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Margaret Tayar

Retsif ha-Aliya ha-Shniya St 8, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 3-682-4741
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible21%
Travellers talk about
“fish kebab” (4 reviews)
“caviar” (2 reviews)
“sardines” (2 reviews)
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13:00 - 21:00All hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli
Retsif ha-Aliya ha-Shniya St 8, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its not the regular times as in other places, at Margaret's each dish is coming slowly and is served fresh to perfection. We were there for a three hours meal. Salads were fantastic, spicy in the right way full of flavors, perfect presentation. Then came...More

1  Thank Orit B
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Glad I finally got there! Since it was a cold night, we ate inside, which is a real hole in the wall, in the best possible way. Only a few tables in an ancient building, which is not easy to find, especially on Retzif HaAliyah...More

Thank marianparoo
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Incredibly overpriced - double what you would pay elsewhere for better service and food. As someone who lives in Tel Aviv, trust me avoid! Take your business elsewhere

Thank Maya M
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Oh my, what a treat to meet Margaret Tayar and dine with her - it is like being in her home! We celebrated my husband's birthday there. I did not know that when I called for a reservation that they were not open at 8pm...More

Thank missjuliesandiego
Reviewed 29 September 2016

nice family restaurant the cook is dooing every single dish in the small kitchen so the service is very slow food excelent - not a good varaity of wines a little overpriced

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The restaurant owners are jovial and enjoy cooking. I had a platter filled with colorful appetizers and fish kebab I also tried their cardomen coffee, it has an exotic taste.

Thank Veronica660
Reviewed 7 August 2016

good food worth every penny, as a regular business traveler, i can tell you that every time i fly out to Israel, i attend business meeting at Tayar's restaurant which is simply the best restaurant in Israel, and yes its not cheap but yes it...More

Thank ElodieM89
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Food tasted good, but it was way overpriced and something gave my brother and me food poisoning (my guess is the lamb). Would not reccoment.

Thank Shane P
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I went with my family of 12 people including myself to Margaret Tayars. The waitress brought out salad for everyone which was delicious. My cousin and I do not eat fish so we both ordered lamb with cous cous. For everyone else she brought out...More

Thank Hunter P
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We enjoyed a delicious lunch at this tiny restaurant at the foot of the Joffa old city. Wonderful seafood and cold beer on a hot day - could not have been better!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Retsif ha-Aliya ha-Shniya St 8, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv  >  Jaffa
  • Phone Number: +972 3-682-4741
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