Large and modern, Maganda nonetheless is known for a delicious, strictly kosher menu of Yemenite Middle Eastern grilled meats ranging from lamb shashlik (chunks of meat), kebabs (spiced ground meat), and skewered duck, livers, or fish, as well as oven-baked dishes like stuffed shoulder of lamb. It’s traditional to start with an opening meze of Middle Eastern appetizers served with fresh Yemenite bread, followed by a calf’s foot soup (a specialty, so you should try it) and baked vegetables stuffed with rice. In summer, dine on the roof terrace. Just be warned that Maganda is sometimes be overrun by tour groups. Enter the Yemenite Quarter, turn onto Najara Street and look for Maganda. Cash only.
Tel Aviv› Restaurant
26 Rabbi Meir St
Our Rating Neighborhood Yemenite Quarter Area Hours Sun–Thurs noon–midnight; Sat after Shabbat Phone 057/934-5068 Prices Main courses NIS 55–NIS 77. Prix fixe meals (for groups) NIS 97-NIS 163. Cuisine Type Yemenite/Middle Eastern