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Reviewed September 7, 2021 via mobile

These guys want your money and want you to leave ASAP. The order we did was kind of under threat, the waiter was in a huddle and got mad we ordered less than he anticipated. Extremely uncomfortable. Not recommended.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed August 21, 2021 via mobile

It’s like at old dinner room loudly and not smell good. Really, not worth the money! Not like! Not recommend to anyone!!!

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed July 5, 2021 via mobile

The starters that they serve can maje your meal complete. But you should not leave without trying at least the fish. Service is amazing!

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed May 8, 2021 via mobile

Hot recommendation, skip it! This huge restaurant can accommodate more than a thousand people at the same time, and reminds me a crowded dining room of a poor hotel. Tables are too close to each other, mess and noise gives the sense of business whose...whole purpose is to roll a lot of money rather then giving a quality experience. The food is expensive and dry. All the fish is cooked over fire in order to save time, without sauce and without flavor. Dry and inedible. I have nothing good to say about this poor restaurant.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed April 25, 2021 via mobile

We were 7 People the service and add on was good but the main was very bad .seafood not fresh 4 people orderd and didnt eat.. the rest order fish on grill Was ok nothing more . I will not comming back.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed January 21, 2021

literally my favorite seafood place in the world!! Just know that if you go, you will eat a lot, because of all the free add-ons to your meal. Fine dining at cheap prices. Authentic, high-quality Palestinian cuisine, right by the Mediterranean! what more do you...want?More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed August 20, 2020 via mobile

Service was horrible, seafood looked exhausted or over cooked or defrosted or all of the above. Nope, not going there again.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 8, 2020 via mobile

Good food and a great experience for visitors to see the impresive amount and variety of salads at first course. The sea food dishes are fresh and good. What I didn't like was, once they have a long line of waiting guests, they literally throw...you out.. I had an experience where we were still waiting for the check to be paid, and they were setting the table, as we are still sitting, for the next guests..More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 1, 2020 via mobile

visited on Saturday, the place is big, has sea view, the fish and seafood were excellent, very fresh. service was very Attentive. the bill was very reasonable. highly recommended.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed May 6, 2020

Like all the rest of the reviews, this was a great choice! Excellent service, great selection, appetizers & of course the fish-grilled to perfection. Highly recommend

Date of visit: February 2020
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March 3, 2020|
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Response from 169gilr | Reviewed this property |
Yes, both are open. The one not on the boardwalk is the original one, it's much larger and contains a lot more people; and the sea view is great. I'd recommend going there.
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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.
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The Old Man and the Sea is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4