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Ishtabach

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Israeli
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

During our short stay in Jerusalem we’ve been here twice! A (local) friend recommended us this place and we couldn’t be more gratefull for this tip. We never heard of this dish (shamburak) before, but we totally fell in love with it. We’ve tried different...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank mulinska
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came with a friend and had a brisket. We were told it would take 20-25 minutes to cook, which it did. We ate outside. There was seating inside, though it was full. Dips were offered and they were good as well. Though we ate...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank ILIKE2BEHAPPY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The creativity and tastiness of the dishes paired with excellent service makes for the perfect combination. Essentially, food is made inside a pastry. I had meat inside a pastry! Unbelievable! Everyone should go here when they go to Jerusalem.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank cjkranz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu here is very limited but whatever they make is delicious. It's a noisy, bustling place with good service and good prices, located right on the side of Machana Yehuda Shuk. Not a place for a romantic outing, but great for a quick bite...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Compes M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since there is no reservation, we enter the restaurant with a large group of eight hungry people. Once we were seated, we asked for English menus for some of our people (tourists from Argentina) , who know the meaning of true meat. We ordered several...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank hezi g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, friendly service. long wait for food. I don't have much more to say but i hae to say 100 characters worth or tripadvisr wont accept. annoying feature.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Chaya Esther O
Reviewed October 26, 2019

This place is crowded, often very noisy. However, we’ve been there twice this far and each time the food was delicious, made fresh as you wait, and in abundance. If you’re around mahane Yehudah, it’s down a small street at the end, so eat here...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank sharon g
Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

It seems people on here are saying wildly different things. I’m wondering if you go at like 2pm maybe the owner sits with you and gives you a smile and beer tastings but.. that was certainly NOT our experience at the normal dinner hour. I’ll...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Wander360085
Reviewed October 9, 2019

I went out for dinner tonight with my sister and brother in law. We were visiting from New York very excited to try this restaurant. From the minute we walked in our waitress was extremley rude to us. Our section of the restaurant was empty...More

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank Annaw0705
Reviewed October 9, 2019

Come here only if you have about 45 minutes to wait for ONE bureka. Food was ok, certainly not worth the wait. And the restaurant wasn’t even busy. I asked for a refund before my food came and I had to wait 5 minutes for...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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travelwizone
February 6, 2018|
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Response from DanSap27 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think that they take reservations
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Amy P
May 16, 2017|
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Response from Michel G | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. It is closer to a street food restaurant than to a formal place. Maybe they will keep a seat for you if you say you'll be there within minutes.
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Tati773
April 8, 2017|
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Response from Michel G | Reviewed this property |
It is a certified kosher place : closed on Shabbath until night.
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