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Dolphin Yam

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9 Shimon Ben Shetach str., Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-623-2272
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 133
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  • 91
    Very good
  • 32
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  • 12
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A lovely seafood restaurant not far from the old city

Was there on a family dinner. The food is fresh and delicious, the service is quick and polite and the atmosphere is nice and quiet. I think it's the best fish restaurant in Jerusalem (given the fact that there are not that many non-kosher ones in the Holy City). Altogether, I believe that this is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Jerusalem, Israel
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  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Castricum, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We order a fish menu for two. The price was high (NwI 250) and the food was very bad!! Not fresh and no fresh sauce at the fish. Don't eat there is our message.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Was there on a family dinner. The food is fresh and delicious, the service is quick and polite and the atmosphere is nice and quiet. I think it's the best fish restaurant in Jerusalem (given the fact that there are not that many non-kosher ones in the Holy City). Altogether, I believe that this is a great choice of a... More 

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Haddonfield, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We ate outside and had a wonderful time. All of us had seafood that was fresh and well cooked. Before dinner, they generously cover your table with Hummus and other favorites.

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Great Neck, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

very good food and service - located in a central location in the city... walking distance to many hotels

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We had Manu of sea food for 2 , 250 shekels ~70$ . In the beginning you get fresh Brad and a lot of salads . Great food , and good service . In the picture the sea food plate .

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Fish was very good, small portions of salad appetizers for three people but quite good as was the bread. The wine list was limited. Cappuccinos were very good. All in all a reasonable value. We would go again if in the neighbourhood.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I was there with my wife and sat outside. It took a lot of time for our dishes to be served and the food was no more than everage. Nor planning to come back there.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We ate here based on the reviews on Trip Advisor...somewhat disappointed. Our server would barely give us the time of day (typical in Israel). There were four of us who all felt the portions were small and food quality/preparation average. As a group we all agreed we would not return.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My wife and I keep coming back to this restaurant for more than a decade. It has great service, a very convenient location, and above all -- amazing food. The business lunch is a great deal and is offered on Fridays as well. The fish, the seafood, and the appetizers are all spectacular. It is also very well-suited for small-medium... More 

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We ate outside on a Friday night, when many other Kosher restaurants are closed. I had a branzino like fish, grilled, and it was superb. The pita and many dips that come before the meal for free were wonderful, particularly the carrots. Only one person was unhappy, and she had sort of a ground fish kabob. Skip that one, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Shimon Ben Shetach str., Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-623-2272

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 60

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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