We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Best of Tel-Aviv

An influx of wealth, progressive culture, and world-class cuisine is reshaping this resilient Mediterranean metropolis.
id_3998353

Content provided by

Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: Multiple days

Overview :  Despite the turmoil around it, Tel Aviv has enjoyed a boost in quality of life over the past decade. Jerusalem is Israel’s political... more »

Tips:  Pick up the local weekly entertainment guide City Mouse while in Tel Aviv. It brims with listings for movies, art exhibitions, theater... more »

Take this guide with you!

Save to mobile
Get this guide & thousands of others on your mobile phone
EveryTrail guides are created by travelers like you.
  1. 1. Download the EveryTrail app from the App Store
  2. 2. Search for the Best of Tel-Aviv guide
  3. 3. Enjoy your self-guided tour
Get the app

Points of Interest

1. Bauhaus Foundation Museum

The Bauhaus Foundation Museum, housing original furniture and other designs by the likes of miens van der Rohe and Marcel Breuer, opened in April on Bialik Street.

Address:
21 Bialik St.
Tel Aviv
Israel

Phone:
972-3-620-4664

2. Boya

Despite the name, actually a lively bistro.

Address:
3 Hataarocha, Tel Aviv Port
Tel Aviv
Israel

Phone:
972-3-544-6166

3. Coffee Bar

Despite the name, actually a lively bistro.

Address:
13 Yad Harutzim St.
Tel Aviv
Israel

Phone:
972-3-688-9696

4. Comme il faut

A chic retail and gallery space.

Address:
Bait Banamal, Hangar 26, Tel Aviv Port
Tel Aviv
Israel

Phone:
972-3-604-1025

A shorefront hotel built in the late 1950’s, recently renovated to preserve its original Modernist design. The property has 280 rooms and a popular new dining room, D Restaurant.

Address:
99 Hayarkon St.
Tel Aviv
Israel

Phone:
972-3-520-7773

6. Forelin

Char-grilled seafood of all types.

Address:
10 Frishman St.
Tel Aviv
Israel

Phone:
972-3-522-2664

7. Hotel Montefiore

Rooms have minimalist, design-forward décor at this hotel in the heart of the city.

Address:
36 Montefiore St.
Tel Aviv
Israel

Phone:
972-3-564-6100

8. Jewish Princess

Where a medieval-looking portal leads to an invitingly gloomy space.

Address:
67 Yehuda Halevi St.
Tel Aviv
Israel

Phone:
972-3-681-8863

9. Manta Ray

A wide variety of Middle Eastern-inflected seafood, served on a terrace steps from the Mediterranean.

Address:
Almah Beach
Tel Aviv
Israel

Phone:
972-3-517-4773

Overlooks the water in Jaffa and serves simple, beautifully prepared Mediterranean and Israeli dishes.

Address:
8 Retsif Haaliya Hashniya St.
Tel Aviv
Israel

Phone:
972-3-682-4741

11. Mul Yam

One of the best seafood restaurants in Israel.

Address:
Hangar 24, Tel Aviv Port
Tel Aviv
Israel

Phone:
972-3-546-9920

12. Nanouchka

A neo-Georgian supper club, a place where one can order a cool pomegranate vodka drink, featuring grenadine juice from Russia and crushed ice, or a frozen margarita made with native arak liquor, almonds, and rose juice. The décor is mellow and cozy like a shabby house in Havana, complete with gilt-edged mirrors, portraits of feisty,... More

13. Raphael

A modern take on Mediterranean staples with a focus on Moroccan dishes.

Address:
87 Hayarkon St., The Dan Hotel
Tel Aviv
Israel

Phone:
972-3-522-6464

14. Shalvata

An open-air waterfront bar and restaurant named after a well-known Israeli psychiatric hospital. Tel Avivans throng here on weekends under an expansive canopy of woven palm fronds; the setting could just as well be Santa Monica. They sip the Israeli Beer Goldstar as their children play in the restaurant’s sandboxes.

Address:
Tel Aviv Port
Tel... More

15. Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Modernist galleries filled with Bonnards, Rothkos, and Picassos.

Address:
27 Shaul Hamelech Blvd., The Golda Meir Cultural and Art Center
Tel Aviv
Israel

Phone:
972-3-607-7020