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Haj Kahil

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18 David Razi'el | at the Clock Square in the center of Jaffa, Jaffa, Tel Aviv 6812009, Israel
+972 3-518-8866
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good service delicious arabic food We came on Saturday and reservation is a must All type of salad are cool and tastes excellent We asked for main dish which is a lamp and neck of sheep stuffed with rice Magnificent taste in a crowded resturant and everybody is enjoying his time The deserts of kinafeh was awesome that we have... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited for dinner on a Monday by myself on recommendation from my Israeli meeting host. The restaurant is on the main round about on entry to Jaffa from downtown Tel Aviv. I turned up around 6.20pm and there were many tables. The restaurant didn't get too busy through the evening. Food was fantastic. They didn't have the beetroot and goats... More 

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the best oriental north Arabic food you'll ever taste. Go for their special dishes. Fair prices, not cheap stuffed lamb neck or veal shoulder.

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Thank K0bi_H_13
Tel Aviv, Israel
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15 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

But on the inside, really, is not. Pretty regular stuff, not always fresh. The prices though, are very fancy.

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Thank inna o
Almere, The Netherlands
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42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were very glad after a long day Jeruzalem to Discovery this good Middle east restaurant with stone woodoven. There is a very Nice offer with a delicious variety of starters and realy fantastic crackle warm Bread with sesame seed. The kebab on cinnamon sticks is marvelous and we Enjoy also the spicy kebab in pastry dough. The crew is... More 

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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We went to the restaurant to celebrate. We enjoyed every moment. The food arrived quickly although It was full. The food was so delicious!!! We loved every dish and we would definitely come back for more.

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Thank Gilikl
Netanya, Israel
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

It has the potential of being an excellent restaurant but bad attitude and service combined with salads lacking in imagination ruined it. The salads were boring. The meat which was recommended to have "medium" came out bloody and so did the Kebab (chopped meat). When we asked them to put it back on the grill, we got attitude. We were... More 

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Thank Allanke
Tel Aviv, Israel
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Offers more than just Turkey Shwarma, also Calf with Lamb. Very good, clean and fast. This is more of Street-Food than a Restaurant.

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Thank Shim S
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

An authentic chef restaurant based on the traditional Palestinian cuisine, with a modern, sophisticated twist. The place is pleasant, in a very central roundabout in the historic city. They have napkins with anecdotes of the Palestinian heritage of the city, too often written out by Israeli chroniclers. The food is exellent and well presented. No alcohol, according to islamic law.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We absolutely love this outstanding Middle Eastern restaurant. Great site overlooking bustling centre of old Jaffa Clock tower , sparkling clean and delicious meal. Food is always fresh, tasty and the best Stuffed lamb in the world!!!! Fantastic friendly service makes this restaurant a must for any visitor to Tel Aviv and Jaffa.

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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
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 David Razi'el | at the Clock Square in the center of Jaffa, Jaffa, Tel Aviv 6812009, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv  >  Jaffa
  • Phone Number: +972 3-518-8866

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?