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La Boca

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46 Emek Rafaim, Jerusalem, Israel
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7:30 pm - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Sat 7:30 pm - 1:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent latin style cuisine in Jerusalem

the restaurant is at another address than the one mentioned here. Watch out : It is now at Queen Shlom Tzion Street, 8, Jerusalem, tel 02-5635577 / 077-214-7755. One of the best lunches I had in Israel this time. We took a set of several starters, starting from kebab and chorizo sausages with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

the restaurant is at another address than the one mentioned here. Watch out : It is now at Queen Shlom Tzion Street, 8, Jerusalem, tel 02-5635577 / 077-214-7755. One of the best lunches I had in Israel this time. We took a set of several starters, starting from kebab and chorizo sausages with mashed potatoes, goose liver a la plancha... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

We were in a business meeting we liked The food and the climat and it was in a good place. The food was served proffecinaley and nice plate.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Wow, really enjoyed the excellent food and service of the well located central Jerusalem Restaurant. The Business lunch served until about 4:00 was a special value offering a free appetizer with full price main course. very generous portions, so much so that we took home the leftovers and had another meal. Also great service and clean modern facilities. So glad... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Table was sticky, the food was almost uneatable. The service was bad. We entered the restaurant and although it was not crowded the host took her time to get up and show us to our table. The dishes were nothing like the description in the menu. Would never return or recommend to anyone.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The food was good but the service was so bad that it made it impossible to enjoy the meal. There were a number of groups and only 2 waiters on hand, one who appeared to be new... they did their best to serve us all so it wasn't their fault, more likely the fault of the manager who wanted to... More 

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I liked the starters and the mains. The quality of the meat was exellent! Especially chicken was delicious. And soufle with sorbet for desert.. yummie :) Also the decoration and the music was really nice and the staff really polite

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San Diego, California, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

La Boca, a Latin-influenced restaurant, is now located at 8 Shlomzion HaMelach. Its specialty is meat, but there are other options for lighter fare. The choices were varied. Each of the three of us had a different dish and all were very good, as were the ambiance and service. There is a small wine room. The manager took me into... More 

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Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Appalling restaurant. Food is sub-standard, service is well-meaning but no knowledge of the menu. Tasted the house wine but preferred not to drink vinegar; subsequently discovered that half the wine list not actually available. Just don't bother.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Limited and out of stock liquor choices. Entree of fish was served cold and steak medallions approached inedible because of toughness. Will not revisit or recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This restaurant excels at all levels and frankly is the best I've been to so far in Israel. Staff, food quality, presentation, atmosphere and value are impeccable. I started the Feast with the very dry(very cleansing for the palate) Merlot wine from the local world renowned Tania Winery. The appetizers were the chicken enchiladas(very creatively made like a sushi roll... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 46 Emek Rafaim, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: South American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
7:30 pm - 1:30 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?