Ben Ezra Fish has moved to a new and beautiful location. Still in Atlit, they have opened a new beautiful building that takes their family business to a new level. The restaurant still retains the elements that has made them famous only now they can do it with the utmost style. Ben-Ezra now features, private rooms, parking, handicap access, and even wireless internet.
About the Ben Ezra Kosher Fish Menu
Who doesn't know about Ben-Ezra
Fish Restaurant? This Atlit restaurant has been around for 35 years. It
was established by Jacob Ben-Ezra, who immigrated from Morocco and was
actually a fisherman who later opened a restaurant. His ten children work
in this and the Haifa restaurant.
have to know fish to run a good fish restaurant" says Shlomi, the
son of the founder and the current manager of both the Atlit and the Haifa
restaurants. Indeed the Ben-Ezra family tradition combining the fishing
and restaurant business has expanded to include many more family members
and continues to the next generation of Ben-Ezras.
got on to this restaurant when friends said that whenever they find themselves
within a 30 kilometer distance of this restaurant, they make sure to go
there. This must be a good restaurant for eLuna, so we set out for Haifa.
original and popular Ben-Ezra restaurant is located in Atlit, just south
of Haifa. They have also opened a restaurant in Bnei Brak
which serves fish and meat. The decor of the restaurant
tells the story of the Ben-Ezra family in photographs of family members
hard at work in the fishing industry. There are older black and white
photos and more recent color pictures of the founding father and the many
Tables are glass covered
with tablecloths under the glass. The menu is also displayed under the
glass, which is actually very efficient. You don't have to wait for
a menu to make its way to your table before choosing your meal and the
menu stays clean under the glass.
Fish dishes range from NIS
60 - 75 and are served with salads and chips. There are also non-fish
options such as Melauach and egg omelet at NIS 30-35. Not on the menu
but also available (in Haifa only) are some meat options, such as schnitzel,
chicken breast and kebab. The salads alone can be had any time of the day
for NIS 15.
When we were comfortably
settled the waitress brought out a very complete selection of about
15 salads and warm pitot. These are not the standard familiar salads
- but are Moroccan style salads. Some were very spicy but not all, and
there was something for everyone. Our fish main dishes were served on
large platters with vegetables. Your fish can either be fried or grilled,
and our grilled St. Peters fish (Musht) with a garlic sauce was quite
Keep this restaurant in mind
when you are in Haifa. Kosher restaurants do not abound in this town,
and this is a good one to know about. When you go please be sure to
send our regards to Shlomi.
Groups of 10 or more
should reserve places in advance.
71 Hazayit Street
The original famous Ben-Ezra Fish restaurant is located in Atlit, just south of Haifa.
This restaurant is over 35 years old and is frequented by those in the know and by celebrities throughout Israel.
Here is a map showing how to get to the restaurant.