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Cafe Michal

#381 of 1,281 Restaurants in Tel Aviv
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Cafe, Israeli
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230 Diezengoff, Tel Aviv 6311522, Israel
+972 3-523-0236
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Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A relatively quiet neighborhood cafe. Food is good. Coffee is excellent. Service is generally good. Menu has many options.

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Thank Jevenpaz
Tel Aviv, Israel
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Beside the fact we had to remind the waitresses on missing stuff in every portion we ordered, it still came with mistakes, taste was less than average, came out late and for the end the coffee had a hair in it..! First and last time here. A lot of other great coffee shops nearby!

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Thank Jacobs222
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Very good place for breakfast in TLV. I had shakshuka which was tasty and my wife had the Israeli breakfast which she loved. Coffee was good and prices are reasonable. Also in a great location.

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Thank Cbass03
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Very nice place, English menus, friendly staff. Food very fresh and tasty. My wife and i had drinks and mid day lunch.

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Thank Neil F
Ramat Gan, Israel
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Charming, elegant, feels like abroad - I've been frequenting this place for many years with my laptop or a good book. Love to sit here. The food also seems enticing, although I mostly come here for a cup of coffee.

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Thank Guy D
Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I live in the area and we usually visit our favourite places. We decided to give Café Michal a try and unfortunately we were very disappointed. We sat outside, on the table there was some water. When finally someone came to clean the table, instead of taking the water/breadcrumbs to their side, they did it in a way all the... More 

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Thank ArielAdvisor
Rishon Le Zion, HaMerkaz, Israel
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87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

A quiet and intimate restaurant in the heart of Tel Aviv. They serve a very good and fulfilling breakfast. I gave it only 4 stars because their breakfast prices on saturdays are different than what is written in the menu. Being fair is as important as being good.

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Thank Sagi Ve Ilana G
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Wonderful and intimate outdoor / indoor cafe with signature salads, soup & entrees. The chicken salad on a bed of greens with tahini is especially delicious. Lentil soup was perfectly creamy and hearty. Coffee is superb. This is the ultimate chill spot, date place ... actually I met my wife for a coffee here which turned into dinner and then... More 

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Thank George G
Tel Aviv, Israel
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105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

A central and nice location on a corner of a main street and a side street, so sitting outside is nice. Coffee is good but its a pity that the cake wasn't fresh. Service was kind and efficient.

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Thank ramidov
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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58 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Had a late dinner there after arriving in Tel Aviv. If was delightful. We sat outside and had wine and great food while watching the activity on the street. The help was friendly and had excellent recommendations. This will become one of our "go to" spots.

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Thank Benebarak

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Israeli
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 Diezengoff, Tel Aviv 6311522, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972 3-523-0236

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