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“Good food, interesting flavours, a bit pricey”

Jerusalem Restaurant
Ranked #759 of 8,851 Restaurants in Toronto
Price range: $8 - $22
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: North York
Reviewed May 27, 2012

I recently went for dinner here with my family of three young children. The food was good and had some interesting flavours. The three hot stations had dishes like: stuffed chicken breast, stuffed zucchini (great cardamom flavour), rice with garlic chicken, middle eastern flatbreads (pizza) with toppings like tomato, sesame pesto, cheese, calamari, mussels. The big cold buffet had a great selection of salads, vegetable salads, hummus, couscous. The dessert table had some interesting desserts, along with a good fruit salad and chocolate strawberries.

The atmosphere is very lively (some might find it a bit loud) and it appears to be a popular place with large groups and parties. Every night they have a 15 minute belly dancing event where a belly dancer performs and dances amongst the tables. The night we went (a saturday) it was at 7PM and 10PM. I'm not sure what the times are during the week.

The service was fine. Pleasant and attentive.

It is pricier that other buffets, like the Asian buffets. For two adults and three kids (all under 9 years old) with water to drink, it was $95 plus tax and tip.

However, the tastes were different and unique and the place was fun. So we'll definitely be back.

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Reviewed April 13, 2012

Food is good - fresh and authentic. the restaurant itself is not the nicest in terms of decor - we usually on do take out

we have done the buffet a few years ago - but we usually get a few chicken dishes and some hummos and salads - we highly recommond their garlic sauce! its awesome!

1  Thank cormarToronto
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Reviewed April 4, 2012

The parking's pretty full most times, and it's obviously a hit for those wanting a Mediterranean buffet. But I dart in mostly for their falafel or shawarma. Nice, friendly, and prompt service.

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Reviewed March 9, 2012

Check the times, there is a belly dancer every day backed with live music. Classy, good for group of friends or family group or couples. Well behaved kids ok tho generally buffets are too pricey to bring small kids, right?There is an early bird special too. This time we really liked the hot & cold shrimp, the stuffed (seasoned rice & meat) zuchini, grilled veg, lasagna, lamb, liver, mussels, canteloupe & brownie. usually buffet brownies are substandard. This was close to closing yet except for the kinda dry roast beef everything was fresh & tasty. Prob the beef better had it not been the end of the evening. Have come before & things were more hit & miss esp the fish. Atmosphere was just lovely. Women's restrooms clean, roomy & had change table. Server friendly.

Thank snakatac
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Reviewed February 9, 2012

A very impressive menu or just buffet, tasty food, not bad service. Good for brunch or dinner with freinds. Some evenings have live entertainment. A bit away from downtown or even other north york central hot spots, located in a strip mall, but worth the drive ! Reasonably priced too.

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