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Heart of Jerusalem Cafe

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718 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1810
+1 719-685-1325
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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46 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The hummus and pita was great. The chicken was ok. The wait staff was very friendly. My daughters liked the chai latte.

Thank kellyinoklahoma
Clarksville, Tennessee
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128 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wish that I could say I am a connoisseur when it comes to Middle Eastern food, but I am not. Prior to visiting the Heart of Jerusalem, my experience with Middle Eastern food was limited to my frequent visits to Döner Kebab stands while stationed in Germany in the 1990’s. I had the beef, chicken, and lamb shawarma sandwich... More 

Thank Clarksville_Couple
Sullivan county New York
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

We visited this eatery for lunch. The atmosphere was welcoming with ethnic folk music setting the mood. Our waitress was helpful answering all our questions while making helpful suggestions. The food was delicious and plentiful. The lamb was extremely tasty as were the grape leaves, babaganush and hummus. The falafel was a pleasant surprise and should be tasted. Excellent food... More 

Thank Lee S
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

The atmosphere here is very relaxed and family-like. The food is the star. It is simply the best Middle Eastern food in the area. SO tasty, fresh, and well made.

Thank Dana G
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

We went here for cappuccinos and baklava one afternoon, service was slow and the cappuccinos we received were more like cafe lates with watery foam on top. On top of that, the whole time we were there, the manager was accusing the waitress of stealing cash from the register (awkward!). We didn't try the food here, but the service was... More 

Thank TheRedondoBeachDude
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Nice reasonably priced place to stop for a meal. If you're unfamiliar with this type of cuisine just get a kabob platter and share it with someone (or take the leftovers).

Thank AsianByMarriage
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Just had lunch here with the family. The food was amazing I have been searching for a new place like this since I moved to the Co Springs area and this place is amazing. Makes all the places I used to go for this type of food seem terrible.

Thank Peter B
Laramie, Wyoming
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124 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

At at the Heart of Jerusalem, and liked the food so well, we came back and ate there again the next day. The middle eastern cuisine is tasty and abundant. The service was pretty good one day and pretty terrible the next. They could really stand to renovate the inside, as the ambience leaves a lot to be desired, but... More 

Thank AdventurousTraveler6
Terre Haute, IN
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

Both my husband and I were very impressed with the flavors! Everything was excellent, and the service was friendly and attentive. We had a lovely lunch and took home leftovers to enjoy later. The prices were very reasonable.

Thank rcTerreHaute
Waikoloa, Hawaii
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

10/22/16. Mgt would not allow me to redeem my Gazette Deal of the Day voucher. Said I needed a printed copy of the voucher. Would not honor the digital redemption voucher on my phone, that was valid. I have used digital vouchers at this restaurant in the past, no problem. Nothing in the fine print says voucher needs to be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?