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The Bun

Hillel hazaken 18, Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 3-604-4725
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steamed buns” (12 reviews)
“ramen” (9 reviews)
“soup” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hillel hazaken 18, Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

One of my favorite restaurants in Tel Aviv. Food is just great. The soups are very good too. Small so not good for large groups

Thank uriel c
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Coming from london I'm used to Vietnamese. Honestly this small cafe served one of the best meals I've had in ages - freshly cooked sea bass in spices (slightly middle eastern tasting) with spicy noodles. Really great.

Thank Lev P
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Right on the corner near a busy market, I only stopped in for a beer and a respite from the heat. Pleasantly surprised by excellent food, friendly service. Highly recommend

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The Bun has a small(ish) menu but there are loads of vegetarian, fish and meat options within it. Four of us shared the papaya salad (very very good); the fish and the beef buns (also, very very good); and we each went for a main....More

Thank doronsalomon
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Honestly I walk by this restaurant many time before and never choose to have dinner. With a good friend of mine we choose to have dinner in Saturday evening. The place was not full . The service was extremely spurting me through the Menu ....More

Thank shira2705
Bigmama1111, Owner at The Bun, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017
Google Translation

Toda raba Shira❤️

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Wow, such a good and unique food I ever eated. I recomend on the chicken on rise. Also the Estrella damm beer from Barcelona that is served their is one of the best.

Thank David C
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Located just around the corner of the Carmel Market, this small Japanese restaurant (with tables outside) serves Japanese food (and beers). We tried the beef burgers and the chicken ramen. Both were delicious, the burgers probably the best in town. As with all high-quality restaurants...More

Thank Urs L
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This place was the perfect scenery for a dinner with an old friend...the chef was on spot- a great guy, cant remember his name i apologize but i remember his flavors! fish soup was delicious and the rolls were to die for! great asian beer...More

Thank Boaz Y
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Bun serves delicious pork or chicken broth ramen. However, the broth can be a bit hit or miss, as a few times I've had it, the broth came out too salty. The noodles had the perfect chewy texture, however, and the pork portions are...More

Thank chenster22
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Having been flying most of the night and arriving early I was famished. My hotel room was not quite ready and the girl at the desk suggested this place. Service was quick and the food appetizing. A meat dish, with tofu I think. Regardless is...More

Thank Glenn A
Bigmama1111, Owner at The Bun, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you Glenn🙏🏼

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hillel hazaken 18, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972 3-604-4725
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After working for Jean Georges, Alain Duccasse, and Daniel Boulud, and traveling all over Asia, decided both Chefs(brothers) Ayal and Shei Kitches, to establish a small Asian restaurant with their favourite food.
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