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$$ - $$$, Mediterranean,
Derech Ruppin 11 | Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-648-0862
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tartlet” (4 reviews)
“tapas platter” (4 reviews)
“kadayif” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:45 am - 5:00 pmAll hours
Israeli, Mediterranean, Grill, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Derech Ruppin 11 | Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

It was an unplanned lunch during a visit in the museum: Service was great . Food was very good - they have some vegen dishes thet are exlent. Kids menue were perfect. As for the desert - although it's a Kosher restaurant evry thing was...More

Thank netalazg
Reviewed 31 August 2017

modern is a good Restaurant i loved the food i ordered a stake that comes withe a sweet sauce on the side it was delicious and for dessert i had caramelized apples rapt with Kadaif and vanilla ice cream on top it was perfect

Thank moshe p
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We went to celebrate my wife 's birthday on a Tuesday night and were offered the Chef's six course tasting menu. It was a delicious treat. The food was well prepared and the service was superb. It was matched by the lovely atmosphere which the...More

Thank Ricardo R
Reviewed 23 August 2017

It was an unplanned lunch during a long visit in the museum: Service was great - eventhough we havn't booked a table and they were fully booked they took our cellphone and called us as soon as they had a free table (20 min). Food...More

Thank Barrydanino
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We were having launch in this beautifull place, the crew was very very considerate and helpful with our 5YO gluten allergic daughter. Thanks

Thank Snir_H
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Just wow. You would think that a restaurant that is embedded within a museum will be sort of lazy on attracting customers - and you will be completely wrong! We were treated beyond anything we expected, the nicest crew there. The food is absolutely great,...More

1  Thank dalmoz
Reviewed 16 August 2017

After hours of viewing the exhibits at the Israel Museum, a great place to relax over a very good lunch is at Modern, the restaurant in the Israel Museum. Our waiter, Ariel Coopersmith, was very helpful in assisting us with making choices from the enticing...More

1  Thank Ron S
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited for lunch and were not disappointed She had the vegetarian onion tagine and I had the Jerusalem meat stew then we shared a kataif all were excellent and the service was great too

1  Thank Al S
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We had ah excellent break for lunch before the AiWeiWei exhibition. Recommended. Good food in a cool atmosphere with a good price/quality ratio. Excellent espresso. Staff is very nice and willing to help you.

1  Thank Sissicoll
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Jerusalem! The food is very good and the restaurant is lovely. Great place

1  Thank n0amsa
avital g, Owner at Modern, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Wow! Thank you for that mr.noansa!! It's great to see this kind of kindness🌸 Please let us know that you come next time.

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Philippa S
12 October 2017|
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Response from avital g | Property representative |
Sorry we are not. Sunday to Friday only. Thanks and See you at modern .
22 July 2017|
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Response from avital g | Property representative |
Yes. We have Jerusalem kosher certificate
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22 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 55
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:45 am - 5:00 pm
11:45 am - 5:00 pm
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
11:45 am - 5:00 pm
11:45 am - 5:00 pm
11:45 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Derech Ruppin 11 | Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-648-0862
  • E-mail
one of 10 best restaurant in jerusalem -2015-2016. Cuisine offers a contemporary, creative and a personal statement. The restaurant's design, its location in the Israel Museum, the Cross Valley scenery and views of the Knesset, Jerusalem ambience unique. MODERN dishes based on old Jerusalem cuisine that evolved outside the walls. Warm flavors of longing for distant lands. Chef episode and reassembled the recipes and created a modern kitchen with local flavors. Great ingredients, according to the season. Menu Business Lunch - noon Sunday-Thursday, MODERN offers business meals include appetizer and main course, the price of the first tranche. Him, and allow special buy wine. Average age - 30 at the wine - beef carpaccio, green pepper grinding Jerusalem market, lamb kebab bulgur salad. Children - like schnitzel and pasta in a tomato. But will try the great food. Drink Home - a wide variety of wine, a collection of special wines and wineries of rare, depending on the preference of the audience and the prices vary. Beer, champagne and alcohol. Happy hour - soon refreshed - MODERN restaurant menus change, renewable and refreshed frequently depending on the season and what's available in the market. In addition, ask about special today. The varied menu, extensive selection of wines, the service attentive, courteous and professional, are a recipe unique character of MODERN. Scroll up Scroll down
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