It's always a nice surprise to find lamb shawarma, even if it is blended with beef; it was definitely the star of our dinner. Everything else, from the baba-ganoush to the falafel and pita bread, was extremely ordinary.
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It was my spouse that had the lamb kebab plate, and he said he'd never had meat so tough he literately couldn't chew it without hurting his jaw. I tasted it and it was nicely flavored, but he could not finish it because of not...More
Many restaurants have come and gone on Newbury and Boylston Streets over the past 26 years... But, Cafe Jaffa remains. A testament to the restaurant's great food, good prices, and friendly staff/owners. The daily specials are a steal - Monday's falafel sandwich, chips, and a...More
I got the houmus falafel combo platter while my wife ordered the falafel platter. For some strange reason, the combo platter was much smaller than the falafel platter, even though it was significantly pricier. And there were fewer (4) falafels in the combo than in...More
Great tasting food. Use of spices was excellent. Quality, Price,Value and service all on par. Very friendly staff.
Our first visit to the delightful Cafe Jaffa will certainly not be our last! We are Middle Eastern food aficionados and this sweet little restaurant did not disappoint. The service - thank you, Anna - was charming, attentive and kind. We had the Jaffa Feast...More
Picked up dinner for the whole crew. Got kabob platters, schwarma salads and apps. All were delicious and very generous portions at very fair prices. Meat was properly cooked but still tender and juicy. All salads were good size with plenty of feta and veggies....More