So you’ve finished exploring the Old City of Jaffa and while you’ve captured an array of beautiful pictures, your stomach isn’t satisfied yet. Here is a collection of our go-to places in Jaffa whether you’re looking for some sweets at a bakery or shawarma for dinner.
In the heart of Jaffa’s Greek Market lies HaTzoania which serves Balkan cuisine. This means they’re serving up dishes such as lamb kebabs, traditional greek beef stew, and gyros. A great atmosphere with pleasant music and attentive service, makes this a great place for dinner with the family or close friends.
18 Shimon Hatzadik, Jaffa
A block from the clock tower, sits Ramesses a hip cocktail bar that also serves excellent Mediterranean cuisine. From Israeli salads to charcoal grill skewers, Ramsesses is a great find in the Greek market. Start your night under the lights enjoying the tastes of the Mediterranean and stay for drinks as Ramsesses becomes a hot spot for nightlife in Jaffa.
The Hebrew Gymnasium 7, Tel Aviv-Yafo
If you are wandering through the Jaffa flea Market, you are sure to come across the Milk Bakery. This bakery is full of delicious French pastries and offers an urban vibe while still creating a lovely intimate atmosphere. While you can’t go wrong with any of the beautifully baked pastries here, tasting the croissants is a must!
5 Beit Eshel St, Tel Aviv-Yafo
If you’re in need of an American BBQ fix while exploring Jaffa, Pundak DeLuxe will have you questioning if you’re still in Israel. Grab a pork sandwich, rack of ribs, or enjoy the rare-to-find cheeseburger with all the fixings and don’t forget to add a side of mac n cheese. This is the sure stop for some U.S. southern comfort food.
13 Ben Ami St Tel Aviv-Yafo
After exploring Jaffa’s old city head over to Shawarma Bino, the definition of Israeli street food. Served in pita with lamb, veal, a selection of vegetables and their secret seasoning, is a taste you won’t forget. After one bite, Shawarma Bino will become your ultimate go-to for shawarma in Jaffa.
3 Beit Haeshel St, Jaffa