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4 A Zahra | Jerusalem, Jerusalem 9762900, Israel
+972 2-627-8880
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Nairobi, Kenya
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648 reviews
401 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4th floor of the National hotel. Nice view over neighbourhood. A bit loud music but one gets used to that. But the main attraction - as it should be - is the food. Huge portions. Had 2 dinners here - and could not finish the plate. Chicken in lemon/garlic sauce was the best. The chicken piccata milanesa was a bit... More 

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Thank Hans L
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8 reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Loved this restaurant. It's open late, which is nice if for whatever reason, you don't eat until later (the surrounding restaurants in the area close pretty early). The appetizer of pita bread and various dips was delicious. It was here that I fell in love with the spice, Za'atar. My husband and brother in law ordered a chicken stew, which... More 

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Thank Allyson W
Honolulu, Hawaii
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015

We stayed in the National Hotel, so this was conveniently upstairs. We loved the complimentary bread appetizer. Portions are very big, so I recommend sharing a main course, which we did the 2nd time around. Service was great; they have no problem customizing orders. Flavor of the food was really, really good. Hats off to the chef. Like others have... More 

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Thank Wayne H
Paris, France
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

The restaurant was very good but a bit expensive (but the whole city is)! We went there many time since we came back late and evrything else was already closed. We had mezzes, pasta, pizza, soup... We tried many things and it was very good each. Only thing I didn't really like was the cheese sandwich, too much bread and... More 

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Thank Lumieredevida
Manchester
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31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Why is this restaurant not busier? This serves some of the nicest Arab food I have ever tasted. Large portions great service huge variety of starters. The grills were delicious and desserts superb. An absolute must!

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Thank tddentx
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Very tasty food and for those who can eat a lot, huge portions. Mr. Ibraheem, thank you for the exceptional service. - Aida L., Amsterdam

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Thank Aida L
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Food is fine but the staff extremely rude. They made our stay in the National hotel extremely unpleasant.

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Kaarst
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107 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

Excellent food for reasonable prices. Smoking area on the terrace. Outstanding service and friendliness of the people. A true recommendation.

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Thank eiyha
Amman, Jordan
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232 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

If Khaled Rayyan is your server then you are in for a tasty experience. Start with the delicious bread with olive oil zaatar and tomato dips - then on to whatever you choose from the menu. Pasta with olive oil and garlic terribly tasty. Nice atmosphere with city views. Highly recommended.

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Thank Esme L
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

We had a meal here last Friday evening. We were seated near the window which had a nice view over the city. You can get outside to take photos which is good. We didn't order starters but the waiter brought us complimentary home made bread and dips and oil which was very nice. For mains we had mixed grill, chicken... More 

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Thank Emma V

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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, International
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  • Address: 4 A Zahra | Jerusalem, Jerusalem 9762900, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-627-8880

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