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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed July 19, 2021 via mobile

One of the best Falafel sandwiches I have had in the region and very friendly staff! Will definitely come back!

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed December 10, 2020

Nice little place for a quick lunch when touring Bethlehem. Quick and friendly service, tasty falafel and other Eastern Mediterranean fare. The restaurant itself has very interesting architecture. Definitely worth a quick stop.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed March 8, 2020

The best falafel in town. The most courteous and friendliest staff. Two great locations in the centre of town. Every Christmas season, I visit Afteem several times and the food and service is always exceptionally good.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed March 5, 2020

Yes it is true that they made the best falafels. I didn't quite like falafels before I tried the ones made by Afteem, then it became my regular visited place during my stay in Bethlehem. Everything there is quite cheap as well.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed March 1, 2020

Found this place after being recommended by a friend. Great food, the falafel is so good! Best food in the area

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

The best falafel and hummus! Wowowowowow! You really need to try this one. I guarantee you , it will be one to remember

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 7, 2020 via mobile

Out of a group of 10, we had the shawarma plate and lamb plate and really enjoyed them. The falafels were excellent. We had one missing dish but did not get charged for it and had such an abundance of food already it wasn't much...missed. The service and atmosphere was very warm and friendly.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 27, 2020

Superb food with the falafel the best around. Just off main square but well worth seeking out. Definitely will return if back in Bethlehem

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 22, 2020

I think it lived up to the expectation. Great Hummus and falafel. Everything fresh and reasonably priced. Conveniently located near the Church of the Nativity.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 13, 2020

Our guide took us here but it was not a tourist trap at all. We see locals and travellers alike enjoying themselves and we understood why upon our first bite. Best Falafel ever! We also go the lamb meat and it was very delicious as...well. Drink it down with some Mint Lemonade and it was the perfect meal.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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August 14, 2019|
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Response from TJ M | Reviewed this property |
I do not have the recipe, but I agree... it was amazing!! We do not have anything this good in the States.
Amina D
July 21, 2017|
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Response from 999alaas | Property representative |
Yes we have space, it better to contact us. 0599033054
September 29, 2016|
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Response from 999alaas | Property representative |
Yes, there are 3 parking around the restaurant, (peace center parking, manger square hotel parking and the Armenian convent parking) looking forward to welcome u at our restaurant. Regards
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Frequently Asked Questions about Afteem

Yes, Afteem offers takeout services.

Yes, Afteem offers delivery services.

Afteem is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5