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“good restaurant”

Philadelphia Restaurant
Ranked #139 of 732 Restaurants in Jerusalem
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Down Town East Jerusalem
Description: Welcome to The Philadelphia Restaurant. We are an Established Restaurant located in East Jerusalem. If your looking for a nice dining place for you and your guests,look no further. When you come to tour the Holy land you came to have a Memory of a Lifetime. Let us be a part of that!
Reviewed July 9, 2013

Nice restaurant, good food, but no big choice for vegetarians I'm afraid. Bit expensive. It is near to the hotel (national hotel) where we we4re staying. The salad was good, but the lentil soup was a bit thin. the portion were good

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Reviewed July 6, 2013

We have the opportunity of visiting Jerusalem several times a year. We always look forward to dinner at the Philadelphia Restaurant. It is close to the Old City and is always a great experience.

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Thank Larry8922
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Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

So after a long hot day I'm working with my iPhone and Google maps trying to make our way through the East Jerusalem neighborhood in a teeming crowd of native Arabs walking trash filled streets. The GF was getting nervous but turned down my offer to turn back. Spotted the right street and spotted the restaurant. Yay! But now you have to go into the deserted mall entrance and down the stairs. Now it feels like I'm in a James Bond film with a major action sequence coming. We're the only ones in the place (came early) and some guy next door is practicing live reggae. Service from the owner was great. The Mezze was huge (I mean huge!) and outstanding and the pita was firm and hot. Mixed grill was very good but not huge and the GF preferred more crisp chips. Wine was great and the price was reasonable but not a bargain. Decor was cool. We asked the owner where we could smoke shisha and he said "right here" and whipped up a hookah and two warm mint teas that ended up being on the house. A great adventure I'll never forget. Don't let the neighborhood scare you away. It's only four and a half blocks from the Garden Tomb which is pretty chill

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Thank Qbala
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

One of the best restaurants in East Jerusalem near the Damascus Gate (5-10 minutes). It is a family run business, established 45 years ago. They glad to here absolutely for all guests.
Helpful and friendly staff. Middle Eastern cuisine is offered in a classic Interior. Tremendous atmosphere.
Very tasty food, fresh and creative cuisine, big portions, variety of salads and appetizers, good Israeli wine.
Excellent price/quality ratio. Many thanks to Walid and Zuhair for the warm welcome. If I am in Jerusalem again will definitely be back to this place.

Thank Khushpulyan
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Reviewed June 19, 2013

Food was good, free WLAN good. Ambient is nice considering its underground. Staff are nice. Always got given free maza................................

Thank GeoMmm
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