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Shepherds' Field, Beit Sahour, Palestinian Territories
+970 2 274 8844
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is extensive and well furnished. The food is good -- it always is in this region. But what delighted me was the dancing of eight youngsters in traditional dress.

Thank Rachel_Hornbeam
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not the first time here, and the quality didn't change. The staff is wonderful and kind try the best to make you happy 😊 the food was very good and good value for money 💰 I would recommend 😀😀😀🌹🌹🌹

Thank Elie K
San Francisco, California
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large room with stage area for entertainment: Palestinian music and dancing. Excellent, plentiful Palestinian food, much variety, fresh, many non-meat choices (I am vegan). I visited this restaurant with a tour group. I would definitely go there again.

Thank Em H
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We love going to The Grotto! The salads are vibrant and abundant, the bread is fresh and warm, the meats well-prepared and zaaki kteer. The restaurant is clean and has an attentive wait staff. The best in Beit Sahour!

Thank Jeni G
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9 reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Great very fresh food and very fast service, tasty falafel and sweets. we were very satisfied afterall. Good prices

Thank Nadiya T
Suwanee, Georgia
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We got here after a tour and the servers were very nice, the food acceptable, but nothing outstanding about this restaurant

Thank altusoper
Ramallah, Palestinian Territories
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

My colleague reserved this restaurant for a business meeting. In fact it was a workshop that needs presentation logistics. When I arrived there and despite the very huge space I thought that this is not a good place for a workshop. Then they told me that they have another place upstairs for workshops. And lunch is going to be at... More 

Thank smakhtoub
Jerusalem, Israel
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The place is nice, furniture part of Palestinian culture. Evening time would be best or off season November, December because this restaurant receive a lot of group bookings from tourists. Regarding the food, I had a mixed grill. Mouth watering I'd say. Fresh lamb meat, grilled chicken fillet. Highly recomended if you're not bothered by Shisha smoking.

Thank Kamal83
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251 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Great place for a fun evening with very good food and drink. Large area with plenty of room for a large party. Food is excellent, service just as good. A variety of Palestinian dishes to satisfy anyone's taste. We had a wonderful dinner at the Grotto as part of our Holy Land pilgrimage.

Thank Mike M
Barnesville, Minnesota, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The Grotto is a great place to bring groups or for a family dinner. The food is delicious and the hosts are really nice. Ask them about the grotto, which the restaurant is named for. The story of the family makes the experience feel so much more authentic!

Thank 00Coco00

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shepherds' Field, Beit Sahour, Palestinian Territories
  • Location: Middle East  >  Palestinian Territories  >  West Bank  >  Beit Sahour
  • Phone Number: +970 2 274 8844

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?