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“Home quality lunch at the city center” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tet-A-Tet

Tet-A-Tet
Shukri, Haifa, Israel
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Ranked #195 of 235 Restaurants in Haifa
Cuisines: Russian
Description: It is a small eatery open during the day. In the evenings it can be booked for groups, but otherwise it will be closed. In the center of town, near the municipality. The owner cooks himself, a girl serves the food. He only speaks Russian. She speaks Hebrew. The food tastes like home and the prices are really great.
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Description: It is a small eatery open during the day. In the evenings it can be booked for groups, but otherwise it will be closed. In the center of town, near the municipality. The owner cooks himself, a girl serves the food. He only speaks Russian. She speaks Hebrew. The food tastes like home and the prices are really great.
Haifa, Israel
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“Home quality lunch at the city center”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

Right at the city center behind a bus stop, some steps from the municipality, this small russian place offers every day something different depending on what the owner has cooked. He does not speak anything besides Russian, so the nice serving girl will translate. Not sure if she speaks anything besides Russian and Hebrew though. They are very friendly, the food tastes like home made does, they offer great portion sizes and price. I got three salads, a vegetable and meat soup, purree with turkey steak and a drink for 45 Shekel. The food is fresh and you can taste the dedication put into the food. The place allows smoking as the owner does smoke himself. But if you don't, they will accomodate you as far away as any smoking person and if it is not a guest, put off their own cigarettes, too, for your convinience. The background music is R&B and jazz. Not the flashy stuff, but the type of music where you know that the person who selected it knew exactly what he was doing. In fact, it may occur that after preparing your meal, the owner will sit down at a table with some guest or friend who dropped in to discuss music. I could not ask him as I don't speak Russian, but my lucky guess is that he is an old school jazz aficionado. The decoration on the walls is at least an indication. The place is closed in the evenings, but he can open it if you want to book the whole place for up to 30 people. In that case you can also discuss special wishes for the meal and life music. There is a small space provided for that purpose and some musical equipment which otherwise serves as part of the decoration.

  • Visited May 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • Russian first
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