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5 al-Zahra Street, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-627-5511
10:00 - 21:00
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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

This Turkish restaurant makes the best chicken shawarma sandwich in Jerusalem. It was so good that I ate there twice. Great service and delicious food at a good price.

Thank Toffeemao
Jerusalem, Israel
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118 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant at the mid of East Jerusalem easy to reach. Good food and tasty, ask for mix lafa you will enjoy it...

Thank Darwihs
Santa Ana, El Salvador
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Fantastic Shwarma. Nice, helpful service. Clean. Not expensive. A good place to pick up a quick sandwich when not wanting to sit down for a full restaurant meal.

Thank Janet S
Phoenix, Arizona
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Right across from our hotel, this was the first place we went for lunch and the Shwarma pita was excellent.

1 Thank bkdowns
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

this restaurant make the best shawarma sandwiches in town, Its a small place and friendly people....

1 Thank Feras N
Bristol, Tennessee
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Looking for the best shawarma in Israel? Here it is. A great little place buzzing with the hungry throughout the day. They pretty much have everything and even a few specialties one does not normally experience here in the ME. There's a great vibe here, and the food is simple and superb. The staff are welcoming, helpful, and will help... More 

1 Thank rhizomecowboy
Jerusalem, Israel
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Very quick and chatting attender.small restaurant little space for eating inside. clean and nice music.

1 Thank Addar_H
Honolulu, Hawaii
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

This is the best cheap eats in East Jerusalem near the National Hotel. Only 25 shekels gets you a huge, delicious wrap! It is kind of like Subway or Chipotle where you get to choose everything that goes in your wrap. The guys are friendly and speak English. Service is fast, so grab you food and go or grab a... More 

1 Thank Wayne H
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

good sandwiches and kebabs near the holy land hotel. the prices are reasonable. grab your sandwich on the go

1 Thank zafira786
Lewiston, Idaho
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015

The food was great, the prices were great. It could be a little crowded at times, but the atmosphere and music were awesome. This was a favorite spot to grab a schwarma.

Thank Abigail L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Fast food, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 al-Zahra Street, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-627-5511
"Jerusalem's First Turkish Restaurant that specializes in "Doner Kebab" also known as "Shawerma" served with wide selection of freshly made Mediterranean Salads. Located on Zahra street across from National Hotel - Jerusalem

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?