Mar 4

The Best Chef Restaurants in Tel Aviv

When the time comes to choose a restaurant in Tel Aviv, it can be difficult to settle on just one– the city famously boasts so many of the best fine dining and innovative culinary experiences. At the hands of some of the best chefs in the world, Tel Aviv offers a rich multitude of cuisines along with artful presentations and sense-shifting sights, scenes and smells. Here are five of the top chef restaurants in Tel Aviv, which offer the best mixture of local and international cuisine.


    After extensive travels throughout Southeast Asia, Chef Yuval Ben Neriah brings his interpretation of Eastern cuisine to Tel Aviv with his gourmet restaurant Taizu. Chef Ben Neriah’s journey translates into exquisite, flavorful dishes which excite all the senses. The menu is broken up into five different categories: water, wood, fire, Earth, and metal- each offering distinct tastes and textures. Prepare yourself for an incredible dining experience!

    Derech Menachem Begin 23, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
  • Yaffo Tel Aviv

    Chef Haim Cohen brings a fine dining sensibility to all his dishes, at the contemporary high-end Israeli cuisine restaurant Yaffo Tel Aviv. Each item is delicately plated to entice the diners with their eyes before consuming one delicious masterpiece after another. Holding the belief that food is the way to people’s hearts, Yaffo Tel Aviv offers an enjoyable experience which will keep you coming back for more.

    Yigal Alon St 98, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
  • Mashya

    Recognizable by the scent of spices and beautifully designed interior, Mashya is a high-end restaurants led by Chef Yossi Shitrit. This award-winning restaurant is a modernist take on Morrocan food with a blatant sophistication that is unmistakably Chef Shitrit’s signiture touch. The food at Mashya is enticing and provocative, a true one-of-a-kind experience for all the senses.

    Mendele Mokher Sfarim Street 5, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Alena

    Alena is a haven for fine casual dining, which blends European classics with modern and traditional Middle Eastern dishes. Together with both seasonal produce and local spices, executive Chef Barak Aharaoni uses his own Persian and North African upbringing as inspiration for the flavorful dishes that he creates. Here you are sure to enjoy exquisite meals in an elegant and sophisticated setting.

    Nahmani Street 23-25, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Claro

    At Claro, Chef Ran Shmueli takes guests to the heart of the farm-to-table movement. Housed inside a huge 19th century Templar building, the comfortable atmosphere mixes with high end plates of locally-sourced ingredients for the ideal dining experience. Regional fish and seafood are always contenders at this restaurant, and you can never go wrong with the Chef’s unique twists on Mediterranean classics.

    HaArba'a St 23, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel