Troja

Troja is a Middle Eastern in the heart of Szeged, serving burgers, pizzas, and baked rice puddings. The restaurant prides itself on its friendly staff, variety of food, and low prices.

Qala Divari

Qala Divari is a unique restaurant in the old city of Baku. They serve a delicious mix of European and Middle Eastern food from kabab and shakshuka to dumplings and Qutab. Don’t forget to try their homemade Turkish tea and pop in on a night when they’re playing traditional music, live!

Miznon

Miznon is known for its entertaining staff, energetic atmosphere, good food, and lively music. It’s a place where you will feel right at home, and the staff members even feel like friends you’ve known for years. It’s often a loud restaurant and fast-paced, but fills you with positive vibes, and of course, outstanding food.

They have an open kitchen where you can see the fresh ingredients being used right in front of you. Some of their unique menu items include a cauliflower pita, a chickpea bowl with egg, the Pitaburger, and a banana Nutella pita. They have plenty of traditional foods as well, such as lamb kabobs, ratatouille, and a variety of deliciously cooked vegetables.

If you are looking for a fun and upbeat dining experience, Miznon is where you want to be. You’re sure to leave with a boost of energy and a belly full of fresh Middle Eastern food.

Cafe Eskeles

Café Eskeles is named after Bernhard Freiherr von Eskeles who was born in Vienna in 1753. He grew up as the son of a rabbi and in 1773 he co-founded the band house: Arnstein and Eskeles. Later, Eskeles became one of the founders of the Austrian National Bank as well.  This restaurant has received high remarks from travelers around the world and has been published in several newspapers and magazines. 

Though the cafe is located in the Jewish Museum, it is open to anyone who wants a unique Israeli dining experience in the center of Vienna. There are a wide range of vegetarian and kosher options, including the best Israeli and Austrian kosher wines to choose from. Some of the dishes rotate but, while the house favorites tend to stay around, there are always amazing Mediterranean and Israeli specialties to try.

 

Bahur Tov

Bahur-Tov is one of the oldest kosher restaurants in Vienna serving a variety of regional, oriental, international, and Jewish dishes. Asher Davidov founded the restaurant, naming it “Bahur-Tov”, which means “good boy” in Hebrew. He received a lot of praise for this name as it brings back pleasant memories. Asher was strongly involved in the local Jewish community and opened the restaurant upon request by community members who wanted Jewish, Asian, and international kosher food. This restaurant has been a popular place ever since its opening. 

Both locals and travelers from around the world have given Bahur-Tov great reviews for their service, reasonable prices, location, and of course, fabulous food. The restaurant is located in the center of the Jewish district and is convenient for the thousands of visitors who explore the area. They also offer catering for all types of events and occasions, from seminars and meetings, to receptions and parties. Whether you’re in the mood for lamb skewers, a falafel sandwich, teriyaki salmon, Shanghai beef, or a hamburger, you’ll be sure to find something delicious from their multi-cultural menu.      

Olive Tree

Olive Tree is a cozy restaurant in Budapest’s District VI, serving a variety of traditional Israeli, Hungarian, and Ukrainian dishes. Their goal is to bring the wonderful flavors of Jerusalem to Budapest for locals and tourists to enjoy. The founders of Olive Tree chose hummus as their primary dish because of its health benefits and the way it compliments several other dishes such as falafel and salad. At Olive Tree, you can choose from 16 hummus entrees or one of their other Middle Eastern falafel or shakshuka dishes.

Everything on their menu is made with fresh and real ingredients for both the taste and health benefits. You will also find many vegan and gluten-free options, making it a perfect stop for anyone looking for authentic Israeli cuisine. The interior is simple, yet cozy, and the menu is well priced for the high-quality flavors and ingredients. If you are a hummus fan, Olive Tree will give you a new way to explore this Middle Eastern dish.

 

Mazal Tov

Mazel Tov is located in the city center’s 7th district, in the middle of the historical Jewish quarter. The restaurant provides an urban, casual and comfortable feeling filled with herbs and trees that allows you to dine in a garden-like atmosphere. Sometimes guests get lucky and come when one of the local bands is performing, which adds even more to the already cozy vibe of the restaurant.

It is recommended to start off your meal here with one of their amazing starters, either the sweet potato wedges with pesto tahini or their homemade za’tar flavored pita chips. For the next course, they have several options from classic shakshuka and hummus plates to quinoa tabbouleh salad and falafel sandwiches. Mazal Tov also serves a wide variety of wines, beer, cocktails, and liquor, making sure there is something for everyone.

Fülemüle Étterem

Fülemüle Étterem is located in the 8th district of Budapest, offering both traditional and modern Hungarian and Jewish cuisine. The homecooked meals are said to bring back childhood memories of parents or grandparents cooking matzo ball soup, goulash, or crispy goose. Many travelers are recommended to this restaurant because of the friendly staff, good-sized portions, and flavorful dishes, and they sometimes stop by multiple times during their stay. This family-run restaurant is definitely a Budapest gem that will leave you satisfied, yet wanting more. 

Carmel Restaurant

The history of Carmel Restaurant goes back almost 30 years. During this time, both the menu and style have changed and for ten years now, the restaurant operates as a Glatt kosher restaurant. This restaurant serves a variety of traditional Jewish and Hungarian cuisine from matzo ball soup and liver to beef goulash and a Hortobagyi-style pancake.

Locals and guests from around the world come to dine at Carmel Restaurant and enjoy the authentic food and inviting atmosphere. It is located in the heart of the Jewish quarter and a perfect place to stop by while exploring the historic area. Many travelers also come to the Carmel Restaurant for Shabbat where they can enjoy fresh Challah and a delicious warm meal. If you’re in the area and want amazing kosher food, this is a spot you don’t want to miss.

Florence Kahn Bakery and Delicatessen

Florence Kahn Bakery and Delicatessen is a Jewish-style bakery and pastry shop in the heart of the Marais. The stunning blue mosaic that covers the shop’s exterior is likely to grab your attention and pull you into the shop, even if you are just passing by. The mosaic was created by a master artisan in 1932 and is considered a historical monument of Paris. The same artisan also decorated several other shops in the Marais, so be sure to keep your eyes open when exploring the area. One in particular is the former horse butcher’s shop which you can find near Florence Kahn’s on the corner of Rue Vieille du Temple and Rue du Roi de Sicile.
If you go on a nice day, you will be able to enjoy your Yiddish pastry or homemade chicken soup in the fresh air at a table set out on the terrace.  But don’t be disappointed if you don’t come on a sunny day, because the inside is just as relaxing and gives off the fabulous aroma of fresh baked goods. Some of their most popular menu items include their corn beef sandwich, pastrami, apple strudel, yogurt cake, challah, and cheesecake, but you really can’t go wrong. If you love traditional Jewish food prepared fresh just the way your grandmother would make it, this shop is for you.
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