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Lina Restaurant

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Christian Quarter
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Al Khanka Street | Old City, Jerusalem, Israel
02-6277230
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  • 54
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  • 23
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best Hummus Ever

Best Hummus and even better falafels. The Pom & Orange juice was great as well. Definitely recommend it

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Best Hummus and even better falafels. The Pom & Orange juice was great as well. Definitely recommend it

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Palo Alto, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

It was pretty good... not sure it's the best, but it's definitely on the better side of good. The falafels were also pretty good here. A good choice if you are in the old city and need something to eat.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Lina Restaurant is one of the most tasty places to eat Hummus.It is situated at the cristian quarter very close to " station VII " of the Via Doloroza . Enjoy.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

If you want some of the best authentic Israeli food, don't miss theirs! Hummus, tahini, tomaties tabouli, goat cheese, etc. the best I have had in old jerusalem

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Jerusalem, Israel
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The place was alright but nothing special. They serve fresh-squeezed pomegranate juice that was wonderful but the hummus seemed like store-bought hummus - not the quality I expect from most hummus restaurants in Israel! I had heard this place was famous but I wasn't impressed.

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North Carolina Smoky Mountains, North Carolina
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77 reviews 77 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Three of us stopped in here for a late lunch on the recommendation of our tour guide. We went to the newer location, which is a bit more roomy. The menu is simple and short, just what you would expect for a hummus place. We ordered tabbouleh salad, felafel balls, and hummus with pine nuts. We had fresh, hot pita... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Was here a few years ago and had great memories of the place, but this time was a bit disappointed. They had only two types of hummus - plain and with roasted pine nuts - and they were tasty but not as fresh as I remembered. The salads and falafel were great and the pomegranate juice was freshly squeezed. If... More 

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Boston, MA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Short menu - but all the right stuff - Hummus with chickpeas, tabouleh - very fresh and nice. HOT peppers on the side. Very good. Little room to eat upstairs and bathroom up there too.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I've tried many humus places in Israel - this is the best one! I usually choose the most simple dish of hot humus with chickpeas on top, because it's just heavenly, but the dishes with the extras are also great. I recommend everyone who goes to Jerusalem to go to Lina, even if they didn't intend to go to the... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

if you want the best hummus in old city of Jerusalem you must visit this restaurant .located next to the 8th station of the cross .

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Al Khanka Street | Old City, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem>  > Christian Quarter
  • Neighborhood: Christian Quarter
  • Phone Number: 02-6277230

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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