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Alma

18 Yosef Rivlin Street, Jerusalem, Israel
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Ranked #319 of 463 Restaurants in Jerusalem
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 6, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
11 helpful votes 11 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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London
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

We ate there on a Saturday evening. The food was plentiful, hot and delicious. The staff friendly, accomodating and welcoming. It isn't cheap so is more exclusive and being a Saturday evening we were able to gat a table. It was cold (a cold January evening) but this did not detract from the meal which our party of 6 all... More

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Brisbane
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

On a cold night, after walking all day, we stumbled on this nice restaurant by chance when we decided not to go to another one near by where everybody was smoking those glass things. Our meals were excelent, the only surprise was that the "specials of the day" (neck of lamb) was substantially more expensive than other food on the... More

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