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18 Yosef Rivlin Street, Jerusalem, Israel
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Ranked #250 of 469 Restaurants in Jerusalem
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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San Francisco, CA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We had a great time. Fun small restaurant run by fun people in a great part of Jerusalem. Five of us were packed in and the servers seemed more like friends cooking for us in their homes rather than in a restaurant. Questions answered honestly and fair prices for good food.

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Adelaide
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I had the Jerusalem Mix which was one of the best dishes I have ever had anywhere in the world. A slight change to the presentation and It would not be out of place at a Michelin starred restaurant. It a not dish for everyone as it contains the chicken hearts, livers and spleens but I love that sort of... More

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High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is a lovely restaurant popular with local people and I can see why. The staff were attentive and the food cooked within view of the tables. All this in a bustling part of Jerusalem so good for people watching. An excellent selection of local dishes. i had the Jerusalem mix. i would recommend it!

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new york
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77 reviews 77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

They have an impressive array of soups which is especially nice in the winter. I had the Kubbe soup for dinner. It was very filling, and reasonably priced. The other kubbe soups ive had had a vegetable or beet base (like at nearby Rachmo's), this has a clear brothy base and was good, but I prefer a stronger base. The... More

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Moscau
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

Great place with traditional food with a touch of modern adaptation. There is a problem with finding decent food in Jerusalem, nearby old city. Apart from different doners and other Arabian kind of fast food. This is one of the best places to eat a traditional local kitchen, we go there every time we visit Jerusalem. Once a guy from... More

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New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

The restaurant is located in an active location with many other restaurants hawking for customers. (That should have been the red flag.) The staff is pleasant and the setting is fine (outdoor seating in a quasi pedestrian spot), but the food is average at best. Add to that prices that are not cheap at all (in comparison to fine quality... More

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Rome, Italy
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

The location Was nice, so i checked the price list and asked for the daily speciality price. All the price Was less than 100 nis. But when we got the final bill, the price Was completely different and even if i tryed to complain, them didn't do nothing. Furthermore they added 15% of servire by default. Un fair at least

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Had no problem finding a vegan dish without having to explain for half an hour what I can or can't have. No very cheap but very reasonable for the area and the quality of the food, which was made to order. Don't miss out on the bread with herbs and dips. Warm atmosphere. The waitress was a real bowl of... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

That this restaurant is achieving 4 stars on TripAdvisor is a sad comment indeed about the state of Jerusalem cuisine. Let's get one thing straight: the schnitzel was very good, and it's a cute little place. This hopeful basis for a positive experience was spoiled by: - the arrival of steak ordered medium-well that had to be sent back more... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

The classic hole-in-the-wall: few tables but warm atmosphere and excellent food. Will definitely come back the next time I am in town.

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Additional Information about Alma

Address: 18 Yosef Rivlin Street, Jerusalem, Israel
Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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