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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2460 on: April 23, 2013, 12:33:37 PM »
Free Delivery?
Seating in my house is great :P

No idea. PUTPAC - the number is right there in the picture. :)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2461 on: April 23, 2013, 02:17:10 PM »
No idea. PUTPAC - the number is right there in the picture. :)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2462 on: April 24, 2013, 09:28:24 AM »
I was just in Sheyan yesterday for my birthday.
Ah didn't blow me away, the food was not bad but it tested a little like it was pre cooked and reheated and the portion sizes have already been mentioned. The eggrolles were actually pretty good. The setting and decor were nice but the seats weren't that comfortable. Also the music selection was disappointing (generic pop garbage) but maybe that only bothers me.

overall: not bad but not great considering the prices. About 3.5 stars (israeli)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2463 on: April 24, 2013, 09:32:42 AM »

Fish and Two Vegetables review

Wow sushi in shuk bucharim, the 21st century is here. cant wait to try it out.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2464 on: April 24, 2013, 09:53:25 AM »
I was just in Sheyan yesterday for my birthday.

So was I. Were you the 12-year-old kid having dinner with his mother, who they brought dessert with sparklers for? ;D

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2465 on: April 24, 2013, 09:58:45 AM »
So was I. Were you the 12-year-old kid having dinner with his mother, who they brought dessert with sparklers for? ;D

Not far off, i did get dessert with sparklers ;D
I was there at 6:30ish pm set next to the door with my grandparents. saw me?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2466 on: April 24, 2013, 10:04:44 AM »
Not far off, i did get dessert with sparklers ;D
I was there at 6:30ish pm set next to the door with my grandparents. saw me?
Don't be embarrassed. It's good to have a young look. You'll age slower.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2467 on: April 24, 2013, 10:10:54 AM »
Don't be embarrassed. It's good to have a young look. You'll age slower.

lol thanks :P

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2468 on: April 24, 2013, 10:22:28 AM »
Not far off, i did get dessert with sparklers ;D
I was there at 6:30ish pm set next to the door with my grandparents. saw me?

Nah, I was there around nine-ish.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2469 on: April 24, 2013, 01:35:13 PM »
i was there on sunday and it was quite empty. was that the exception or the rule?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2470 on: April 24, 2013, 01:46:05 PM »
For those afraid of driving in the Yesha area, here's an interesting looking app
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Radio/News.aspx/4630#.UXgQwaJkPTo

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2471 on: April 24, 2013, 02:08:32 PM »
i was there on sunday and it was quite empty. was that the exception or the rule?

Where, Sheyan?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2472 on: April 24, 2013, 02:15:49 PM »
yes

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2473 on: April 24, 2013, 02:25:31 PM »
Na. It's not always full

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2474 on: April 24, 2013, 02:56:16 PM »
i was there on sunday and it was quite empty. was that the exception or the rule?


I don't know about sheyan specifically, but generally in Israel, Sunday is the night that people go out the least.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2475 on: April 24, 2013, 05:23:38 PM »


I don't know about sheyan specifically, but generally in Israel, Sunday is the night that people go out the least.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2476 on: April 24, 2013, 05:54:52 PM »
yes

We were there last night (approximately 9ish-11ish) and it was also pretty empty. Strange...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2478 on: April 25, 2013, 08:41:13 AM »
going to Rodriguez tonight, ill write back
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2479 on: April 27, 2013, 07:43:05 PM »
Any sort of cafe open near Meron now where we can get some melava malka? I'd rather avoid the "hachnossas orchim tent" food.