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Jerusalem Cafe

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431 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111-3004
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic Food!

Really fantastic food with good service. It's also a good value--you can fill up on some wonderful delicacies for not a lot of money!

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really fantastic food with good service. It's also a good value--you can fill up on some wonderful delicacies for not a lot of money!

Thank AlexGPR
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Ate here for lunch, the ingredients were nice and fresh and the service was good. Would try it again.

Thank Talia62
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86 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

The food was the same as any other Mediterranean joint. The falafels need to be less lumpy. The kunafa should have more cheese, and it must not be drenched in red food coloring (see picture). The lentil soup was the only remarkable dish that stood out. That being said, I do like the effort that was put into the atmosphere... More 

Thank Mur_Js
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I'm not the Biggest fan of Middle Eastern Food..but Holy Cow!! This place is off the charts good. They do not serve alcohol, which could be an issue at dinner. We went for lunch and my wife had the Kabobs and I had the Gyro. Both were outta this world Good. Service was good. Will be returning here.

Thank Greg N
Kansas City, Missouri
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112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We were seated promptly and our waiter immediately brought our menus. I ordered moussakas, and my husband ordered chicken gyros. They were served with lentil soup or Greek salad! I had the soup; he the salad! They were both good. My moussakas was wonderful and served with sautéed vegetables, rice, tomatoes, onions and a orange slice. It was so-o good!... More 

Thank doonie5048
Manhattan, Kansas
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Love coming here when we're in KC. Never disappoints. Can't comment on the gyros or other meat entrees. I always get a vegetarian meal here because it's so yummy. Real brewed tea would be an improvement over what they serve. Stick with water.

Thank Purple_Delicious
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102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This was my first time here, I came for my friends birthday. We waited for a good 45 minutes before we got seated. The girl who greeted me at the door was rude and acted annoyed when I asked her how long it would be, it was only supposed to be 15-20 minutes. We finally got seated, the service was... More 

Thank Traveler201323
Kansas City
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Absolutely unexpected. We used to come here years ago, and it used to be good. So recently we were doing a daily lamb crawl to find the best out there. It was Valentine's night and I ordered the Lamb kebabs to-go for the hubby. He told me it tasted like dog food, way too chewy, extremely dry, & tasted like... More 

Thank Crystal M
Fort Collins, Colorado
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We ordered the chicken schwarma sandwich and the chicken kabob sandwich. Both were fabulous, tasty, but also healthy. Just the right amount of food and all so good. Very down to early people & location, nothing pretentious just good cookin'!

Thank BHB_BB
Maryville, Missouri
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I knew I needed to try it the minute I walked by it and saw a couple enjoying their amazing-looking platter in the window. The look on their faces was like something off a billboard. I walked in and the place smelled like heaven; I instantly knew I was going to like it. I ordered the lamb kabobs which was... More 

Thank Brandon C

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 431 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111-3004
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: 816-756-2770

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Pub, Middle Eastern
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?