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100 Stela Maris, Haifa, Israel
+972 4-833-3037
09:00 - 00:00
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Fri - Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

great food great atmosphere but waited long time one hour until we sat on a table we went on a saturday recommended

Thank Wisam S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch. Sub standard service, food is badly made and presented. Side dish were cold, can't swap chips for salad. You pay for the view, food is not worth anything

Thank Yossi M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The location and views are spectacular. The service was a bit cold, but the waiter did offer to help us choose the right food and the right amount so we do not over-order. He was right about both. We had the 3 grilled meat combo and a grilled shrimp plate and all the food was great. We started the meal... More 

Thank ihod
Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This restaurant was so good that we ate there twice during our stay in Haifa. The lamb was superb. One time the service was horrible, but the second time it was great. I will definitely go there again the next time I'm in Haifa.

Thank MsCalEsq
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We ordered salmon fish. It was very littel dish with nothing aside. We felt disapointed untill we tasted it. It was delicious!!!! The fish melted like butter and the sauce was amazing. The fatush salad was good also and the mix shrimps and calamri was tiny dish but good. The service was not so nice or friendly and impatient. But... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Good atmosphere, very good and abundant salads served in the table. Fish was OK, a bit dry. They gave complementary desserts to folks having birthdays.

Thank Ariel L
Bethesda, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

The motto of this establishment should be "only too much is enough". We enjoyed an outstanding repast here courtesy of some very good friends. The appetizers alone would have sufficed for a full meal. For our entree my wife and I shared one order of grilled bass that was not only delicious but more than enough to satisfy both of... More 

Thank APM_01
Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Located at Stella Maria overlooking the Haifa bay, this restaurant offers excellent food and best service. I highly recommend to start with the wonderful selection of Salads .

Thank eytan L
Haifa, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Salads before your meal just keep coming and coming. Our party of four were served at least 10 different items! Then you've got a choice of meat, fish, seafood. Dessert (ours was Knayfeh) just comes. Views of Haifa from high up come with. Managers, waiter arrive repeatedly to make sure all is just right. Just superb.

Thank moshe176
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We had a birthday dinner there. It was very busy and crowded, but still pretty nice. A lot of people came to celebrate something:) greetings and claps all the time, for birthdays tables were brought a small firework 🎉

Thank Taly P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Stela Maris, Haifa, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Haifa District  >  Haifa
  • Phone Number: +972 4-833-3037
The best Mediterranean restaurant in Northern Israel. Overlooking Haifa, the Haifa-Bay and the Galilee Mountains

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