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Jacko's

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12 Kehilat Saloniki, Haifa 3216814, Israel
+972 4-866-8813
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12:00 - 17:00
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Haifa, Israel
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244 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jacko is a very good option for fresh fish and seafood and delicious mezze style salads. I savoured an excellent seafood pasta with lots of plump mussels, shrimp and calamari in a rich sauce. It was more than I could eat. My companions all enjoyed their selections--shrimp, whole grilled fish, and fish & chips. We shared a yummy malabi (milk... More 

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Herzlia, Israel
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292 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place for tasty sea food.variety of nice antree salads , friendly staff.main course was good but served almost with the antree.

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israel
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310 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Jacko is a fish restaurant which has existed in Haifa for many years. There are several branches, but the original one is located in downtown Haifa. The meals here are standard “Haifa style” – a big selection of salads as a first course and then the main course of fish of seafood or whatever you have ordered. It used to... More 

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new york
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

After spending an hour in traffic, and walking in the intense heat from the parking spot, we came into an empty, very plain looking restaurant. I didn't find it quaint or rustic, as others remarked here, although Israel is full of rustic & darling places. The decor and walls were depressing, and the service ok but tired and not all... More 

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amos19662015, Manager at Jacko's, responded to this review

if a glass of lemonade was included the restaurant was wonderful? please! More 

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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is my favorite fish restaurant. Its not fancy, not too pricey and the dishes are large. You order the main course (fish) and get a lot of salads for free with wonderful fresh white bread. The salads are so good you may be stuffed by the time the mail course arrives. I had the salmon and the catfish dishes... More 

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Miami, Florida
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159 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Jacko's is a Haifa classic, and a MUST TRY place for dinner. It's located in a "sketchy" (i.e. desolate, run-down) part of downtown Haifa such that you'll want to use taxi cab service to & fro. It's worth it. Jacko's takes reservations, & your hotel can help you with this. The interior is cute, rustic & simple. The service very... More 

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Israel
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299 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Jacko's is an old institution in Haifa. It used to be a rarity - good, unpretentious, inexpensive food, mainly fish. With time they opened an affiliate on the carmel which wasn't very successful and closed. After many years we returned for lunch to the newly refurbished Jacko's down in the lower city. Everything seemed the same except for the price... More 

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singapore
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118 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Jacko is a popular seafood restaurant. Like many other Israeli restaurants of this type they offer many salads as starters and a variety of (generally well prepared) types of sea food. Our part had several dishes all of which were good (though nothing was extraordinary).

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Highland Park, IL
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92 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Jacko's has been around for a long time ..the neighborhood was a working class area that is now becoming gentrified and Jacko's has surviied it all..they serve fish that's fresh and nicely prepared in an unassuming storefront ... the salads are nothing to write home about, but that's not the reason to visit Jacko's ... service is friendly and ok... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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107 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

This is a good place offering mainly fish and seafood. The salads that are served as an appetizer are fresh and tasty. The fish are very good. The service is not professional, but friendly and helpful. The prices are very reasonable. Bottom line: Good value for money.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$22
Cuisine
Seafood, Israeli, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Monday
12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 17:00
Thursday
12:00 - 17:00
Saturday
12:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Kehilat Saloniki, Haifa 3216814, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Haifa District  >  Haifa
  • Phone Number: +972 4-866-8813
Description
This is one of the best seafood restaurant in Haifa. The food is excellent the service is excellent as well the price value for money it's ok. Very recommended restaurant for dinner or lunch.

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