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Jerusalem's Restaurant

1518 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2720
+1 612-871-8883
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
10 Oct 2016
“I've been here three times in twenty years…and they still haven't cleaned it.”
23 Sep 2016
“Great authentic food”
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek
$$ - $$$
1518 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2720
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

I have been to this restaurant twice,and both times the food was wonderful! They have great sampler platters, we split 2 for a party of 4,and we had plenty of food. They food is fresh, and beautifully presented. I will go there every time I...More

Thank Sallie S
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I like a good dive if the place has REALLY good food, The food here is barely ok. I will acknowledge that i'm Armenian and grew up eating Middle-eastern cuisine, so I'm picky, but it's over-seasoned, over-cooked and over-priced ($60 for lunch with App and...More

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Great tasting food, in an interesting Middle Eastern style atmosphere. There were lots of vegetarian choices. The appetizers and sandwiches were delicious and not at all expensive.

Thank Danae L
Reviewed 11 April 2016

A party of 6 of us went there and even though a couple came in after us the waitress attended to them and took their order first and left us sitting unattended for a good 15 minutes. The second main dish arrived about 15 min...More

Thank Aye-rate
Reviewed 7 November 2015

A very eclectic restaurant with authentic decor. We ordered falafel, and it was okay, but more lettuce than falafel. Service was poor. Our visit was at an odd time of day (late afternoon), so they were not busy. Our waitress was more interested in chatting...More

Thank okie56
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Food was delicious and delicate. Falafel, chicken curry and shwarma, all melt in your mouth am make you crave some place warmer with scents of coriander and turkish coffee in the air!

Thank EclecticTastes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Three and 1/2 stars, actually, The decor is old and needs updating badly. In its heyday, I imagine the tented ceiling and middle eastern gear and motif were fine, but there are several layers too many of use. The area where it is situated, right...More

Thank Jays911
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Amazing middle eastern/mediterranean food in Minnesota? For real!? YOU BET! This "Eat Street" landmark in Minneapolis is owned by a family that is originally from Jerusalem, so they know what it takes to make authentic food. There is a whole menu to be had, but...More

Thank rtfagan
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Food was ok until I found a hair on it.. After I discreetly told the waitress about it she didn't offer to bring a new plate so I figured she would take it off the check. When she finally brought the check back I saw...More

1  Thank Tammara B
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I began going to this restaurant 20 years ago and the prices have barely risen. The quality and the portions of food are outstanding. They don't have anything on the menu that isn't simply wonderful. Great ambiance. I've even been there when they have a...More

Thank Kristal R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1518 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2720
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-871-8883
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