Visiting Israel generally and Tel-Aviv specifically is one special experience to be treasured for long time. But like in any other city, there are some gems that cannot be missed for the world. Carmel market and the delicacies it offers are definitely one of those. In order to experience the Tel-Aviv city in the best way possible, make sure to make a quick search on Eat in TLV website in order to find the best place to dine the way you want in this special area of the big city.
Why you must Visit the Carmel Market and Eat there?
Markets are key site in every tourism location, because the special atmosphere in these spaces is usually the most authentic one, providing a real insight into the culture. What can you taste in Carmel market?
- Spices and local cuisine
- Fruits and vegetables
- And if you’re not keen into getting familiar with the local cuisine, you can always find nice cafes to have a good time.
Carmel Market eat and drink options
When you’ll finally get use to the market fuss, you’ll see that behind the vendors screaming there are many culinary gems.
Try to find the Carmel Hummus , it’s hidden behind a vegetable stand. the place is cheap and with quality hummus, afterwards if you’re into a different experience you might want to try the Venezuelan street food stand called the Arepa, which is a corn Pita with lots of goodies in it.
For a great sandwich we would recommend the Bunny Chow which a South African street food, a big sandwich filled with a beef or chicken curry stew, delicious!
A stop for coffee is always a good idea, you can stop for a quick espresso at the Cafe Ba shuk, they grind their own coffee, one of the best in Tel-aviv, or perhaps sit in the trendy hipster coffee shop called the Yom Tov Caffe.
For a heavier meal you can try the steakhouse M25 which is also a butchery so you can expect only the best meat quality. If you’re into Asian food you can try The Bun which a fusion contemporary Asian restaurant with delicious bun fillings
Beer bazaar is a great place to relax with a cool beer, they serve a variety of over 100 different beers and have a good afternoon happy hour deal.
Hamitbachon is a cool trendy place to get a good dinner and experience Israeli cultural home cooking at its best, don’t miss out on this spot.
Taking a stroll in the Carmel market is always interesting, especially because this market is not dedicated to food only, there’s also a big flea market adjoining, so you can always find great stuff for the cheapest price.
For Carmel market detailed attractions, you might want to check this article about the best places to eat and drink in the carmel market
Other Local Attractions and Gastronomic Pleasures of Tel-Aviv
Beyond the Carmel market, Tel-Aviv is offering countless possibilities for the curious traveler, including pubs, clubs, theaters, galleries, museums and of course – the beach. There are a lot of events taking place in the city all year long and it is always tourists-friendly, including the gay pride, film festival, marathons and bicycle drives, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. And everywhere you go you’ll find all kind of places to dine, meats and vegan, sweets and sour – the sky is the limit.