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516 SE Chkalov Drive #45, Vancouver, WA 98683
360-891-2490
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Hey, do you like Mediterranean food?

Nothing to dislike, the food was great, the portions ample, the price reasonable. If you like Mediterranean food, this is a place you should try.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 12, 2014
DWG6392
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Frederick, Maryland
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  • Families with children
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32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Vancouver, Washington
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

If you want to be a bit adventuresome and delight in new & wonderful tastes while experiencing some phenomenal service at reasonable prices, visit the Jerusalem Cafe in Vancouver, WA. The portions are well balanced and menu selection varied. I was hesitant to visit but am so very glad that I did. My lady and our two friends were equally... More 

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Camas, Washington
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by first week of January. Served quickly. The owner stopped by and helped us order. Showed us how to eat our particular dish in a manner in which we would enjoy it better. We surely did. Great food at a good price. Would come again!

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Portland, OR
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The family will welcome you with open arms each and every time you visit, even it has been years, which was the case with us. We tried the lamb special of the day and the falafel. They also served us some small salads with pita as a starter, which was fantastic. We used the Payback coupon, which was buy one... More 

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Clackamas, Oregon
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The owner here welcomes you just like you are family. The shrimp kabobs are the best. The spices they use excite the pallet. The hummus platter they serve for an appetizer is a must have. Great wine list and service. Everything is made fresh when you order.

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Frederick, Maryland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Nothing to dislike, the food was great, the portions ample, the price reasonable. If you like Mediterranean food, this is a place you should try.

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Tacoma, WA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Went in for lunch and got one order of chicken swarma and the plate that gives a sample of several different foods. We really enjoyed it. The decor is nothing fancy and the restaurant is pretty small, but we will go there again when we are traveling through Vancouver (it's pretty close to the freeway).

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We have been here several times. We usually have at least 7 of us, but have had as many as 13. The service was awesome. The staff really does know about the menu and make suggestions that we know we can trust. The Turkish coffee has no equal. We haven't had anything on the menu we haven't enjoyed. Great find.

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Vancouver, WA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I wouldn't say that the Jerusalem Café is going to set the culinary world on fire nor that it is the best Near Eastern food in the Portland-Vancouver Metro area, but it is tasty and lovingly presented by a friendly and helpful staff. It's a very nice family run place with reasonably priced food. The restaurant is very clean, if... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
Top Contributor
236 reviews 236 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Stopped in for lunch and ordered one of their lunch plates. The menu is Middle Eastern/Mediterranean and the lunch plates provide a small sampling of a variety of salads and side dishes from the region. My wife was recently in Israel and was looking for some great dishes from the Middle East region. Food was just average - probably because... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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67 reviews 67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We are very lucky to have this classy, understated little restaurant in our neighborhood, as well as it's brother restaurant in downtown Vancouver, Wa. The food is Middle Eastern and super freshly prepared. It is delightful and suprising cuisine with great bursts of flavor. Very good and absolutely authentic. The Jerusalem Mazza Platter is our favorite, and any way they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 516 SE Chkalov Drive #45, Vancouver, WA 98683
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: 360-891-2490

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?