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Jerusalem Garden Cafe

78 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3315
+1 828-254-0255
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“falafel” (84 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
78 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3315
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11 - 20 of 717 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and three friends had our last meal in Asheville here. Two people had the omelette, one had the crepes, and I had their specialty French toast made with Nutella and Baklava. All the food was delicious. Our server mixed a mimosa using a combination...More

Thank thelauralama
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you all enjoyed everything! Thanks for stopping by!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were walking around Asheville and stumbled upon this restaurant for lunch, and we’re glad we did. It wasn’t busy, but that’s a shame because the food was delicious and the service was good. I had the vegetarian platter with hummus, baba...More

Thank Alan B
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave such a great review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The salads, falafel and grape leaves were great. The live music and belly dancer added to the atmosphere. Would definitely return the next time we’re in Asheville.

Thank michaelcJ492PZ
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That’s awesome, we’re glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Live belly dancing with drum and electric violin accompaniment! Had the dolmata, stuffed grape leaves with tzatziki, yum. The main lamb shank was accompanied by warm greens and saffron rice. Dani accommodated a request for a side of eggplant moussaka. Great meal. Do NOT miss...More

Thank Bruce B
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That’s amazing! We’re thrilled you had such a good time! Was there anything that we could have done better to make your 3 star rating a 5 star rating in the future?

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came in not knowing what to expect, friendly staff, delicious food awesome place to lounge. Hummus was great. But to be able to sit back and relax was awesome.

Thank CHEFSQID
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for trying us out! Glad you enjoyed the experience!

Reviewed 18 April 2018

The food is really good! Quite different. Service is good. Dani was our waitress. She is great! Friday and Saturday there are belly dancers. So much fun! We have been there for all 3 recent visits to Asheville. We had dinner there two nights, this...More

Thank bgood3
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

That’s amazing! Thank you for taking the time to review us & I will pass on your kind words to Dani!

Reviewed 9 April 2018

For something different , I got reservations for a Saturday night. why reservations? on Friday night , and Saturday night this place has middle eastern music , and belly dancing !!! live entertainment while you enjoy your meal. This place has seat in chairs ,and...More

Thank doug c
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

That’s fantastic! Thanks for tryin his out!

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Every now and then I really enjoy Med food. This is a great little place to quell that taste! Only ding and it's a slight one, I love chicken shawarma, and the menu offered lamb only. All delicious, I opted for the veggie platter. JG...More

Thank Leroy O
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

That’s wonderful, glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 3 April 2018

We went to the Jerusalem garden restaurant last night for our anniversary after returning from Israel hoping to keep our taste buds going after visiting the holy land . The decor is nice and seems clean . Waiter at first seemed to know what he...More

Thank alienfromengland
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

We are sorry to hear this happened. This is absolutely unacceptable and was a new staff member who is no longer with us.

Reviewed 3 April 2018

I have had this on my list for ages and finally made it in for a quick lunch on Friday. My husband and I shared the falafel wrap and the Moroccan bastilla. Both were fresh, flavorful, and delicious. We will definitely be back to explore...More

Thank Tara R
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Can’t wait, thanks for the review, we’re thrilled you enjoyed it.

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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Even if using a coupon, it is still customary to add tip the the total amount of bill before any discount.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
Description
For over 25 years Jerusalem Garden Cafe has provided authentic Mediterranean & Middle-Eastern cuisine to the Asheville area. Serving lunch and dinner every day of the week and Brunch on the weekends, including amazing daily specials, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Join us for fresh gyros, fresh falafel, hummus, baklava, kenafa, and live music and belly dancing every Friday and Saturday night at 7. See you there!
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