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Lara - CLOSED

3 Ben Shim'on, Jerusalem 9418231, Israel
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
6 May 2015
“superb”
14 Apr 2015
“Amazing!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher
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3 Ben Shim'on, Jerusalem 9418231, Israel
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1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 6 May 2015

we wanted a really good meal in a relaxed NICE restaurant tired of the usual salads and fruit drinks and pizza we found Lara its right off Jaffa in an excellent location easy to get to it has an open kitchen so you can actually...More

1  Thank indybindy82
Reviewed 14 April 2015

I would like to open by saying that in response to any negative reviews that you may find for Lara, any restaurants can have an off night but my family and I have been there numerous times and to say that the food was flawless,...More

Thank Ari B
Reviewed 13 April 2015

I am a very frequent visitor to Israel and love the restaurant scene. Lara however was a huge disappointment and I would never return or recommend. Food was just okay---trout and roast veggies were excellent, but the meats were just good, and the veal stew...More

Thank NomadicNina
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Ate there as part of a large group, and was served family style. All of the appetizers and entrees were quite good (and we sampled many of them). The service was fine as well. The only problem was the dessert, a lemon meringue tart. Most...More

Thank tzhs
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Very good menu. You will not be disappointed as the food was great, and cooked to perfection. The service was excellent. A meal is not over until your sweet tooth get satisfied.

Thank Serge L
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Last night we had a real treat. This restaurant right in the center of Jerusalem has meat that is really excellent, great service and a beautiful atmosphere. The wine was also very good. The vegetables served with the meat were proper and good. The entrecote...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 23 May 2014

Lara has the feel of a Parisian restaurant due to its location on Ben Shatah Street, a pedestrian street filled with other restaurants. Lara offers an interesting and enjoyable wine list of Israeli wines. The eggplant appetizer, typical in many Israeli restaurants, was superior to...More

1  Thank Bill L
Reviewed 20 February 2014

We are Jerusalem locals, wandered into this restaurant without checking into it. While the ambiance was nice and we enjoyed the fresh, home-made bread, the pleasant experience ended there. The three different meat dishes we ordered didn't rate much beyond mediocre; the whole fish was...More

1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed 21 January 2014

Fresh and warm rolls together with excellent appetizers pointed out that a chef was behind. The rare entrecote was very good, as ordered. So were the other dishes. Desert consisted of chocolate cake and ice-cream, all prepared on the premisses. Chef Lior made sure that...More

Thank theos10
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Went with my daughter on a short jaunt to Jerusalem the service was perfect, kind and helpful! The food was delicious!

Thank Amy S
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Ben Shim'on, Jerusalem 9418231, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
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