Wadi Nisnas

Welcome to the Arab neighbourhood of Haifa: the Wadi Nisnas.

A place filled with life, vibrant people, and of course, amazing eats.

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Walk down to the Wadi to find the most delicious falafels, soul-warming baked goods, extravagant sweets, and an open air market containing the most amazing fruits and vegetables. Come breakfast, lunch, or dinner, there will always be some kind of food to satisfy your cravings.

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So let’s start off with the falafels. Not going to lie, I don’t know what the name of the shop selling them is called, but I could probably find it with my eyes closed (slight exaggeration). The falafels found at this shop are crispy on the outside, but soft on the inside, making them the most perfect bite to take.

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Of course, every meal needs to be topped off with some kind of dessert, so make sure to hunt the Wadi for some baklava, pastries, or anything that will help satiate your sweet tooth cravings!

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If you’ve never tried baklava (or even if you have), you most definitely need to give it a try here in Israel. This dessert, which originated in the Middle East, is made of phyllo pastry and is filled with chopped nuts and soaked in honey. Can it even get any better??

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And make sure to grab some vegetables and fruits to bring back home! Not only are they reasonably priced, but they are fresh and delicious as well.

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Mangoes, lychees, and fresh dates!

And don’t forget to stop for some refreshing freshly squeezed juice or slushy to cool yourself off on a warm summer day.

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