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Ein Raffa, Abu Ghosh, Israel
+972 2-579-7108
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
18 Feb 2017
“Third time and still outstanding food. Service has some catching up to do.”
4 Feb 2017
“Amazing ambient and good food at a reasonable price”
Restaurant Hours
Middle Eastern, Israeli, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Ein Raffa, Abu Ghosh, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peaceful, relaxing setting at the top end of an Arab village, high up in the hills near Jerusalem, but actually only 30 minutes drive from Tel Aviv airport! The cooking was creative and the tastes divine. We had two starters - shrimp and burekas -...More

Thank Graham J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

45 minutes from Jaffa and only 20 minutes from Jerusalem. I've been coming to this consistently creative and peacefully located restaurant ever since it opened. The lamb shoulder and the large bureka are firm favorites of mine, but no dish has ever disappointed.

Thank Gadingabout
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and goddaughter ate dinner here and has read about Majda in advance of a 2 week Israeli vacation. It's a bit off the beaten track outside Jerusalem (Ein Rafa) but well worth the trip. The wife is a chef and we are experienced...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I experienced Majda Restaurant ' cuisine and quietness. The food was healthy, tasty and the context made it even better.

Thank na l
Reviewed 20 April 2017

It is a really wonderful restaurant, with a relaxed atmosphere and beautiful setting. If I were a tourist, I really wouldn't want to miss this restaurant. First- the food is delicious. My husband and I shared 2 starters ("Sardine Siniyah" and "pastry filled with sourish...More

Thank Sarit T
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few years ago, and sadly the cooking deteriorated. The garden is very nice, but the food is highly priced. They managed to miss both targets: not the plentiful, generous simple and affordable Arabic kitchen, and not a chef sofisticated cuisine....More

Thank Gurfein
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

First visit here. Beautiful view. Every plate from the salad to the slow cooked lamb to the marzipan desert was cooked with love and served with style. You almost feel like you're in someone's home for lunch. A super charming experience.

Thank Jonty H
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I was very disappointed. We payed a lot of money for blend food, the children meal was tiny, like all other dishes. I hate cheap places, and this is one of the cheapest.

Thank Itzik B
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This is the place to visit in the judean mountains for arab food with a twist. You will not find hummus and skewers but various cooked or stuffed meat and fish dishes. And their cnaffeh is superb. Service is sometimes problematic in the sense that...More

Thank Liav
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Great place, warm atmosphere, welcoming and polite staff. Tasty homemade food and unbelievable view.

Thank Victoria B
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Hello! My husband, son and I will be in Israel next week, and plan to visit Jerusalem on Monday, March 14th We would like to eat at your lovely restaurant! Perhaps for lunch? How can I make a reservation? Please let me know, the food and atmosphere look amazing!
5 March 2016|
Response from Shay L | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure it is open on mondays. If you'd like i may suggest rama's kitchen, or adom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ein Raffa, Abu Ghosh, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Abu Ghosh
  • Phone Number: +972 2-579-7108
  • E-mail
inside a village 10 minutes from jerusalem, very hipe, very popular, amazing food.
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