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Ranked #3 of 4,491 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Israeli
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Buffet, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: City Center East
Cross street: Dock Street at Walnut (Between 2nd & 3rd)
Reviewed July 26, 2014

We travel often and are typically sit at the bar. We made reservation, but thankfully sat at the bar. The woman next to me was a regular and told us what to order, along with the friendly bartender. We had homemade pita with five or six sample spreads and a warm hummus with pine nuts that was delicious. The sable black cod was also ver good. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed July 22, 2014

I've eaten here 4 times over several years. I am consistently impressed with the service and the food. The atmosphere is great too. For those who moan about the price vs. the quantity of food, I must disagree. There is an appetizer which, for $34, is enough food to satisfy two people FOR DINNER! We went last week as a party of 4 and all agreed that we could have stopped eating after that ONE appetizer. It is called salatim & hummus with laffa. It's great.
Everything else is great too. Get adventurous, and try something you normally wouldn't. I absolutely loved the raw lamb dish (Kibbe naya) and the sweetbread schnitzel.
Our party of 4 ordered the price fix called Tayim at $42 per person. It was too much food, but delicious!

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Thank Josh H
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Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Had never eaten Israeli food and had heard good things about it. This restaurant had good reviews and someone else told us about it. Tried it. Yes - it's very different. But the food was v good. Portions very small and tapas like - so works out expensive for what you get. Not sure it's that suitable for kids - but anyway - enjoyed the experience.

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Reviewed July 15, 2014

Came here with some friends, not all of whom are adventurous eaters. We loved everything we tried, but especially the hummus with vegetable tapas, the roasted cauliflower and the branzino. The atmosphere is great with beautiful seating and lighting and drapes of silk around the banquets in the back room. And the bar makes the perfect Grey Goose martinis - ice cold and very dry.

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Reviewed July 15, 2014

I'm still not convinced that this is one of the top restaurants in Philadelphia. It's an interesting concept with unique food, but we found it to be a bit on the pricey side for the amount of food you get. Maybe I'm just not that adventurous of an eater, but some of the salads were not my cup of tea.

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Thank acedaughter
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