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Birman

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Dorot Rishonim St. 8 | City Center/Mamilla, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-623-6115
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19:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 19:00 - 02:00
Fri 12:00 - 16:00
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was here last Tuesday. The place was kind of empty. Was it just not the right day of the week? Or the weather? Or is it because the locals indeed don't know about it (as jbrandt before me has noted)? I got a coupon (burger+beer) so I had a burger, which turned out to be a double burger, and which... More 

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Thank Leo S
Nahariya, Israel
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128 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

In the evening you can sit and enjoy live music with good food and all kind of drinks. No doubt it is differnt. Enjoy

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Thank arye b
Union, KY
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We asked a dozen Jerusalemites about Birman...and got blank looks. How they could not know about this treasure in their midst is baffling. We had two of our best evenings in Jerusalem dining and grooving at Birman. When we initially asked our waiter about the food he said..."it's food to drink beer with"...which made us think 'bar food'. Let me... More 

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1 Thank jbrandt
Boca Raton
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Looking for a nice place for a drink and we happened upon Birmam's. Wow! Full bar, friendly, good service. And, live music. Piano, accordian, guitar, you name it. What a terrific way to unwind from a hard day of sightseeing.

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2 Thank Joe L
Haifa, Israel
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I (over 50) spent an unforgettable night. First the concept of musical pub was very professional preformed. The owner pay attention to every small detail. Not only the music was very entertaining, the food and service was excellent. Must spare one night to enjoy this adventure.

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1 Thank Hagitzik M
New Delhi, India
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Gotta love this restaurant/cafe. Lovely + lively live music with an accordion, flute, and guitar all jamming together! Loved the little chess tables on the side and the outdoor seating in the alley as well. The food isn't cheap but not too expensive either and super tasty. The chicken liver on toast, the veal sausages, and the apple pie were... More 

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1 Thank Shoikat R
Pordenone, Italy
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70 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

We have spent the great evening in this bar. Wonderful piano player and incredible gipsy jazz. Special place with great barmen and kitchen. We would like to have the same bar nearby house!

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2 Thank Malguina
Sydney
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

This is a great place to come after Shabbat on a Saturday night and have a Jam. The musicians are friendly, the jazz is good, and for a traveling musician its a great place to meet people and have a play.

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1 Thank Sarah T
Israel
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

Great place eith live music every night. The place is not expensive. Great food and drinks. The place is in city center.

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Thank Astar H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Even if you don't want to get a drink, Birman's is amazing simply for the music. The musicians that play there have never been less than impressive. The owner (who looks like Gandalf) is always there listening to the bands, and talking with friends and newcomers, which adds the the already fantastic atmosphere. To top it off, they've got amazing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 02:00
Monday
19:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 02:00
Thursday
19:00 - 02:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dorot Rishonim St. 8 | City Center/Mamilla, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-623-6115

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