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Cafe' Mersand

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Israeli
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70 Ben Yehuda Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Waitresses miscounted our payment but put it in the till anyway so we couldn't even show them it was correct. Poor service, and shouting at us in front of the whole cafe. It was a pity because the food was nice.

Thank geckolizard90
Tel Aviv, Israel
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103 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This is a very old (in a good way) and known Telavivian local café. It serves really good coffee! They don't have to much food so I wouldn't go there for a big lunch but grabbing a sandwich is great! Smoking is aloud outside and it is less then 5 minutes walk away from the beach.

Thank Ella C
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191 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I came here for coffee, it's a nice location, they haven an outside area, it's always busy. The staff is ok, they speak English, they are always very eager to let you know, that the service isn't included. The coffee is good but also very pricy, you pay for a big cappuccino, which is really a normal size one, 15... More 

Thank Jeropa67
London, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Not bad, but we were kept waiting so so long. Salad OK, wine nice, but not worth the wait. Interesting position, on a good corner for watching the world go by.....

Thank Joan L
Tel Aviv, Israel
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101 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Must have one of the homemade cakes. Food varies in quality, breakfast and shakshuka are very good. Even tough it has it's original 1960's decor, it comes with a young, laid-back atmosphere.

Thank mctelaviv
Jerusalem, Israel
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Wonderful and traditional Israeli breakfast and great cafe hafuch (capacino). Terrific friendly service on top of great menu. it out on the street tables and enjoy.

Thank Waterlaw
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

A great restaurant on Ben Yehuda and Frishman. I had a quinoa and beet salad, it was tasty and healthy 🤓 I warmly recommend this place

Thank Eran L
Netanya, Israel
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73 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Had spent lunch in this coffee shop, laughed with the waitress, slow service ate a toast that tasted worse than I can do it myself. Normal price not much more than that

Thank Ilan V
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Very good place, amazing food. Great service. The place and service are worm and family. Mostly recommended.

Thank Yohay P
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

A local colleague suggested Cafe Mersand. I found the service to be better than average for Israel - friendly and prompt by local standards. I love shakshuka and it was excellent. For sure the best I have had other than cooked at home by friends. The vibe is great and draws a comfortable mix of locals and travelers. I will... More 

Thank david f

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Israeli
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Ben Yehuda Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv

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