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Old Jerusalem Restaurant

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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Israeli
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Menu

APPETIZERS​
4.75
Feta Cheese
Served with olives, parsley, and pure olive oil plus Lebanese bread.
3.75
Kibbah
A deep-fried, cracked wheat and meat shell, filled with sauteed meat, onions and pine nuts. Served with Lebanese bread.
4.75
Jerusalem Salad
Diced tomatoes, cucumber, and parsley dressed with tahina and olive oil. Served with Lebanese bread.
4.75
Hummos
A blend of chick peas and tahina; served as a cold dip with tomatoes, onions, olive oil and Lebanese bread.
4.75
Tebouleh Salad
A salad with cracked wheat, scallions, tomatoes, and parsley; all diced and seasoned with lemon and olive oil. Served with Lebanese bread.
4.75
Baba Ganouj
A blend of eggplant and tahina; served as a cold dip with tomatoes, onions, olive oil and Lebanese bread.
4.75
Greek Salad
A mixture of lettuce, onions, feta cheese, olives and tomatoes; served with Lebanese bread.
6.25
Falafil
Deep-fried patties of ground chick peas and vegetables; served with Lebanese bread.
5.25
Grape Leaves
Dressed with olive oil; stuffed with rice and served with Lebanese bread.
3.50
Lentil Soup
A blend of lentils, onions and rice.
ENTREES​
12.95
Shawirma
Slices​ of roasted lamb and beef. "Our version of Gyros," served on a bed of rice pilaff; with raw onions, salad and Lebanese bread.
13.95
Kefta Kabob
Charcoal-broiled, ground lamb patties with onions, tomatoes, and served on a bed of rice pilaf; with salad and Lebanese bread.
13.95
Chicken Kabob
Marinated breast of chicken kabob, charbroiled served with rice and salad.
13.95
Shish Kabob
Charcoal-broiled cubes of beef with onions, tomatoes, and served on a bed of rice pilaf; with salad and Lebanese bread.
14.95
Combination Platter
An assortment of the above three items served on a bed of rice pilaf; with salad and Lebanese bread.
12.95
Hummos with Beef
A blend of chick peas and tahina dressed with sauteed beef; served with Lebanese bread
12.95
Hummos with Chicken
A blend of chick peas and tahina dressed with sauteed chicken; served with Lebanese bread
12.95
Hummos with Shawirma
A blend of chick peas and tahina dressed with sauteed Shawirma; served with Lebanese bread
13.95
Musaheb
Broiled, boneless breast of chicken, which has been marinated in olive oil, garlic and vinegar. Served with Jerusalem Salad, Hommos, rice pilaf and Lebanese bread
12.95
Greek Salad with Chicken
A mixture of lettuce, onions, feta cheese, olives and tomatoes; topped with chicken; served with Lebanese bread.
VEGETARIAN ENTREES​
8.75
Greek Salad
A mixture of lettuce, onions, feta cheese, olives and tomatoes; served with Lebanese bread.
8.75
Jerusalem Salad
Diced tomatoes, cucumber, and parsley dressed with tahina and olive oil. Served with Lebanese bread.
8.75
Hummos Plate
A blend of chick peas and tahina; served as a cold dip with tomatoes, onions, olive oil and Lebanese bread.
8.75
Tebouleh Salad
A cracked-wheat salad with scallions, tomatoes, and parsley; all diced and seasoned with lemon and olive oil. Served with Lebanese bread.
9.50
Baba Ganouj
A blend of eggplant and tahina; served as a cold dip with tomatoes, onions, olive oil and Lebanese bread.
10.95
Falafil Plate
Deep-fried patties of ground chick peas and vegetables served with salad and Lebanese bread.
10.95
Grape Leaves
Dressed with olive oil; stuffed with rice and served with Lebanese bread.
11.95
Combination Vegetarian
An assortment of Hommos, Baba Ganouj, Tebouleh, Jerusalem Salad and Falafil.
9.50
Foul
Fava beans mixed with garlic and lemon. Served with tomatoes, onions, olive oil and peta-bread.
12.50
Moudardara
Steamed rice and lentil topped with roasted oinion served with yogurt or salad.
SANDWICHES​
6.25
Hummos Sandwich
A​ blend of chick peas with tomatoes, onions and lettuce
6.25
Falafil
Deep-fried patties of ground chick peas and vegetables with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and sauce served in Lebanese bread.
6.95
Shawirma
Slices of roasted lamb and beef. "Our version of Gyros" with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and sauce served in Lebanese bread.
6.95
Musaheb
Broiled, boneless breast of chicken with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and sauce served in Lebanese bread.
6.95
Kefta Kabob
Charcoal-broiled, ground beef and lamb patties with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and sauce served in Lebanese bread.
6.95
Shish Kabob
Charcoal-broiled cubes of beef with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and sauce served in Lebanese bread.
SIDE ORDERS​
0.50
Shata, Tahini, Pita
2.95
Side Turnaps
2.95
Side Rice
BEVERAGES​
1.65
Coffee
1.65
Tea
1.65
Coke
1.65
Diet Coke
1.65
Dr. Pepper
1.65
Sprite
1.65
Iced Tea
2.75
Arabic Coffee
3.50
Mango
Guava
Natural Juices
3.60
Apple
Carrot
Freshly-made Juice
PASTRIES​
2.25
Baklawa
Shredded dough filled with walnuts and honey.
2.25
Kinafa
Shredded dough filled with sweet cheese and honey.
2.25
Harisa
Honey cake made with semolina, milk and honey.
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Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant is family owned and it shows. Everything is good, and some things are outstanding. Last night we had dinner delivered. The pita was fresh, hummus, tabouli and baba ganoush (in the app sampler) were delicious. Israeli salad - cucumbers, tomatoes and onions was...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank LisaB157
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Very casual restaurant but with food cooked to order and excellent. When I asked for a slight variation of something on the menu and anticipated push-back, there was nothing of the kind. It was delivered just as I wanted it (a kebab atop a different...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Andrea G
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

A friend and I were recently in Old Town Chicago, looking for a late dinner. It was a beautiful night and all of the restraunts were packed. The Outdoor seating at Old Jerusalem, somehow just looked a little more chill than all the others, so...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Diane P
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I ordered both the meat combo and vegetarian combo recommended by waiter. Perfect way to taste many dishes. Excellent food is accented by family vibe, in family run enterprise. Ahmad and his family takes pride in their culture, cooking and it comes...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank AAdducci
Reviewed June 5, 2018

My wife and I were walking by and stopped at the Old Jerusalem. Having lived in the Middle East for long periods of time, I can indicate with confidence that the food is authentic. The Lebanese dishes are seasoned expertly and prepared as if one...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Traveldudeworldwide
Reviewed December 20, 2017

Perfect dinner for before a comedy show. It was a simple little restaurant that has been there since 1976. It looks like they do a large carry-out business too. Definitely a family matter. The family is friendly and helpful. The menu has something for everyone....More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank kjm445
Reviewed November 11, 2017

The food here is delicious. The space is small and it is in vintage building in Old Town, so don't expect any glitz or glamour. There is some space to eat outside in nice weather. The staff are very friendly.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank A5860ZVwayneh
Reviewed October 16, 2017

I love this place because the food is tasty and simple. My favorites are the hummus with ground meat and Expresso coffee with cardamom ( prepare in a briki). The atmosphere is super relax, good to go with family or friends. It is B.O.Y. The...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank silvia_gustavo
Reviewed September 10, 2017

I stopped in for more of an appetizer than a meal. I had a bowl of lentil soup and an order of Baba Ganoush In Chicago , lentil soup has tough competition as the best I ever had is in another restaurant. The soup here...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Patrick J
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Best falafel I've ever had! They finish-fry it as you order so hot and crisp. Quick. Casual. Indoor and outdoor seating.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank kalyblue1
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