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Istanbul Turkish Resturant

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5 al-Zahra Street, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 026275511
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sat - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout
Description: "Jerusalem's First Turkish Restaurant that specializes in "Doner...
"Jerusalem's First Turkish Restaurant that specializes in "Doner Kebab" also known as "Shawerma" served with wide selection of freshly made Mediterranean Salads. Located on Zahra street across from National Hotel - Jerusalem
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
The Best In Israel

Looking for the best shawarma in Israel? Here it is. A great little place buzzing with the hungry throughout the day. They pretty much have everything and even a few specialties one does not normally experience here in the ME. There's a great vibe here, and the food is simple and superb. The staff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Bristol, Tennessee
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Bristol, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for the best shawarma in Israel? Here it is. A great little place buzzing with the hungry throughout the day. They pretty much have everything and even a few specialties one does not normally experience here in the ME. There's a great vibe here, and the food is simple and superb. The staff are welcoming, helpful, and will help... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Very quick and chatting attender.small restaurant little space for eating inside. clean and nice music.

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1 Thank Addar_H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

This is the best cheap eats in East Jerusalem near the National Hotel. Only 25 shekels gets you a huge, delicious wrap! It is kind of like Subway or Chipotle where you get to choose everything that goes in your wrap. The guys are friendly and speak English. Service is fast, so grab you food and go or grab a... More 

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1 Thank Wayne H
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

good sandwiches and kebabs near the holy land hotel. the prices are reasonable. grab your sandwich on the go

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1 Thank zafira786
Lewiston, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The food was great, the prices were great. It could be a little crowded at times, but the atmosphere and music were awesome. This was a favorite spot to grab a schwarma.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

This place has seats downstairs and upstairs, one of the few kebab places with seating. Even during the lunch rush service is still really fast. We ordered the: - bashka (burger style bread) with sweet chilli sauce on top and a side of salad and chips - wrap comes with a side of chips The wrap was tasty and made... More 

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Jericho
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

cozy clean place with a very friendly and helpful staff. good location near the markets, walking distance to the old city

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Sussex County, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

After walking around the old city(Jerusalem), the 5 of us, decided to get some lunch just outside in the Arab section. Two of the people had eaten there before and thought it was terrific for quick bite. They were right. The schwarma was delicious and inexpensive. Everything was super fresh plus the owner made us feel comfortable by welcoming us.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 al-Zahra Street, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 026275511

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern

Description

"Jerusalem's First Turkish Restaurant that specializes in "Doner Kebab" also known as "Shawerma" served with wide selection of freshly made Mediterranean Salads. Located on Zahra street across from National Hotel - Jerusalem
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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