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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Mall
“Great shopping all the brand name plus tax free. Has a large ice-skating ring for all the family.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Transportation
“At the beating heart of Eilat, in front of the promenade and the airport, stands Mall Hayam shopping center. The mall is tax free and the most profitable mall in the entire country. Mall HaYam contains chain stores of the best brands in Israel and the world, from many different fields. Fashion, literature, music, camping, gadgets and more. In addition, there is a variety of restaurants, coffee shops and food stands. Recommended activity: Ice coffee and observation on take offs and landings in the airport, from the second floor's veranda. Link: Mall Hayam. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Pub
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“American Bar on the Marina Sporting Events on multiple TV screens Basic American Bar Menu Live Music Thursday - Saturday // Open stage - Mondays Jam Session - Tuesdays Indoor and Outdoor Seating ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Zoo
“Meet an amazing variety of fish, Middle East's biggest shark tank with transparent tunnel, underwater observatory 6 meters below sea level, submarine, jewellry, gift & souvenier shop, restaurant , feeding turtles, manta rays, ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Indoor and outdoor venue by the Tourist Center. A wide variety on their drink and food menu. Live Classic Rock music weekends.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Great trails with natural scenery, some live animals and birds Good for a family outing . Bicycles are available. Beautiful geological sites.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“A musical band performance every night, great atmosphere. Excellent service”
  • 8 locals recommend
Travel Lounge
Establishment
“Best way to experience real local eilat opposite from the touristic life, very live happy and energetic!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Dolphin Reef is a horseshoe-shaped sea-pen where bottlenose dolphins in the Gulf of Eilat in the northern-eastern Red Sea near the city of Eilat in southern Israel swim in and out of. It is a major tourist attraction in this area.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Plaza
“Mall Hayam in Eilat is the most profitable mall in the country. The mall offers a diverse and inexpensive shopping experience due to Eilat's status as a Free Trade Area. The mall is accessible for the disabled, has an underground parking lot and about 90 shops selling a variety of clothes, electrical, accessories, jewelry, sport, footwear, food and more. Also, on each floor of the mall you will find an ATM. Toilets and changing posts are located on the middle floor. The mall has four possible entries: the first is through the promenade, the second is through Cafe Joe, the third is the main gate in front of the external car park and access and the fourth is at the lower level for those parkin”
  • 3 locals recommend
Beach
“Paid Admission to a Small beach Swim with Dolphin get to see the feeding times Relaxing Therapy Salt Pools Restaurant and Bar”
  • 9 locals recommend
Place to eat
“I think the best fish and seafood restaurant in eilat with wine to match.10/10”
  • 9 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Great beach for diving with dolphins. There is an entrance fee which is used for protection of dolphins. And the upkeep of beach.”
  • 13 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Indoor and outdoor venue by the Tourist Center. A wide variety on their drink and food menu. Live Classic Rock music weekends.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends
Theme Restaurant
“Homemade Craft beer selection with a wide variety of meat and fish dishes. Music on certain nights. call for specific days.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great burgers restaurant. Price for a main course between 60-80 NIS. Very close to the promenade.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“GREAT RERTAURANT!!! Pastory Eilat is an authentic Italian restaurant with a Tuscan atmosphere. The menu offers exceptional, authentic Italian food based on Tuscan recipes including fish, meat, seafood, and, of course, pasta. The Pastory's pastas are prepared fresh at the Pastory in Eilat and served with a variety of sauces. Recommended dishes include a trio of entrecote, beef filet, and goose liver in red wine sauce as well as spaghetti de Mer with shrimp, calamari, and mussels in olive oil and white wine seasoned with sweet chili and herbs. These are only some of the great dishes at Pastory Eilat.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Very nice breakfasts. Some evenings there is live music. Great reviews. This restaurant has many typical Israeli dishes and is reasonably priced. A good atmosphere and nice staff. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“FANTASTIC STEAK! Eddie's Hideaway is the oldest restaurant in Eilat. It was established in 1979 and continues to entertain and astonish with an exceptional menu with boldly flavored dishes. The menu at Eddie's Hideaway includes a variety of appetizers, carpaccio, stuffed mushrooms, foie gras with date jam, and more. The selection of entrees include fish, meat, seafood, and pasta. There is also a children's menu. Eddie's Hideaway Eilat is handicap accessible and has ample parking. ”
  • 8 locals recommend

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