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“Lara, not what it used to be”
Review of Lara - CLOSED

Lara
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed October 14, 2013

Been going there since it first opened. Then it had a fresh creative menu with interesting combinations of food.
Now, the salad greens were a little tired, the menu was cut back and the fish was also not the freshest.
Looking forward to the desert menu and was sorry that they removed the parve halvah ice cream from the menu. It was very disappointing for 2 of us but 2 were pleased.

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Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Lara's chef, Lior, is one of the beat chef that know how to handle a kosher meat.

The menu, is simple in a way, and you can find there verity of good dishes, with oriental touch.

The traditional Moroccan fish, is good example for good one to try.

The fillet is fabulous!
And also the steak are well prepared with the right sauce and species.

The service is ok, and similar to a lot of places on israel the staff is young and not well trained.

They have the VIP room that feels really good inside.

The location is excellent, because after your dinner you have some great bar around to have good drink.

Enjoy.

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Reviewed September 12, 2013

The location of this restaurant is fantastic if one wants to people watch or be surrounded by many others, as it is located in a popular alleyway where there are other popular bars and restaurants as well. This is not the type of establishment to visit if one wants to be alone or for a romantic one-on-one quiet dinner.
The menu is interesting and creative, with meat and fish dishes- no dairy. The food was fresh, well prepared and the plating was clean and attractive. The wine selection by the bottle is excellent, but by the glass, as it true in much of Jerusalem, is limited. The prices are quite high overall, but the food was quite good as was the service. I cannot say that I would intentionally return to this restaurant, but I did have a nice experience and would not avoid it.

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Reviewed September 12, 2013

Pomegranates definitely in season! Everything was garnished with Pom seeds.
Sardines were fishy tasting and over salted, as was marinated tuna.
Presentation was not as elegant as expected.
Service was on the slow side. All dinners were not served at the same time.
Desert was not of high quality

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Reviewed August 15, 2013

Yes it's possible, gourmet and kosher. Good food, good sevice.
The only problem, it's pricey.
We felt that it was worth it and I'm sure to come back

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Thank adgino
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