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Al Dente

50 Menakhem Usishkin, Jerusalem 9454102, Israel
+972 2-625-1479
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (28 reviews)
“arancini” (3 reviews)
“minestrone” (2 reviews)
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Menakhem Usishkin, Jerusalem 9454102, Israel
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently had dinner in this restaurant and had the loveliest of evenings. The surroundings are lovely with beautiful ceramic water jugs, quiet music, wooden tables, flowers and plants. The food was simply wonderful. I had sea bass and my husband - spaghetti with fish...More

1  Thank rahelgershuni
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

All the food was excellent! Pasta, salad, rice... you name it. We were a big group and we took half of the place (small place). I will recommend to come in small groups in order to enjoy the atmosphere of the place. Italian food is...More

1  Thank Damian F
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I've been there many times, this last week I took my nephew who's visiting Israel. My worst problem was that I wanted to eat the entire menu - everything looked and sounded delicious. Okay, not the fish - I'm vegetarian. I had pizza a la...More

1  Thank kunmingirl
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Returned to Al Dente after four years of absence. The place is just as small and cozy as I remembered it, the hand-made ceramic plates just as beautiful, the service just as efficient, and the food just as good. The locally-produced pasta was excellent, as...More

1  Thank Shlomi C
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal. Professional service. Intimate, peaceful atmosphere. Highly recommended. Not overly expensive. Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood

1  Thank shofar26
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

5 star ingredients. Amazing tomato sauce on the arancini. Ravioli was very good. Polenta salad huge and great. One of the best cheesecakes I ever had. Great service.

1  Thank DanSap27
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This Italian restaurant is a (no too) well kept secret in the center of Jerusalem. Best fish and Pasta anywhere. Very imaginative and very subtle. Pasta is "al Dente" and fish "just so". A bit of fusion in Italian and Mediterranean cuisines. Excellent wines and...More

1  Thank morristNewYorkCity
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Our group had a lovely lunch, a salad that tasted freshly picked that morning, lots of fresh vegetables, freshly made pasta, pizza, and wonderful desserts. The atmosphere is pleasant and easy to have normal conversation. We felt like we were in a good friend's home....More

1  Thank Kari T
Reviewed 11 May 2017

we have going to this restaurant for years and its still our favorite. off the beaten path, clean, intimate, great food , great service.

1  Thank brendann20
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We were in Jerusalem for 5 nights, and ate at Al Dente twice. It is a small local resturant that seats about 30 people. The staff and food are excellent. It is about 5-10 minutes from the King David Hotel, but both taxi drivers had...More

2  Thank ken h
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 11:30
20:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Menakhem Usishkin, Jerusalem 9454102, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-625-1479
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