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Azura

4 Ha'eshkol Street, The Iraqui Market | Machane Yehuda, Jerusalem, Israel
02-623-5204
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Ranked #11 of 463 restaurants in Jerusalem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Make sure you make time to visit Azora when you are in Jerusalem. A mixture of Turkish, Iraqi, Spanish and Israeli food under the bracket of 'oriental' food. All delicious! Try the eggplant stuffed with lamb and pine nuts, the beet kubbe and the sofrito.

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Riberac, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We sat down for a limonada (freshly squeezed lemon with mint on ice), when I suddenly realised we were sitting at one of Azura's outside tables, so HAD to stay for lunch! Delicious local food, we were the only non Israelis sitting there. Loved it, thanks to a review we had read from Yotam Ottolenghi about his favourite Jerusalem haunts.... More

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I had read an article in an Israeli newspaper about this place before I went to Israel so I knew it was a destination for me. I went one evening with a friend & unfortunately they were just closing. I returned a few days later at the lunch hour & got a table promptly. I already knew what I wanted... More

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Millwood, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

At the end of the Iraqi street in Mahane Yehuda. We stopped for lunch on the urging of a friend for the Kube soup. Had the Beet and the Sour versions. Both amazingly good.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Located is the Iraq market at Machane Yehuda, this restaurant is real Iraq grass roots food and extremely tasty with very good value for money. A real must when you are visiting the market.

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

The beauty of this was the simplicity Just great ingredients, cooked so well Tasty Honest Simple Delicious Nothing more to say The food is fantastic, local and good Service friendly and adequate Great value Worth repeating again and again

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

In the beautiful Machane Ihuda market, worth a trip by itself. Amazing quality lunch. Not very expensive. Stuffed eggplant with meat and pine nuts a must. Great falafel also

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Jerusalem, Israel
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79 reviews 79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

There are many home-style restaurants in the market area most of them offer the same style of food for lower prices. The food is great but on Fridays and holidays it is not worth the queue (sometimes you can wait around 30 minutes for a table since the place is very small). If you want to save money and still... More

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Paris, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This kosher restaurant ( opened only at noon) offers dishes slowly cooked on kerosene burners. The choice is "oriental", Kurdi and Iraqui "homely" slow food ( ground meat and aubergines, sofritos, oriental goulashes, stuffed vegetables , kurd meat ball soups and an exceptional humus, rare things like lung based dish etc. Serves are large and delicious. The set up is... More

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Paris, France
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9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

On my last day in Jerusalem I went to Azura to have lunch. It was really good. Amazing hummus and eag plant. Portions are really big so better to share. Service was good and the ambience really nice

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