Pizza is always a good option for a night snack. At the Rothschild Boulevard branch of Tony Vespa, you can always find many partygoers coming to quell their hunger. The concept is a hot fresh pizza sliced by weight, according to your selection and with a wide range of additions. The most popular options are pepperoni with fresh green chili pepper, bacon and smoked mozzarella, tomato and Bulgarian cheese and plenty more.
Tony Vesoa, Dizengoff Street 267 Tel Aviv, Israel, +972-03-546-0000
La Gaterie is all about hot and crispy butter croissants, customizable with fillings, in both savory and sweet versions. A high-quality French cheese and sausage can be added according to your own personal taste. If that’s not enough, you can add a poached egg to this dangerous deliciousness that is truly heaven on earth. Sweet toothed individuals can choose between a classic almond croissant, a chocolate croissant or one filled with jam.
La Gaterie, King George Street 97, Tel Aviv, Israel, +972-03-525-0350
Musician and poet Zeev Tene is behind Frank, which became a true Tel Aviv institute in just a few years. Here you can choose among a variety of sausages made of high-quality meat (chicken, veal or pork) all served in a fresh soft bun. Alongside, you can add homemade sauerkraut, potato salad and choose from six kinds of mustard and/or three kinds of mayonnaise. A juicy sausage washed down with a cool glass of beer makes the ultimate summer dish.
Frank, Ben Yehuda Street 69, Tel Aviv, Israel, +972-077-411-3150
Frank, Ibn Gabirol Street 23, Tel Aviv, Israel, +972-03-525-2105
Abulafia is an iconic Jaffa institution, just a skip away from the Clock Tower. One of the most revered businesses in Israel, Abulafia opened in 1879 and continues to be run by the Abulafia family to this day. What’s to eat here? Carbs, carbs and more carbs, bagels, toasted sandwiches, pizzas and more. But their most famous and recommended dish is sambousak (a pastry-like calzone). Some favorite sambousak stuffings include mashed potato, zatar (hyssop), yellow and Bulgarian cheese and pizza sauce. As for dessert, there is no better choice than the Israeli sahlab,a warm liquidy, starchy pudding traditionally served with cinnamon, nuts and coconut, baklava and kenafeh.
Yefet Street 7, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel, +972-03-682-8544
Burekas are a stuffed pastry that originated in Central Asia, brought to Israel by Jewish immigrants and now a classic Israeli street food. If you get a burekas craving at 3am, then Mama’s Burekas is the place for you. It’s a favorite stopover for the party crowd, and will quickly become your favorite as well. You can choose between cheese, cheese and olives, mashed potato, spinach, pizza-flavored or eggplant, along with the obligatory addition of boiled egg, pickles, tahina, tomato and spicy sauce.
Mama’s Burekas, King George Street 16, Tel Aviv, Israel, +972-03-5251111