Food For Shabbat

Where Old City Stones Guests Can Find Food For Shabbat in Safed

We suggest visitors spending Shabbat in Safed to plan accordingly for their meals as all restaurants with the exception of the major hotels are closed during Shabbat and holidays. Most home or takeout catering, hotels, and restaurants are located in the heart of the Old City of Safed (Tzfat). Some establishments will deliver food for Shabbat. Please pay attention to deadlines to avoid disappointment when ordering Food For Shabbat.

Here are some of the establishments that we recommend for Shabbat meals:


Catering Meir –Shabbat Food

Phone: 04 692 4896 or 054 470 5033 to order food for Shabbat – Hebrew

(Specializes in Catered food for Shabbat)


Chelli’s Challah – Shabbat Food

Phone: 058 518 1009 ask for Rachel


Guests can order Challah for Shabbat. Shabbat must be placed by Thursday until noon. Challahs can be ordered in White, Whole Wheat, Spelt, Cinnamon swirl, Cinnamon Raisin, Raisin, Chocolate chip, Chocolate Swirl, Sweet Crumble topping, Sun-Dried Tomato, and Onion.Also offers Olive dip, Salic, Techina, and Dill Dip. All ingredients are Badatz.

(The Challah in Safed)


Eshel Restaurant – Shabbat Food

Address: Bar Yochai Street, Safed (Tzfat) Old City, Israel

Phone: 04 692 0948

(Nice place to order food for Shabbat)

Home Catering – Shabbat Food

Phone: 052 804-8602


Order Salads, cakes, soups and hot meals for Shabbat Home Delivery.

(Highly Recommended)


Mendi’s – Traditional Jewish & Shabbat Food

Address: 29 Jerusalem Street, after the Midrahov, opposite Yorams’s Greengrocers

Phone: 077 410 8002

Offers a traditional Shabbat and weekday, and Shabbat take-out menu that includes a variety of meat dishes to choose from. Guests can take advantage of a 10% early bird discount for Shabbat food. Delivers within the Old City of Safed (Tzfat).

(Serves traditional take-out food for Shabbat)


Peretz Catering – Shabbat Food

Address: Located inside the Araleh’s Restaurant on Jerusalem Street, close to City Hall.

Hours: a buffet to select variety Shabbat hot and cold meats, salads, and much more to order on Friday mornings.

Phone: 052 827 2299

(Offers mehadrin catering and per-prepared take-out food for Shabbat)


Ron Hotel – Shabbat Food

Address: Located below Metzuda (Citadel) above the Old City of Safed (Tzfat).

Phone: 04 697 2590.

(Reserve your meal in advance, and then show up for the meal)

Ruth Rimonim Hotel – Shabbat Food

Address:Tet Zayin St, Artists Quarter, Safed (Tzfat), Israel

Phone:04 699 4666

(Guests can order meals throughout the week. Must order in advance for Shabbat)


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