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Dar El Jeld

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5-10, Rue Dar El Jeld, Tunis, Tunisia
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Ikoma, Japan
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant has a lovely, sedate atmosphere, excellent food, friendly service. The maitre d' was happy to answer our questions in English. One of the wait staff offered to take our photo without even being asked. Their one vegan dish, cous cous with vegetables, is tasty. Tunisian wine by the glass by the glass.

Thank trijbits
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Located in the old city, great ambiance. I liked the entrance of the restaurant. Staff are friendly and service is excellent. The restaurant serves traditional Tunisian dishes. The food was perfect. A must to visit when in Tunisia.

Thank Hamed A
Strasbourg, France
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best traditional Tunisian food restaurant! It is in the old médina in a very secure location as it is next to a ministry. The food is exquisite and served in a setup that is very authentic. We even went during the month of Ramadan and they offered a traditional meal which was heavenly. A bit pricy but very much... More 

Thank Nanooooo
Nairobi, Kenya
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118 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner at Dar El Jeld with a party of seven. The food and the service were both excellent. It's a great place to come for a large group as there are suitable tables that allow for a degree of privacy. The ambience is great, with live music and gorgeous architecture. All in all, it was a quintessential Tunisian feast,... More 

Thank Nadeem N
Brussels, Belgium
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63 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place. Food was nice and the wine was great. Not a cheap place to eat but the staff is very good.

Thank Gert R
Beirut, Lebanon
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I had visited this place 10 years ago and had beautiful souvenirs from my previous visits. The place is still the same and kept in very good condition. the building itself is amazing. the food is a good as you it could get in Tunis. the Kanoon live music is enchanting. A must try.

Thank tgchebli
Geneva, Switzerland
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I absolutely loved this restaurant, from the moment I walked in. The service was fabulous, providing great recommendations, perfect serving time and always with a smile and an elegant touch. As for the food, I couldn't have dreamed of a better Tunisian culinary experience. It's my first time in Tunisia, so I was tasting lots of new dishes, but each... More 

Thank leilamswan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Top restaurant!!! Food was delicious! And soooo friendly people. Very Nice live music. To go back for sure!

Thank Katti F
Rome, Italy
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154 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Close to Medina, great Tunisian restaurant: traditional dishes presented very well. To see the central hall overlooked by small balconies. All rooms have walls with antique tiles. Service to improve.

Thank Carlo V
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Visiting Dar ElJeld is a perfect destination for authentic Tunisian food served in an old pasha residence to give you the experience of the old city. I would advise to go with the mixed appetizers to taste it all, followed with a main of your choice. They offer coscosi as well as many seafood places. Ideal for a business dinner... More 

Thank Ammar H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Tunisian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-10, Rue Dar El Jeld, Tunis, Tunisia
  • Location: Africa  >  Tunisia  >  Tunis Governorate  >  Tunis

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?