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Focaccia Bar

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4 Rabbi Akiva Street, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-625-6428
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The service was of the management was if they didn't want anyone to come. Missing dishes, long waiting time and the food was very bad. Used to be better.

Thank Dudu S
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Their speciality is the focaccia bread. It is different from the Italian focaccia. This is massive and can be shared by 2 people . It is served with sun dried tomatoes and Mozarrella.

Thank Lily1112014
Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been at least 10 years since I last ate at Focaccia bar, so it was essentially a new experience for me, as everything was different. The menu seemed interesting and varied, trending towards the Italian cuisine, but contrary to my first impulse, I did not have a Focaccia... Instead I had some chicken with very smooth mashed potatoes,... More 

Thank dberis
Rexburg, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have excellent hamburgers, but I loved their pasta dishes. Very large portions and the price was pretty reasonable!

Thank Roy H
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We waited more then 25 minutes outside after we had a reservation. We were disappointed of the bad service. The food was good though.

Thank ניב א
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's kind of amazing how many cuisines are well represented in Jerusalem. This place is serving Italian food and their Focaccia-based stuff is decent. They do have a tendency (very Israeli) to throw eggplant on everything, quite distracting and not necessary. Prices are a bit steep.

Thank aj6135
North Richland Hills, Texas
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749 reviews
475 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 388 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over the years, Focaccia Bar has been one of my favorite restaurants in Jerusalem. The service here has become so bad, I think that yesterday's visit to Focaccia will be my last. I always liked to have business lunches here as well, but now taking any guest to Focaccia Bar has become an embarrassment. There is no excuse for the... More 

Thank stevewilhite
New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good. We enjoyed several courses. Focaccia bread with spices, fried eggplant, ravioli, salad, another pasta appetizer followed by lamb and chicken. Focaccia Bar has a nice wine list including South African pinotage not always available at home. The restaurant was very busy this Saturday. The weather was awful and stormy and the roof was slightly leaking. They... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were walking around in the new City of Jerusalem and were looking for place to have breakfast/brunch. This place has an attractive outdoor area which was bathing in the winter sun. We had a great Israeli breakfast and eventhough the waitress at first seemed to be more busy with cleaning up from the night before, when she was done... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Only few restaurant are good in Israel and this is one of the best in jerusalem. Not very special menu but the way they cook differs to better. Try one of their sweets that tastes wow.

Thank Ghadeer N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, Israeli, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Rabbi Akiva Street, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-625-6428

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