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Benny the Fisherman

Port of Tel Aviv, Hangar 8, Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 3-544-0518
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“salads” (53 reviews)
“seafood” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Port of Tel Aviv, Hangar 8, Tel Aviv, Israel
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1 - 10 of 167 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After Visiting Benny the Fisherman in May of 2017, all we can say is DON'T GO THERE!! Unless you want to be scammed by the staff and waiters who are All over you acting friendlier than ever while you are enjoying your meal! Once we...More

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Benny the Fisherman is right on the old pier in Tel Aviv. So the location is great. On a nice evening there is plenty of outside seating plus big open windows to the inside. They provide about a dozen little sales dishes with each meal....More

Thank Alan Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time at this well located restaurant. We received a lot of small portions of salads and starters ,without any surprises or special taste. Those are served in many other fish restaurants in Tel Aviv at a much better quality. The main fish course was...More

Thank Shanij60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at Tel Aviv's new port Hanamal. No doubt this restaurant has a great location just at the waterfront. Their service is nice but they are not trying too hard. Famous for the great variety of salads, but prepared with only little attention....More

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a first visit for us, been waiting to try this place for some time. The starters were excellent and everyone enjoyed their fresh fish meal Well worth a visit when you are next by the port in TA

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Average quality, very high price. I tasted the Dennis fish, Lavrak fish, fish-kebab, meet-kebab and most of the salads. The meet-kebab was enjoyable (you get 4-5 balls). The Humus dish (part of the salads) was enjoyable, the Dennis and Lavrak eatable but on the flat...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate here in June 2017. The mezze appetisers were included in the price of the main meal. There were about 10 of them, and they kept coming: hummus, roasted chilli, fried Aubergine, cous cous with pea and potato spicy sauce (delicious), some epicly hot...More

Thank Simon Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was taken by my family of 6 adults and 3 children. We were able to get a table quickly although busy. The server was very pushy and talked us into a large order of seafood for 3 and a 1 1/2 kilo Wolf Fish...More

Thank Alan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my husband but it's great for familiar with kids too. All dishes comes with salads and bread

Thank Yana S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location right on the renovated Port boardwalk. Service was good. Servers were nice and quick. Would recommend sticking to seafood and not straying torwards pastas. The seafood tasted good however seating can be a little tight as the tables are close together. Good vibes....More

Thank dwaysauce
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port of Tel Aviv, Hangar 8, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972 3-544-0518
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