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The Bun

#231 of 1,261 Restaurants in Tel Aviv
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Hillel hazaken 18, Tel Aviv, Israel
+972-36044725
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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St-Germain-en-Laye, France
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we had ramen and noodles and both were delicious. the place is simple but the atmosphere is nice and service is friendly.

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Thank mrzicool
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In The Bun you will find the most delicious, fresh and amazing Asian Middle eastern fusion food. A simple place with a nice covered outside in the winter and a possibility to eat at the bar. Friendly staff that is passionate in what they are doing.The cooks will probably all become famous chefs! Easy to find next to the Carmel... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food. Nice atmosphere. Friendly chefs and service. Came in to try the ramen and left fully satisfied. The broth was light but flavourful. Nice thick pieces of fatty chicken grilled perfectly. The noodles were chewy and not at all over cooked. The egg was seasoned and cooked exactly right. Will definitely be returning for more ramen and to try... More 

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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280 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The flavors are the most important thing and they actually do a great job there. We had every kind of bun they offered that day and all were super yummy. Have their salad with chicken as well...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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79 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Went on Friday noon. Had the shrimp special bun and the laska soup the buns were delicious and the laska soup as well! Lots of flavor, fresh ingredients and good service ! Would definitely return.

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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This location was okay, but nothing special. There are nicer places for Asian food in Israel - and cheaper

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Thank Tina K
Bigmama1111, Owner at The Bun, responded to this review

Hi Tina, sorry you didn't have a good experience, we hope to host you again for a better one. As for the price, we are using the best and freshest ingredients, our most expensive dish costs like starters in restaurants in town. Regards. More 

Kochav yair
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This is a least our third time here . The food is very good. I recommend on the following : the bun (any of them) , the sticky rice with the chicken, the Raman soup or actually any other dish they have in the menu! The beer is good and sitting on the bar allow you to feel what is... More 

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Rehovot, Israel
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I visited the bun with my Japanese friends. The bun serves almost perfect Japanese-style ramen. It was very tasty and we enjoyed it.

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Thank rsa85
Bigmama1111, Owner at The Bun, responded to this review
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious! Excellent service. Great vibe. Yummy ingredients. Nice Friday afternoon lunch. Prices are a bit high, but the dishes are worth it

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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127 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The bun was actually tiny even though one portion contains two. The seasoning was bad (or I may say no seasoning) and the lettuce was really not fresh. For the ramen, the soup was oily and too salty as flavour bag taste. The chef really doesn't know how to make clear soup. It's also the first time I was served... More 

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Bigmama1111, Owner at The Bun, responded to this review

Dear you(can't find your name), Sorry to see you had a bad experience. First of all, i read your review few times. Tase wise, can't say anything, if we were consensus, we would probably retire after great exit. For the price- lunch deal, starter(salad or a soup) with a main course\ buns, range from 44-69₪ is this expensive? We use... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$17
Cuisine
Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hillel hazaken 18, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972-36044725
Description
After working for Jean Georges, Alain Duccasse, and Daniel Boulud, and traveling all over Asia, decided both Chefs(brothers) Ayal and Shei Kitches, to establish a small Asian restaurant with their favourite food.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?