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Lina Restaurant

Al Khanka Street | Old City, Jerusalem 17392, Israel
+972 2-627-7230
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (121 reviews)
“arabic salad” (6 reviews)
“fava beans” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Al Khanka Street | Old City, Jerusalem 17392, Israel
Neighbourhood: Christian Quarter
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not easy to find- may need to ask around, but worth it. Go for hummus in its many variations, enjoy the pickles and forget about the rest.

Thank sharonaer
Reviewed 4 days ago

This tiny restaurant became so popular they has to open a second one across the street! We were 6 people, we ordered 3 hummus plates, one eggplant salad one labbneh, some falafel and vegetable salads. We split it all amongst us and with wonderful fresh...More

Thank travellingIma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited twice over the Pesach. Wonderful hummus and freshly pressed orange juice. Very homely feel. Note: serves bread over the Pesach.

Thank Jakub M
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is the second time we ate here. The first time I did not feel they were very hygienic however the food was very good...this time the food was horrible...literally the worst falafels I have ever eaten...the pita was dried out and cold. I think...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Our excellent guide Raz took us to all the best places in Israel - Lina was no exception. The owner was very accommodating - he was quite busy but made sure we had enough to eat. The hummus is fantastic here - as are the...More

Thank RandiFayeC
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I am a hummus fan. I ate innLina many years ago and had high expectations. Alas! The salad was not good at all. The falafel was mediocre at best. The hummus and the ful (fava beans) were decent- no more than that- and you can...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Hummus Lina is an institution in the Old City. The same guy, with the same surly face is there day after day to serve up your hummus. If he's in a good mood, your hummus is warm (as it should ALWAYS be) and smothered in...More

Thank CMM_1963
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We were walking in the Old Jerusalem market area and my friend suggested we go to this place since it has vegetarian options. It was very crowded and after a 1/2 hr wait, we were seated. Waiter understood English. Food came quickly and was fresh...More

Thank TheMurthys
Reviewed 14 March 2017

well if you say Lina resturent for sure you mean Hummos and Falafel , this is what it means , one of the best resturents to taste the real Hummos at jerusalem if not at the east ... go and anjoy

Thank Darwihs
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I'm in Jerusalem with a group but for lunch today I talked our local guide into taking me to his favorite place to eat in the old city. I had what he did - an order of hummus and we split an order of felafel....More

Thank bdcdaddy
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Lynda K
Are you open Friday night and Saturday?
11 May 2017|
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Response from איתמר ב | Reviewed this property |
they are cloesd at night. they open daily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 08:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Khanka Street | Old City, Jerusalem 17392, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem>  > Christian Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: Christian Quarter
  • Phone Number: +972 2-627-7230
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