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Benny the Fisherman

Port of Tel Aviv, Hangar 8, Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 3-544-0518
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (24 reviews)
“hummus” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Port of Tel Aviv, Hangar 8, Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed yesterday

We had the normal starters, about 10 types of salads, hummus, veggies etc. all tasted very good and arrived nearly too quickly, the bread was though not cooked in a fire oven which we did not like. Then we had a mixed bowl of crab,...More

Thank Niels L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were made to feel welcome right away, and our servers were personable and polite. Our dining companion has been a very frequent visitor, and she did not steer us wrong with her recommendation! The small sampler plates brought out were flavorful and plentiful, and...More

Thank Annie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had for lunch: salads and filet of fish with a ton of seasoning on it. The waitress was rude when serving the salads and did not answered our wish for explanations of ingredients and tastes. The fillet of fish was full of bones and...More

Thank Ester K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location on the board walk. We had the special, which was a large grilled fish, there were four of us and it would have been plenty for six. The bread and dips were amazing, quite anemail assortment. A large bowl of assorted steamed seafood...More

Thank Crummy1
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Overall, this is a mediocre restaurant in an area with a lot of great restaurants. The appetizer salads were excellent (and they give you a massive amount of them) but everything else was just ok. For a fish restaurant, none of the seafood dishes stood...More

Thank Blaw10
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I have actually been here many times but this evening I decided this was the final one. I do agree that the appetizers are fun but remember you pay through the nose to have them. As for the service it was frankly rude and rushed....More

Thank Gavin G
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We came without reservations on a Friday night , it took about 25 minutes to get a table - the place is very full. We ordered starters and one big fish between us (1kg). The salads are good ( humus was very good) , the...More

Thank Michisichi
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This restaurant is ok. The food is fine. The service is decent. The fish was quite good but the appetizers were only decent. The bar is almost non existent. They had alcohol but absolutely nothing to mix it with - not even a lime!

Thank mitch w
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We order the fish and find it wasn't available.had to change the order.the open salads antree was good but main course arrived too early ,so couldn't enjoy all of it.service was too quick to serve and clean.

Thank Zippi_11
Reviewed 27 July 2017

After dining at some of Tel Aviv's finest restaurants, we wanted something simple, but good. Benny's fit our requirements. Fish was perfectly prepared, service was excellent. Yes, the crowds are crazy at the hangars, but that's part of the fun. There was some sort of...More

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Barbara B
27 September 2017|
Response from Andrew C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of the actual hours, but open all day to late
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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, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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