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Abu Hasan / Ali Karavan

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Abu Hasan / Ali Karavan
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1 Ha' Dolfin Street | Jaffa, Tel Aviv 68130, Israel
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1 Ha' Dolfin Street | Jaffa, Tel Aviv 68130, Israel
+972 3 682 0387
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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  • 14
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  • 8
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Michelin 5 Star Humus

Every kind of food has its best version, where you can usually find it in the city where it was invented - the best Pizza would be in Napoli, the best Gelato in Palermo, the best burger in New York City. Although I am not sure that Humus was invented in Jaffa, I can tell you with total certainty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2012
Alberto L
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Milan, Italy
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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Milan, Italy
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71 reviews 71 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

Every kind of food has its best version, where you can usually find it in the city where it was invented - the best Pizza would be in Napoli, the best Gelato in Palermo, the best burger in New York City. Although I am not sure that Humus was invented in Jaffa, I can tell you with total certainty that... More 

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Tel Aviv,Israel
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

Arab restaurant that serves Humus and Mesabaha , its been around for ages and people will sit with the plate on the sidewalk just to eat the great Mesabaha. a bit of a culture shock but authentic and delicious

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

The best houmous you can dream of. But be there early as the close as soon they're sold out. Long waiting line as people are coming from everywhere for the houmous

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

One of the best humus in Israel, and the best one in tel aviv. Its a 100 meter waking distance form jafa harbor. Low cost and excellent taste.

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

best food in Israel-do not miss this place. get there before lunch time otherwise there is a huge line

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

This is a Jaffa must stop for mouth watering Hummous. Not to be missed. Among the top in Israel.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Go for the mesabha and not for the humus The mesabha is realy uniqe and the humus not

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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73 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

When you go to enough of the really exceptional Hummus place (Hummus Said in Akko, Abu Gosh, etc...) they all kind of start to taste the same (which is fine, because they're all spectacular.) But Abu Hasan is definitely one of the tops for Hummus in Jaffo. A bit hard to get to, but if you look up directions thoroughally... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Note that there are better places in Israel for hummus (which became the national food, as it seems).

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Forest Hills, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

We made our way unable to find the address on a map or gps. Wow! Fantastic hummus. Worth the hunt

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Ha' Dolfin Street | Jaffa, Tel Aviv 68130, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972 3 682 0387

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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