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“Lots of pizzazzz, lots less satisfaction”
Review of Kitchen Market

Kitchen Market
Ranked #10 of 1,636 Restaurants in Tel Aviv
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $50
Cuisines: Fusion
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Kitchen Market is a contemporary fusion restaurant above the farmers' market in Tel Aviv's famous port Namal which is a popular destination for foodies. The market is a source of the finest ingredients, brought up straight to the kitchen. Pure flavors, made with passion by talented Israeli chef Yossi Shitrit, for people that love food. Overlooking the lively harbor and food market you can enjoy a great and bustling atmosphere while eating dinner, ending your evening with a stunning and romantic ocean view sunset.
London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Lots of pizzazzz, lots less satisfaction”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

Don't get me wrong, this is a good restaurant with sophisticated dishes with great potential, but too pricey, too hyped and too much to improved to be called one of the best in TLV or Israel.

We came here following a recommendation of my brother who live locally and is a foodie, so expectation were high from the start, and so was the disappointment...we booked a table for dinner for two and were put on a communal table at the centre of the restaurant. I had to be very persuasive to get a different table, as ordered...putting this aside, the service was great, informative, pleasant and not in your face. The starters and cocktails was excellent though when the main dishes arrived it went downhill. I had the veal stake and my wife the trout (I think) fish. Both dishes whilst looking great arrive cold, and we only sat 1m from the pass.

Obviously we have returned it, waited for the dishes to come out again whilst listening to the head chef screaming on his staff (but of course). 2nd time the food was delicious. So were the choc pearls we received in oyster shells.

So why the 4* rating? Because with all the faults the food is good, different and the special cheese cake with olives (!!!) is something so different that worth trying.

  • Visited August 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in Tel Aviv”
Reviewed August 25, 2013

Loved everything about this restaurant. The food was delicious. The presentation was gorgeous. The staff was friendly and patient. Came here for lunch and dinner. Would definitely recommend.

  • Visited July 2013
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Kfar Saba, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Food, Great location”
Reviewed August 20, 2013

One of the best restaurants in Tel-Aviv Port.
Food is really special and unique.
Service was very professional and the atmosphere was nice.
Price is a bit high, but it was worth it.

  • Visited July 2013
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London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
174 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Very difficult to fault”
Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

Superb food, service and views.. What else could you ask for?

Situated in the old harbour this restaurant is a winning formula. The fish dishes are very cooked, seasoned and accompanied. Indeed the complexities and subtlety of the favour is at odds with the simplicity - a sign the chef really knows what they're doing!

All in all an excellent choice!

  • Visited August 2013
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Tel Aviv
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Close to perfect but yet, too expensive”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

My second time, and yet haven't changed my opinion. High quality products cooked and severed in a very propitiate manner. Fair deal for lunch, a bit too expensive for dinner

  • Visited August 2013
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