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Jerusalem Restaurant

1890 E Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80210-4604
3037778828
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Ranked #421 of 2,516 restaurants in Denver
Price range: $1 - $15
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Since 1978, Jerusalem Restaurant has created an environment where good food is enjoyed in good company. Indulge in sensational desserts prepared by our kitchen. Or enjoy mouth watering Lamb Shanks that literally falls off the bone. At Jerusalem Restaurant we pride ourselves on offering our guests genuine hospitality with a casual environment that's perfect for any occasion. It's a "home away from home" for those that are familiar with Falafel and Gyros. We look forward to serving you again and again and we thank our "regulars" from the bottom of our hearts! Without you all, we would be nothing.
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English first
Denver, Colorado
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a solid choice for lunch or pick-up. The inside is of the hole-in-the-wall variety, but the food is so good! Prices vary from modest to extravagant, depending on your choice of food. Haven't tried the sweets yet, but thy look very enticing.

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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198 reviews 198 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Im not sure if I had just been a local tourist I would have found this. Seemed to be for people who live here. I was with some locals and they decided this would the prefect place to go. We had a chicken Gyro and 2 steak gyro's they were huge and delicious. Price not to bad on food either.... More

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Rochester, MN
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We went for some late night eats. The place is quirky. Service was Meh. Chicken schwerma was Meh. Gyro was good. All in all, a great alternative for late night eats, but not that impressive in the light of day.

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dc
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Nice spot for casual meal. Very good tasting and very reasonably priced food. Very small indoor seating, outdoor seating available and small adjoining parking lot. Good tasting and great value.

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Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

I have been to this place thrice in a week now since I came to know Ya Halla on CO Blvd was shut down a while ago. The food is very good and full of flavors. I enjoyed eating the Stuffed Lamb and Sheesh Ta'ouk, and given my current schedule I like that they are open all night. I have... More

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Aurora, Colorado
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137 reviews 137 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This place is so small I don't think I'd risk the crowd they must get at night, but for lunch it's a great spot. Fast service, really inexpensive, parking next to the building and the food was totally yummy. I had a combo plate that came with hummus, fatoush (chopped salad) and 5 very tasty felafel balls. I couldn't have... More

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Denver, Colorado
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90 reviews 90 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I will say that Jerusalem isn't the absolute best Middle Eastern food. But it is darn good and very reasonably priced! There super dish combo has a lot of meat, rice, cucumber, tabouleh, baba ganouj, and hummus for a good price! Usually they get your food out pretty quick, too. Give it a try!

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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66 reviews 66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We were on our way out to Salida and I was looking for a Middle Eastern restaurant that was comparable to Holy Land in Minneapolis. This place had a lot of cars outside (a good sign) and a complete mix of people (an even better sign). Jerusalem was arguably better because of the people working there. We ordered a sample... More

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boulder, co
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

This spot is open late night, and Denver peeps love it. I found it to be pretty mediocre Middle Eastern food, the felafel balls were dry, and my falafel came with tzadziki, instead of tahini. A fatal flaw... I have never gone back

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Denver, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

The food is ok, but there are so many better places for falafel and hummus in Denver. Try Damascus on Colorado Blvd instead. They make their pitas fresh there, while Jerusalem's hands you a bag of store-bought stuff.

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