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Jerusalem Cafe

516 SE Chkalov Drive #45, Vancouver, WA 98683
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Clackamas, Oregon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

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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37 reviews 37 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
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218 reviews 218 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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washington state
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151 reviews 151 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Leaving late I was sure we'd miss having lunch here but no they are open all afternoon! Bravo. I had been dreaming of their fresh Babaganoush and it did not disappoint. We had a Mediterranean Salad and the eggplant with pita and it was the perfect meal for two. This place is a gem, I shall be thinking about it... More 

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Clackamas, OR
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We stopped for late afternoon lunch and were pleasantly surprised. The location is convenient - just a few blocks off I-205 at the Mill Plain exit. The owner is delightful and put together a very good Middle Eastern meal for us - we lived in the Middle East for three years and can vouch that this is good and authentic... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

When I see you all voting Elmer's & Red Robin as your favorite places up here, it disappoints me a bit. Try something new. I've been visiting this location and the one downtown since 2001. Great food, fair prices, and you're supporting a small local business.

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Additional Information about Jerusalem Cafe

Address: 516 SE Chkalov Drive #45, Vancouver, WA 98683
Phone Number: 360-891-2490
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Vancouver
Average Prices: USD 8 - 25

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