Top Spots To Grab A Drink Around Rothschild Boulevard, Tel Aviv
Outside Port Said | Courtesy of Port Said
The amount of bars, cafés, and restaurants in Tel Aviv is endless. When walking along the iconic Rothschild Boulevard, a long and tree-lined stretch through the city, you will always find a place to sit down and grab a drink. With so many choices, we’ve curated our list of spots to check out when you’re in the area.
Located outside of the great synagogue, Port Said is one of the busiest bars in Tel Aviv. You will probably see a crowd of people sitting on tables or even on the sidewalk, but that’s how it’s done at Port Said. The Middle Eastern vibe of this bar is perfect to grab a small yet delicious bite and have a drink with friends. This street bar offers a menu with small and tasty dishes served on cardboard, alongside specialty cocktails. With the DJ playing from a record player, you will feel like you are back in the 70s with the unique funk and disco music atmosphere.
Billie Jean is the number one place to grab a drink and dance it off with the greatest Israeli and hip-hop hits. If you’re looking for a crazy night, you can even get a table and buy a bottle to share with friends, it will probably work out cheaper. Whilst there, try Israel’s native alcohol Arak, which is great for those who enjoy the distinct flavor of anise, and get into the mindset of Israeli partying.
Hidden on a side street of Rothschild Blvd, Radio EPGB is situated underground in a basement where you can hear the best indie and electronic music in Tel Aviv. You can grab a drink and feel as though you have been transported to New York or London. Radio always showcases the latest music trends, live bands, and DJs, and most artists are seen at Radio due to its stellar reputation. You can sit down at a table and enjoy the great service or grab their specialty drinks at the bar and dance it off while meeting new people.
Hanasich Hakatan | Courtesy of Hanasich Hakatan at King George 19
Habima Square, located at the end of Rothschild Boulevard, is known for its calm and tourist-friendly atmosphere. You can enjoy the vibe by laying down on chairs or even just grabbing a bite or a drink at the restaurants and cafés that are around the neighborhood. Cafe Habima is a great place to sit down with friends or family and enjoy your favorite beverage. The café is actually a small, chic kiosk that offers quality products and the greatest service. They have a variety of drinks, sandwiches, Danishes, cookies plus the best coffee in Tel Aviv.
If you’re passing by this café, you will probably think it’s a library, but luckily, you have discovered one of Tel Aviv’s unique bookstore cafés. Books in many different languages, Hebrew, English and even Chinese, are arranged throughout the café on high shelves. At Little Prince, you can sit down and do some work or grab a book in the quiet atmosphere. The café offers many drinks, and customers often sit until the late hours of the night. Order a glass of wine, grab a book, get comfortable and enjoy your favorite volume.
Small coffee tables are aligned outside overlooking Rothschild Boulevard and its busy atmosphere. This new brasserie offers both breakfast and lunch with a variety of sandwiches, salads, and drinks. The menu has an assortment of items, including antipasti, that you can take away and one of the best coffees in Tel Aviv. If you work in the area, Da Da & Da is a great place to grab a quick drink on the outside terrace with some friends or even alone and enjoy the vibe of the people in Tel Aviv.