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King George 18 | Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 77-526-1234
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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Lame breakfast: tired salad which looked and tasted like it'd been kept if the fridge overnight, packaged yellow cheese, supermarket tinned tune all served on the same plate For the same price 47NIS you could go TheStreets, Cafe Landver and get a good breakfast smartly presented using fresh produce.

Thank Ryan N
Netanya, Israel
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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Overall this is a descent place to be in a warmy evening in Tel Aviv. The food is nice enough, the location - kind of a secret garden its awesome, and the prices are average. The downside here, besides the dirty smelly bathroom, is the service. The waiter, although nice and inviting, forgot we ordered one of the main dishes,... More 

Thank OrnH
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Tel Aviv doesn't offer too many options when it comes to cafes with gardens, and this makes this place special. Located just behind one of the busiest streets in town, you will find a quiet spot there, shade and a good food.

Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

Unfortunately, a terrible experience. A cute garden cafe, ruined by terrible management and service. After getting up to hail a waiter 20 minutes into sitting, our breakfast (finally) arrived wrong (ok, that happens). 10 minutes later our "fixed" breakfast comes, with the same exact eggs, cold, and with a hair (ok that happens too, but the same hair also arrived... More 

Thank sivankaspi
Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

Last week I wen there and ordered a salad and added chicken. Total cost was around 57 ils. The salad comes out in a tiny bowl with half the ingredients missing. Their reasoning was that they have a new chef and he forgot to add the ingredients. They ended up giving me more vegetables. Next trip- My friends wanted to... More 

Thank dookiehowser
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

The different types of shakshuka are a break from the usual, good soup and bread. Don't miss it--and it's near Carmel outdoor market.

Thank WakeoftheFlood
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

We visit there pretty often. We love the food and the atmosphere. They have the best Shakshuka, salads and rost beef sandwich in Tel Aviv.

Thank Roi C
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

What a cool find. I was brought here by a friend and it was so nice to sit outside in the shade amongst the hot summer sun. The birds were tweeting and it felt very much like a cool back yard. The food was divine. Big portions! We had the Tel Aviv breakfast each and it was oh so yummy... More 

Thank SuzieQQQQQQ
Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

Sonya is a special Tel Aviv cafe. The garden vibe and hipster-like atmosphere bring the youth and joyfulness of the city to life. The menu options are varied and tasty and classically Israeli. However, as someone who has frequented this cafe for years and even thrown my friends baby shower there, I had to write publicly about a very negative... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

A Tel Avivian friend once took me and ever since I come back when in town. I love sitting in the lush backyard, eating shakshuka and drinking limonana

Thank explorer1804

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Israeli, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
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Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King George 18 | Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972 77-526-1234
Cafe Sonya is a quiet, garden cafe in the heart of Tel Aviv. It's in a very unique location, right off of famous King George Street and just a five minute walk from the Carmel Market.The ambiance at Cafe Sonya is very relaxing. It's perfect for families, a romantic evening or meeting up with friends.We pride ourselves on excellent service and amazing food. We are known for our award winning Shakshuka and home made desserts.

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