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“Very Noisy & Expensive Restaurant Trying to be Tel Aviv”
Review of Machneyuda

Machneyuda
Ranked #16 of 749 Restaurants in Jerusalem
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $100
Cuisines: Fusion
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed January 25, 2013

Extremely noisy restaurant with mediocre thumping music. It lacked real style and was the sort of place that you would take someone who you had, had enough of, there was no way you could hold a conversation, above the invasive, penetrative noise.
So much hype and so disappointing.
The food was OK, not mind-blowing, for the price there are many Tel Aviv establishments that could offer up far, far tastier and more creative food.

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Thank Gadingabout
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

The restaurant is situated right off the produce and meat shuck in Jerusalem and uses basic ingredients in masterful combinations with just the right amount of flavoring to enhance but not to overwhelm. The sweetbread and Yeminite malawach was fantastic. The main courses, braised oxtail, mallard, and crabs were all delicious. Possibly the best restaurant I've been to in Israel in a very long time. Although it was worth every agora, you should take note that the prices are about the highest you'll see in any restaurant in Israel.

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Thank Icchok
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Reviewed January 20, 2013

If you arrive on time for your table and are made to wait outdoors, at a very expensive restaurant, you'd think the first drink would be on the house. NOT HERE.

If you mention to the head waiter that its your wife's birthday (and there's a bakery next door), you'd think that he'd be able to organize a cupcake. NOT HERE.

This place has NOTHING to recommend it.

The food was average and expensive, the service was so-so ...
OK, OK it was very nicely decorated and the bathrooms were clean.

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Reviewed January 14, 2013

The food is extraordinary, a great mix of spices and flavours, and fresh ingredients from local markets.., it is noisy and loud, but no problem if you are in the mood for a party. It does cost a few shekels! However well worth it!

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Thank Happycamperjacky
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Reviewed January 13, 2013

We love to come to this place not only because of the great food, but also because of the atmosphere. the music really makes you happy, the food is exquisite, and the service is great.

planning to spend a few days in Jerusalem - make a resevation well in advance, this place is certainly a must.

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Thank Avner C
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