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Armenian Tavern

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Givat Ram
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79 Armenian Patriarchate Rd | Armenian Quarter, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-627-3854
Today
12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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70 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We get the advise to visit this restaurant but we get disapointed a lot. The food was cold, the waiters gave the idea we had to hurry, the waiters are not really patience with their guests. Outside it smells like terrible good food but it isnt what we expected. We don't go back.

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Thank Toyaisme
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The quaint and interesting decor with the multiple glass lights really add to the pleasant welcoming atmosphere. The food is excellent good selection and service is very good. We had a lovely evening here well worth a visit.

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Thank Hilscupcake
Houston, Texas
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393 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very quaint tavern in that the decor is like a museum. The service is fast and friendly and the food is wonderful. We had a Greek Salad and Ground Lamb Meat kebab - one of each and split it. Glad we did. Great stop for both food and atmosphere.

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Thank drsped
Kiev, Ukraine
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the best place for vegetarians. Practically there are no different salads, soups. Expensive and once again - expensive. Nearby you can find much more optimal options.

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Thank ppo-1
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good solid mid-tier Armenian restaurant, pleasant atmosphere with some interesting decor, pleasant service, and indeed, open on Shabbat given that the Armenian Orthodox are Christian. They have very good Armenian cognac. I also recommend their Friday special, Shinye.

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Thank rosserjb
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This was better than expected. You enter by going downstairs and enter into a den of Armenian history and culture. The menu is varied and the food is plentiful and good. They sell are good variety of alcohol and is just a good place to have a meal. Prices are about average for Jerusalem and won't break the bank -... More 

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Thank wildbillsghost
New Jersey
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1,761 reviews
646 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Simple, lovely and friendly place offers Armenian dishes. Basturma and dolma. Good lamb courses. Large portions. Good wine. Nice atmosphere.

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1 Thank podrozniczka60
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176 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

In jerusalem you feel like visiting many countries and learning a lot about a mixed culture and communities. The Armenians who settled in jerusalem excelled in professions related to art and this is just one of stuff they are perfect at. They produce items of art where you want to buy all not knowing which fits your home best. I... More 

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Thank Ghadeer N
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Straight forward menu with a slightly Russian touch. Very friendly and a bit of an experience. Rough atmosphere without finesse, but welcoming and rich portions.

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Thank Per-Jonas C
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

On the recommendation of an Armenian Shop Keeper that I have known for 10+ years we visited the Armenian Tavern for an early dinner. We we rewarded with very helpful service and the food was delicious. We asked and ordered the recommendation of the waiter and could have mot been more pleasez. Will return the next time in Old City.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Eastern European, Armenian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Armenian Patriarchate Rd | Armenian Quarter, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem>  > Givat Ram
  • Neighbourhood: Givat Ram
  • Phone Number: +972 2-627-3854

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?