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Hakovshim Bistro

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48 HaKovshim St., Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 3-510-8555
8:00 am - 12:30 am
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 12:30 am
Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 12:30 am
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

Wr had a great time here! Great service, the food was just wonderful! The enviroment is very nice, Recommaded!!!

Thank Liat N
washington dc
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

I was not at all planning to write a review of my dining in Tel Aviv (on the first night I got there), but this place was so bad that I had to. I arrived after 2 days of practically no food at all (I have to confess that I do not eat anything on airplanes), and was looking forward... More 

Thank cicerone3
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

While staying at the near by Intercontinental hotel, I found this restaurant on Trip Advisor. The reviews sounded good so I gave it a try. What a great find! The chopped liver was great as was the cauliflower stuffed with ground beef (the red sauce had a variety of spices including cinnamon). The chopped liver brought me back for another... More 

Thank RelentlessRunner
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Staff very nice & funny! The local is very good. The menù is original & the special dish more interesting. Price is ok Good experience

Thank Davide A
Timisoara, Romania
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Food was delicious. Menu is interesting with salads, meat dishes. Also has some soup. Good location, very good atmosphere and excellent staff.

Thank Ronald W
Sequim, Washington
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

I had been referred to Ha Kovshim by the concierge at the Intercontinental where we were staying. He said,"You'll love it!" And he was right. It was so good I ate there twice in three days. It is small. I almost walked by it the first time. Outside are, perhaps, three or four tables, with about the same number inside.... More 

Thank plannermike
Canberra, Australia
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Nice cafe with friendly staff and authentic Israeli cuisine. Variety of vegan options but also caters for meat eaters. Well located a short walk from Carmel Market and the beach.

Thank Steven Y
Raleigh, North Carolina
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

I passed by this restaurant while I was on my way to another restaurant, and out of sheer laziness, just decided to give this restaurant a shot. I'm so glad that I did. I ordered the chicken shawarma, and a salad, and I enjoyed both. The food was so good that I came back a couple of days later and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

We went there for breakfast on our first morning in Tel Aviv and no joke, it was probably the best croissant I've ever eaten. We also had a waffle with some savory toppings (can't remember what it was called) but that was also delicious. Great place, and highly recommended if you're looking for a good, hardy breakfast or just a... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

this is definitely my go-to place when i'm in tel aviv, have tried at least half the menu so far and never had anything i didn't like. the beef carpaccio is ridiculously good and there's lots of great vegetarian options too (the cauliflower with couscous is probably my favorite). also the servers are super nice and make the experience a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Israeli, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:30 am
8:00 am - 12:30 am
8:00 am - 12:30 am
8:00 am - 12:30 am
8:00 am - 12:30 am
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 HaKovshim St., Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972 3-510-8555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?