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Yalla Basta

Jerusalem, Israel
+972 55-664-6684
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Yalla Basta, the leading market-tourism company in Israel, is an innovative tourism project which offers new, savory ways to get acquainted with the wonders of the Israeli markets. Yalla Basta's Shuk Bites cards and guided tours enable you to meet, feel and taste the true rhythm of the most bubbly markets in Israel from the inside.
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“market tour” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jerusalem, Israel
+972 55-664-6684

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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Yalla Basta Machaneh Yehuda food tour was the highlight of our trip to Jerusalem. Shuki introduced us to a dozen great restaurants, stands and shops that let us know about the history of the market and the city. Highly recommend!

Thank SeanJaq
Reviewed 13 May 2016

I took the Yalla Basta Machaneh Yehuda tour with four of my family members of different ages and tastes and we all loved it! Shuki, born near the market, is the perfect guide to take you on a historical and culinary journey through the market....More

Thank M J
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I bought all 3 bite cards...The card has a barcode that you download audio a map and 6 "bites". I started on the Levinsky Market Tour took me 3 hours and en route I think it was on the second stop I met 4 more...More

1  Thank Joe S
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We did the one in shuk hacarmel in tel aviv highly recommend it - find awesome new places with great people and great food. Walk within the market and surrounding streets- real fun!

Thank Michisichi
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Our guide Nurit is very knowledgeable about the area and communicated very well both in English and Hebrew. She was able to answer all our questions and made sure we covered all the different places on the itinerary. The food at the different restaurants and...More

Thank mrose171
Reviewed 26 December 2015

After setting up a few disappointing tours for visiting friends in Jerusalem, I contacted Yalla Basta to set-up a tour of the shuk by a professional chef. Yaron shops for his catering business at the shuk, and knows it inside and out. He was not...More

Thank 405theresas
Reviewed 10 December 2015

We used Yalla Basta for our company outing, with a food tour at the new Sarona Market and they were amazing. Our guide Orit was fun and friendly and super knowledgable about the area and its history, and explained it all with fun facts and...More

Thank Debbie K
Reviewed 6 December 2015

We loved it and had great fun. Though we were told that we wont finish the tour with a full stomach... well half time I could not take another bite. Dafna was fun and well prepared. We had a great family experience

1  Thank sharonzalc
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We met Shira at a corner near the Machane Yehuda shuk or market. She showed us a mural on Agrippas street on a four story building that we would have missed if it weren't for her. There are people on each of the balconies innocently...More

1  Thank HonestAbe7738
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Not recommended, you don't get to try what you look at and feel like. Then the restaurants/bastot give you only what the ticket says, with no option to change, some with plastic plates on boiling food (which is completely unhealthy). The food wasn't very tasty...More

Thank cindy9893
Michaelweiss, Owner at Yalla Basta, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2015

We are extremely sorry Cindy didn't enjoyed her self-guided tour with our award-winning Bite Cards. As we have communicated with her immediately after her feedback it seems as if she didn't entirely understood what our Bite Card is all about: self-guided tour and NOT a...More

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9 December 2016|
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Response from Michaelweiss | Property representative |
Hi, and thanks for reaching out to us! This is a great question that is being asked by people all the time :) You can definitely do it this way (2 cards + buying on the go), the only disadvantage with this direction is that... More