The Old Man and the Sea

HaZaken VeHayam (the old man and the sea) is more than just a restaurant. It’s a legendary spot that almost every family in Israel has visited. The spacious restaurant, perched on top of a little hill in Jaffa and overlooking the captivating views of the blue sea, offers its guests delicious, bountiful Israeli-Mediterranean cuisine.

At HaZaken VeHayam you can enjoy the prefect scenery of the waves and beautiful sunsets alongside a variety of delicacies from the menu, which is based primarily on fresh fish right from the Mediterranean Sea. All the dishes are prepared using the finest ingredients and the fish are always fresh and never cage grown.

The menu includes excellent fish dishes as well as fresh sea-food and delicious meat options and of course – an endless selection of the fresh, original house salads, prepared daily and served to the table with unlimited refills as well as a pitcher of lemonade and taboon-baked pita bread. Whichever plate you try will reveal the unparallel taste and quality of HaZaken VeHayam.

The restaurant’s décor is rustic and welcoming, with comfy furniture and wood-clad walls. You will be greeted by the kind, professional, friendly staff that adds to the pleasant, leisurely atmosphere.

HaZaken VeHayam holds private or corporate events of up to 400 guests. For more information please call 077-2311729.


*Online reservations ONLY for groups over 10 people.

85 Kedem St., Jaffa

Opening hours
Sunday-Saturday 11:00 – 01:00

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