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Messa

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19 Haarbaa St, Tel Aviv, Israel
03-6856859
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unique seating with high top tables and chairs, intimate alcoves, and other seating arrangements. Food wonderful and a bit eclectic. Prices were pretty high, but worth it.

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A sexy city like Tel Aviv, needs a sexy restaurant like Messa. Well located near Serona Market. Messa is great for memorable occasions with equally memorable food. Whether you are vegetarian or not you have plenty of good options. A restaurant sometimes is an experience and Messa truly can be that. For me it was memorable, the pasta is "al... More 

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We celebrated our anniversary here. They had great food and vegetarian options for us. The quality and style is always a priority.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came for my birthday with my boyfriend and we had the most romantic and amazing meal. The service is very good and the food is just amazing. By far and away the best place in Israel. The entrees and desserts are phenomenal and the main courses are great. The crab bisque is just perfect.

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Thank Lior H
Crown Point, Indiana
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175 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told Messa Restaurant is one of the best restaurants in Tel Aviv. Perhaps Israelis view food a bit different than foodies from America. I was a bit disappointed. The food was good, but not amazing as we were told. The service was great and the prices were high. For my first course I tried the Liver Pate with... More 

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Thank MrWarrenM
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Messa is defintely one of the better restaurants if not the best tel aviv has to offer. Very high standards of food and service. We had that two crudo fish dishes, one is a sashimi with wassabi sorbet which was surprising, and then other a more mediterrian take. Both were lovely. The lamb baklavah was great. And the risotto was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently 4 of us went to Messa. The others liked it, but I was not so happy. For a start, I did not like the reasonably uninviting street entry and the reasonably disinterested staff. The décor, whilst interesting, did not work for me - billowing sheets, white cloud feel etc. But the food - hit and miss. We shared all... More 

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Thank Nathan1000
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place to eat. You should try the dark room. Great music, good food, nice people. I will certainly go back during my next visit

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With all of the new restaurants that have opened up in Israel over the past five years, it is hard to pick a favorite. Yet, Messa deservedly stands out from the rest for its food and decor. A restaurant that could easily hold its own in New York City or Paris, we recommend it highly to foodies everywhere.

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Thank Influencer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dine a lot of times at Messa and always the food was great! The food is delicious, the atmosphere is nice and the restaurant is beautiful. Great place for tourists!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$100
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Haarbaa St, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: 03-6856859

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?