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canela

8 shlomtzion ah malka | center of town, Jerusalem, Israel
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Ranked #122 of 463 Restaurants in Jerusalem
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 1, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Des Moines, Iowa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

An enthusiastic recommendation. Our small group recently had dinner in the upstairs dining room at Canela. The service was extraordinary. Food recs include the carpaccio and foie gras for appetizers and the sea bream entree, which was perfectly prepared. Great wine list and a modern, yet comfortable, vibe. Tremendous experience all around.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I heard very enthusiastic recommendations on this restaurant, unfortunately, it did not meet my expectations. There is a nice atmosphere but a very common style in such restaurant in Israel, nothing special. The food was ok but with these prices, I would expected to be special or at least very good. The service was also ok but not outstanding to... More

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Moscow, Russia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We were very tired and really chilled when we found this place. When entering this restaurant you feel really pleasant and home-alike atmosphere. Stylish and comfy interior. Service is just like your mother offers you a variety of your favourite dishes. And that dishes will become your favourite, trust me! Awesome!

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new york city
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is, in our opinion, the best restaurant for meat in Jerusalem. Subtle, perfectly prepared fois gras and Rossini steak. Amazing place. Great wine selection. Not cheap but well worth the price.

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Atlanta, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

We've eaten at some of the best restaurants in Atlanta, New York, LA, Las Vegas, Paris, Hawaii and more. Canela was one the best meals we've ever had!! The staff was attentive and friendly, the service was quick, the bread was delicious, the foie gras was amazing not to mention the biggest portion we've ever seen. We had duck and... More

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Rotterdam
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127 reviews 127 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We visited this restaurant in a side street off Jaffa Street in Jerusalem with relatives requiring kosher food. The menu of the restaurant is quite attractive with a good variation of meat, fish and vegetable dishes, but varying from ´not cheap´ to ´pricy´.. Also the wine list has a good choice but the prices of the wine were really too... More

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Los Angeles, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We spent a post barmitzvah dinner here. An excellent choice. Food GREAT service Great. Highly recommend . Now listed as one of the top restaurants in jerusalem

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Jerusalem, Israel
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I made a dinner reservation at Canela but on this occasion it wasn't necessary. We were the only diners in the restaurant the entire time we were there, which was quite strange as the restaurant next store was full. The waitress said they had been busy at lunchtime. We assumed that diners were turned off by Canela's prices, which do... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

It Was one of the promising restaurante in Israel Now it is a simple old restaurant with slow service and ordinary menu Nothing to wish for

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Lawrence, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

After being in Israel for almost two weeks, every meal is an experience. This has really been the best experience. The waitress was amazing, she steered us toward the best food on the menu. We had a taster main course of five meats, wow. It was amazing. The wine list has alot of boutique wineries. This restaurant is well worth... More

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