Bottom line? Anyone who's ever visited the market knows there's no better place to go to experience an entire world of impressive scents, a colorful esthetic of spices, fruits and vegetables, authentic simplicity and the full force of Israeliness. And yes, in the HaTikvah Market, all this beauty leads to one place – the HaKubiya restaurant.
Clap Your Hands to the Rhythm
HaKubiya brings a lot of respect to the market and the famous neighborhood, putting the HaTikvah Market on the Tel Aviv culinary map. Owner Shai Alfasi, who lives and breathes the restaurant world, opened a vibrant little restaurant with an open kitchen headed by Chef Jalal Salem, who wondrously combines Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine, creating original dishes full of heart and soul.
From the Market Stall to Your Plate
In the background – Mizrahi music of old, simple, ancient design using planter pots in homemade pickle jars. On the menu – served on a piece of cardboard like most market stalls – dishes named for the country's different markets.
Start off with an arak cocktail, and order the curious and colorful cubniyeh, which will leave you with a taste for more, and don't pass on desert – malabi with seasonal fruits, so simple, so delicious!
So Today Only, Today Only…
Come get to know the funnest place in the Hatikvah Market, savor the reasonably priced original food, let yourself drift into an authentic atmosphere and simply enjoy the moment.