Located in a beautiful Bauhaus building on posh Rothschild Boulevard, Milgo & Milbar sets the bar for creative elegance based on organic, local ingredients. Chef superstars Or Michaeli and Moti Titman have earned their pedigree with culinary experience in top London, Paris and Tel Aviv restaurants. Notable seafood dishes include shrimps cooked in white wine and ginger butter, and sea fish fillet on Jerusalem artichoke. Each dish comes out of the kitchen with its own wine accompaniment, and is served by some of the friendliest waiters around. All the while, jazz music from the owners’ private playlist sets the relaxed and atmospheric mood. To complete an evening of cultural indulgence, look no further than across the street to lovely Habima Square, where you can reserve play tickets at Israel’s national theater.
Milgo & Milbar, Rothschild Boulevard 142, Tel Aviv, Israel, +972-052-909-8157
The old city of Akko, situated on the north seashore of Israel, is home to one of the best seafood restaurants in the country, Uri Buri. Staff are knowledgeable and friendly, offering diners great suggestions on what to order. The salmon ceviche in soy sauce with wasabi sorbet, crab meat in seaweed and cast iron creamed scallops are just some examples of the wonderful and creative offerings on their extensive menu. Half dishes are also available and recommended in order to taste more of the incredible meals. The owner, Uri is involved and engaging, happy to speak with guests and receive feedback on the dishes. The fish here is local, the seafood fresh, and all the food is as aesthetic as it is tasty. Afterwards, go explore the picturesque ruins of Akko, which was declared one of Israel’s UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Uri Buri, HaHagana Street 11, Akko, Israel, +972-04-955-2212