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“Interesting and delicious”
Review of Messa

Messa
Ranked #34 of 1,658 Restaurants in Tel Aviv
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $100
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed February 17, 2014

The food was very good but the atmosphere is somewhat pretentious. It is conveniently located within walking distance from Azrieli Center. The food was inventive and delicious, the staff was very accommodating and the have some very nice wines. The decor is tastefully modern, but tending toward the pretentious with odd seating and photos projected onto the overhead curtains that change subtly and recur throughout the evening. It is priced accordingly. The food was good enough that I would go again despite the price and the odd atmosphere.

Thank Kim H
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Reviewed February 14, 2014

we went to the restaurant at the French week in Israel. the chef Stephane Froidevaux cooked with the chef Aviv Moshe for the special occasion.
we ordered several dishes. most of the dishes were not good - different flavors which didn't combined into something testy. noteworthy was the dissert of the chef Stephane which was really bad - low quality profiteroles which were served above baked dough strips. the strips were burned and not eatable at all.
in such a restaurant you expect that burned food won't be served!
The service was bad - you need to look for your waiter a lot of times, and the most frustrating thing is that you see waiters running around you all the time, but you are transparent for them.
in addition we would like to note that the air is not clean in the restaurant, which derives from the smoking aria.

There are very good restaurants in Tel Aviv, but this restaurant was very disappointing.

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Thank i g
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Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

From the minute you enter your taken care if by the friendly staff
The food is all so creative . The chief is amazing and lots of different dishes to choose from .
Service is also exceptional along with the wine list
Highly recommend the experience
Lots to choose from

Thank Stuart L
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Reviewed January 15, 2014

Went to Tel Aviv in business. Spent 4 days and could not miss having dinner at Messa. Many friends recommended. It is an outstanding restaurant. A beautiful restaurant, fantastic scenario/ambience, excellent service and delicious food. Had the veal carpaccio and the beef filet.

2  Thank luismelo78
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Reviewed January 14, 2014

My wife & I went for our anniversary dinner and we could not have picked a better place.
The service is impeccable, though a bit on the slow side.
we had a couple with a young child sitting next to us and speaking loudly, as well as putting a movie on for the child on their Iphone, this was a serious hamper on the beginning of our evening so we asked to be moved, not a minute went by when the supervisor showed up, took my wife around the place and asked where we would like to be seated.

from that point on, it was nothing short of bliss...

the food is sublime, especially the foie gras which has to be tasted to be believed and the signature berry desert which is probably one of the best desserts i've ever had...

the one thing I will say - the place is not cheap by any stretch, so do not come here if you think you'll get off lightly, because you won't.
that being said, who comes to a place like this looking for a deal? you come here for an experience, and that, I assure you, you'll get...

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Thank Reshef316
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