Top 8 Kosher Restaurants In Haifa, Israel

kosher restaurants in haifa
Angelyn
Angelyn 
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Home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Haifa is a Northern port city and considered as the third-largest city in Israel boasting some of the historic and iconic landmarks in the Promised Land. From the immaculately landscaped terraces of the Bahá'í Gardens to the gold-domed Shrine of the Báb, a visit to this part of Holy Land is a dream come true for most of travelers from all around the world. With decades of mixed Jewish and Arab cities, there is a wide array of food opportunities that one can experience just by wandering around the neighborhood of German Colony or soaking up the sun while walking along the glittering stretch of the Mediterranean Sea. Take a short breather after a day of touring around the city by discovering these top kosher restaurants in Haifa, Israel, offering flavorful and healthy meals to keep you satiated during your visit.

1. El Gaucho Haifa

Editor’s note: establishment is permanently closed

Start your day right before you begin your daily grind by visiting this steakhouse serving delectable dishes and kosher cuisines for you to try. Choose to be seated on the balcony for you to enjoy the great views of Haifa Bay while indulging in flavorful lamb chops, beef ribs, or a meaty burger complemented with salad and fries. Share a plate with friends for the portion is extremely generous especially for someone with a small appetite. Reconnect with people or just chill alone for a bit while having a cold bottle of craft beer in hand, perfect to end the day.

El Gaucho Haifa

Address: Yaffe Nof 120, Haifa

Website: El Gaucho Haifa

2. Ruben

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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Posted by ‎Ruben כרמל‎ on Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Enjoy hanging out with your friends as you take delight in this cafe serving tasty American food that people of all ages will surely love. Choose from the wide array of kosher meals that you can order for lunch or dinnertime while relaxing in its fun atmosphere. Salivate on the thoughts of well-cooked meat with a generous spread of authentic sauces to complete a fresh made-to-order hamburger partnered with a cold soda.

If you’re on a road trip, have some quick bites like a yummy pulled beef sandwich, a chicken sandwich, and a serving of crispy fries that you can have to-go.

Ruben

Address: Hanassi Blvd 131, Haifa

Website: Ruben

Opening hours: Sun - Fri: 11:30am - 12am; Sat: 9:30am - 12am

3. Chicho Moroccan Food Bar

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Satisfy your cravings for mouth-watering dishes as you visit this restaurant serving authentic home-style Moroccan cooking. Begin your early feast with something tasty like sandwiches with patties that vary from chicken, lamb, and beef complemented with their homemade seasonings, lettuce, and olives. Delight your palate with the house specialties including meatballs served on baked rolls with savory sauces and spices that go well with a glass of refreshing lemon water with mint or a bottle of local beer.

Fret not if you can’t understand Hebrew, for the friendly staff is more than willing to explain to you everything on the menu.

Chicho Moroccan Food Bar

Address: Natanzon St 6, Haifa

Website: Chicho Moroccan Food Bar

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 6pm; Fri: 11am - 4pm (closed on Sat)

4. Zesty

Editor's Note: There's no photo available at the time of writing

Let your teeth sink into a premium hamburger served in this food chain that is offering low-cost products not just in Haifa but all over Israel for the last few years. Feel welcome as you seat on a wooden table and chair just like a common local who is looking for some quick bites. Dig into a healthy, savory feast as you indulge in the finest chunks of meat, freshest vegetables, golden brown buns, and special sauces all combined for a one-of-a-kind indulgence.

If you’re up for a late-night treat, grab their last-minute deals that are usually at a great discount to save even more for your next food trip.

Zesty

Address: Technion, Rivkin Dormitories, Haifa

Website: Zesty

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11:30am - 11:30pm; Fri: 11am - 4pm; Sat: 7:30am - 12am

5. Shaltieli

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by ‎שאלתיאלי - Shaltieli‎ on Monday, January 25, 2021

Stroll along the beach and dine in this place where you can have everything in one order, from appetizer to the main course, whether you’re into seafood, meat, and vegetable. Relax on a comfy chair overlooking the views of Dado Beach and find yourself indulging in chorizo, burger, and calamari with other meal options for vegan and vegetarian diets.

Spend time watching the sunset while breathing in the cool breeze from the Mediterranean Sea as you share a balanced and healthy meal with your special someone. No doubt, it is a perfect place, especially for someone looking for a hookah bar while in Haifa.

Shaltieli

Address: Yohai Ben Nun St 6, Haifa

Website: Shaltieli

Opening hours: Sun - Tue: 10am - 1am; Wed: 10am - 1:30am; Thu: 10am - 12am; Fri: 10am - 4pm; Sat: 12pm - 1am

6. Hummus Bardichev

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by ‎ברדיצ'ב חומוס ואוכל‎ on Monday, March 21, 2022

Complete your gastronomic trip by having the traditional hummus dish in this family restaurant serving kosher and delicious treats made from fresh and natural ingredients. Take a hefty scoop of hummus that is made with fresh chickpeas and mushrooms complemented with crispy pita and pickles.

Enjoy a serving of beetroot salad or baked eggplant partnered with a cup of coffee that is on the house. Make sure to leave some room for a sweet dessert or settle with a glass of refreshing coolers such as the 100-percent naturally squeezed lemonade to cleanse your palate.

Hummus Bardichev

Address: Sderot Wedgewood 1, Haifa

Website: Hummus Bardichev

Opening hours: Sun - Wed: 11am - 9pm; Thu: 11am - 11:30pm; Fri: 9am - 3pm (closed on Sat)

7. Tatami

Editor's Note: There's no photo available at the time of writing

Get your Japanese food fix and lift your spirits in a jiffy while eating in this restaurant that is known for its Asian food fusion. Head over to Market Square Mall and have a private booth where you can sit comfortably with your travel buddies while waiting for your orders to be served. Treat yourself with intricately prepared sushi, piping hot noodles, and flavorful rice meals that will surely complete your Japanese food crawl.

If you’re not into Japanese food, you can always enjoy other Asian food including tom yum soup, Thai stir-fried noodles, and even steak that go well with local wine.

Tatami

Address: Kdoshei Jassy St 1, Haifa, Israel

Website: Tatami

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 12pm - 11pm; Sat: 7pm - 11:30pm (closed on Fri)

8. Bardicef

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by ‎ברדיצ'ב חומוס ואוכל‎ on Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Hummus lovers absolutely cannot skip paying a visit to Bardicef, a kosher-friendly restaurant known to give the famous dish a whole new flavor. Made daily in small batches, hummus here is fresh, smooth, and creamy, and it is served with classic toppings such as broad beans, stewed chickpeas, parsley-pesto, and olive oil. If you are up for a bit of experimentation, you could also try some of the other Israeli dishes on the menu, including shakshuka and sabich. Get in here early because the place usually gets packed real quick.

Bardicef

Address: 1 Wedgewood Boulevard, Haifa

Website: Bardicef

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 8pm; Fri: 10am - 3pm (closed on Sat)

Eat like a local in Haifa

Kosher Hot Dog and Fries
Source: Photo by Flickr user Jeffrey Beall used under CC BY-ND 2.0

Welcome your days in Haifa with a smile on your face as you fill your tummies with wonderful dishes that are both delicious and healthy. Eat like locals do while treating yourself in any of these top kosher restaurants in Haifa, Israel, offering an array of delectable dishes, all of which are well-prepared and perfectly cooked. Don’t forget to inform the staff of any food allergies to avoid compromising your health during your trip to the Holy Land.

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