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Jerusalem Garden Cafe

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78 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3315 (College St)
+1 828-254-0255
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Hiawassee, Georgia
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It had been 10 years since my last visit to this restaurant, even though I had been trying to get back here for years. If you love Mediterranean food, you'll love this place. The food was superb, service great, and portions fantastic. Loooooove the Turkish coffee. Try the boiled/friend potatoes. They are out of this world! Hope I can get... More 

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Thank Susan P
Averill Park, New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We started with the fattoush salad, followed by spinach pies, kibbe, lamb chops, hummous and pita. Finished up with Lebanese coffee, baklava and cookies. It was all delicious!

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Thank kathyandalan
Mount Airy, North Carolina
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This did remind me of some of the restaurants we visited in Israel. Very good food and the atmosphere was great! Although they didn't have peach tea which is very common in Israel but the Mango Tea was good.

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Thank rojolly
North Carolina
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Little restaurant in downtown Asheville with lots culture and charm. Nice ambiance with table seating, floor seating, or patio tables. The staff are friendly and proficient. They have a decent variety on the menu with reasonable prices.

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Thank 4SeasonWanderer
Verona, Italy
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78 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jerusalem Cafe Cafe has the best mousaka in Asheville and maybe the only place to find it. The service is friendly and helpful. My husband and I have eaten here several times and are always pleased with the quality of the food, service and price point.

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Thank Kathie C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came up to Asheville to go to a different restaurant but then decided to go here. The atmosphere was so pleasant and the staff was so helpful. We had no idea what we wanted and we were help and boy was it AMAZING. We all had something different and it was all good. I personally loved the hummus.

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Thank Andrea P
Tennessee
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Asheville this past weekend with friends, and decided this would be our dinner spot. They take reservations, which we were unaware of, but we got a table in the back sitting on pillows on the floor. I have back issues, so I was a little uncomfortable, and the service was a little slow, but the meal was... More 

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Thank Mandi H
Vermont
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the center of all the down town action, this gem of a resturant was so good that we ate there two nights in a row. Not only was the price reasonable, the food was good. There was ample selections on the menu. Clair, the belly dancer, was a talanted entertainer. This is a fun place to eat.

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Thank welchdiva
caracas
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere is great. Excellent selection of traditional meditereanean dishes. Good wine selection and service. Live music and dancing. beautifully and conviniently placed in the middle of town in Asheville. Outside tables when the weather is nice. Reservations a must because it's small and can get crowded

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Thank diana M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was full of great flavors. The staff was very lovely and the atmosphere was great. You must try their breakfast.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 24
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Israeli, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3315
    (College St)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-254-0255
Description
Right in the heart of downtown Asheville across the street from Pritchard Park, and next to Asheville Discount Pharmacy. We offer lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch, and small tapas plates. We have traditional floor seating in our "tent room", outdoor seating, and a more typical dining room as well. We have daily and nightly specials, with live music and belly dancing on Friday and Saturday nights (reservations recommended.) Check our our menus on our website, and call for reservations!

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