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87 Ha-Yarkon, Tel Aviv 6343246, Israel
+972 3-522-6464
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic , great service, food freshly prepared and full of flavour , a great selection of fish as well as meat dishes

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Thank Patrick M
New York City, New York
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in this restaurant for a business dinner which was lovely but I definitely suggest it for any occasion. Near the beach, great bar, amazing food. I particularly enjoyed the "cigars" which packed some heat, the fish was cooked perfectly, and the wine - Clos Du Gat, is amazing (had a few varieties of this wine at several restaurants... More 

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Thank Vanessa T
Larnaka District, Cyprus
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrible service: we ordered specifically one dish as soon as we sat down to have it ready for the kids. It arrived 2 hours later! Much later than all the other main courses... Food was mediocre: the fish used to be amazing but what we got this time are very odd cuts of a fish (apparently they ran out of... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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127 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is no doubt about it. The food is good. So is the location with the glorious sea view. But the service today was so unprofessional, that it was embarrassing. Seven of us for a celebratory lunch. A long list of service failures today, from the big ("Yes we know the air-conditioning isn't working properly - we have a problem")... More 

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Thank jon-dan
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We entered and were seated and waited and waited and waited. After 45 minutes, a waitress came and gave us the menus. 30 minutes later we managed to get some water, and placed our orders. 35 minutes latter we got the (wrong) wine, one entire additional hour passed till the appetizers, another hour to get the main course. In the... More 

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Thank Dan G
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We visited for lunch in the middle of the week. The business lunch is far above the average price for Tel Aviv. From the start staff was not particularly receptive with a surly hostess putting us on a table that was not of our liking, although there were many others available. What followed was a surreal experience. We ordered drinks... More 

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Thank Perseus3008
Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
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6 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

My family organized a dinner at Raphael. At 8:15 we ordered our meal and specified that pasta for the kids should be served as quick as possible. We received our orders including the kids order two hours later. The seabass I enjoyed several times in the past there was not tasty at all. As we complained we were offered coffee... More 

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Thank Madeleine M
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108 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Food was fine and my fish tartare was well flavored. We were much surprised by the waiter's behavior. Upon requesting a side dish of veggies (actually listed on the menu with other entrees), we were informed that it is more a decorative item rather than a vegetable and can not do. After some altercation greens were delivered. Is it case... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I have been to Rafhael many times in the past Actually before this visit was i visited Raphael less then a year ago - the food was ok the service was ok But Our last visit "family visit" during October was a real disaster The food was a least tasteless , ( none of the our family said something good... More 

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Thank Yosiiii
Nahariya, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Several years have passed since I visited the restaurant, Rafael. We'd made a reservation for Saturday lunch. This is a fixed-price meal which includes a selection of appetizers, which are submitted to the center of the table, and a main course which can be selected from the menu. The food is very tasty and worth the reputation of the restaurant.... 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, Israeli, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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?