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Shmulik Cohen's Restaurant

Herzl Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 3-681-0222
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“herring” (3 reviews)
“gefilte fish” (2 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Eastern European, Israeli, Polish, European, Central European, Kosher
$$ - $$$
Herzl Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This family restaurant is located in the new hit neighborhood - Florentine! The traditions of good Ashkenesi hive cuisine are very successful! The service works fast! I love their starters with herring, homemade pickled salad. Roasted chicken is great like fish meatballs! The restaurant has...More

Thank Nastasia1971
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Had a great lunch at Shmulik Cohen today. We came here because we wanted to eat gefilte fish in Israel. It's a lovely little place with nice decor and friendly staff. Everything we ordered was delicious and it was good value. Highly recommend.

Thank Tessa M
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We had strong wish to visit this restaurant but can did it only from 3 attempts, previous attempts to reserve table were unsuccessful (Shabat and religious celebration). We stayed absolutely happy: cozy atmosphere, pleasant interior of the restaurant, greater service and amazing meals. All ordered...More

Thank Mikhail K
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Our waitress Rotem made us feel welcome from the minute we arrived, making sure we didn't over order. Good traditional food and hearty portions! Left feeling full which hasn't happened often in Tel-Aviv restaurants. Have eaten here before and definitely will do so again.

Thank theidealcut
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We just came back from eating here and unfortunately were very disappointed. While the waitress was nice and attentive, the food was bland, very poor quality, overpriced and in small portions for the steep price. Firstly, they had to buzz you in so you can...More

Thank Jessa R
Reviewed 25 December 2016

if you love eastern Jewish food, this is the right place to visit. the starters- choped liver, egg salad, the famous Hamin, Kneidalach soup , Tzimes and other traditional jewish plates- all excellent, with an excellent service.

Thank Zohar1234
Reviewed 23 November 2016

enjoied the food. heartly service. you don't find many places that remind you of good old ashkenazy cuisine

Thank גרי ש
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Great food and generous portions. The atmosphere was lacking as we were the only diners that evening. The restaurant deserves more patronage.

Thank Y V W
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Very simple delicious food. Like your Jewish grandma used to make you. + home made lemon vodka. Make sure you make a reservation.

Thank Kandibobrik
Reviewed 14 July 2016

When you think about typical Jewish food in the US, most foods that comes to mind are the Eastern European family & holiday foods from our grandparents' & parents' generations. The food here reminded me of things my grandmother and my aunts made. This is...More

Thank Bay-Area-Grandma
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Eastern European, Israeli, Polish, European, Central European, Kosher
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Herzl Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972 3-681-0222
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