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“Some of the best Hummus in Israel... and in the world!”
Review of Abu Sohil - Sohila

Abu Sohil - Sohila
Ranked #10 of 63 Restaurants in Acre
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Akko (Acre) is known as one of the Hummus centers of the world, and we took a visiting friend there in March 2013, after I hadn't visited the northern Israeli city in many years. I had planned on taking him to "Sa'id", probably the most famous Hummus place in Israel, but I quickly found out that Sa'id closes on the weekend - according to the locals, in order to "give the other Hummus places a chance". So we asked where to eat and were given a slew of names, but one seemed to stand out - "Soheila".
Looking for this "Soheila", we came across a line queuing out of a little joint called "Abu Sohil". We quickly realized that "Soheila" was just a nickname for Abu Sohil, so we queued up. While we waited, I asked some of the other people on line if it was worth it, and was reassured that this place was the real thing. Once we got in, I completely agreed.
Now, I am not a standard Hummus connoisseur. Yes, as an Israeli, I practically live off of Hummus and have my prefered brands and eateries, but I'm not very picky. However, in recent months, I have visited several of the better known Hummus joints around the country and started to notice the differences. My unquestionable favorite has always been the "Lebanese Restaurant" at the entrance to Abu Gosh (on the way to Jerusalem), but after eating at Soheila's, I'm not so sure. It was astounding. We ordered one plate of Hummus with pine nuts and another of Hummus with ground beef, but just gulping down the plain hummus with a fork would have been sufficient.

Highly recommended - in fact, don't miss it!

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