Guests will find that most of the Cafes and Restaurants in the Old City Safed (Tzfat) are kosher. Guests are advisted to confirm with the establishment to make sure they have the most current kosher certificate. The Safed (Tzfat) Rabbinate issues kosher certificates in Tzfat for all Cafes and Restaurants.
Artisan Bakery of Safed Cafe – Italian & Pastries
Address: Simtat bar Yochai,14, Safed (Tzfat), Israel
Phone: 052 792 2068
Hours: 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM Sun – Thu, 9:00 AM – 2 hours before Shabbat, and 1 hour after Shabbat ends until 11:00 PM.
(Recommended by Tzfat locals & previous guests)
Aryeleh’s – Kosher Meat
Address: 59 Jerusalem Street, Safed (Tzfat), Israel
Phone: 050-4168211, 050-327-2299
(Recommended for Those who Like Meats)
Asian Chinese Cuisine and Sushi - Chinese and Sushi
Features a unique menu that includes a selection of Thai, Japanese, and Chinese food in a romantic atmosphere.
Address: 53 Jerusalem Street, Safed (Tzfat), Israel
Phone: 077 501 6211
(The Thai-Pad, Egg Rolls, and Sushi Sandwiches are Amazing)
Art Cafe – Vegetarian
Address: 72 Jerusalem Street (Next to Bank HaPoalim), Safed (Tzfat), Israel
Phone: 04 682 0928
Hours: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Sun - Thu, Winter, 8:00 AM - Midnight Summer
(Enjoy your meal while enjoying spectacular sunset views of the mountains)
Cafe Bagdad – Sandwiches & Coffee
Address: 61 Jerusalem Street, Safed (Tzfat), Israel
Phone: 04 697 4065
Hours: 8.00 AM - 10:00 PM Sun - Thu, Winter, 8:00 AM - Midnight Summer
(Enjoy the view of the Artist Quarter and surrounding mountains while enjoying your meal)
Address: At the intersection of 86 Jerusalem and Arlozorov Street, Safed (Tzfat), Israel
Phone: 077 481 4546
Hours: 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM Sun – Thu, 8:00 AM – 14:00 Fri and days preceding holidays, 1 hour after Shabbat ends until 11:00 PM – Sat nights in the winter
(Recommended by locals & previous guests)
Canaan Gallery Cafe – Light Meals and Sandwiches
Address: 47 Beit Yosef Street, Safed (Tzfat), Israel
Phone: 02 697 4449
Hours: 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM Sun – Thu, to 3:00 PM Fri
(Gallery cafe to escape the busloads of day trippers)
Galilee Food – Dairy and Meat
Serving kosher healthy and unique dishes that include: Barbecue meat, vegetable platters.
Offers a variety of selections to choose from.
Phone: 050 559 0597
(Amazing place for those who want to enjoy a healthy meal)
HaAri8 is the most popular Middle restaurant in town. Specialties include steak, grilled meats, 'cigars' filled with chopped meat, fish and fresh salads. Vegetarian options include salads, soups and pasta. The restaurant also has a playroom for kids.
Address: 8 Ha’Ari Street, Safed (Tzfat), Israel
Phone: 04 692 0033
Hours: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM Sun – Thu, closed Fri, sometimes opens after sunset on Sat
(The most popular restaurant for Meat addicts)
Mendi’s – Traditional Jewish
Offers a traditional kosher take-out menu that includes a variety of meat dishes to choose from. Delivers within the Old City of Safed (Tzfat).
Address: 29 Jerusalem Street, Safed (Tzfat), Israel
Phone: 077 410 8002
(Highly recommend by locals for those who want to enjoy a traditional kosher meal)
Maximilian – Cafe
Address: 2 Arlozorov Street, Artists’ Quarter, Safed (Tzfat), Israel
Phone: 077 788 2887, 052 548 4411
Hours: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM Sun – Thu Winter, 8:00 AM - Midnight Summer, and 2 hours before sunset on Fri
(Features a courtyard next to the General Safed Exhibition to enjoy your meal)
cafe monitin was founded in 2015 that offers a unique selection of kosher lemehadrin Mediterranean dishes that include Israeli, Italian, Turkish to select from. Israeli omlettes, shakshuka, and Turkish brekas. They also offer a healthy children's menu.
Address: 70 Jerusalem Street, Artistis' Quarter Safed (Tzfat), Israel
Phone: 04 8243638
(An unique establishment with splacular mountain views while enjoying a Mediterranean dish)
Strawberry Tree Cafe – Outdoor Cafe
Address: Next to the Khan of the White Donkey, Artist Quarter, Safed (Tzfat), Israel
(A very popular favorite among Safed locals)
Tree of Life Vegetarian Cafe – Vegetarian & Vegan
Address: HaMaginim Square, Synagogue Quarter, Safed (Tzfat), Israel
Phone: 050 696 0239
Hours: 9:30 AM – 9:30 PM Sun – Thu Winter 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM Summer, 2 hours before sunset Fri
(Lots of dishes are vegan and/or gluten-free)