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Fisherman's Restaurant

#270 of 1,301 Restaurants in Tel Aviv
Certificate of Excellence
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Jaffa Port | Hangar 2, Tel Aviv, Israel
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+972-36813870
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Jerusalem, Israel
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everything was bad except for the nice waiter who tried his best This is the ONLY fish restaurant in Israel that does not give mezze ( small dishes if assorted salads) with your fish. You have to pay extra for each salad, they give you a basket of pita, instead of assorted rolls, which usually you get at a hummus... More 

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Thank Suzanne528
New York City, New York
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494 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

wife and I had a very romantic dinner on Jan 2 . great spread of salads ( about 10 small dishes ) - main fish was good and the kosher wine bottle was excellent . the area after 10 feels a little wired - but it is very safe . I highly recommend .

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Thank badbaruch57
College Station, Texas
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We had tried to get into the Old man and the Sea on a Saturday night but could not get in. We got one of the last tables in this restaurant. There was good atmosphere - a violinist playing classical tunes. We all had fish which was excellent. It was a bit pricey for simple fish but Israel seems to... More 

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Thank Professor0007
Tel Aviv, Israel
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We didn't wait long for service and when the dishes arrived we were well satisfied. The ingredients were fresh, the cooking simple but tasty, and the portions large. The prices were OK (by Israeli standards).

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Thank Graham J
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

All in all it was not a nice experience. The location is nice but is the only positive point. The seafood is not good and the recipes are very basic. On top of this the bill was extremely high. I discourage to go to this restaurant.

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Thank Andrea M
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I didn't even finish my dish and I'm already writing this review. This place is horrible!!!! The waiter is very unpleasant and overall service is bad. The dishes are extremely over priced.

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Thank Inna W
Brussels
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81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Great service: we were a large group, and Vadim was so kind to arrange tables to accommodate us ; nice and simple food ; situation close to Jaffa port makes this a great place to dine out

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Thank KristinMW
London
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96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Good family run restaurant which needs to sort out a few rough edges. The food was well above expectation - salmon carpaccio was top notch, sautéed mushrooms again excellent, salads and dips were of a very good standard, Fish was cooked to perfection and portions were all generous. The polishing is needed on the service side - while family members... More 

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Modiin, Israel
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

We were very happy to find the only kosher restaurant in the Jaffa port (although there are a couple within a kilometer of the port). Don't confuse this restaurant with The Fisherman's Restaurant a block away which is not kosher. The restaurant and bar was very clean with with white linen tablecloths on the tables. The selection of salads and... More 

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Thank YosephUrso
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Great sitting outside, although for bigger groups at dinner you need a reservation and it may be easier to sit inside. Very good service, fantastic fresh local seafood, good if a bit basic wine list, very relaxed atmosphere. This was a second visit (first one 2 years ago), glad to say the place is consistent.

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Thank Dmitri A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jaffa Port | Hangar 2, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972-36813870

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