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Abouelafia Bakery

Old Jaffa -Yeft St. | Clock Tower Square, Tel Aviv 6802809, Israel
+972 3-682-8544
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“bread” (17 reviews)
“baklava” (7 reviews)
“pitas” (8 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Israeli, Arabic
Old Jaffa -Yeft St. | Clock Tower Square, Tel Aviv 6802809, Israel
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best bakery in the middle east All authentic local food high quality Consider as street food, cheap prices We ate there couple of time and it was super

Thank ovadmoshe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While at Old Jaffa don't miss Abulafia since 1879. This is a large restaurant that looks deceptive from outside. The restaurant has open kitchen and one can choose shawirma, schnitzel, hummus, think, falafel and other middle eastern cuisine. It's a self service restaurant. Try their...More

Thank vivek0210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve tried a few things here, all nice! Definitely get the borekas with cheese, the Za’atar pita, and anything else!

Thank traveladam2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here, which was chaotic but tasty. Came back for dinner, and watched the chaos intensify - people who ordered after us were served first, orders were forgotten, and we watched a cook change a rack of room temperature chicken, then make our wraps,...More

Thank Steve_M_88
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Staring at the selection makes it hard to choose but you really can't go wrong with anything you chose - and why settle for just one. The bake throughout the day so it's always fresh.

Thank COMO999
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Abouelafia is open 24 hours a day, which is excellent if, like us, you are a visitor who needs to catch an early tour bus! It's on a picturesque street in Jaffa. They have a variety of delicious pastries available, and they'll throw them in...More

Thank ericasullivan18
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Went twice over our week long trip to Israel last week after a recommendation. Once for sweets.... didn't like it is an understatement and should've learned our lesson but we really wanted burekas on a holiday in which all the Kosher places were closed.... 80...More

Thank ShmulyaInDC2016
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Abouelafia is a Jaffa institution - they're assured of a steady flow of tourists and I assume this is why prices are much too high. 5 small bakery items - 60 NIS. Elsewhere you'd be paying half that - this is pricey even for old...More

1  Thank Danno_99
Reviewed 29 August 2017

It is absolutely awful place. We got ripped off. Croissant 10nis- which is 2xtimes more than in Paris! Ridiculous prices, old man was absolutely unfriendly. Do not go there! Just a few meters more are local places with nice pastry and normal prices! No prices...More

1  Thank JKandMK
Reviewed 22 August 2017

the food was good but both me and my girlfriend are pretty certain the fixed menu price was 50 shekels (because we asked) but the final price was almost double. we even asked for an explanation but the waiter said the menu was 90, not...More

Thank valerio p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Jaffa -Yeft St. | Clock Tower Square, Tel Aviv 6802809, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972 3-682-8544
Abouelafia Bakery is a very famous bakery. The Bakery Shop has become a household name and a symbol in our country under the direction of Walid Abouelafia. The original and oldest branch of this bakery is Legendary Old Jaffa, near the clock tower. The Bakery sells a variety of baked goods, including Pita Bread , Bagels, Sambusak, Egg Bagels, Pizzas and sweets such as Bklwah and Cnaphe. Surrounding the Bakery, Abouelafia also offers a very successful Meat, Fish, and Oriental food (such as schwarma) restaurant located across from the Bakery in the Clock Square - all under the same authentic and beloved brand name. The restaurant also offers various sweets such as Baklawaot, Cnaphe, Shabakiye and hot and cold beverages.
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