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The Machane Yehuda Bite CardTaste the abundance of the Machne Yehuda market, at your own time and convenience, through one single ticket, for only 105 NIS!The Bite Card is comprised of 6 slips curated in order to give you a chance to try a variety of products, flavors and the aromas of the market - without having to depend on an organized group, or tour.
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Tastings Included with the Card:
A Taste of Georgian or Jerusalem Baked Goods
Imaruly - savory pastry stuffed with cheese or spinach or A taste of Sabih or fried hummus Sambusak
A Taste of Kubbeh Soup or Stuffed Vegetables
Moroccan cigar, kubbeh and stuffed grape leaf or red Kubbeh soup
Meat Patty a la Plancha or A Taste of Hummus
Freshly made Angus meat patty or A Hummus plate with pita bread
A Taste of Health Drink
Cup of fresh health juice
A taste of chili con carne or Dim Sum
Chili con carne of the market's hotest spots or A choice of three dim sum from the Asian corner at the Middle Eastern market
A Taste of Fresh Coffee or Artisan Ice cream
Cappuccino / espresso / mint tea or A scoop of Ice cream
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This is what people who purchased our Bites card said about us:
“Yalla Basta’s Bites card took me by the hand; I didn’t have to spend time thinking how to distribute the room I have in my stomach for food. Without the card, I guess I would have missed the experiences others specially come here for. Knowing where to go created a more purposeful experience for me, a non-vague and uncomplicated experience. All this without having to search for things online and without having to make special preparations in advance, without getting lost while walking around the market and without going home, thinking that perhaps I missed some significant place in the market. I’ve tasted the best of the best, with precise essentiality, all in good taste. I totally recommend the Bites card.”
(May Shuv, Nana 10)
“On Friday, my wife took me on a tour around the market with the Bites card for my birthday. It was an amazing tour, really… I recommend it with my heart (and mouth). Tasty, hospitable, a teaching experience – in short – highly recommended.”
I promised I’d tell you how it was, so here it is… it was just excellent!!
Everything was very organized and clear, starting from the collection of the ticket, through the explanations and directions and all the way through the tour itself.
It was tasty, varied and my husband, who was the object of the tour, was absolutely thrilled with the concept.
To put it shortly – way to go – what a great idea, great execution and great, attentive and quick service, and we will gladly continue to spread the message.
(Shira, Rishon Le’Zion)
“Today we were on a tour with the Bites card. It was absolutely incredible. Everyone gave us a warm welcome and invested in us above and beyond!!”
(Michael and Hofit Gutsdiner, Givat Shmuel)
“We came, we tasted, we enjoyed. The organization is efficient. We received a warm welcome everywhere. Way to go!!!”
(Dalia and Arye Shachal, Ein Gedi)
“We were on a team-building day in the middle of the winter, seven hungry and frozen people. We collected the ticket from a lovely shop at the market and immediately began our tour with the Bites card. Alongside the amazing tastings at the boutique stands, searching for the next stand or shop was such a wonderful experience. We enjoyed the explanations about each place as well as the satisfying, heartwarming tastes. The market has become a place that is fun for walking, tasting and buying at. What a magical atmosphere!”
(Dafna Zolfian, Har Hatzofim Leadership)
“We started with a cup of cappuccino accompanied with organic cookies – that’s all we needed to get warmed up on such a cold day. We continued to indulge ourselves with an “indulging burekas – accompanied with a hard-boiled egg and pickles – which was excellent. We continued on to the Halva booth, then our stomach began to protest and begged us to slow down a bit; we continued on to the cheese tasting and after tasting around 8 types of cheese – we understood that we won’t be able to make it to the next stop. We raised a white flag and announced a temporary surrender. We absolutely enjoyed it – the tales, the aromas and how not- the food – and we were left with a taste for more… (well, we still have half a card left).”
(Dalit Russo, Zur Hadassa)
1. The tasting details and the locations of some of the shops are subject to change, according to the current situation at the market, and the daily inventory.
2. Some of the tastings may contain gluten, nuts, sesame, different spices and other food products that should not be eaten by those who are allergic to these products. If you have a doubt that there is a certain food that you are allergic to in one of the tastings, we recommend that you do not purchase the ticket.
3. Operating hours: Sun-Thurs 09:00-18:00 Friday 09:00 until 2 hours before Shabat. (Beer, Dim Sum. the mixed grill and Hummus tastings are availble from 11 AM, A taste of Kubeh soup is available untill 17:00) Please note the Bite card is not available on Shabbat and Israeli holidays.
4. Fridays are very busy days in the market. Bear in mind you might need to wait in line for some tastings and sitting in the shops might not be availble
5.Ticket pickup is at the Machane Yehuda market. After purchasing your tickets, you will receive an E mail with all the information needed.
6.The vendors in the card all have Jerusalem Rabbanut kosher certificates except for the Georgian Baked goods and Hummus tasting that have Private Hashgaha Certificate.
7.Cancelletion policy: 14 days after the purchase, and only if the cards have not been picked up full refund will be received. After 14 days or if the cards have been picked up there will bo no refund.
8. The card is valid for six months from the date of purchase.