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Dolphin Yam

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9 Shimon Ben Shetach str., Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-623-2272
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Jerusalem, Israel
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246 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

By chance I was in the area, lunch time. Remembering a Saturday meal I had a few months prior, I decided to try their business deal. On entering I found the place full. I got my table and ordered the grilled/fried St.Peter's fish. Prior to the main dish, fresh appetizers where bought on, lots of them. All delicious together with... More 

Thank Ronnie B
Manhattan, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we entered, the staff were very obliging and friendly. We were brought a tasty selection of fresh salads and bread on the house, before we placed our order. They helped us choose from the menu as we were unsure what a lot of the fish dishes were. I had scallops in a delicious lobster bisque sauce. It... More 

Thank ldeklerk
Jerusalem, Israel
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten at this restaurants many times but not in recent years. Yesterday i came with a group who were encouraged to order large baked fish. The rest of us were promised grilled St. Peter's fish (tilapia). While the large fish was delicious, ours was not grilled but swimming in sauce which did nothing for the food. I was... More 

Thank Jebus S
New York City, New York
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I walked into the restaurant in a Friday night (shabbat) without a reservation. Fortunately, they had an hour free to fit me in. They were conscientious regarding by gluten intolerance and I had a wonderful meal of their complimentary appetizers and grilled calamari served with potatoes add a glass of wine for 115 shekkels (€26). The appetizers were so good... More 

Thank glutenfreewanderlust
Jerusalem, Israel
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134 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

a non kosher restaurant at the city center. i took a sea bream if i remember correctly and it was very good the apatizer (few salads) where fresh and nice. we came at lunch so the place was a little busy but the service was very good.

Thank איתמר ב
Boston, Massachusetts
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100 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable time here. Definitely worth a visit. Good calamari and pretty decent pasta (the second time around. First order was average). Chicken a bit tough in my opinion and could be improved. Bread was warm and sumptuous. Service was good as well. Overall a pleasant experience.

Thank Andrew C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant !!! This is the second time we ate there and enjoyed as it was the first time. The food was great and the service is wonderful Thank you!!! We will definitely come again.

Thank Lital777
Washington, DC
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The food is excellent. The service is excellent. Good selection of fish perfectly prepared. Very reasonable prices.

Thank Martodcdc
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

The first restaurant I can wholeheartedly say it's excellent! The food was delicious, as well as a great and friendly service! Really recommended!!

Thank Heinan C
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

It's hard not to love this neighborhood gem. At the moment one sits down, 10 little bowls of tasty samples are brought to table, along with warm, fresh pita bread. The service was excellent. Our waitress, Shir paid just the right amount of attention to us. She suggested a great wine to accompany our meal. The food was fine -... More 

Thank Adriane G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 60
Seafood, Mediterranean, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Shimon Ben Shetach str., Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-623-2272

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