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“Had a brilliant dinner at a reasonable price.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Raphael

Raphael
87 Hayarkon St, Tel Aviv 63143, Israel
(03) 522-6464
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Ranked #167 of 1,104 Restaurants in Tel Aviv
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Kfar HaMaccabi, Israel
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Had a brilliant dinner at a reasonable price.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

We were a party of 7 for a "business lunch" which admittedly is a special price. Everything tasted wonderful. The portions were respectably sized and the service was attentive.

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Tel-Aviv
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Really really underwhelming and over priced”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

It was just bleugh. It wasn't even that bad, but it really, really wasn't that good. Nothing was off, but not one single item was special in any way. It was the kind of food you'd expect to pay $10 for in a casual place. Except it's $120.

Give it a pass.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“UGH!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

I experienced poor service, undercooked fish that smelled bad, the place is highly over-rated and I was very disappointed

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

In an easy to find location by the Dan, this was recommended by our hotel and a friend we met traveling. The Focaccio is really that good. We are not big meat eaters and opted for the macaroni, asparagus, and a couple other dishes... all amazing and priced well for the quality of the restaurant.

Visited September 2012
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 restaurant reviews
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“Great bistro at the sea”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Tel Aviv isn't a foodie city but this place is pretty decent. The Crab lasagna was really quite good and the foccacia is great (though a tad olive-oily, but that's something I like). They have a good selections of both local and inernational wines and a casual but nice atmosphere. Staff is attentive and maybe even a bit on the side of over-attentive sometimes asking how your meal is mid-bite.

Still in Tel Aviv one of the best places to get a good meal

Visited August 2012
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