi was good and so was the wild berry dessert. Two good dishes out of six is not that great...

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Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The best restaurant in Tel-Aviv!!! Value for money.... (But not cheap). The food are thrilling and far from simple! ! ! !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Messa is one of the best restaruants in Tel-Aviv, food is pricy yet very good. A wide variety of carefully selected dishes

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The menu can be intimidating, but read it and whatever you think you would never order anywhere, that is what you should order. Our group of 8 sampled every appetizer on the menu and they were all outstanding! Try anything or everything. You will not be disappointed. Pricey, but you get what you pay for.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 Haarbaa St, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: 03-6856859

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 100
  • Cuisine: Israeli

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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