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Address Sirkin St 28, Haifa
Hours Sunday–Thursday: 12:30–10:30 p.m. Friday: 12:30–5:30 p.m.
Phone Number +972-4-6992296
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“Talpiot Hamara stands as a testament to the transformative influence of individual entrepreneurs on an entire neighborhood,” notes Ravit Danino. Ilan Ferron was born into a culinary family — his father is a French chef who migrated to Israel to teach cooking. In 2015, Ferron decided to carve a niche in Haifa’s historic Talpiot Market and establish a restaurant that would use ingredients from the market and local fishermen. The menu at Talpiot Hamara is shaped by the changing seasons on land and at sea, showcasing Ferron’s creative and meticulous approach to flavors in a space that seamlessly transitions from the bustling market to an elegant French setting.
Inspired by Ferron, several other spots — restaurants, bars, and cafes — have sprouted around the Hamara and the market has evolved into a culinary hub, drawing the culinarily curious from around the country along with local students and artists. Ferron has gone on to open a Hamarmoret, a wine bar named after the Hebrew word for hanover, a wine and record shop called Piquette, a private event space, and a guest apartment that’s rented out to visitors.

 

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image Hamara Talpiot. Photo: Noam Preisman

“It’s a pleasure witnessing the growth and development of the Hamara and the market over the years,” adds Danino. “The Hamara has cultivated a food culture in the city, elevating standards and establishing itself as a local culinary institution. It’s my go-to spot for guests from Israel and abroad. It’s also a personal haven where I find solace in creative and fresh fish dishes.”

 

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Address Sirkin St 28, Haifa
Hours Sunday–Thursday: 12:30–10:30 p.m. Friday: 12:30–5:30 p.m.
Phone Number +972-4-6992296