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Galei Gil

Old Promenade | Sea of Galilee, Tiberias, Israel
+972 4-672-0699
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (42 reviews)
“tabouli” (5 reviews)
“salad” (38 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Old Promenade | Sea of Galilee, Tiberias, Israel
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This charming restaurant was a few steps down the boardwalk from our hotel, Shirat Hayyam. There is a nice outdoor dining area overlooking the Sea but it was too hot so we ate inside with the A/C giving us a welcome cooldown. The food was...More

Thank bobm3921
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Delightful spot at the bottom of the town’s lake shore, offering a great selection of grilled and fried fish and meat option. We choose fish - of course - per recommendation with a perfectly fresh local white ( Hermon) ... and luxuriated in it all...More

Thank streetMartin
Reviewed April 30, 2018

It is a joy to dine at Galei Gil. There is enough choice on the menu and the extra salads you get with it is lovely. All fresh stuff! Service is excellent!

Thank Lieswal
Reviewed April 28, 2018

We visited here last year and enjoyed the experience so we came for lunch and were soon seated. Our friendly waiter brought some mezze plates of tabouli and pickled vegetables with pocket bread. We shared an entree og grilled eggplant with tahini and tomato and...More

Thank beheaded c
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

The area could use a make over but this restaurant provided excellent service and good food. Location is perfect for outdoor dining.

Thank Douglass W
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Well cooked St Peter's fish with all the trimmings. Reasonable value. Loved the fact that the restaurant is built around the trees that have obviously been there a lot longer than the building.

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Nicely located at the promenade but food is nothing special and far too expensive regarding the quality. If you have a car drive up the hill to Sultan restaurant

Thank goeast66
Reviewed March 28, 2018

What could be better than fresh fish on the banks of the Sea of Galilee? Beautiful fresh Peter's fish perfectly grilled on a open fire. Served in the Israeli style with a multitude of freshly prepared fresh salads and bread. It was an over caste...More

Thank researcher59
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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Together with my girlfriend, who is a celliac, we passed the friendly waiter who invited us to the restaurant. We asked if he had gluten free food and he answered with yes. When we came back, we ordered grilled fish for my girlfriend and a...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed March 7, 2018

Came tired and languid after some hours in the Tiberias spa, left stuffed and sleepy after an excellent meal. The owner served us himself (probably because ours was one of the 3 occupied tables in the place... off season). As usual in Tiberias, meal was...More

Thank Luba K
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Questions & Answers
Kawika C
January 27, 2018|
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Response from Isabelle E | Reviewed this property |
I think that usually the place is closed during Shabbat.
February 21, 2017|
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Response from Brian K | Reviewed this property |
This is one of the nicest restaurants along the lakeside walkway, and therefore pretty popular. I'd suggest you book, to be on the safe side.
Sona S
October 23, 2016|
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Response from Bilander | Reviewed this property |
BTW, Tiberius is where Jesus preached and Peter and the boys fished. Nazareth not far away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Promenade | Sea of Galilee, Tiberias, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Northern District  >  Galilee  >  Tiberias
  • Phone Number: +972 4-672-0699
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