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The Old Man and the Sea


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Ernest Hemingway's 1952 novel The Old Man and the Sea depicts the world of a poor Cuban fisherman who fights the wild sea. These elements of sea, fish and noble nature have also inspired the establishment of the well-known restaurant on Jaffa's Kedem Street - The Old Man and the Sea.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Seafood, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place , excellent food It is a fantastic Tel Aviv food experience a dinner at this place. Starters coming as entrance are super We had a fish of the day and my colleagues a calamari Too much , impossible to finish everything

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There are a lot of reviews on this restaurant, so I only add that better go there being really hungry and a bit earlier than usual. There was a big queue at the entrance at 8-9 pm.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On our visit to Tel Aviv excellent food and fast service. The appetizers are awesome and will fill you up.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended a family luncheon for about two dozen family members of both sides of the groom’s family. What a huge spread of little dishes of Mediterranean, Israeli and Palestinian Food. So many flavors, wonderful spices. Endless supply of fresh made lemonade. Then several orders of...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Central217
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for lunch in Yafo. Typical Israeli fair of salads, grilled meats and hummus The food just keeps coming. Nice area by the port and great to stroll afterwards.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Edward B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only goal is to have as many clients as posible they trow you mezze plates on the table without any class a factory type restaurant not worth the visit if you like a good and peacefu restaurant

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked around Old Jaffa and came across this very popular with the Tourists restaurant. We walked by one having looked at the menu which at NIS 119 gave you a dozen or so sorts of salad and a main course of your choice. Every...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank jaia2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and busy restaurant , always a line of people waiting to get there, good and fresh food, but very impersonal service, you feel like in a factory line , eat and leave, not a cozy felling. There are much better places in Jaffa and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ZoyaO15
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’d heard about this restaurant from a lot of friends and family who had visited Tel Aviv. It’s a swanky place and a definite must experience for tourists. You’re welcomed with a traditional spread of hummus and different kinds of salads and sauces with pita...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank aanchbhargava
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was pretty good. The most enjoyable is tasting all the different small side dishes that come with the meal, alongside the view of the pier.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Riva H
September 27, 2018|
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Response from 622advah | Reviewed this property |
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April 21, 2018|
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Response from etomer | Reviewed this property |
On Sunday they close at midnight. Just keep in mind that it is a simple restaurant with simple food. Nothing fancy. Though tasty food and good value for money.
December 15, 2017|
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