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Abouelafia Bakery

Old Jaffa -Yeft St. | Clock Tower Square, Tel Aviv 6802809, Israel
+972 3-682-8544
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“bread” (18 reviews)
“pitas” (8 reviews)
“baklava” (7 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Arabic
$$ - $$$
Old Jaffa -Yeft St. | Clock Tower Square, Tel Aviv 6802809, Israel
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Staring at the selection makes it hard to choose but you really can't go wrong with anything you chose - and why settle for just one. The bake throughout the day so it's always fresh.

Thank COMO999
Reviewed October 24, 2017

Abouelafia is open 24 hours a day, which is excellent if, like us, you are a visitor who needs to catch an early tour bus! It's on a picturesque street in Jaffa. They have a variety of delicious pastries available, and they'll throw them in...More

Thank ericasullivan18
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Went twice over our week long trip to Israel last week after a recommendation. Once for sweets.... didn't like it is an understatement and should've learned our lesson but we really wanted burekas on a holiday in which all the Kosher places were closed.... 80...More

Thank ShmulyaInDC2016
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Abouelafia is a Jaffa institution - they're assured of a steady flow of tourists and I assume this is why prices are much too high. 5 small bakery items - 60 NIS. Elsewhere you'd be paying half that - this is pricey even for old...More

1  Thank Danno_99
Reviewed August 29, 2017

It is absolutely awful place. We got ripped off. Croissant 10nis- which is 2xtimes more than in Paris! Ridiculous prices, old man was absolutely unfriendly. Do not go there! Just a few meters more are local places with nice pastry and normal prices! No prices...More

1  Thank JKandMK
Reviewed August 22, 2017

the food was good but both me and my girlfriend are pretty certain the fixed menu price was 50 shekels (because we asked) but the final price was almost double. we even asked for an explanation but the waiter said the menu was 90, not...More

Thank valerio p
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Their service was great until my wait staff demanded tip in front of my face (originally, I left 12% tip but he demanded me for 15% tip). That ruined my experience with this restaurant. I will not come back here and let my business people...More

Thank LifeAsJourney
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Abouelafia Restaurant is located in the Clock Tower area and you will enjoy fresh backing bread and pita. The food is very good and the atmosphere is oriental.

Thank Yossi N
Reviewed July 3, 2017

This restaurant has pizza ovens and the pizza and calzones are good. There are also lots of baked goods and candies. Here's the strange part, there is no seating at the restaurant itself...but you can walk across the street and eat in a storefront with...More

Thank gefilte63
Barak K, Guest Relations Manager at Abouelafia Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2017

Thank you ❤

Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

We landed here on a hot day and started with the pita bread accompanied by hummus and many other sides , little realising that these were like appetisers . This was accompanied by a mint based lemonade which really proved to be refreshing . My...More

Thank Gawruv
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Jaffa -Yeft St. | Clock Tower Square, Tel Aviv 6802809, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972 3-682-8544
Abouelafia Bakery is a very famous bakery. The Bakery Shop has become a household name and a symbol in our country under the direction of Walid Abouelafia. The original and oldest branch of this bakery is Legendary Old Jaffa, near the clock tower. The Bakery sells a variety of baked goods, including Pita Bread , Bagels, Sambusak, Egg Bagels, Pizzas and sweets such as Bklwah and Cnaphe. Surrounding the Bakery, Abouelafia also offers a very successful Meat, Fish, and Oriental food (such as schwarma) restaurant located across from the Bakery in the Clock Square - all under the same authentic and beloved brand name. The restaurant also offers various sweets such as Baklawaot, Cnaphe, Shabakiye and hot and cold beverages.
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