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Abu Hasan / Ali Karavan

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1 Ha' Dolfin Street | Jaffa, Tel Aviv 68130, Israel
+972 3-682-0387
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new york, new york
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Didn't realize how seriously people take their hummus or that hummus was considered a meal not a side dish. Tried Abu Hasan twice. A crazy colleague woke up at 7:30 to secure some hummus before our day of meetings and then our local host insisted we go here and it was worth the drive to Jaffa and quick wait in... More 

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Naples, Italy
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I think it's The Best Hummus in Israel, a specially the Hummus msabha. A modest place Great Hummus dishes. If you are around don't miss it.

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texas
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We try to eat here at least once every time we come to Israel. It never disappoints. Love the musabacha, toss in the spicy yellow sauce, dip those sweet onions into the hummus. Best hummus ever. I have been eating here for years and years. One change I note now? Non Israelis who have read about Ali Karavan here or... More 

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Thank Liz R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been eating at this hummus place for years every time I visit TLV. Hands down this is the best hummus ever! It's always full on the weekends and many times there is a line but well worth the wait. Like most Hummus places it is as basic as it gets but the main event, which is the hummus and... More 

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Thank Yael T
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this place is SO GOOD. the spicy hummus is out of this world, i love hummus and eat it all the time and this is THE BEST. the falafel is very good as well as are the french fries. pleasant place, friendly staff. can't recommend highly enough

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Ottawa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We've had hummus all over the Middle East and this was the winner by far. If you are in Tel Aviv this is a must try for the experience (and low price!) Expect a line up, and don't forget to try the onion slice to dip in hummus

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Thank J P
Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Eat and go Hummus,fries,falafel and sweet lemonade. A must visit for all Hummus lovers while in Tel Aviv/Yaffo. So delicious and if there's no available tables they will put you with other people and fill the tables everyone wants a dish of this fine Hummus before it runs out and the shop closes down for the day.

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Thank orenrosenfeld
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

It is said that this is a no1 hummus in Israel. And it is. There is always a queue, but it is going quick and it is worth to wait. The waiters build the atmosphere of a local shuk, shouting the orders. It is a place for a quick hummus/falafel and leaving a table for others, but I come back... More 

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Odessa, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Everybody tells you this is the best Hummus in Israel - so we had to give it a try. We walked to the street-outlet of the very small restaurant (no chance to get a seat) and ordered various Hummus, which we received in a bag, together with Pita-Bread and cut onions, yes onions. We looked for a place nearby and... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Try their MASABAHA, a mix of tahini and chick peas - a true delicacy. Their mix is also really good ("meshulash") - and it is hummus, masabaha and PHOUL

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ha' Dolfin Street | Jaffa, Tel Aviv 68130, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972 3-682-0387

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