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Heart of Jerusalem Cafe

718 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1810
+1 719-685-1325
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“falafel” (78 reviews)
“turkish coffee” (12 reviews)
“lamb” (24 reviews)
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10:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
718 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1810
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

Outstanding Mediterranean food. As close to what I ate in Israel as I have found in the U.S. Try the gyro meat and the falafels.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jerry G
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Good and tasty mediteranian food, friendly personel; an oasis in the American junck food world! Go there in this nice town.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Martin B
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We like lamb but didn't know anything about most items on the menu. By ordering the kabob sampler we got all the meats and the platter included falafel hummus and Greek salad all of which I loved. We had more food than we could eat....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KathyandJim2015
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Our server was super friendly and took great care of us. Without question the best falafels I've ever had. Be sure to try the manakeesh. We enjoyed our meal so much we came back the next night! Prices are very fair and the portions are...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Melissa B
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

This is on the edge of town and serves bounteous platters of food. There is traditional Middle Eastern fare, including chicken and lamb. The chicken plate comes with “everything” and will fill you up. Wish is didn’t have as much of the creamy dressing/sauce on...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LDavidMarquet
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

The server was rude. Acted like customers were a bother. We were disappointed in the menu. A few items I had hoped to have were missing here, but that would have been ok if the overall experience had not been bad. One booth was obviously...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pbk96
Reviewed September 3, 2018

They have a wide variety of tasty vegan options which made us very happy. Hummus, Taboule, Dolmas, falafel (to name a few) The staff was friendly & the food arrived quickly. It has a diner vibe (nothing fancy) , but if you are a vegan...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank davidvgonz
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We were amazed (and dismayed) at how few places in Manitou Springs would let our 5 lb Maltese join us for lunch. But these folks were great and we enjoyed our lunches immensely.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SW_CXO
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This place was somewhat of a surprise. We went because a party member wanted to, and because it was right across from the B&B. It was phenomenal. Everything our party had was fantastic. They have the best falafel I have ever eaten. This is the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank patzeric
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We were really excited about this place. The food looked amazing on the website. It is seat yourself (also a small room). We found a table (sticky with food and crumbs), sat down and waited for one of the two service people to come to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 718 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1810
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-685-1325
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