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yeuda hayamit, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
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Dining options: Lunch, Brunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Hummus Hummus Hummus

That's the menu, and it is delicious. One of the best I've ever eaten. Eat it with raw onion and pita, and order a drink. Be prepared to wait. The place is small and the lines are long. It's worth the wait and the house special avoids the dilemma of deciding what to eat.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

That's the menu, and it is delicious. One of the best I've ever eaten. Eat it with raw onion and pita, and order a drink. Be prepared to wait. The place is small and the lines are long. It's worth the wait and the house special avoids the dilemma of deciding what to eat.

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Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey
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69 reviews 69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

On our taxi ride to Old Jaffa, we asked our driver for the best Hummus in the area; without hesitation he drove us to Abu Chassan. Truth is that 10 days into our trip, I could have skipped the hummus lunch, but my co-travelers needed another fix before we flew home. If I had to eat it, this was the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Good warm hummos. The fries were amazing. The service was quick and right to the point. The bill is given to you verbally which I found incredible. Love it!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Crowded with locals. Huge portions, good taste. Not the place for romantic dinners but a good and welcoming atmosphere.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Luckily, some friends took us to Abu Hassan otherwise I'd never have noticed it. Quick in an out place that serves just hummus in every possible form. It was Saturday morning so we were served a warm hummus with some chickpea pieces in it and oil (has a name but I can't remember it). Tasted wonderful, was enough to last... More 

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San Francisco, California
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178 reviews 178 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This fabled hole in the wall restaurant is all about consistency. Consistently $5 for the outstanding Hummus plate, pile of pita stacked high and a soda, community tables, the long line of people waiting outside patiently in line, direct and no frill service, etc. Nothing appears to have changed and it appears nothing ever will. Why change a winning team?

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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135 reviews 135 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Note: Every thing I am writing and wrote is my opinion, taste and experience only and could be different to others. I can't count how many times I ate in Abu Chassan or in his other name Ali Karavan which it is the first name. I am eating here for more than 15 years and usually I order the Misabaha.... More 

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Shoham, Israel
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you want to eat good and tasty hummus and enjoy it, that this is the place. On Friday morning, it's crowdy and you may need to queue for some time, but you will forget it and enjoy the food.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A MUST try. I love it, have eaten their so many times, and each time is a new unique experience. This time we ordered one Musabbaha and one half-half, very nice, especially the half-half.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

While hummus like most foods is a subjective matter, one of the most debated, appreciated, talked-about and recommended places for hummus is Abu-Hasan. The location is so popular that the owners opened another branch right across the street and they are both packed at all opening hours. While hummus enthusiasts might pick other places as their all time favorites, this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: yeuda hayamit, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv  >  Jaffa

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 5

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