The array of hummus, falafel, shakshuka and Israeli salads in Tel Aviv is hard to pass up, but sometimes you can’t help but crave an all-American treat. Whether it’s a juicy burger, a homemade bagel, buffalo wings, an American diner or a sports bar, here’s our guide for where Americans goes to get American food in Tel Aviv.
Every American needs a really good bagel and Café Xoho has some of the best bagels in Tel Aviv. Café Xoho is decorated like your dream childhood tree house and it’s full of freshly baked goods from cookies, to bread to bagels. The bagels are fluffy, doughy and can be served however you like, whether it’s plain and classic, an egg sandwich with onion jam, or a perfectly prepared tuna melt.
When you’re craving that American, southern style comfort food, Nola is the one place that will satisfy your needs. The New Orleans inspired kitchen and southern-style décor brings all kinds of people together for a great meal. Upon arrival, try not to get distracted by the large display of sweet temptations such as giant cookies and decorated cupcakes. Nola serves all the American favorites: breakfasts, biscuits, salads, and their renowned, baked to perfection, macaroni and cheese.
For your sweet tooth craving try Shakeout, a new gourmet milkshake and smoothie bar in the South Tel Aviv Florentin neighborhood. Get your classic chocolate milkshake or try vanilla with all different kinds of candy. Or if you’re feeling more healthy go with a fruit or protein based smoothie to supplement your lifestyle, including immune boosters, or for that pre or post workout shake. This combination of a traditional candy store and 1980s diner will serve up the best milkshake you’ve been craving.
Shakeout, Chayim Vital 2, Tel Aviv, Israel, +972-058-724-0283
Maybe you’re not sure what food you’re craving but you just want that American dining experience, Tel Aviv has many full American-inspired restaurants. Mike’s Place Bar will give you an authentic sports bar feel. One of the first bars in Israel to serve Guinness on tap and with a fully American inspired menu, head on over near the Tel Aviv beach promenade and watch a sports game, listen to live music, or meet fellow Americans. Dixie Grill Bar offers a real New York Steakhouse experience with classical American dishes. Enjoy an American meal with a menu full of fish, meats and burgers and desserts like the tasty New York Cheesecake. Or check out Texas BBQ, bringing the authentic flavors and vibe of Texas right to the heart of Tel Aviv. Slow-smoked meats, and old school desserts, what more could you ask for.