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Haj Kahil

18 David Razi'el | at the Clock Square in the center of Jaffa, Jaffa, Tel Aviv 6812009, Israel
+972 3-518-8866
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb” (26 reviews)
“kebab” (34 reviews)
“rice” (25 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
18 David Razi'el | at the Clock Square in the center of Jaffa, Jaffa, Tel Aviv 6812009, Israel
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Attitude..... asking a few reasonable questions about the menu of the ‘wait boy’ resulted in him continually mocking my wife until he was way too sarcastic at the end and we had words. Food pretty good but menu issues abounded. Salads alone were very tasty...More

Thank Chicagonative_7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...visited here for lunch, and the amount of small dishes/salads before actual food was overwhelmimg! Yes it is typical, but never had such many of them anywhere in Israel. And after all that, the kebabs were very tasty! The place is worth visiting, but maybe...More

Thank juhahi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this restaurant in Old Jaffa. The food is excellent and there is just so much of it that we struggled! The little salads that are served are really tasty and deceivingly filling. We had meat skewers which were lovely. I always ask for the...More

Thank ElaineFFM
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We literally ordered the entire menu and some desserts twice - IT IS INCREDIBLE! The salads, the bread, the meat - wow wow wow! Definitely recommend!

1  Thank Mariah M
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Haj Kahil an authentic Arabic restaurant done exceptionally well. The restaurant caters to larger groups and was very fitting for our 40+ dinner guests. The restaurant is a must when visiting Jaffa. It’s a landmark and rightfully so. The menu is rich and filled with...More

1  Thank Katrin S
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

And when I say this I'm referring to the food, the service, and the ambiance. My main recommendation? Come hungry!

1  Thank Jay F
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

When in the Tel Aviv - Jaffa area, a visit isn’t complete without dining at Haj Kahil. Located in the northern end of Jaffa, it’s a nice walk along the ocean promenade from the beach hotels of Tel Aviv. We sat down for about 30...More

2  Thank Blaine C
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We had a company dinner here. The presentation and many small plates of appetizers was impressive. The hummus, bread, salad and juices were excellent! The meat skewers were only OK. I had a chicken and a lamb skewer. I think they could have been cooked...More

1  Thank Kentrosi
Reviewed 22 April 2018

This was such a big experience and could might as well be the best meal of our lives! Such an overwhelming table full of small dishes with all a unique and good taste. This is a MUST try in Tel Aviv/Jaffa :)

1  Thank MSPedersen
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for falafel and Schwarma. I probably didn’t spell Schwarma a correctly but it was the best I’ve ever had small little place very fair prices awesome for lunch

1  Thank jeffrobe
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Avi P
1 July 2017|
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Response from JBern52 | Reviewed this property |
It's Shawarma Haj Kahil at the corner of Shivtei Israel and Avodat Israel where they meet Yefet. There is indoor seating along the side, but we sat out front on the street.
25 September 2016|
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Response from geniarch | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 David Razi'el | at the Clock Square in the center of Jaffa, Jaffa, Tel Aviv 6812009, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv  >  Jaffa
  • Phone Number: +972 3-518-8866
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