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Shlomtzion Hamalka, Jerusalem, Israel
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Jerusalem, Israel
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250 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The falafel is always hot. I have just returned from a good pita and falafel. The falafel bowl was empty and after placing my order, they fried some and with a great choice of salads I had a hot fresh portion. Truly great. Open till the small hours.

Thank Ronnie B
Jerusalem, Israel
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204 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very good shawarma with lots of salads to choose and pack the pita with.Can order a plate or a pita or lafa.Feels you up.

Thank menachemle
New Zealand
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I've had shawarmas in a few countries in the Middle East. If the next best was a 2, the one I had at Hashamen (I went to the Raban Yohanan Ben Zakai Street branch) was a 10. The shawarmas in Jerusalem are so much better than others in the region that frankly those other countries should be embarrassed. I had... More 

Thank mealadvisor
Jerusalem, Israel
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

This is a good fast food place. Must try the lamb schwarma which usually runs out after lunch time. The place could be kept a little cleaner but for a quick take away it is highly recommended.

Thank asa764
Copenhagen, Denmark
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119 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

We stumbled upon haShamen in Eilat, looked clean, friendly, and good. We were VERY impressed! EXCELLENT Shawarma! fantastic with Eggplant, Fries, Pickles, Salads and fresh Pita. Kids loved the schnitzel (me too). We recommended it to friends and we visited ourselves again!

Thank traveladam2000
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

we ate here and got problems in our stamoch for the all day long. sorry you better not do it to yourself. the food was probebly not fresh at all!

Thank RonaBerk
San Angelo, Texas
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272 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

Fantastic Shawarma. Lemon and garlic sauces are fantastic. Huge portions. A great lunch spot. Stopped here by chance and had an awesome lunch. Prompt service and fresh food.

Thank The_Man1965
Ramat Gan, Israel
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604 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

Hashamen has several locationd around the city. In all of which you can enjoy typical Israeli fast food. Not expensive and tasty.

Thank Dr_Iris_B
New York City
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

There are a number of small restaurants all over Jerusalem called HaShamen. Basically, each one is a Shwarma restaurant, with a few counter seats inside and table outside for al fresco dining. They do shwarma, and they do it right. The offer beef, veal, and baby chicken shwarma. Our usual is beef and veal, served in a laffa ( a... More 

Thank rebrapp
Jerusalem, Israel
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

very clean and tasty we go their every time we visit Jerusalem every time the same taste and perfect service defently the best shawarma in Jerusalem

1 Thank eitan v

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Grill, Halal, Kosher
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shlomtzion Hamalka, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem

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