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26 Latin Patriarch Rd | P.O. box14607 Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-626-0034
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“salads” (30 reviews)
“hummus” (29 reviews)
“kebab” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Armenian, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26 Latin Patriarch Rd | P.O. box14607 Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this restaurant via a tripadvisor search and were not disappointed. The setting - just inside the Jaffa Gate - is lovely, backing onto the wall. The staff were friendly and eager to give us what we wanted. The food was - on the...More

Thank abe707
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The table was quite dirty. Service was okay. You have to speak up, then it works. The starters were very good. They served us house salad in additon, which was quite good. The mains were solid but not special. The price is quite high. For...More

Thank Christian S
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We loved Nafoura so much that we ate dinner there 2 times during our visit to Jerusalem. The ambiance outside was amazing and the food was delicious. We had the house red wine and it was really good too. Highly recommend Nafoura while you are...More

Thank floridagal8
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located in the old city of Jerusalem by the Jaffa gate. They serve delicious food in a beautiful courtyard setting. Some spots are shaded from the sun. I would recommend eating here.

Thank stuartled
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is Really Nice! Good Location Near the Jaffa gate But still very calm. The back yard is a very Nice place for drinks and dinner. The staff is Nice and helpful and the food good!

Thank Pehr-Albin E
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

We were starving and had a good meal in its gardens ! We ordered humus , chicken shawarma and everything was very well prepared. The garden is nice e cool ! Full of plants and even a passion fruit vibe ! It os really worth...More

Thank Gabrielaqf
Reviewed June 23, 2017

...away from, but close to, bustling Old City. Gil Revev, our private guide, took us there (not sure we'd be able to find on our own). Great food!

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

Very good Middle Eastern food near the Jaffa Gate--kibbeh, falafel, lamb sausage, dried beef, salads. The house wine is good. Best of all, from the street you walk past the bar to the back and find a large outdoor dining area facing the city wall,...More

Thank Warren W
Reviewed June 6, 2017

If you are in Jerusalem you must visit this restaurant. The combination of all elements makes it very unique. Beautiful setting inside the Old City and next to one of the old Walls make it a particularly charming place. Beautiful surroundings with trees and flowers....More

Thank gms2015gs
Reviewed June 1, 2017

We loved the covered, outdoor dining area, complete with a little pond. The menu was a bit limited but when our meal arrived it was more than we expected and was delicious! I had the chicken skewer - YUM! The waiter was a bit serious...More

Thank Marilyn A
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Questions & Answers
August 28, 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Lexizmom | Reviewed this property |
This is a Christian Arab owner - no, they did not advertise kosher.
Al Nafoura R
February 8, 2016|
Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
No Steaks on our menu; just good middle eastern food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Latin Patriarch Rd | P.O. box14607 Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-626-0034
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The Nafoura Restaurant is located inside the old city's Jaffa Gate adjacent to the old old city wall and in the heart of trh christian Quarter,Nafoura sprawls gracefully over almost quarter acre of dining areas with archaeological columns ,gardens and fountains. The concept behind the Nafoura Restaurant is to provide a tranquil haven for visitors of the Old City away from the noise and the bustle of the bazaars.Opened all week except sundays. Barbecue night every thursday for special meats ,chickens ,and fish .From six till ten (summer time only)
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