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Philadelphia Restaurant

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Down Town East Jerusalem
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9 Al-Zahra Street, Jerusalem East Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-532-2626
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

I recommend a stop at Philadelphia. After we ordered our meal, we were offered many complimentary salads to try, all of which were excellent! The meal was incredible and we were even treated to baklava and watermelon for dessert. Many thanks Philadelphia! I will certainly be back.

Thank devin_nyc1
Fredensborg, Denmark
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Great service, ekstra starters for free and really tasty food made this restaurant a great experience

Thank Christian W
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104 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We were here as part of a 10-person group so we didn't order from the menu. The immense array of salads and bread to start was delicious but the real show stopper came with the main courses of grilled and skewered meats and vegetables and three grilled fish This was one of the best meals we enjoyed in our two-week... More 

Thank WeTravel2Learn
Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

No qualms or complaints about the service. The host and waiter were extremely gracious and accommodating. The food was frankly a little pricey for the quality delivered. We had dinner on a Wednesday evening and were one of 2 parties in the restaurant (a few days before Christmas). Based on reviews we expected to be wowed, but instead left feeling... More 

Thank notbueller
Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We have been there once. We were the only clients for dinner. The Greek salad is ok and the lamb was good but not big. The Saint Peter fish was very tasty but maybe a little bit too greasy. The owner offered us the dessert (fruits and Arabic pastries). The price is correct for the food eaten. The only "bad"... More 

Thank caroline196862
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Wanted to eat Musakhan and was treated to an awesome meal and my wife got a huge meal of lamb with all the great salads in the nice open yard setting. Owner and staff were super friendly, they gave us a history tour of the place. Loved the place and food!

Thank TauriP
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Recommended by our hotel we find this restaurant in a small, dark alley set back from the street, next to the better-signed Kardo restaurant. Staff was very helpful about helping move our electric scooter up and down steps. We ate in a small courtyard, very nice. I ordered the mezze, an oriental smorgasbord which was very tasty, my partner had... More 

Thank rosnewman
Rome, Italy
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Good cuisine and ok ambience. The service is quick and every time I went it was never overcrowded. recommended

1 Thank GeoMmm
Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

If you are tourist you gonna pay there double !!! ask the prices for everything they put on the table, specially the things you didnt order!!! we was charged 50NIS for Lemonade!!!!! and for 3 small coffees (in all local restaurants its free) 30 NIS The food is ok...not more than that...you can find much better place for less money

2 Thank AlexBerov
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Nice restaurant but we felt they made the most of us being tourists. No quibbles with food it was tasty, waiter was friendly but our bill was 300NIS for 2. We were offered salads at the start and we did not check the price which turned out to be 100NIS. We ordered water but also got lemonade which my husband... More 

2 Thank Heather G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Al-Zahra Street, Jerusalem East Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem>  > Down Town East Jerusalem
  • Neighborhood: Down Town East Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-532-2626
Welcome to The Philadelphia Restaurant.

We are an Established Restaurant located in East Jerusalem. If your looking for a nice dining place for you and your guests,look no further. When you come to tour the Holy land you came to have a Memory of a Lifetime. Let us be a part of that!

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