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87 Ha-Yarkon, Tel Aviv 6343246, Israel
+972 3-522-6464
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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130 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a bunch of colleagues at the recommendation of the local team In the end they and the rest of us were so disappointed. Starters: one failed to arrive and we waited 15 minutes for it - it was carpaccio. Mine was the smoked mackerel one fillet was just full of bones. Sent it back, no apology nothing. Main... More 

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Thank ChrisTubbs
Tel Aviv, Israel
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396 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything in this restaurant is wrong. The staff is unprofessional,the timing between the dishes is unbearable (1 hour waiting) and the main dishes came without side course ("no more potatoes in the kitchen!!!"). There are many great restaurants in Tel-Aviv, Raphael is definitely not one of them. Avoid!!!

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Thank Shanij60
Israel
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157 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Israel is an overly expensive country to live in as well as to visit and within that framework Raphael is an expensive restaurant, but not more so than similar chef restaurants in the country. Our experience after a number of visits over the years is that in Israeli terms it is well worth the cost, especially for the so-called weekend... More 

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Thank wolfman50
tel aviv
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is considered by many-or at least its owner chef is condsidered by many as the best in the business. Due to its pricing I avoided the place but we finally ended there for lunch. At 125 NIS PP this is probably the most expensive deal in Tel Aviv. (Even Messa serves an 89 NIS business lunch). I will... More 

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Thank rnizan
Brisbane, Australia
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130 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good value lunch menu,very good food however the need to wait 50 minutes for the main course is excessive.They have amazing bread and salad entrees.

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Thank Ronnie S
Toronto, Canada
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location, mad men type of interior dining with subdued elegance with sweet and engaging staff; albeit ,sometimes they have to be poked a bit to service. I am kosher (not kosher restaurant ) so they were incredibly accommodating and all the first courses, main courses and even desert were have to say perfect. Will be back a again and great... More 

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Thank jeff w
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Testy food. Service is terribly bad. Not worth it. Waited 40 mins since I finished my appetizers till I got the main dish. Got only 1 knife for 2, never got my side dish. No one came to ask if we needed something during the meal. So I got to tell them this only after we ate. Nor the waiter... More 

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Thank Dario R
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The best deal is the lunch. Dinners are very expensive. The Lunch menu is excellent and very tasty .

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Thank Temi2014
Tel Aviv District, Israel
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36 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The known place for it's exellent kitchen. The prices sre too high. May recomment lamb, calamary, salat with salty cheese. Bread is very good, especially fucacha. The wine list is rich.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I've had mixed feelings about Raphael over the years, and had my share of both culinary and service disappointments there. But this time the restaurant did a great job. This was a special celebration, and the staff went out of their way to help. Food and wine were very good, and we enjoyed the seating and service. Certainly worth the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Ha-Yarkon, Tel Aviv 6343246, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972 3-522-6464

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