Uri Buri restaurant in Acre (Akko) was named to the top 25 “Best Fine Dining Restaurants in the World” as part of the 2019 TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Awards.

Owned and operated by chef and hotelier Uri “Buri” Jeremias, the namesake restaurant offers Western Galilean cuisine focused on sea-to-table seafood and fish dishes. Open daily, the eatery also offers more than 100 kinds of fine Israeli wines.

Uri Buri is housed in a restored 400-year-old, Ottoman-era residence overlooking the Mediterranean Sea in the Old City of Acre, formerly the capital of the Second Crusader Kingdom.

TripAdvisor wrote about Uri Buri: “Great seafood with clever and tasty combinations. Get the tasting menu and just enjoy the dishes as they come.”

Established in 2002, the Travelers’ Choice awards based on millions of reviews and opinions from travelers around the world.

In the 2019 “Best Fine Dining” list, Uri Buri is included alongside restaurants such as Epicure (Paris), The Jane (Antwerp), El Celler de Can Roca (Girona, Spain) and The Black Swan at Oldstead (UK).

Jeremias also is the founder of Helena restaurant at the Caesarea harbor. ISRAEL21c recently named Helena one of the best seaside restaurants in Israel.