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Messa

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19 Haarbaa St, Tel Aviv, Israel
03-6856859
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 170
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 10
    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
Most recent review
Alice in the wonderland

I had one of my best nights of my life at MESSA, on the new years eve night. Beautiful place, fantastic decoration, great music and incredible atmosfere 😃 All the place was full of lovely flowers and Moet Chandon balloons I felt like Alice in the Wonderland

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Paula004London
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London
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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275 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

I had one of my best nights of my life at MESSA, on the new years eve night. Beautiful place, fantastic decoration, great music and incredible atmosfere 😃 All the place was full of lovely flowers and Moet Chandon balloons I felt like Alice in the Wonderland

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Israel
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We went to Messa for lunch and had the business lunch. The food was perfectly done, tasty and very pretty. The business lunch is very reasonably priced (at about 150 NIS per person, including drinks). The place is pretty and decorated very nicely although I did feel it lacks privacy. I felt like I was practically sitting together with the... More 

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Bayonne, New Jersey
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229 reviews 229 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Loved the crab gnocchi and steak. The service is key here and the ambiance is wonderful. We also ordered the sea bass and a dish with portabella mushrooms that was heavenly. We thought the meal was reasonably priced.

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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128 reviews 128 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The food is super in all respects and so is the service and so is the cost. Personally I think the setting is a bit pretentious and the seats could be more comfortable as there are few chairs with high backs and others sit on the benches with pillow cushion backs. A few of the tables also need attention for... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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157 reviews 157 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

what and experience! amazing setting, terrific food and an outrageous price tag. still, one of the best meals I've eaten

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

it is fusion cuisine: traditionnal and modern. Delicate and strong, tasty and surprising. Everything i ever ate there was just great. Make sure to book in advance!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My husband and I returned to Messa after wonderful previous visit to celebrate my birthday over lunch. Terrible waste of money!!! the dishes I got were 2 of the priciest but exteremly disappointing - polenta with poached egg had a completely cooked and dry egg instead, fish fillets was unreasonably salty, so much that I had to return more than... More 

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Pasadena, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The Service and Ambiance is 5 Star and the food is almost that good. The wine list is also top notch. This is great place for an important business dinner or for taking your favorite significant other.

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Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

One of the best in Israel. The food was excellent, the service not as good, but we weren't in a hurry so it didn't matter.

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Paris
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Second time there and again a great experience The place is really nice very modern - very cosy - Very good service and good wine recommendations - the food is excellent One of the top addresses in Tel Aviv in my opinion

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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 0 - 100

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?