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Israeli, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher
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Breakfast, Lunch
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Reviewed 10 December 2019

We booked for lunch but arrived well into the afternoon as Goats with the Wind is near impossible to find even though they gave us directions when making the reservation. After we had seen all Jodfat had to offer I stopped a random car and...asked about the location. This young woman was so nice to drive us to the dirt road outside of the village and my sister and I proceeded from there. The road is not maintained and quite steep so it's a miracle that we finally arrived. Some signposts would not be a bad idea! We sat outside on cushions on a wooden deck, much like the restaurants in Uzebekistan. If this sounds uncomfortable to you then maybe this is not the place for you. All people working on this farm are volunteers from all over the world. We had a selection of cheeses and fresh bread, which was truly delicious. For us the portions were fine but we're not big eaters so you have to take this into consideration. Because we finished our lunch quite late we were just in time to see all the goats coming home from grazing. We saw them turn into their barns and were able to pet them.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 28 August 2019

Goats with the Wind provides a great experience in a serene and special location. Scheduling with the host was difficult, as she was not very kind and did not go out of her way to help us arrive to the restaurant. The restaurant can be...found on Waze and they take you the correct route. Note: the ride is very bumpy and could damage the bottom of a small car. The walk from an area where the car may be parked is around 25 minutes. The waiters were very nice and friendly, the food (especially the cheese!) was fresh and delicious. Would have loved a dessert though!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

I was taken back to biblical times! The farm is so beautiful and natural! Amnon and Daliah are one of the GREATEST people I’ve ever met! The Food is delicious, healthy and made with 100% love. The farm resonates positive and calm energy! Great place...to get away and recharge your inner battery. Will be coming back whenever I have a chance. Forever grateful, Regina K.More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Goat with the winds is a wonderful place. The food is excellent, great service, great people and great atmosphere. The cheese were delicious, especially the hallumi. Wine is really good and yoghurt also really good. HIGHLY recommended

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

My daughter took us here for lunch during our visit to the Galilee area. We did have a bit of trouble finding it but GPS did know where to send us. You just had to trust it. A long dirt road. The herd of goats...dashing in front of us was a sign we were on the right path. The focus on the meal is on goat cheese - It is a set meal. We had at least 8 or 9 different cheeses. This was accompanied by crusty bread, a red cabbage/sesame salad, and eggplant. We tried their local wine which was ok. We also added the optional halloumi which was great. Herbal tea and little mini-cakes for dessert. Please note it is cash only. We had our toddler grandchildren with us and they managed ok. I think they were mostly interested in the kittens that observed our feast. Sitting on cushions in a carpeted arbor at a low table was just the right height for them. Another group arrived while we were eating and not sure if they also had to sit low. So be warned if you have trouble sitting on the ground.More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Don’t waste your time. No5 a good place to visit Felt like a scam It may have improved since I was there but I don’t want to waste my time and my money again

Date of visit: December 2016
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is a very nice, affordable experience -- think leafy Galilee hills; old wooden cabins; goats, horses, chickens and dogs; and nice food for about 100 shekels per person. The restaurant is one-of-a-kind experience, as you will be seated on beautiful carpets and cushions on...wooden platforms, in the middle of the trees, with the food being served in beautiful ceramics. The set menu is vegetarian but you can ask for meat if you call well ahead of time. The food was very simple but very good -- a delicious warm, sweet cherry tomato salad; grilled eggplant salad; red cabbage salad; hot and cold goat cheese (not the best I had in Israel but the hot one was really good and so was the ricotta), delicious home-made rustic bread, some house wine and tea, and coffee. The waiters are volunteers from all over the world who spend time at the farm; we were served by one from Brazil and one from Germany who were lovely. After lunch we took a small nap on the carpet, enjoying the breeze and the quiet sound of the wind gently shaking the trees. If you fancy a walk, you have the archaeological site of Old Yodfat 5mn away (site of a big battle during the Roman era, as told by Josephus) and some nice, hilly walks around, and if you want to do a bit of shopping you have some shops at the Yodfat community 5mn away (including the farm's shop where you can buy cheese and some pieces of ceramic). Beware: you need to book in advance otherwise there is no guarantee you can eat there + make sure you know how to go there -- Google Maps is not reliable and took us to a different spot after a very, very rough rocky road to a back entrance into Yodfat; we were told we were not the first to get lost this way. Basically, when you arrive on the road leading to Yodfat, you turn to the left towards Old Yodfat and shortly after you turn to the left again and straight up the hill until you reach the farrm (you will see a first house, then goat parks and finally the farm; it's a rough road but feasible even if you don't have a 4X4). The farm did not put any sign, which would help.More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We spent an unbelievable few hours at this amazing place in the middle of nowhere. It was't easy to find but I am so glad we persevered because the whole experience was incredible! I am still dreaming about the haloumi cheese dish that the lovely...lady (the hostess) made for us! The food, the wine, the presentation and the setting were quite spectacular! I would highly recommend this outing!More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

once u drive 2 km into the mountain, amazing view. you will get to this unique ambiance of the old days. wooden plate and crockery glass. amazing cheese and most of all, such a welcome host and staff. feel like a complete mountain relaxation and...getaway. if youre looking for that special place to take someone and remember it for all time, that yore place. seems like you went to a time machine to the old testimony days. cash only, must reserve ahead. 90 nis per person.More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

spend almost 2 hours in this wondefull place in between lots of natural growing. the food was amazing and we could ask for any of the portions for more and more.

Date of visit: September 2016
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5