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Abu Shukri

Al wad st. Ras Salem | Next to the 6 th station of via dolarosa, Jerusalem 9710700, Israel
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“hummus” (126 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Al wad st. Ras Salem | Next to the 6 th station of via dolarosa, Jerusalem 9710700, Israel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was quite tough finding out the real Abu Shukri, there are a lot of immitators but it was worth it..we stuck to our hummus n pita bread n some roasted cracked wheat balls n some salad!!

Thank Padmini15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to eat the best falafel, hummus then this is THE place to eat. People that are complaining about the service are expecting way too much and should go eat at a post restaurant. This is true authentic cuisine and very cheap so...More

Thank Dilly6396
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The food is ok, average Arab style Humus and salads restaurant. The problem is with the awful service (it almost feels like you disturb them by entering their restaurant), and also the fact the the place is not clean at all. going to the toilets...More

Thank orikborik
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We loved hummus and everything else. Unfortunately, when we returned on Friday it was closed. We even liked the shabby interior.

Thank youstyn
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a small eatery in the old town of Jerusalem famous for hummus. The place is not very well kept or clean. The two hummus, one with eggpelant was tasty, the salad came without any seasoning or lemon, the falafel was hot and well...More

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Our taxi driver insisted that this was the place to go and he was right. As other reviewers mention, service is a bit indifferent but that is unimportant to be as things are busy and I'm here for the food. They do serve quickly because...More

Thank vivianzyu
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We were on a tour of the Old City and our guide brought us to Abu Shukri. I usually think that this means that the restaurant is a tourist trap or the guide gets a kickback. Well, Abu Shukran had really good hummus, babaganush, hairsa,...More

Thank 8alanz
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Despite the fact that many claim this is the best hummus I don't agree - the hummus was okay but no more than that - service was indifferent - the place is noise and not clean, and on top of all that has cats wandering...More

Thank Oreet S
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a place near first station to eat and walked past this place. Their food was fantastic. Best hummus and falafel I've tasted in Israel. Portion was quite big. Would highly recommend coming here if you like hummus! Also great that they are...More

Thank Miroda
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Cold falafel, old meat, dirty place and extremely expensive... A purely tourist trap! Please stay away from here!

Thank Mat79
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Amina D
21 July 2017|
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Response from Benayah | Reviewed this property |
The answer to both questions is "Yes", but better to contact them beforehand, so that you will have enough available space.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al wad st. Ras Salem | Next to the 6 th station of via dolarosa, Jerusalem 9710700, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
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