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5 Ha-Eshkol, Jerusalem 9432205, Israel
+972 2-623-4595
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Kubas are OK but the service is not efficient and the staff are just rude giving a non comfort feeling. I will not return to this place. There are dozens of better places to eat at.

Thank jesus_moses
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

My friend and I had a wonderful lunch, great price, filling food. It's nice that you see the food you're going to eat, so no surprises.

Thank sportgran
Tel Aviv District, Israel
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 November 2016

A simple place with basic accommodation and very long lines of people waiting to order from a variety of dishes. The concept is to find a table, and then to wait in line, until you reach a small window, then to order from a variety of slow cooking food, along with some fried food, and then to pay at the... More 

Thank DRO669
Castleton On Hudson, New York
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257 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

First time we went it was closed, so we went back the next day for a late lunch....we enjoyed this place and would recommend, but we were a bit confused when we went up to order and didn't really take in the whole menu choices, so might have ordered differently..it was also hard to understand what the pricing was. The... More 

Thank bluesmama11
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

For 30 and some years I keep coming back again and again.Although the original Rachmo is not with us any more,the children have kept the food the same!Try the Huomus and Falafel-I'm sure you won't be sorry....😆

Thank Adihart11
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190 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

It doesn't matter if you are a pauper or a king , a student with a minimal income or a millionaire. At Rachmo you all sit together and have the best old fashioned Jerusalem menu and incredible food. There is no real service , you just queque up at the kitchen and above you is the menu and just tell... More 

Thank Iwise
Jerusalem, Israel
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

During shopping in the market of Jerusalem, I went inside this old restaurant and ate a plate of hummus. It's been done with loving hands of the mid age woman who's been working there for a few decades, and it was very tasty. Somehow it reminded me my childhood as I were going to the market with my grandmother at... More 

Thank eyoram
Jerusalem, Israel
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515 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Old style Jerusalem taste, Good soups,salads, and excelent value for your payment Service like in students menza,still taste above all

Thank airport2015
Jerusalem, Israel
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016

This restaurant may have been in this location in the Shuk in Jerusalem since the time of Noah's flood. It hasn't changed both in decor and in menu and therein lies the charm. It is something of a fast food classical Israeli style restaurant: pita, falafel, hummus (fantastic!!!), kube (if you don't know what it is, try it!). Reasonably priced... More 

Thank Stuart2929
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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193 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

One of Ottolenghi's recommended restaurants in Jerusalem and you can't fault him. The hummus was delicious and the goulash even better. Bread below average. Very simple location. Note when finding it that there's no restaurant name in latin alphabet - but there's only one restaurant at this address. Menus in English available. I was asked to leave at 17:15 on... More 

Thank Amstraveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Kosher, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Ha-Eshkol, Jerusalem 9432205, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-623-4595
Arguably the best hummus in Israel

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