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) #36 of 610 Restaurants in Jerusalem $$ - $$$ Mediterranean, ,
Derech Ruppin 11 | Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (8 reviews)
“tartlet” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Israeli, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Derech Ruppin 11 | Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food was tasty, service was chaotic, orders mixed up , some dishes arrived almost an hour after others. The staff were overwhelmed and management not to be seen. Pity, the situation is good and the menu interesting.

Thank danTA100
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We were pleasantly surprised that the Israel Museum's restaurant was so good: The menu was interesting, the lunches we ordered were excellent, and the service was efficient and pleasant: The restaurant management has clearly put energy and expertise into every aspect. As local Jerusalemites, we...More

Thank ilanrubin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were hungry and in the vicinity so stopped by and had the Mediterranean Platter for two and some refreshing white wine. Many different tastes from the area--lentil salad, hummus, beets, and grape leaves stuffed with rice. Nice ambiance and service. Highly recommend!

Thank David P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fabulous service and atmosphere. Each meal was outstanding, great background music, and decor. Highly recommended and will definitely come back. A great lunch after a great exhibition . Thanks for the experience

Thank משה נ
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food was very good and the service was even better. Had the assado, was very tender and the mixture of vegetables complimented it nicely.

1  Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a tapas lunch was delish, nice decor and pleasant atmosphere. Will recommend . SAW THE I Wai Wai..... spectacular

Thank dec3096
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Original servings, delicious combinations of local and international kitchen, excellent and smiling service. Thank you Moshe!

Thank dargov
avital g, Manager at Modern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

thank you Dar, your great review is very significant, pleas come to see us soon again. Moshe and the gang :-)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent combination of a morning at one of the best Museums in Israel (and maybe In the world) and a delightful Lunch at the Modern restaurant at it's entrance. The restaurant is beautifully decorated with very large windows overlooking the Museum grounds and the...More

Thank Israel L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great lunch with a friend. I enjoyed a soferita which is a beef and root vegetable stew. Extremely aromatic and full of Jerusalem tastes. The atmosphere was lovely and the waiter extremely accommodating. The restaurant is on the premises of the Israel museum...More

Thank peter1973
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had Salmon that was properly cooked With a touch of peanut butter and chili That was surprisingly delicious. Bits slices were very good with hazelnuts and olive oil . Israeli salad was perfect, also white fish with eggplant and salsa was very good. Service...More

Thank Dorit G
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ארז ש
hi can you call me 0504972207 erez
22 July 2016|
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Response from ekaterina19802015 | Reviewed this property |
What do you need?
David H
Could I please have the phone number of the mashgiach. I would like to ask him some questions.
20 July 2015|
Response from avital g | Property representative |
We have kashrut Jerusalem
Barbara L
Are you open today?
30 December 2014|
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Derech Ruppin 11 | Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: 02-648-0862
  • E-mail
one of 10 best restaurant in jerusalem -2015-2016. Cuisine offers a contemporary, creative and a personal statement. The restaurant's design, its location in the Israel Museum, the Cross Valley scenery and views of the Knesset, Jerusalem ambience unique. MODERN dishes based on old Jerusalem cuisine that evolved outside the walls. Warm flavors of longing for distant lands. Chef episode and reassembled the recipes and created a modern kitchen with local flavors. Great ingredients, according to the season. Menu Business Lunch - noon Sunday-Thursday, MODERN offers business meals include appetizer and main course, the price of the first tranche. Him, and allow special buy wine. Average age - 30 at the wine - beef carpaccio, green pepper grinding Jerusalem market, lamb kebab bulgur salad. Children - like schnitzel and pasta in a tomato. But will try the great food. Drink Home - a wide variety of wine, a collection of special wines and wineries of rare, depending on the preference of the audience and the prices vary. Beer, champagne and alcohol. Happy hour - soon refreshed - MODERN restaurant menus change, renewable and refreshed frequently depending on the season and what's available in the market. In addition, ask about special today. The varied menu, extensive selection of wines, the service attentive, courteous and professional, are a recipe unique character of MODERN. Scroll up Scroll down
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