We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Abouelafia Bakery

$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Old Jaffa -Yeft St. | Clock Tower Square, Tel Aviv 6802809, Israel
+972 3-682-8544
Website
Today
10:00 - 04:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 - 04:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

256 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 161: English reviews
Edina, Minnesota
Level Contributor
43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed sitting on the rooftop, shawarma was very good. Good service. Nice view. We were in a tour group, and they served us in good time.

Helpful?
Thank Janice L
Haifa, Israel
Level Contributor
46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Authentic fresh bread/pitta products = nothing beats it and open all day and till late. Try the pitta baked with an egg and mushroom! Yummy!

Helpful?
Thank Yoavi
Barak K, Public Relations Manager at Abouelafia Bakery, responded to this review

Dear Yoavi, Thank you for dining at Abouelafia Bakery as well as taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We like to welcome you again anytime. Best Regards, Abouelafia Bakery More 

Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

You can try all kinds of bakery.. But it's not made on spot.. They warm it up.. The price is a little expensive.. And i cant find authentic baked dishes.. 😕

Helpful?
Thank Hana L
Barak K, Public Relations Manager at Abouelafia Bakery, responded to this review

Dear Hana L, Thank you for posting your review. All kinds of bakery are made on the spot early in the same morning and during all day. all the products are freshly made everyday! we are sorry we don't' have any bake dishes. Thank you again and we hope you will visit us on your next trip to Israel Abouelafia... More 

Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
1,866 reviews
1,044 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Nice position good views - local flavours along with a Mediterranean theme and Israel based flavours

Helpful?
Thank Michael S
Barak K, Public Relations Manager at Abouelafia Bakery, responded to this review

Dear Michael S, Thank you for sharing your experience at Abouelafia Restaurant We like to welcome you again anytime. please share this with your friends as well Abouelafia Restaurant More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
Level Contributor
122 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

i've been many times and returned again! Service is good, the bakery items are delicious the location is fantastic, right near the clock in old Jaffa. Across the street they have a restaurant which is also good.

Helpful?
Thank traveladam2000
Barak K, Public Relations Manager at Abouelafia Bakery, responded to this review

Dear traveladam2000, Thank you for sharing your experience at Abouelafia Bakery We like to welcome you again anytime. please share this with your friends as well Abouelafia Bakery More 

Oakland, New Jersey
Level Contributor
48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

My son insisted we go here. He was in Israel visiting a friend a few years before. He would go on and on about the quality of the food since he visited. I was hungry after walking on the beach and walking around Jaffa. We stopped in and wow. Lunch comes with so much food and with a bottle of... More 

Helpful?
Thank bergencountytraveler
Barak K, Public Relations Manager at Abouelafia Bakery, responded to this review

Dear bergencountytraveler, Thank you for sharing your experience at Abouelafia Restaurant We like to welcome you again anytime. please share this with your friends as well Abouelafia Restaurant More 

London
Level Contributor
206 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This bakery has ome of the best bagels and donuts I have ever tasted. It's buy though with locals, so be prepared to queue. Worth it.

Helpful?
Thank Robber222
Barak K, Public Relations Manager at Abouelafia Bakery, responded to this review

Dear Robber222, Thank you for sharing your experience at Abouelafia Bakery We like to welcome you again anytime. BR Abouelafia Bakery More 

Burlington, Vermont
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Fast service, fresh products made in clear view of the customer, incredible taste. Wonderful food, inexpensive.

Helpful?
Thank val v
Barak K, Public Relations Manager at Abouelafia Bakery, responded to this review

Dear val v, Thank you for sharing your experience at Abouelafia Bakery We like to welcome you again anytime. please share this with your friends as well(: Abouelafia Bakery More 

Jerusalem, Israel
Level Contributor
224 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Interesting bakery in the center of Jaffa. Worth a visit if you enjoy bakeries and diferent kinds of rolls.

Helpful?
Thank menachemle
Barak K, Public Relations Manager at Abouelafia Bakery, responded to this review

Dear menachemle, Thank you for sharing your experience at Abouelafia Bakery We like to welcome you again anytime. please share this with your friends as well(: Abouelafia Bakery More 

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We were told by locals that this was a must-do. The place is a hole in the wall and is jam packed! The staff were all wearing Peace tshirts and were putting on quite the performance selling up a storm. We bought an assortment of baklava and some cookies. They threw in tons of freebies including one of the best... More 

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Barak K, Public Relations Manager at Abouelafia Bakery, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience at Abouelafia Bakery We like to welcome you again anytime. please share this with your friends as well(: Abouelafia Bakery More 

Travellers who viewed Abouelafia Bakery also viewed

Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv District
 
Jaffa, Tel Aviv
 

Been to Abouelafia Bakery? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Israeli, Arabic
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 04:00
Monday
10:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 04:00
Thursday
10:00 - 04:00
Friday
10:00 - 04:00
Saturday
10:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Jaffa -Yeft St. | Clock Tower Square, Tel Aviv 6802809, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972 3-682-8544
Description
Abouelafia Bakery is a very famous bakery. The Bakery Shop has become a household name and a symbol in our country under the direction of Walid Abouelafia. The original and oldest branch of this bakery is Legendary Old Jaffa, near the clock tower. The Bakery sells a variety of baked goods, including Pita Bread , Bagels, Sambusak, Egg Bagels, Pizzas and sweets such as Bklwah and Cnaphe. Surrounding the Bakery, Abouelafia also offers a very successful Meat, Fish, and Oriental food (such as schwarma) restaurant located across from the Bakery in the Clock Square - all under the same authentic and beloved brand name. The restaurant also offers various sweets such as Baklawaot, Cnaphe, Shabakiye and hot and cold beverages.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Abouelafia Bakery staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?