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Top Ten Coffee Terms You Need To Know In Israel

Are you a coffee lover? Is this your first extended stay in Israel? Did you order a regular coffee and have no idea what you're drinking? Are you dying for Starbucks? Have no fear, keep this list handy and you'll be fine.

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1. Turkish Coffee

If you order a coffee in Israel you'll get a cup of steaming Turkish black coffee charmingly referred to as "botz" or mud. This is an acquired taste. Keep reading to find what you probably want to order.

If you order a coffee in Israel you'll get a cup of steaming Turkish black coffee charmingly referred to as "botz" or mud. This is an acquired taste. Keep reading to find what you probably want to order.

2. Nescafe

Having nothing to do with the brand, American style creamy coffee is called Nescafe in Israel. If you want a regular coffee this is what you should ask for.

Having nothing to do with the brand, American style creamy coffee is called Nescafe in Israel. If you want a regular coffee this is what you should ask for.

3. Americano

An Americano is familiar to Americans. It is an espresso enhanced with hot water.

An Americano is familiar to Americans. It is an espresso enhanced with hot water.

4. Espresso Hafukh

Espresso Hafukh is essentially a cappuccino.

Espresso Hafukh is essentially a cappuccino.

5. Ice Cafe

This is your basic iced coffee

This is your basic iced coffee

6. Cafe Barad

A coffee barad is basically a slurpee that tastes like a Frappucino

A coffee barad is basically a slurpee that tastes like a Frappucino

7. Café kar

This is two espresso shots poured over an icy glass of whole milk and served up with simple syrup on the side.

This is two espresso shots poured over an icy glass of whole milk and served up with simple syrup on the side.

8. Espresso Ragil

This is a regular espresso - a short Italian style espresso

This is a regular espresso - a short Italian style espresso

9. Espresso Arokh

This is also a regular espresso.

This is also a regular espresso.

10. Espresso Kaful

This is a double regular espresso

This is a double regular espresso

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