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The Old Man and the Sea

| Hanger 1, Jaffa Port, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 53-809-4346
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (70 reviews)
“pita bread” (19 reviews)
“salad” (130 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Hanger 1, Jaffa Port, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice restaurant with a start of 20 (Smaller sized) salads and sauces accompanied with bread. And by the way that is where we left it. Excellent variety, nice taste, fresh food. You can order additional things (the fish is perfect), but it would have been...More

Thank thhcfgjj88
Reviewed 1 week ago

we whant there 7 adults on friday night standing in line was like 50+ people but was fast to get in food is good fresh but you must like fish or seafood price ok and only from the starters you can get full

Thank Zvika C
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place has great salad concepts and location is great - its by the port - also be aware there is a second location in Jaffa, which might not be as safe and is different owners so i have no idea of the food there...More

Thank trishyb258
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible food and service. One of the best meals I’ve ever had the pleasure of eating. Local, fresh and delicious.

Thank joannef818
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you go to a great, high-priced restaurant, you go and you're happy to pay for the great ambiance, the great service and the great food, NOT for shoddy ambiance, terrible service and lousy food. To charge $144 for one dry, old measly fish that's...More

Thank Passport66892736876
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to eat. The table was filled with twenty little salad dishes which would have been replenished as often as we requested (if we had room). The main courses were generous and tasty. Interesting dross section of diners. Will go again...More

Thank Peta S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. The twenty salads are a treat. Good ambiance. A little aggressive service. Taking down the table was accompanied with splashing on my shirt. But no worries. The food made the difference.

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All food was good, but service was really very bad. In the same time we never had to wait for our drinks or other extra orders during the dinner. All the time it was a feeling: "eat faster and go away to free seat for...More

Thank BoWu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In yaffo, Tel Aviv, this restaurant is a kind of institution, a " must " to try . The food is amazingly generous as their owner, waiters ( super efficient and quick ) and all the people working here. It's a place where you will...More

Thank Valchalc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the old man and the sea for the second time this vacation. Great food in an excellent location. They bring up approx 20 small dishes of salad and taboon bread with a, large jug of wonderfully natural lemonade.They happily replenish the dishes if you...More

Thank Julesy1961
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Jennifer C
15 December 2017|
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Response from dvl_eyes | Reviewed this property |
many of the salads, meat and fish do not contain gluten. avoid the pita and the sweets and you should be OK.
23 June 2017|
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Response from beenhereforever | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are several delicious coices that vegetarians could eat. ALL of the initial 22 small dishes are vegetarian.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Hanger 1, Jaffa Port, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv  >  Jaffa
  • Phone Number: +972 53-809-4346
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