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36 Emek Refa'im | Botanical Gardens, Jerusalem 9310518, Israel
026480003
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8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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682 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lucky we booked a table because the place was packed. We ordered the Tuscan soup which was delicious. We ordered eggplant, fried cauliflower that were very good. For our main dish we had the grilled salmon fillet with potato wedges and green beans. It was an excellent choice. We also had the pasta in a great creamy sauce. We will... More 

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Thank Karen S
Malaga, Spain
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh food, generous portions, good ambiance, and friendly service . What else do you want if you are visiting Jerusalem and lives on the German district

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Thank ViajarVivir
Saint Louis, Missouri
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74 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Caffit is located on Emek Refaim. Has a varied menu. It's a good place for brunch, lunch or a light dinner. You can dine inside or outside.

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Thank jackie g
South Holland Province, The Netherlands
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were 6, in a minute a table was organized for us. i reccomend to try the starters, great small salads and a minute out of the oven Fukacha. also try the bedouin pizza

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Thank MadBear1
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

They offer gluten free bread. You can get salads and fish and just have them take out the croutons. Make sure the waiter double checks what is ok.

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Thank Shoshana A
Jerusalem, Israel
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

This is a very pleasant place to eat and meet friends. But not if you need to wash your hands or use the toilet and find stairs a challenge for whatever reason. What happened to accessibility?

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Thank mbenamir
los Angeles
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We ate here and loved it! It is a dairy restaurant with awesome dishes. Get ready for huge portions! In addition to the food, you are overlooking the Jerusalem botanical gardens! Overall a great breakfast, lunch or dinner place.

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Thank Eli E
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 686 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

I enjoyed dinner at Caffit in the German Colony area of Jerusalem. I ordered Oreganato: Asparagus which also had green beans, cherry tomatoes, cashews, mushrooms, sesame seeds, cucumber, red onion, Bulgarian cheese and croutons served over some lettuce leaves...the salad dressing was delicious. 64NIS/$17USD. It was a large portion. I feel that the green beans and the asparagus were blanched... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

The food is yummy. Fresh and a wide choice of milky. The staff at the Emek Refaim one which I've been to 3 three times and now won't be returning are beyond useless. Here arrogant and self righteous. On pre Shabbos brunch they're more interested in blaring music to unknown decibels. And taking selfies of themselves at the bar!! The... More 

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Thank Honestfoodfiend
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

Caffit is a lovely space, right on Emek Refaim, for a leisurely lunch with superb service and fabulous food. They made a leak filafal like ball that was a work of culinary art, and the salads are delicious and creative. We enjoyed our first lunch there so much, that we went back two days later. Definitely a great value.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Italian, European, Israeli, Kosher
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Emek Refa'im | Botanical Gardens, Jerusalem 9310518, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: 026480003
Description
there are 2 more retaurants of the same owner - caffit in the botanic garden at 1st borla st. and caffit at the malha mall. they all have the same menu.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?