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Dewan al-Saraya Old City Abu Ashraf Restaurant

Dewan al-Saraya Old City Nazareth | al-Saraya building, Nazareth, Israel
+972 4-657-8697
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“pancakes” (12 reviews)
“falafel” (15 reviews)
“fallafel” (2 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Israeli, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dewan al-Saraya Old City Nazareth | al-Saraya building, Nazareth, Israel
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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Great food but you must try also desert with coffee. We tried salad, shawarma and falafel, all was great for that money.

Thank vladimir m
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Hands down best meal we had all holiday! The owner seemed a little grumpy to start with, but soon warmed up. Great decor Highly recommend !

Thank Windellberry1
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

This place is golden. The owner, Abu Ashraf of course and his friend Abu Khaled were so welcoming for a solo traveler, me, who wandered into their alley after they had just closed for the night and were chatting over some coffee. I didn’t look...More

Thank LeHungryPlanet
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

We just had few time to do a quick walk in Nazareth with no guide or idea to go. We just lost ourselves and suddenly we found this amazing place called Abu Ashraf full of things and hostess by the very same Abu Ashraf. We...More

1  Thank Fernanda F
Reviewed March 26, 2018

This antique shop is run by one old guy, who makes each dish fresh when you order it, so expect to take some time here. He was able to accommodate my sister's gluten free needs. He speaks good English, and was charming and welcoming. The...More

Thank Emily A
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant was recommended by Lonely Planet, so we trusted it and tried. The experience was good: food was nice, the place was really interesting and the price adequate.

Thank capoca
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Well, it's been pretty surprising as this is really more antique shop than restaurant but still, you can get decent meal there! :-) The guy who's running this is very nice and will recommend you lots of good stuff, but to me, it wasn't really...More

Thank Macio77
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

We walked in and were able to sit right away. Most of the tables were full and the room was very cool - there were things all around, making for an interesting atmosphere. The owner/chef came over to take our order. We wanted to order...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed December 21, 2017

to our regret, it was the worst experience in any restaurant in Israel. we were never so misleaded by the tripadvisor reviews, following the high ranking I went up the hill looking for this place. from first instant it went bad, we wanted to sit...More

Thank nathan l
Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, home style, warm owners. Unique decoration. Small but satisfying menu. Highly recommend

Thank Roie H
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October 24, 2017|
Response from Michal B | Reviewed this property |
Not everyone gave the nasty man good reviews. Others also got the same treatment because they weren't part of a tour group or didn't order enough to occupy a table,and I wouldn't go back to to be abused by the greedy man who... More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dewan al-Saraya Old City Nazareth | al-Saraya building, Nazareth, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Northern District  >  Galilee  >  Nazareth
  • Phone Number: +972 4-657-8697
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