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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
117 Agripas, Jerusalem 2423625, Israel
+972 76-539-8000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband had a Birthday and we decide to spend some time in TLV, the Carmel Market Tour and Food taste was the highlight of our weekend. The Market had so much happing, the group was friendly and Assef our guide had a lot of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Irisbh
Reviewed 19 December 2018

Moran was very friendly, informative and knows her way around the Market. The Tour was fun and divers , we tasted all sorts of foods and met wonderful sellers with great quality produce and foods. This was our second tour with Yalla Basta and definitely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Efrat K
Reviewed 8 December 2018

We bought delicious teas, spices and Chanukah donuts- everything was fresh and it is a fun place to go

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patty K
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing informative and tasty tour of the Machane Yehuda shuk thanks to our fantastic tour guide Orit Highly recommended!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Ruth was our tour guide and she was funny, interesting and captivating. She showed us places we would have never seen and we tasted them most amazing food! During the tour, the Bata owners told us their story and the story of their food. A...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2018

Always a great bit of excitement at the market just before Shabbat. Very busy, colorful and a treat to all the senses.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Isabel E
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We booked a private tour of the Machane Yehuda. Maria was very delightful and accommodating to work with us when as we were booking last minute (the day of the requested tour). The tour was wonderful! Our tour guide, Moran, was fabulous! She is energetic,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Amit our guide gave us a fascinating insight into the way in which the Market’s history and function evolved as the times changed. We were taken to several stalls and shops at which all the samples we were given were excellent and in several cases...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dontbreakaleg
Yalla B, Manager at Yalla Basta, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed it You are absolutely right that a good tour depends on the excellent tour guide, and we work only with the best. You are invited to visit us in other markets and experience other culinary experiences

Reviewed 12 October 2018

I went on a tour with Amit, it was excellent ! Very interesting explanations, the good was awesome... We were 3 french friends and we appreciated a lot :)) Toda raba !!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JohnG2455
Yalla B, Manager at Yalla Basta, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Dear John, Thank you very much for your feedback. We hope to host you on one of our tours again!

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Tour of the machane yehuda shuk w Rei was terrific. He is knowledgeable and engaging. He knows how to sustain everyone’s interest. The food choices were good (not everything was vegan- friendly). Highly recommend the tour and the specific guide

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dhcdmd
Yalla B, Manager at Yalla Basta, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Dear Dorit, Thank you very much for your nice feedback. Roye is great guide indeed. We shall take into account the "Vegan-friendly" comment for the future. Hope to host you again at the Israeli markets. BR, Maria

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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