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“really?” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Shine & Sharp

Shine & Sharp
65 Yigal Alon Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
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Ranked #383 of 1,024 Restaurants in Tel Aviv
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 56 cities Reviews in 56 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“really?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

NIS500.00 = salad, chopped liver starter ( both good), small steak and sides + 1 glass of wine each. Both ordered medium rare, steak came rare...must have walked the cow past the fire and zeow. Sent back but when it was brought to the table, the plates were cold. It was underseasoned but ok. not more than ok.
Partner asked for no cheese on the spinach, but was told it could not come without in spite of seeing that it was only sprinkled on top. The service simply was not up to par for an expensive restaurant--when you had them, they were very nice but getting their attention and being asked if things were ok..well, we just didn't get the service I feel should be given in ANY and especially an expensive resturant. It is ok..but for the price and the food, I won't be rushing back. There are other places that have good food , more attentive service and for a two hour lunch I paid 35.00 in an adjacent parking lot and the restaurant does not comp this Do not compare this to NY as seen in reviews..it will not hold up.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Tel Aviv, Israel
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“A good Steakhouse in Tel Aviv (but expensive)”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Convenient location with parking near-by
On a weekday evening, the restaurant was not full
Simple decor, no tablecloth
Sitting comfort: average
Atmosphere: nothing to write home about
Efficient and friendly service, however, little rushed service
The Steaks and side orders were very tasty and served very hot (finally a restaurant that warms the plates!)
Expensive
At this level, I was expecting more.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Israel
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108 reviews 108 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Seems promising, but we have to come again.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012 via mobile

We came with a coupon. That should explain the fact that we were not treated with their own aged meat from the Golan Heights. So let's forget the main dishes.
The first course options included a meat carpaccio and health salad. Both were absolutely superb. The wine was a good white Chablis. As dessert we decided to take the Streusel, but that was not such a good choice in hindsight. No problem in changing it to a simple but delicious vanilla ice cream with hot, strong espresso poured over it.
The place has ambiance and nice techno music in the background.
What did however hinder was the big kitchen opening which caused for those sitting in the back an ugly glare from the bright fluorescent light fixtures in the kitchen.
To be fair and be able to taste the real McCoy meat of the place, we have to come back and order a standard dinner at "regular" prices…

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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219 reviews 219 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 49 cities Reviews in 49 cities
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
“A high quality steakhouse in Tel-Aviv”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

I went with my son to try out this relatively new steakhouse in Tel-Aviv, partly owned by a former basketball star. It was a worthwhile experience. Everything we had was tasty and the meat was of the highest quality and very well prepared. Highly recommended.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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