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“best humus” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Abu Hasan / Ali Karavan

Abu Hasan / Ali Karavan
1 Ha' Dolfin Street | Jaffa, Tel Aviv 68130, Israel
+972 3 682 0387
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Ranked #18 of 1,044 Restaurants in Tel Aviv
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“best humus”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

i know this place since i was a child this is THE best humus in israel!!!!
dont think about getting there after 3 the humus will probably be done and the place will be close/ dont wait till someone will tell you to come in or till a table will be free for you this is not how the resterunt works youll just have to seey in every free chair teht you'll see/ this will be the best humus teht youll eat in your life! try the masabaha

Visited January 2013
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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

It's true. Some times you read review on here and wonder how the reviews are so good. I took a bunch of three friends, who were all sceptical, couldn't pronounce "hummus" and couldn't understand why we were walking 20 minutes to have some dip. Within minutes of getting there they were won over. The food, atmosphere and value couldn't be beaten.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“the best hummus in tel-aviv yaffo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Abu hassan makes the best hummus in tel aviv, I prefered the "masabacha" which is a kind of a hot hummus.
at weekends the place is very crowded and getting a place to sit is almost impossible as it is a very samll place, you can take a plate and sit outside which is nice, there is a very good atmosphere and the prices are very reasonable

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“best humus in israel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

prepare to stand in line for a 30 min to eat the best local humus in tel aviv and one of the best in israel.
5 us$ !!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Syracuse, New York
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Worth the trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Having read about this place and all the hype, I made the pilgrimage down to Old Jaffa--twice, in fact--and join the chorus of praise for this simple hole-in-wall place. I have been eating hummus since I was a kid in Algiers. Abu Hasan's hummus is fabulous--just the right mix of ingredients and weighting of tahini. Very creamy and smooth!

The lunch crush was pretty intense with a mix of locals, tourists, workmen and soldiers jammed side by side at the tables inside and spilling out onto the sidewalk. So, I got a couple of fresh pitas and container of hummus to go, with a side of pepper dipping sauce--all for 16 shekels. Then, I ambled back to the promontory of Old Jaffa and had a picnic overlooking the sea. The perfect combination!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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