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shlomo hamelech1, Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 3-525-2033
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09:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 09:30 - 00:00
Fri 09:00 - 16:30
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I asked my friends about where to eat and drink, they wrote a massive list. Before I even had a chance to look at the list, my girlfriend and I walked past this place late at night and stopped in for something to eat as it looked busy. We were blown away that the first place we found was so... More 

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Thank JWDHopkins
nyc
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a place I have come for a long long long time. I adore it. So does the entire population, and there are very good reasons...which are every single bite. There is a reason Saveur Magazine just did an article on Sabich and featured Hakosim!!! Its a must do on your trip to Tel Aviv. Tel Aviv street food... More 

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Thank sheppsy
London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We turned up at Hakosem around 10pm thinking we could get in a late dinner but were shocked to see a huge long queue outside the open entrance. It was a Wednesday night! I wouldn't want to be a competitor across the road but the food was unbelievably tasty. The falafels were crispy and fresh and so tasty. They offer... More 

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Thank Kaji_London
Tel Aviv, Israel
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best falafel and schwarma you can get in Tel Aviv. The lines are always long but go by quickly. While you wait, they give you a free falafel sample freshly out of the frier. It's crispy, flavorful and everything you want in a savory falafel. Try their schawarma with hummus, schnitzel, or sabich.

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Thank chenster22
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first place I visit when in Tel Aviv is Hakeosem! I have looked and ate at alot of different Shawarma restaurants and none have matched up to Hakosems. Friendly staff and generous portions make this one of the best ones yet! When you order the falafel, ask them to pour shakshuka sauce inside of it. you will love it!... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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228 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in tel Aviv you should run, not walk, to get a meal here. The place is busy so you should join the line as soon as possible. If you are travelling in a group send one person to grab a table. The falafels were very good, as was the crunchy salad and hummus complete. For meat eaters... More 

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Thank Jake F
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Falafel Hakosem always has a long line, and it is for a good reason - it offers the best falafel in town.

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Thank Amit S
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Your first and last meal and maybe every meal in between should be at Hakosem. Hands down the tastiest falafel in pita and kebab in pita, I have ever had. The ingredients are fresh and the tastes are...indescribable. You might be thinking, "Meh, falafel is falafel"...and you would be WRONG! Go to Hakosem. Because at this point my words will... More 

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Thank Reiko C
Saarbrucken, Germany
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were quite surprised yesterday at Hakosem: the falafel was even better than ever! We were lucky to be there just before the storm of diners- the place is known as the best. Kossem means wizard in Hebrew.

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Thank jeviolin
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taken to this restaurant by Tel Aviv locals. Wonderful local "street" food on plates for sharing. Pomegranate lemonade best ever.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 00:00
Monday
09:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 00:00
Thursday
09:30 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: shlomo hamelech1, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972 3-525-2033
Description
the best place to eat falafel and enjoy a causy evening

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?