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19 Haarbaa St, Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 3-685-6859
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Messa is really hip and great. Went there late on a Friday without a reservation. It was totally full, but I was able to be seated. The food was interesting and well made. Outstanding wine list with great choices from Israel. Very cool crowd. At the very top for Tel Aviv.

Thank Marc M
Haifa, Israel
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266 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

New , fresh ,modern you will remember it for it`s unusual decor. The food is served with elegance ,and is undoubtedly very good or even excellent . This place is classy and will make a lasting impression .

Thank Andrei F
Barcelona, Spain
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place: service is great, food is fresh and delicious, nice environment! You should pass by when you go to Sarona Market!

Thank Tatibro
Warrenton, Virginia
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner at Messa. The food was satisfactory, but pricey for what it was. No problem with that; but when we were leaving we asked for the front desk to call a taxi cab for us to get back to our hotel, as it was well beyond walking distance at the late hour. They were unable... More 

Thank headsup30
Haifa, Israel
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86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group. Everythig was perfect. The design of the place was very pleasant. The service was good, quick and pleasant. The food..... well the food was very good so i belive the high value in this place is justifyied. I will turn there with a great pleasure. This was also the opinion of all friends with me

Thank Danutzu
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been trying different fusion Israeli restaurants over the last year and are amazed at the innovative nature of Israeli Chefs jay have decided to veer away from the standard Hummas and Shwarma boring stuff. It is quite difficult to make it in Tel Aviv as it is so to our surprise Messa turns out to be one of... More 

Thank cellantenna
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to this but i have to say it did not wiite live up to our expectations. It was lovely but not exceptional. My starter and desert were wonderful but the main course dish was quite disappointing. The service also was not awefuly friendly. We did expect more from a place claiming to be the institution!

Thank jhdgsjf s
Ioannina, Greece
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere of this restaurant is amazing.The food is very good but i will put 10 for the sweets. The sweets are the best!!

Thank chrisgreece2015
Syosset, New York
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281 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The appetizers were great. The tuna sashimi was terrific the endive salad was terrific. The main dishes were the lamb chops and sea bass which were both terrific. The service was not at the level of the food. They did not serve the water and left it at the table for us to serve. The food came out st different... More 

Thank stentdoc
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

There was something a little try hard about the decor of this restaurant that I didn't like but the food was excellent. We were on a work evening out so got a limited version of the menu but even choosing between two main dishes was hard. Everything was delicious, beautifully presented, and the wines which accompanied the meals were well... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Haarbaa St, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972 3-685-6859

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?