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18 Ben Sira, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-625-1132
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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18 Ben Sira, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our travel agent recommended this restaurant, it was a short walk from the David Citadel hotel. Cute little Italian restaurant, only a few tables, everything we ordered was excellent, service was great. Pastas and meats were delicious. Glad our travel agent sent us here!

Thank asquared13
Reviewed July 4, 2017

We had a wonderful dinner last night in this charming restaurant walking distance from David Citadel hotel. Service was excellent, food was delicious, and it was a lovely and quiet place.

1  Thank joebobeo
Reviewed June 30, 2017

If you're in Jerusalem on a Friday evening/Saturday before dusk, this is a place to go if you're not following shabbat "law" - Italian inspired food, fresh sea food, great past and deserts, the wine list is not extensive but one can find something goo...More

1  Thank Ciganinha
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

Perfect. Lovely resturant in heart of jerusalem. Romantic, quite, classic, worth able. Tasty meals👌.

Thank Lior_ko89
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Went here with friends on a tour. Located in downtown area near King David Hotel and the Citadel Hotel. Small restaurant, you need a reservation. Service was good, as was the food. You can't get veal parmigiana here, but you can get a good veal...More

Thank shel29Brooklyn
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Great Italian food in cozy restaurant. Lovely decor, extensive menu, friendly service. We've dined here on visits years apart and the restaurant menu and service is consistent. A wonderful choice if you wish to find a place for intimate conversation or a special celebration. Don't...More

Thank chila2
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Super-tasty veal centered our meal at this small but comfy restaurant, which were enjoyed more than a posher place the night before. Nice presentation. Very good service included taking back a spicy martini that my wife wasn't crazy about. Definitely a repeat if I return...More

Thank Taichionthebeach
Reviewed March 4, 2017

This is a small, fine, family running restaurant in a center of Jerusalem. The restaurant is not Kosher and opened 7 days of the week. Nice menu with selection of beef, veal, chicken and fish. Helpful staff. All dishes are very good. Recommended warmly.

Thank Henic
Reviewed February 18, 2017

Celebrated our anniversary there. Fast service (the place is small and cozy!), relatively cheap, the meals are all authentic and gave me really nostalgic childhood feeling. Once again, the meals are VERY GOOD. Professional service and clean place. Highly recommended for romantic or business meetings.

Thank Alexey M
Reviewed February 15, 2017

I had high expectations from this restaurant because of the good reviews but it was a disappointment. We went for lunch and were happy to see the lovely restaurant with its clothed tables, warm colors and nice music. The problem was with the food. The...More

Thank miri2010
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Elena F
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Response from chila2 | Reviewed this property |
To see information in English, search, "cielo, Jerusalem, in English". You can get all the information and menus. I just looked and didn't see an email address, but just call the restaurant (or have your hotel call... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $75
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Ben Sira, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem>  > Down Town West Jerusalem
  • Neighborhood: Down Town West Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-625-1132
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