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Haj Kahil

18 David Razi'el | at the Clock Square in the center of Jaffa, Jaffa, Tel Aviv 6812009, Israel
+972 3-518-8866
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
18 David Razi'el | at the Clock Square in the center of Jaffa, Jaffa, Tel Aviv 6812009, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the nice diner we had at Haj Kahil with a group of 31 dutch students. For our last night we enjoyed a perfect diner.

Thank evarosros
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the most amazing dinner with Arabic food. We just loved all the various salads and the bread - and the meat was really delicious. Excellent and very attentive staff. (Note that they no not serve wine). We will most certainly be back during...More

Thank Ca1606
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

A very traditional place with limited seating at the front ( about 3 booths) but there's a hidden passage at the back taking you to their other place two or three doors down. A very straight forward menu, pick a meat (chicken or lamb) and...More

Thank MrTan09
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Very good restaurant with excellent salads variety (meza), excellent slow cooked meet, excellent kebab (minced meet type). Pomme granade juice is superb too. Alcohol is not served. Pricing is fair. Please note that the waiters usually recommend larger dishes of the cooked meet than you...More

Thank Avi P
Reviewed June 22, 2017

The Shawarma here is the best I've tasted (I chose the lamb, but you can get chicken shawarma, or a mix of the two), with an amazing selection of delicious salads, and truly exceptional lafa, all served with a smile.

Thank JBern52
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

It is a Palestinian owned and alcohol free placed, authentic local food with a chef's touch to make it accessible to modern tastes. What real Jaffa is. Lovely place and in the historic center of old Jaffa.

Thank davidstg
Reviewed June 13, 2017

We visiting Haj Kahil every time we visit Israel. The food is excellent. We always order the stuffed lamb shoulder. It's so exceptionally Yummy. The salads that open the meal are all very good and the "lafa" comes hot from the oven. Very friendly waiters....More

Thank ilana424
Reviewed June 4, 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by a friend and it certainly exceeded our expectations. We were on our way to the airport so we did not have unlimited time. The service was efficient and in good time. The salads which comprised the starters were...More

Thank Allison W
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Excellent restaurant serving authentic Arab dishes (you must try the flat bread they bring as soon as you sit down. The bread is quickly follwed by a range of taster salads that are supposed to wake your appetite for the main dish. Be careful, you...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Great way to introduce my parents to middle eastern salads and generous selection of apps! Loved the bread and the fish as well.

Thank jyre42
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Avi P
June 30, 2017|
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Response from JBern52 | Reviewed this property |
It's Shawarma Haj Kahil at the corner of Shivtei Israel and Avodat Israel where they meet Yefet. There is indoor seating along the side, but we sat out front on the street.
September 24, 2016|
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Response from geniarch | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 David Razi'el | at the Clock Square in the center of Jaffa, Jaffa, Tel Aviv 6812009, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv  >  Jaffa
  • Phone Number: +972 3-518-8866
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