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13 Al Zahra, Jerusalem 9762900, Israel
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Istanbul, Turkey
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been here several times over several years and have always enjoyed the food. They are one of the few restaurants that offer more "home-cooked" styles of Palestinian food rather than just grilled meats. They also have very good pizza. On certain nights, there is quite a buzz in the restaurant as it is popular with both locals as well... More 

Thank Bufoid
Jerusalem, Israel
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

This is a lovely, atmospheric place that is very popular, especially on Friday nights, so do reserve. It has delicious Palestinian dishes, and the lamb is excellent, but one of the big draws here is pizza. Members of the Italian mission installed traditional pizza ovens here so they could enjoy good thin crust pizza. There is a very nice wooden... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Order the meze! Tahini has never tasted so good, and the local appetizers are delicious. Pizza looked and smelled great too. We got the last table at 7 p.m. (walk-ins), so reservations are recommended

Thank andiamocipresto
Jerusalem, Israel
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I will tell you something , this place is the best arabic restaurant in Jerusalem. Pizza is great and we all know this but the nicer is the atmosphere, the balcony outside , the great arabic salads , good drinks and okay price. I am there frequent and I have made good friends with the waiters who are extremely professional.

Thank GeorgeZeidan
Rome, Italy
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Real Italian pizza oven, certainly the one and only real pizza in Jerusalem. Good selection of European and Arabic salads. Palestinian and Mediterranean cuisine. You will often meet expats and Italians there.

Thank GeoMmm
Lewiston, Idaho
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Al Zahra was an awesome place to get some seriously good pizza! They also had a variety of other options on the menu.

Thank Abigail L
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

This is my favourite Jerusalem restaurant so I also stay here when I can. The pizza could be Italian - a good one!! They also have various Palestinian dishes and they are reasonably priced. I don't want too many people coming here so I haven't been ott about it... But I could be! Specially for pizza lovers.

Thank jacque1b1
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I love this place because I am a pizza addict, but the Palestinian dishes are also great and authentic and the services is always excellent.

1 Thank Traveljourn
North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

A great setting for a good meal with good company in the heart of East Jerusalem. Try the Mansaf or other tasty Palestinian dishes. However, if you are inclined, try one of their unique pizzas, with a large portion Tobuleh salad.

1 Thank Fredsviews
Boston, Massachusetts
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Great place to have an authentic Palestinian home cooked meal. The menu is quite extensive and lots to choose from starting with cold and hot appetizers to full meals and pizzas. Pizzas are great if you like the thin crust. Nice friendly service

1 Thank benbatouta

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Pizza, Mediterranean
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Al Zahra, Jerusalem 9762900, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: 9726282447

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