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“Excellent restaurant and great atmosphere”
Review of Modern

Modern
Ranked #22 of 728 Restaurants in Jerusalem
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $55
Cuisines: Israeli, Grill
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: one of 10 best restaurant in jerusalem -2015-2016. Cuisine offers a contemporary, creative and a personal statement. The restaurant's design, its location in the Israel Museum, the Cross Valley scenery and views of the Knesset, Jerusalem ambience unique. MODERN dishes based on old Jerusalem cuisine that evolved outside the walls. Warm flavors of longing for distant lands. Chef episode and reassembled the recipes and created a modern kitchen with local flavors. Great ingredients, according to the season. Menu Business Lunch - noon Sunday-Thursday, MODERN offers business meals include appetizer and main course, the price of the first tranche. Him, and allow special buy wine. Average age - 30 at the wine - beef carpaccio, green pepper grinding Jerusalem market, lamb kebab bulgur salad. Children - like schnitzel and pasta in a tomato. But will try the great food. Drink Home - a wide variety of wine, a collection of special wines and wineries of rare, depending on the preference of the audience and the prices vary. Beer, champagne and alcohol. Happy hour - soon refreshed - MODERN restaurant menus change, renewable and refreshed frequently depending on the season and what's available in the market. In addition, ask about special today. The varied menu, extensive selection of wines, the service attentive, courteous and professional, are a recipe unique character of MODERN. Scroll up Scroll down
Jerusalem, Israel
Level 5 Contributor
93 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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“Excellent restaurant and great atmosphere”
Reviewed November 4, 2012

Th restaurant is well designed and a has a great atmosphere. The "library" along the length of one wall filled with wine is in itself a creative masterpiece. The food was excellent. The maincourse came out only a few minutes after finishing the starter which was great. The duck is highly recommended.

  • Visited November 2012
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Israel
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“A Perfect Break at a World Class Museum”
Reviewed September 16, 2012

James Snyder, the Executive Director of the Israel Museum, made sure that every aspect of the newly-renovated Israel Museum would be first rate.

He also demanded this of the various cafes and restaurants in the museum's campus.

Modern restaurant lies in the museum entrance. Friendly service, fair prices, even a pretty good selection of Israeli wines grace the back wall.

A super lunch menu with very competitive prices is also available.

One drawback, it's closed on the sabbath and Jewish holidays.

  • Visited August 2012
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
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“Great food!”
Reviewed September 11, 2012

Must take a lunch break here. I had falafel with 'Modern' bread. My husband had a roast chicken sandwich. Both very good.

Visited September 2012
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Israel
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“Great meal break at the Israel Museum”
Reviewed August 4, 2012

Modern is right inside the entrance pavilion at the Israel Museum.
Clean, comfortable with a varied business menu and good service, you really can't go wrong.
The restaurant is kosher, but the coffee (with soya milk) was just as good as the real thing.

  • Visited July 2012
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1 Thank priest22
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Jerusalem
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199 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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“Lunch ant the Modern”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

Several times we had lunch at the Modern before or after a visit to the Museum.
They have a nice buissnes lunch menu, a soup or salad goes with the main dish.
It is clean and very confortable setting.
The service is good. If you are a museum member you get a discount.

  • Visited May 2012
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