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Elyon Street, Rosh Pina, Israel
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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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398 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

One of my favorite in the area... never miss a chance to dine there when I am around. I have a UK friend who lives Israel who travels all over the globe regularly and think this is the best restaurant in Israel. The black mushroom soup, the green beans... amazing... even my teenager daughter dreams about these two... Then the... More 

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1 Thank Moshe D
Palm Beach Gardens
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

we are on the outdoor patio which was lovely . The food was good but none of us thought it was great . I expected it to be better based on the reviews . the one fantastic thing was that we only ordered entrees but our server brought us complimentary first courses which were on the menu and complimentary dessert.... More 

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1 Thank Jessica C
Tel Aviv, Israel
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248 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015

We arrive to this restaurant by searching the "Waze" application for a meat restaurant. The restaurant is located in the old city of Rosh Pina (some 150 years ago) in a reconstructed building (the house of the village's doctor , who was called Dr. Rafa). Upon our arrival we were welcomed with warm and quick service. We ordered steaks, which... More 

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3 Thank Hezkia
Nes Ziyona, Central District, Israel
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2014

While spending at Pina Balev we had a dinner at "Babait shel Rafa" , The food was excellent and the Service was perfect and very pleasant. We were 16 people each of us got such a friendly service and felt like a king.. Also the table was set in a convenient and beautiful way. The food was given very largely.... More 

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1 Thank Miriam S
Bat Yam, Israel
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

The place is beautiful, the food is below the average even though we had only a breakfast. The service was slow and not friendly at all. One waiter for more than 10 tables. They brought an orange juice made of powder which was disgusting! I didn't have a dinner in this place but will never go there again after such... More 

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1 Thank Chen B
Kfar Vradim, Israel
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

We came back after 10-15 years. Same quality, great cuisine, very warm and friendly service. If weather allows, sit is outside in the balcony; it is the best. Not cheap, matches quality.

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1 Thank Micha B
Tel Aviv, Israel
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

A return visit. Great food at reasonable prices. Good service. If not too hot, try sitting at the balcony.

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1 Thank evata
Tel Yizhaq, HaMerkaz, Israel
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

Had a lovely meal at this restaurant in Rosh Pina a few days ago and found the ambience, the food, and the pleasant over-worked staff a delight. We highly recommend this place for an evening's pleasure with good company.

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2 Thank Ronnie E
Sde Boker, Israel
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014

A beautiful garden setting in old Rosh Pina. We were there for dinner and sat on the outside balcony. Towards the end of the meal, the bugs were biting. Best to put on bug spray before dinner. The service was excellent and the food quite good. Some people may have a problem eating on the balcony with a couple cats... More 

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3 Thank dboker
Miami
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

Family owned and operated restaurant with very good food. We really enjoyed our dinner and ambiance.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Argentinian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elyon Street, Rosh Pina, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Northern District  >  Rosh Pina

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