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“Typical tourist rip-off”
Review of Al-Buraq

Al-Buraq
Ranked #602 of 743 Restaurants in Jerusalem
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Israeli
Neighborhood: Muslim Quarter
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Neighborhood: Muslim Quarter
Reviewed May 21, 2011

Al-Buraq looks nice enough from both the outside and inside. The food however was disastrous: we started with the Al-Buraq salad which is actually a plate with several small salads and falafel: The turkish salad which is supposed to be fresh tomates cooked forever had a very clear taste of tomato paste with added sugar. The tomato-cucumber-parsley salad tasted of nothing since there was no sauce (not even olive oil or lemon juice)and the same is true for the cabbage. The falafel balls were cold and tasted flour and the bread that came with it was stale. Next course was spring chicken on a spit: hard meat with no taste. We fled the place. Most arab restaurants take pride in serving home-made salads (meze) and meat grilled to perfection and the owners of Al-Buraq should be ashamed of themselves for destroying the reputation of such good food. There are tens of similar restaurants in the Old City and you would be well advised to choose any of them except Al-Buraq.

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Reviewed December 7, 2009

Excellent middle east food just outside the wall of lamentation, I recommend absolutly!

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