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Te'enim Vegetarian Cuisine

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Vegetarian, Vegan
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12 Emile Botta St | close to the King David Hotel (not giva't ram), Jerusalem, Israel
02/625-1967
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great experience from start to end

I came here with my parents and the food was incredible. Full of flavor and truly unique dishes. You can tell everything is made with love and care. There are plenty of quality and fresh ingredients used to create these fantastic and unique dishes. For dessert we got their homemade lavender and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I came here with my parents and the food was incredible. Full of flavor and truly unique dishes. You can tell everything is made with love and care. There are plenty of quality and fresh ingredients used to create these fantastic and unique dishes. For dessert we got their homemade lavender and honey ice cream with a wonderful homemade cake.... More 

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Haifa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

we had lunch with friends at Te'enim. A change for me, as this is a vegetarian restaurant. However, lunch was great and the restaurant is across the valley from the old city of Jerusalem, so if you get a window table, the view is great. The food was great as well.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Having visited this restaurant many times over the years, I still love its tranquil setting and exceptional views of Jerusalem's Old City directly opposite the big windows in the main room. But the food has declined to being just ok. It's still a terrific place for private events as well as for tourists who enjoy veggie food in an enchanting... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Most of the time when the view is nice the food is not so much. This restaurant is in an ancient building with arched window facing the old city of Jerusalem .unique and authentic place . And the food , vegetarian and vegan , is excellent . Very nice atmospir I love this place!

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Herkimer
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This is a very unique restaurant that is located in upper Yemin Moshe not far from the Jaffa Gate, below the King David Hotel. Not always easy to find it is well worth the search. The offerings are very interesting and the portions are plentiful. You won't walk away hungry. If you can, get a table on the terrace which... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We did get a bit falafelled out on our visit to Jersulem so visited this super vegetarian restaurant twice. Delightful service and excellent food from the French chef. It's tucked away so do try and seek it out. Window seats provide a breathtaking view of the walls of the Old City. We loved it.

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Santander, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This is a great vegetarian restaurant that suits also vegans and that even meat lovers will enjoy (although there is no meat). First of all the place is beautiful with stunning views to the old city but if you add great food with a good variety and warm and welcoming service, you get an unbeatable combination. Do not skip it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Tucked out of the way in Confederation House (50 meters or so off the street down a foot path) this was a great vegetarian find. The food was fresh and tasty and the service couldn’t have been better.

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NYC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

No sooner did we arrive in Jerusalem after a long flight from NYC and the longest ride on Nesher, did we find ourselves walking over to Te'enim for some wonderful vegetarian comfort food. The food was well prepared and just what the doctor ordered for our very first evening in Jerusalem. And the view of the walls of the Old... More 

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Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

If you are looking for a restaurant with charm, that has a view of the Old City and that offers terrific food, check out Te'anim, one of Jerusalem's longest-established vegetarian restaurants. Located in the Confederation House in the Yemin Moshe neighborhood, Te'enim is a treat for the eyes and the belly. Try the Maharaja Majadarra (lentils & wheat served with... More 

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Address: 12 Emile Botta St | close to the King David Hotel (not giva't ram), Jerusalem, Israel
Phone Number: 02/625-1967
Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vegan

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 Emile Botta St | close to the King David Hotel (not giva't ram), Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: 02/625-1967

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic

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