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)
Phone: 052 804-8602
Order Salads, cakes, soups and hot meals for Shabbat Home Delivery.
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)
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)
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)
Sushi to Go – Gourmet Sushi Rolls for Shabbat
Phone: 058 497 3604 - ask for Laurie Rappeport
(Delivery available within the Old City of Safed)
Thai Bar Chinese Food – Shabbat Food
Address: Shar Hair Mall, Safed
Phone: 04 697 0991
(Accepts orders for Shabbat with a 30% off for Friday orders)