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Kikar Hamiginim 2 | Old City, Safed, Israel
+972 50-696-0239
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri 10:00 - 15:00
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Jerusalem, Israel
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend. Homemade food that you can't find anywhere else (especially in tourist places) and lovely atmosphere :)

Thank caramc2017
Jerusalem, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Stepped into the restaurant by myself last month - every dish is interesting, would love to try each one of them. In the end i chose the Asian Stir Fry - whole rice with a variety of veggies on top and home made dressing they make there ! D E L I C I O U S ! Had a... More 

Thank Yinonjos
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

3 of us went to this little jewel of a restaurant for lunch Started with amazing quesadillas that we had spiced up....really tasty, and includes a delightful salad. Then we shared a plate of veggie burgers and a portion of quinoa..delicious and filling. Not to mention very reasonable. We also had several fantastic shakes...so many different ones, hard to choose...we... More 

Thank Andrea A
whizzoTzfat, Owner at Tree of Life, responded to this review

It was really fun serving you. I also like the veggieburgers and quesadillas! Did you know that we also serve vegan and glutenfree quesadillas, besides the whole wheat and cheese variety? And next time you come, the veggieburgers are available with hummus and pesto, as well as with the traditional ketchup and mustard. We look forward to serving you again! More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

It was a real pleasure to stumble upon Tree of Life. Surprisingly good food, from quality ingredients, and the three women running the place are so nice. Living in Israel I can attest one doesn't meet this kind of place frequently. Hope to come back soon.

1 Thank tree2017
whizzoTzfat, Owner at Tree of Life, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review. I'm really glad that you enjoyed your experience at the Tree of Life! We always try to maintain a warm, friendly and relaxed atmosphere -something we all really value -and we enjoy making and serving great food! Looking forward to serving you again! More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I've eaten in this restaurant a few times already, and I enjoyed everything about this place! The food was super delicious and healthy and the place itself is so cozy and great! This is a must!!!

1 Thank JuliaMelnick
whizzoTzfat, Owner at Tree of Life, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review! I'm so happy that you enjoyed the good food, and also the atmosphere. Look forward to serving you again! More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

" I have eaten at the "tree of life Resraraunt several times. They're food is fresh delicious and made with only natural ingredients. I had a great stirfry with rice , veggie burger that they make there is amazing. The fruit shakes are a must.the gluten free cookies were great and i tooj some with me for the way. There... More 

1 Thank Israelwolfson
Management response:

Thank you so much for your lovely review! I'm so happy that you enjoyed our stir fry and our famous veggieburger, plus everything else. We try to make the freshest and tastiest vegetarian food possible! And our glutenfree free cookies are made with mostly organic brown rice flour or organic buckwheat flour instead of empty starches. I'm really glad you... More 

Brooklyn, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We didn't even know about the place, just passed it while walking the city. We decided to stop by for a quickie.. but turned out, it wasn't a quickie, because we got so tempted with the delicious aroma and impressive menu, that we ended up ordering several dishes. Cleaned up each and every one. The woman and waitress were friendly,... More 

1 Thank debs0203
Management response:

Wow! I'm so glad you had such a good time and enjoyed our dishes so much! I really do put my heart and soul into the food, and I'm glad you felt it! Look forward to serving you again next time you're in Tzfat. Thank you for your lovely review! More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Level Contributor
88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This small restaurant (3 outdoor tables seating 2-3 each) is in the center place of Safed. It is run by an American lady, so no language issues. The menu is limited but great for us vegetarians. Even a stir fry with rice could be had, or Quinoa. It is not at all the typical Israeli affair. Quesadilla was without cheese... More 

1 Thank margitmargalit
Tel Aviv, Israel
Level Contributor
4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We arrived there after reading all the review and expected some nice vegan/ vegetarian food. Well the food is super simple, my husband dish, the asian stir fry was tasting of soy sauce only and some of the veggies were still frozen, had to ask the waitress to warm it again. The pizza for my daughter was a joke. It... More 

Thank djinpa666
Level Contributor
133 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Two of us ate at ToL. Most all of the seating is outdoors in a square (kidar), surrounded by three fast-food establishments. Have no illusions, ToL is not a fast-food place even though it is not a fast-food restaurant. One young lady took our orders, prepared the food, took our cash and presumably washed the pile of dishes in the... More 

Thank Ira G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kikar Hamiginim 2 | Old City, Safed, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Northern District  >  Galilee  >  Safed
  • Phone Number: +972 50-696-0239
Tree of Life provides bountiful vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free meals, and our delicious entrees and salads can be modified according to your specifications. We have a full juice and smoothie bar, and serve both gluten-free and whole grain desserts. There's something for everyone at Tree of Life! All major credit cards are accepted.

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