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Hanitzahon

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32 Herzel St., Ashkelon 7860131, Israel
+972 8-675-1200
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful Romanian homemade food. Must try the kebab and fried brain- for dessert "papanade" a homemade doughnut with cream. Excellent value for money.

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Thank Eranis
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98 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Tbis is only meat restaurant. Not even o e vegetarian or vegan dish. All I had to eat is one small salad, tahini and french fries... Recommended only for carnivores...

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Thank GveganA
Ashkelon, Israel
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

for the starters eggplant salad, chopped liver, fish eggs. bean soup or even better tchorba. great pickles, grilled everything. "papanash". kind & friendly service. simple china & cutlery. drink beers or sodas not wine, that are low quality

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Thank bernard v
Ashkelon, Israel
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

The owners are a Romanian family. They have this place almost 60 years. Non kosher romanian and israeli food. Ikra (fish eggs in cream with chopped onions), hoummus and fresh salad with hot pitas are a great 1st plate. Steaks (all kinds...) and kebbab with chips will make your day.

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Thank 183harryw
Israel
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110 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Simple restaurant with good, solid Romanian food. Grilled meat a speciality, along with the papanasi. Better not to go when it is very busy....

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Thank Andrew W
Ashkelon, Israel
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

This was a great place to eat very delicious Romanian food but in the last year something change. First, they raised the prices for almost all of the menu and lowered the quality of the dishes. This combination made the expiriance not so good, considering the place design is aweful I don't think I'll come there anytime soon. The good:... More 

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Thank Omri_Shiri
Israel
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104 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

Very nice family restaurant. Excellent Romanian cooking. Grilled meats of all kinds. Very good, fast service. Reasonable prices. Not a fancy place - quite simple decor but the food excells.

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Thank gcarmi1943
Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

What this place lacks in high style ambience, it makes up in great home style cooking. I ordered the entrecote, which was tasty and tender, one of the best I've had. My wife had the Turkey Shishlik which she loved. Our guest ordered the goulash which she said was delicious and it came with wonderful sauce and great mashed potatoes.... More 

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Thank Jack F
Sunnyvale, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Over 50 years of cooking steaks and great middle eastern food mixed with Romanian specialties. Try the Mediterranean Ikra or the classic hummus and tahini before you order form the great selection of meats. This is a simple restaurant that been in the town of Ashkelon forever and faithfully served customers over many tremulous years. Lolly you will not be... More 

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Thank Oran D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

We went to this restaurant solely by looking for something open during the shabbat. This is a classic suburb restaurant, very low on design very high on staff kindness and authentic atmosphere. Most of thr guests are locals and that is usually a good sign. Most of the food is grilled and grilled the right way and service is very... More 

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Thank Assaf V

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Eastern European, Romanian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Herzel St., Ashkelon 7860131, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Southern District  >  Ashkelon
  • Phone Number: +972 8-675-1200

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