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Abu Eli

Manger Street, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
+970 2 274 1897
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“skewers” (2 reviews)
“salads” (5 reviews)
“kebab” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Manger Street, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for an excellent traditional Palestinian dining experience, Abu Eli's is the place. This restaurant has been around for over 40 years and is owned and run by a Palestinian Christian family. The patrons a nice mix of locals, regulars, and tourists. There...More

Thank Franktanks
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Was recommended to go to this place. We got there and the atmosphere was lovely and fun and the staff were very sweet but the food was terrible, I'm so sorry but we felt like it was not a place that should be charging as...More

Thank Savannah A
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Restaurant loved by locals so it must be good. We were satisfied with the food...just the basic Palestinian cuisine but fresh and tasty.

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 27 December 2016

its the best place to get your meals in when you are looking for oriental food. i advice to try it. they are using fresh meats and they cooking (BBQ) in front of you. Salads are great and main course as well... great Service and...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The kebabs at this place are so delicious. My wife had chicken breast one (45 NIS) and I had lamb kebeb (shashlik on the menu for 50 NIS). Our waiter was very friendly and kind. Definitely recommend this place. (They accept credit in case you...More

Thank Valera S
Reviewed 21 September 2016

last time I was there - it was winter - and this place was warm and welcoming - regular salads - were a highlight and absolutely the most delicious ... full and busy - created a happy time for everyone - staff multitasking and attentive...More

Thank prinzs1
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We've been in this part of the world for a few days now and we are constantly struggling with the unavailability of fresh food (it's either canned, frozen or processed). This restaurant serves fresh food. A huge treat here! The meat here is absolutely delicious...More

Thank Alpooch
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Great food and friendly people. We had great Shwarma and lots of fun trying to bridge the language challenges. A great experience.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 14 February 2016

it was a really nice place to eat with good foo and reasonable prices the only thing I didn't like it was a bit noisy ad no private lace for talking

Thank Salah-Abulaban
Reviewed 18 November 2015

good location ; near thejacirpalacehotel & paradise hotel aswell. the food is fresh ; the owners are thesame as 30 years. salades & kebab good choice.

Thank maher629
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manger Street, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
  • Location: Middle East  >  Palestinian Territories  >  West Bank  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: +970 2 274 1897
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