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285 Bank st, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
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100 reviews 100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Jericho is one of those restaurants whee you feel like you are in your mother's kitchen. The owner/server treats you like a member of the family. The food is very good with generous portions and the freshness of the ingredients is very evident. One of our favourites is the lentil soup. We keep going back.

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St. John's, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We discovered this place by accident as we were in downtown Ottawa looking for parking space so that we could have lunch. This is the first place we saw and the ethnic theme caught our attention not having any experience in this type of cuisine. It turned out to be great find for us. It is relatively small and the... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My family and I were apprehensive about dining here at first because the time was beyond typical lunch hour and way too early for dinner (2.30pm on Saturday July 12th), but decided to try Jericho. We were completed satisfied with our meals and happy that we made a decision to walk through the doors. The food was fresh (albeit in... More

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Ajax, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is one of the few places I consistently go back to visit when I return home. I have been many times and have never been dissapointed. From the moment you walk in the door you are greeted warmly by the host and owner of the resteraunt. He is happy to make recommendations based on your preferences for eating if... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Jericho is a restaurant with an atmosphere that makes you want to like it. Unfortunately, at an early dinner, the food served was mediocre at best, making such a positive feeling impossible. The falafels, spinach pie and the potatoes came very hot and dry in a way that suggested they had been microwaved. The taste was not unlike that of... More

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Toronto, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

What a great find in Ottawa . Fresh and excellent middle-eastern dishes ! especially the Fatoush Salad and Babaganoush ! great family atmosphere, eclectic and interesting décor, makes for a great ambience and very good food.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Tonight my man returned from England and we went straight to Jericho for a welcome-home dinner. This small and welcoming place has been an extra family kitchen for many years-- We have enjoyed its delicious Spanakopita, Shawarmas, Fish and Chips, and Honeyed Chicken dishes, amongst others. We also love the greetings and conversation with Raouf Omar and his son. Raouf... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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187 reviews 187 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Decided to walk in without checking any reviews. It's very clean, decor a little quirky but interesting. The good was very good. We had the lentil soup (best lentil soup I've had in a Mediterranean food restaurant), the humus (sprinkled with a little smoked paprika-nice touch) and Kafta cooked to perfection. If you're in the mood for Mediterranean food and... More

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Ottawa, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

The food is very authentic and delicious. The drinks are great! You can't beat the prices for what you get! The art that is made and displayed by the owner is breath taking and for sale. I loved the art so much that I bought a piece. One of the best places to eat in Ottawa!

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Quebec City, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Tasty Middle-Eastern food and warm welcome with a big smile. Same place, same faces since 20 years...It was great to be back to a place I feel so much at home! Thanks Raouf for sharing your compassion stories on the Israeli-Palestine area. With the walls of the restaurant covered by the owner's colourful paintings, it is truly like travelling to... More

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