Mahane Yehuda Market
Mahane Yehuda Market
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  • rzfuertes
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida45 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Foodie Heaven!!!
    This outdoor food market was a must to see! Hundreds of food vendors from all over, selling everything you could want to eat! We opted for a restaurant, on the advice of our taxi driver, called Azura, which was outstanding! Every dish we ordered was delicious and home-cooked. We took everything back with us to the hotel, because we couldn't bear to leave even one bite! A must!
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 16 September 2023
  • Bakasuri
    Boston, Massachusetts35 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Do not miss!
    An amazing cultural experience! Full of life, with great stalls and restaurants. A must-do in Jerusalem. We were there one a Friday afternoon, so perhaps the vibe was extra lively because it was right before Shabbat (not sure!).
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 October 2023
  • catalin s
    Craiova, Romania271 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A true market
    Nice, vibrant market in central Jerusalem. Despite being a touristic spot, it is still a primary destinations for locals. Due to the current situation, probably less crowded than usual, which makes the experience even better. Fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, sweets, pastries, pretty much everything you expect to have in a market. Also, a few small restaurants and pubs.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 5 June 2024
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NewYorkercynic
New York City, NY95 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2024 • Solo
This is a quintessential Jerusalem experience--go on a Friday morning before Shabat to experience it at full-level chaos. Or go in the evening, when it transforms to a hipster destination, with loads of cafes, bars, and cool restaurants.
Written 7 July 2024
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catalin s
Craiova, Romania271 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Nice, vibrant market in central Jerusalem. Despite being a touristic spot, it is still a primary destinations for locals. Due to the current situation, probably less crowded than usual, which makes the experience even better.
Fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, sweets, pastries, pretty much everything you expect to have in a market. Also, a few small restaurants and pubs.
Written 5 June 2024
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Bakasuri
Boston, MA35 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
An amazing cultural experience! Full of life, with great stalls and restaurants. A must-do in Jerusalem. We were there one a Friday afternoon, so perhaps the vibe was extra lively because it was right before Shabbat (not sure!).
Written 1 October 2023
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Linda
12 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
Fun experience of a busy market during the day and bars/night life as it gets dark. Test out the amazing foods here.
Written 21 September 2023
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rzfuertes
Fort Lauderdale, FL45 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
This outdoor food market was a must to see! Hundreds of food vendors from all over, selling everything you could want to eat! We opted for a restaurant, on the advice of our taxi driver, called Azura, which was outstanding! Every dish we ordered was delicious and home-cooked. We took everything back with us to the hotel, because we couldn't bear to leave even one bite! A must!
Written 16 September 2023
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Lucia S
World7 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
There was great atmosphere and great food! There were many locals as well so it was great to see the culture
Written 6 September 2023
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zionarubin1
Briarcliff Manor, NY49 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2023 • Family
Great to walk and absorb the atmosphere but beware of scammers selling overpriced food particularly the halva kingdom
Written 2 July 2023
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Aqusite
California1,556 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2023
I didn't "visit." I basically walked through, sometimes more than once a day, most days for a ten day stay in Jerusalem. So it's a world-class market for good reason in that it's incredibly beautiful and yes, busy, especially on Friday, and also, the food is great (it's a little overpriced though, especially for produce and fresh juice; if you don't know the prices, you will be overcharged for many things, not because you are being scammed I don't think in that the prices are often posted, but just that they are higher than some other markets for the same things). Expect someone did charge me $8 USD for about 3 oz. of pomegranate juice, which was annoying. At any rate, I wouldn't sit and eat here given the crowds. But to takeaway is a miracle. There is a little empanada place that had the most delicious empanadas ever -- I had curried eggplant, mushroom, and spinach ones for 60 shekels.

The only minor issue is that so many spreads and such aren't in English, and so you may have no idea what you are buying, just a head's up because I was often struggling to figure out what was a fish paste vs. an eggplant spread (I like one of these and not the other). Salespeople aren't always incredible helpful here. Sometimes I used Google translate on my phone with luck.

It's great for hard to find produce, and if you are self-catering, you will be in Heaven, although your wallet may be a little lighter than you expect. But a good scene. Fun place to people watch as well as it attracts a very diverse crowd.
Written 1 July 2023
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Laura R
Guttenberg, NJ300 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
Go hungry. The market has a great selection of snacks, and other food. You can eat for a few days at the market. It also has fruits, vegetables and some high end other foods, such as olive oil and salt.
Written 1 July 2023
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shootingstarbeauty
Lancaster, PA294 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2023 • Family
I purposely went to the market on a Friday afternoon. It was exceptionally busy. So if you are going with young children, be prepared to hold their hand tightly!

The assortment of food, spices, drinks, and everything else is fantastic. I was even able to get a gluten-free challah for Shabbat at Gluless.

Now that I have gone on a Friday afternoon, I will be honest and tell you that it was an insane decision. I will definitely returned to the market the next time I am in Jerusalem, but not right before Shabbat. However, if you want to show your children how observant people get ready for Shabbat, this is the place to go.
Written 24 June 2023
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