A meld of tastes from all kinds of traditional cuisines – Netanya has some of the best places to eat out in. Bon appétit
By Ori Shaked
Netanya is a melting pot of cultures; locals include native Israelis of various descents, as well as new olim (immigrants) from France, the UK and other places around the world. This is wonderfully reflected in the beach-side city’s culinary scene, a meld of tastes and treats from exciting international destinations, cultural heritages and long passed down traditions.
So, where are the best places to eat out in Netanya? We’ve compiled a list of some of the city’s most succulent eateries:
Hummus Eliyahu – Hummus
Hummus Eliyahu is a well-known chain across Israel, and its Netanya branch does not disappoint. Sample their famous hot hummus together with a variety of unique and tasty topics, and warm pita bread. This simple dish is highly affordable AND highly enjoyable. It will warm your body and provide you with endless comfort, with every swipe and bite. Also, on the menu, salads, shakshuka and tahini.
Address: 9 Tsvi Shekhterman, Netanya, Israel
Mosey on over to Alabama for some of the best South American barbeques in Israel. This is the restaurant where the beer is cold, the ribs melt in your mouth, and the service is top-notch. So, if you’re craving meat – this is the place for you. Try Alabama’s tasting menu for a sample of the best of the best. Your belly will thank you.
Address: 47 David Pinkas, North Industrial Area, Netanya, Israel
Located in Netanya’s City Market and known as the city’s best Tripolitan eatery, Checho does couscous (and other foods) right. Savory soups, perfectly stewed okra cooked with meat, fresh cooked fish and more. Eating at this restaurant is like taking a trip to the “old country,” no passport required.
Address: 10 Shoham Street, Netanya City Market, Israel
Get ready to realize your every childhood fantasy when sampling eats and treats at this real-life chocolate heaven. There are main dishes on the menu – and they’re divine, but the real indulgences are the chocolaty desserts, hot chocolate drinks and other confections. Warning: eating here may cause a sugar high.
Address: 17 Giborey Israel, Netanya, Israel
Celebrity chef Moshe Segev’s new fine dining restaurant in Netanya marries great tastes with exquisite service and divine plating. Simple, even traditional foods are elevated to the highest levels, from a liver pate that is not your grandmother’s entree to the smoothest of orange soups and excellently cooked beef filets – kosher cuisine at its best.
Address: 3 HaMehkar Street, Netanya, Israel
Hungry? There is always a good place to eat just around the corner. Bon Appétit!