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“Possibly the best meal I've had in Tel Aviv this trip” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Hotel Montefiore

Hotel Montefiore
Ranked #34 of 1,435 Restaurants in Tel Aviv
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, French, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff
Guilford, CT
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50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Possibly the best meal I've had in Tel Aviv this trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Extremely pleasant experience, in all respects. For the food, I had a tuna sashimi first course, a bit too much sourness in the sauce but otherwise excellent. A grilled sea bream, perfectly done (nice crispy skin, fish cooked to just the right point) with an interesting but not overly assertive sauce based on lemongrass and a pile of fresh herbs on the side. Wonderful combination. And even the rice on the side had some real character. An OK tarte tatin for dessert, and a fine grappa (how has Israel discovered the wonders of interesting grappa, when most of the world hasn't?). Nice atmosphere, very attentive (but not obtrusive) service. Altogether a fine meal. [My only negative is that the dresses worn by all of the women serving are not actually very flattering...]

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Houston
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Hotel/Restaurant Montefiore”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Five star hotel & restaurant. This establishment really knows how to take care of its guests.
Its a constantly busy place because the food and service is so good. The hotel part is small, only 2 floors, about 26 rooms total, all newly renovated, and very comfortable. Good central location.
My wife and I were there for 4 nights and we were taken care of as though we were family.
She has special dietary needs and they more that met. Nothing was too difficult to make us comfortable.
Although the restaurant on the ground floor was constantly busy, no noise could be heard on our second floor.
The prices are as what would expect for a five star establishment but one is not disappointed. Well worth the experience.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Tel Aviv
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Lovely place, excellent atmosphere but overrated”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

The hotel is beautiful and the balcony outside is really lovely to sit at.

We went there at lunchtime - I only had coffee but my girlfriend had lunch which was very underwhelming.

She ordered the chicken breast and it was way overcooked and dry and generally
unimpressive.

I would suggest going there for breakfast or just to enjoy a sunny day on the balcony with a drink, but I'd give the food a miss.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“My favorite restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Located in a beautiful and old hotel. The service is fantastic and the food is the best. Although their food might be a bit expensive, it is so good it is worth every penny.

Visited May 2012
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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“A step to Europe in the heart of tel aviv”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Just perfect: excellent food, service and atmosphere. This is not a cheap restaurant (approx. 250 nis pp), but you get the best for your money. Enjoy!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank zoharhm
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