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Abu Christo

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Old Acre 11/330 | Old Acre Marina, Acre, Israel
+972 4-991-0065
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Poole
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We sat on the terrace looking out onto Haifa Bay. Sadly there is a lot more trash dumped in the water than when we were here over ten years ago. We had the mezze and the spicy grilled fish (Harame). The mixed dishes in the mezze were very good and the fish was well cooked but hardly spicy as it... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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98 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

This fish and Middle Eastern food restaurant sits right on the water, and also has a large indoor sitting area. Its built for crowds, with all the tables lined up in rows. We're been here at least three times with out-of-town guests and they've never disappointed. The seafood is fresh, the salads are tasty, the water, lemonade and beer are... More 

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Israel
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Great seafood restaurant, freshest salad, the absolute best calamari around . . . icy cold beer and life is good!

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Thank Tamarcy
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

The best thing about it is it's location. Sitting on the water with fish swimming on view. The food is oriental and not bad for it's type.

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Thank Irit A
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

If you are a fan of mediaeval history then Akko has it all. Visiting in the heat of June, we were glad to find a cool spot literally suspended over the waters of the Mediterranean to sit down and have a leisurely lunch. The sea bass was superb, the service relaxed, and as local boys jumped off the rocks, tourists... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

The waterside view is pleasant and you can watch the fish come to eat the pitta bread being thrown into the sea The service is quick & good Good selection on the menu, not just fish Nice salads You will have to park and walk through the old city to get to the restaurant

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Teaneck, NJ
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303 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

Great mezze salad and amazing fish. Sit over the sea and watch the waves come in. Amazing restaurant with great food

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Waterbury, Vermont, United States
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016

You should come here for the great view of the port and the coming and going of the tourist boats filled with locals and tourists. The Humus with Pine Nuts and the Eggplant dishes were good but not great. This is Israel so you have to ask for service: which I think is good. No one rushes you to order... More 

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Thank Jed B
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016

I love this restaurant, even if the service can be awful and the basic meals are overpriced. There's something about it's faded 1980s, open-air vibe. Nothing quite like having a mediocre mixed fish plate, a beer, and some olives as you watch the sunset on the sea. Go to Uri Buri for quality, then go to Abu Christo for the... More 

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Israel
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

I love sitting by the sea, watching the boys jumping from the ancient wall to the water, children playing, throwing pita bread to the fish. Using the clean toilet... as for the food - for a vegan gluten free diet the are a lot of possibilities - traditional arab salads mainly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Acre 11/330 | Old Acre Marina, Acre, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Northern District  >  Acre
  • Phone Number: +972 4-991-0065

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?