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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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Ottawa
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168 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Jerusalem, Israel
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278 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,508 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Tel Aviv, Israel
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

there are few restaurants bearing that name, owned by the same family. this is the original one. very small, moderate prices, excellent humus. no sitting place and no service. you want to sit - go to the bigger sister about 600 m to the east. i usually take the food and sit somewhere around.the restaurant serves humus and mesabacha and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

no kidding, its nothing like any other hummus you will ever eat, its worth waiting in line for, because its truly the best

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Maybe is the best Humus I eat, maybe not,nevertheless is one of the best wordwide. The taste and the raw material, the way the look and feel of the dish, the service are all components of a great Humus. Please ask for the masabacha. If you are in a mood pick the humus with hard boiled egg together with tehina.... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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144 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We have gone there for breakfast. First, we have ordered masabaha. It was amazing! We have noted that the local people order another type of masabaha as well; so we have ordered the same. It is masabaha with beans and we think that the masabaha is better than its version with beans. You should definitely go there and have masabaha.

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Malcesine, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Best place for Mesabaha/ Hummus. I could go there every day for breakfast (and believe me, many people who live there do so...).

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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
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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