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Tzel Tamar

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$$ - $$$
Israeli, International
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Kibutz Ashdot Yaakov Ihud, Lavi, Israel
Name/address in local language
+972 4-675-6688
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Today
09:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Stockholm
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343 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a superb meal here! Absolutely perfect grilled meat! Delicious deserts and good wine. It is so good in Israel that you can bring your wine home, you don't need to drink it on the premises. And the premises at this restaurant are just stunning. Not many restaurants in Israel are green like oasis. But I must tell all... More 

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Thank AroundTheWorld000
Giv'atayim, Israel
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We really like this place and go back whenever we are in the area. The food is great, the prices are very reasonable (compared to the center of Israel and otherwise), the service is good and the atmosphere is great. The place is tastefully designed both inside and outside - not what one would expect from a Kibbutz. Also fun... More 

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Thank LiorF123
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Been here with my family. Food was simple but ok, atmosphere was nice and service was friendly and good. Prices are a bit high even compared to much better restaurants in the center of Israel.

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Thank Tal R
Giv'atayim
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Just ate at Tzel Tamar. We had a fuccatia that is baked on the spot so was fresh and hot. Also had gnocchi that was well made and shnizel. All tasted good. The place is nice and friendly. Recommend ordering a table ahead.

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Thank Tali D
New York
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Our party of 8 had a festive and delicious dinner here. The breads and appetizers were great! Most main courses were winners. Sitting out under the palm trees felt like we were truly on vacation. Very nice staff as well. Kids had a great relaxing time.

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Thank 14jr44
Haifa, Israel
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Our extended family (8 adults + 5 children) had a great dinner in this restaurant. We had our reservation a few days before and when we came on time, it was ready and welcoming. We had a great waiter that had a great knowledge about the dishes ingredients, was very calm yet very fast and effective and most important –... More 

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Thank Saar S
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Tzel Tamar has an extensive menu and something for almost everyone. Some of their items are excellent - like the antipasti as an appetizer. The venue is really beautiful - especially for outdoor seating. There is lots of room for kids to run around and stay busy while leaving the adults to enjoy their meal. Highly recommend for a family... More 

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Thank Michelle J
Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Greediness is of the essence, cannot order a breakfast unless I order the only that exists: 120₪, for couples only. Seems very odd they would even offer this as a valid option. Do yourself a favor and save yourself from this 80s themed menu.

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Thank Bambissimo
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We asked the hotel reception for a suggestion. This was 20 minute drive from our hotel. The restaurant is at the entrance to the kibbuts We were welcomed to the restaurant where they have an open oven as the centre piece. The menu is varied we had a selection. Of pizza /pasta/steak/fish/ and liver and onions. Every dish was cooked... More 

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Thank Steven L
Tel Aviv, Israel
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent place. Beautiful garden and play yard. Streams of water food was pretty good as well. Several options for the kids.

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Thank Yuval M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Israeli, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kibutz Ashdot Yaakov Ihud, Lavi, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Northern District  >  Galilee  >  Lavi
  • Phone Number: +972 4-675-6688

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