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Family Restaurant

Khan Al Zait St | Next to the 7th Station of the Via Dolorosa, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-628-3435
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“skewers” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
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9:00 am - 8:00 pm Hours
Barbecue, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Khan Al Zait St | Next to the 7th Station of the Via Dolorosa, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant while exploring Jerusalem. It was very busy and the service was less than slick, but the food tastes great.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank briandC4362SX
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

In the middle of old city. Hard to find but worth. In compare to other restaurants in old city it is very clean. We orderee mixed salads and got 10 small plates with different kind of veggies. All was very tastefull. Mixed grill is also...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ikusalic
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

One of the best places todo eat in Jerusalen. The staff is nice and the food is good quality and value for money. In my opinion, It os better to order Rice than chips.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JesutesRMCF
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The restaurant is located in the middle of the market. I visited here after making the trip miserable via dolorosa. The restaurant serves typical food of Israel. I ordered the meat served with fries and salad. the flavor of the meat was typical of the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank tepas2000
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

I was visiting Jerusalem and because of my “meat lover” status i start asking in shops, while buying souvenirs, which is the best restaurant around. They told me this is. I confirm that this guys know how to cook. I had lamb chops and a...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Alina B
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We came across this restaurant as we were wondering around. In the window was a Trip Adviser poster so we decided to go in. I found the staff pleasant and accommodating. I showed the waiter my Hebrew Gluten Free dining card and he agreed that...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank M-G30142
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

The food is ok, price is high as it is everywhere here. Didn’t like the staff at all. Couldn’t be more impolite.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank partiumundoo
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I ordered the half-chicken with rice and it was absolutely amazing. The way that they grill their chicken is truly delicious. No joke this may have been the best chicken I have ever had, I definitely recommend! A lot of food and friendly service for...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Woojin K
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

A real treat for the family, skewers of chicken for the kids, great salads for everyone. Easy, friendly and good value.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank DrewH887
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We had very rustic food here. The service was attentive the setting was very basic poor quality plastic beakers and flimsy serviettes . For what we had it was very expensive. We will not be back

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Nureman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Khan Al Zait St | Next to the 7th Station of the Via Dolorosa, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-628-3435
The Family Restaurant was open in 1942, being in the heart of the old city of Jerusalem, next to the major junction of the via de la rosa st., crowds of locals and tourist used to come in, enjoy their meal whether fresh meat skewers, grilled chicken, barbecue varieties and defiantly the best salad appetizers as well as the famous home-made Homous and Falafel. The Restaurant contains two roman arches which date back to more than 2000 years old and a third Ottoman arc which is about 100-200 years old. The Restaurant Family members welcome you all days of the week from 9 till 8. Best Regards Abed Restaurant Manager
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