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The Old Man and the Sea

Kedem St 85, Tel Aviv-Yafo, | Kedem St 85, Tel Aviv-Yafo,, Jaffa, Tel Aviv 6814333, Israel
+972 3-681-8699
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“salads” (616 reviews)
“falafel” (112 reviews)
“seafood” (119 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Kedem St 85, Tel Aviv-Yafo, | Kedem St 85, Tel Aviv-Yafo,, Jaffa, Tel Aviv 6814333, Israel
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Reviewed yesterday

I am not certain if its because of the food, but I had a bad stomach the day after....The service was terrible, the menu is vast with lots of dishes, we tried many....food was not very tasty, the place did not look clean.....

Thank Sea98
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Totally amazing place in a spectacular setting, the food too is amazing and so much of it too. I was amazed how many mezze plates arrived on the table before I even ordered the main dish. Simply beautiful!!!!

Thank MarkoPolo45
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just ate here, after being in Tel Aviv for 3 days. This was a recommendation from a friend. I was reading the menu & saw you get 22 dishes as a starter then choose a dish. I asked the waiter if you got 4 different...More

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Nour A, Guest Relations Manager at The Old Man and the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, I'm sorry to hear about your latest experience in our restaurant. We strive to improve and provide the best service possible and when we don't it's something we take seriously. Thank you

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food in this place is outstanding! Freshest fish and great diversity of typical middle eastern salads. The enormous extra.... view of an amazing sunset since you are sitting in the port of Yafo next to the ocean. This is definitely a MUST in TA!

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was amazing! I loved all the small and different dishes that came with your main course, and just a part of the meal. No extra charge. The staff was quick, polite and created a dynamic atmosphere. This was also affordable, if you are on...More

Thank Sine M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow, amazing!!! Service, food, view, everything is perfect. The best value for money there is. One of the best fish restaurants in Israel.

Thank kohava l
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is located in old Jaffa's port and it's very nice. Waiters are friendly and helpful since you seat at the table they bring a lot of small plates to begin with and the Yummiest bread home made. Be shure to reserve place for...More

Thank Olga M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is their better site than the old port location. Lots of seating space, great view from the terrace and the food is as always great.

Thank Offer I
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Avoid Salads and food were tasteless Terrible service There are many places arround to eat a decent meal

Thank nader y
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When traveling to Tel Aviv/Jaffa, Old Man and the Sea is a MUST! Everything is amazing! You are seated and immediately served an assortment of 20+ mesa dishes, warm pita and a pitcher of lemonade. A waiter arrives to take your entree order and the...More

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25 May 2017|
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Response from Love2pioneer | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you need reservations, we never made them and went with a larger group
Itay Z
12 March 2017|
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Response from Nour A | Property representative |
היי, אם זה באמצע השבוע ניתן יום לפני אבל אם זה בסוף השבוע אז מומלץ שבוע מראש. (במקרה וההזמנה היא לקבוצה אז שבוע מראש בכל הימים)
29 October 2016|
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Response from eshlomo | Reviewed this property |
You can go there and enjoy all the delicious sides. Most of my friends that I went with were already full before the fish arrived. They have a nice wine list from the region as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kedem St 85, Tel Aviv-Yafo, | Kedem St 85, Tel Aviv-Yafo,, Jaffa, Tel Aviv 6814333, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv  >  Jaffa
  • Phone Number: +972 3-681-8699
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Ernest Hemingway's 1952 novel The Old Man and the Sea depicts the world of a poor Cuban fisherman who fights the wild sea. These elements of sea, fish and noble nature have also inspired the establishment of the well-known restaurant on Jaffa's Kedem Street - The Old Man and the Sea.
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