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Armenian Tavern


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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


Middle Eastern, Armenian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After a long day in the blazing heat with my parents (mid 70s), we were at the end of our wits after being taken for a ride by a fresh fruit juice vendor we decided to seek out a place that we had seen the...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's located near main touristic paths, but not in the middle of it, so it's not crowded. The place is very clean, staff is friendly, the food is just great. Also they encourage you to turn off the phone and talk to each other with...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the heart of Old Jerusalem, this place is not to be missed. A quick walk down some stairs and it's like nothing you've experienced. The decor makes it seem like a mix of lodge and museum, and there is something interesting in every...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well, what do you expect from a restaurant in the middle of the touristic centre of Jerusalem? That's basically what you get in this restaurant. But waiters were fast - faster than we were ready with our meals...

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It doesn't look as much from the street, but when you get down the stairs it's another world! Just like a museum! The food is not great but the service is.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed August 13, 2019

My daughter and I visited the Armenian Tavern tonight. The food was absolutely delicious and very flavoursome. We wish that we had discovered this restaurant earlier in our visit. All food was freshly made and spiced to perfection. Service was very prompt and the staff...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

I was looking forward to my lunch at this restaurant after reading all the wonderful things on trip-advisor. The restaurant is located in the Armenian quarter near Jaffa gate. A small door leads into what might look like an antique shop but its actually a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed July 15, 2019

Just returned from a week in Jerusalem, and we must have eaten at the Armenian Tavern every evening but one. I cannot speak highly enough of the Tavern. Highlights: Convenient location in the Armenian Quarter, just steps away from the Jaffa Gate Wonderful ambiance, quiet...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank drbru4
Reviewed July 11, 2019

We stopped in here our first night in the city and ended up coming back over and over. The food is amazingly good, and the menu covers a range of styles. The staff was welcoming and the service excellent. We were very well taken care...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

Not impressed when first one chef actively doing food prep was smoking. Soon after that, lit up another, while eating with mouth open... then the senior chef lit up his cigarette. The saw the waiter read/send texts on his mobile phone, then with same hands,...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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August 31, 2018|
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August 8, 2018|
Response from Lisa D | Reviewed this property |
No idea. But I did see staff on mobile phones during the evening. Let us all know how this turns out for you.
December 21, 2017|
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Response from MWG12 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but we just walked in at lunchtime and the place was practically empty.
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