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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Seafood, Mediterranean, Israeli
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The HaBasta is a nice hip restaurant close to Carmel market, that follows the “sharing plates concept” of many sire lean restaurants. The atmosphere is laid back, very casual, but for the quality of the food - we hat a very good green papaya salad,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went waling around Neve Tzedek region after the election and came across this restaurant that had people outside eating on the pavements.We asked for a table for two and were given one squashed in the middle of the room. That was fine and besides had...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Jon I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ventured over to the restaurant row near Carmel Market and chanced upon this little gem. The handwritten menu had some interesting items and all ingredients were bought fresh from the market that day. We had the razor clams and a plate of wild mushrooms...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Alma G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible service, the food was pretty good but the service is horrible. They don’t know how to smile or be serviceable and they have a lot of attitude, especially the blond girl. It’s not normal, we are never coming here again or recommend it to...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Carmen P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was not good. Ordered the brain, scallops, pasta and artichoke. The pasta was tasteless, the scallops were half done, the brain was overcooked and the artichoke was disgusting. Expensive with a relatively large menu, but not worth the money at all. Gave it...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a good bar always crowded but meals are expensives. This place is well located close carmel market. For the price you can find better place

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank eddybaland33
Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

The dishes are highly expensive and small! Service was bad - we ordered a dish and it took them 40 minutes to come back and say that they ran out of this dish. So we replaced the order to pasta - and it took them...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 647asafc
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

Would have missed this place if I’d been following reviews only. Great bustling location, cool, helpful staff and delicious food. What’s not to like?

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Maxnuttall
Reviewed March 12, 2019

After visiting the nearby Carmel Market, you will be ready for a good meal, and this place did not disappoint. A unique opportunity to mix small plates with large, we really enjoyed our meal.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Phyllis B
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

I was able to try nearly all the starter plates and they were all delicious. Highly recommend this restaurant for appetizers and drinks.

Date of visit: February 2019
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