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Derech Ruppin 11 | Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-648-0862
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Israeli, Mediterranean, Grill, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
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Derech Ruppin 11 | Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Just wow. You would think that a restaurant that is embedded within a museum will be sort of lazy on attracting customers - and you will be completely wrong! We were treated beyond anything we expected, the nicest crew there. The food is absolutely great,...More

1  Thank dalmoz
Reviewed 16 August 2017

After hours of viewing the exhibits at the Israel Museum, a great place to relax over a very good lunch is at Modern, the restaurant in the Israel Museum. Our waiter, Ariel Coopersmith, was very helpful in assisting us with making choices from the enticing...More

1  Thank Ron S
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited for lunch and were not disappointed She had the vegetarian onion tagine and I had the Jerusalem meat stew then we shared a kataif all were excellent and the service was great too

1  Thank Al S
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We had ah excellent break for lunch before the AiWeiWei exhibition. Recommended. Good food in a cool atmosphere with a good price/quality ratio. Excellent espresso. Staff is very nice and willing to help you.

1  Thank Sissicoll
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Jerusalem! The food is very good and the restaurant is lovely. Great place

1  Thank n0amsa
avital g, Owner at Modern, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Wow! Thank you for that mr.noansa!! It's great to see this kind of kindness🌸 Please let us know that you come next time.

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Perfect place for a nice and tasty break in the Jerusalem museum. The food is good and friendly service. Very nice atmosphere.

1  Thank mogolan
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We wre a group of friend for lunch and it was perfect! The variety was very sutisfying and everthing we ordered was very tasty!!!Enjoyed the atmosphere,the perfect service and the food!!!

1  Thank TovaRanana
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed a wonderful service, the meal was corrected especially for my thyroid diet! Really recommended!!!

Thank Kathrine-Clearfield
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I went to this restaurant today for lunch inside the Israel Museum. I had been there before and was let down and even wrote a bad review. The cafeteria was packed today so I decided to give it another chance. It was great! The service...More

Thank Margalit F
avital g, Owner at Modern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you Margait for this review. I'm Happy you loved us this time. 😁 Hope to see you again with us soon. 🌸

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious food in a lovely setting. Business lunch special is a good value. Young eager staff provides enthusiastic if not polished service. I left happy and full.

Thank marvs5
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Philippa S
11 October 2017|
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Response from avital g | Property representative |
Sorry we are not. Sunday to Friday only. Thanks and See you at modern .
22 July 2017|
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Response from avital g | Property representative |
Yes. We have Jerusalem kosher certificate
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$15 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:45 - 17:00
11:45 - 17:00
11:45 - 22:30
11:45 - 17:00
11:45 - 17:00
11:45 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Derech Ruppin 11 | Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-648-0862
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one of 10 best restaurant in jerusalem -2015-2016. Cuisine offers a contemporary, creative and a personal statement. The restaurant's design, its location in the Israel Museum, the Cross Valley scenery and views of the Knesset, Jerusalem ambience unique. MODERN dishes based on old Jerusalem cuisine that evolved outside the walls. Warm flavors of longing for distant lands. Chef episode and reassembled the recipes and created a modern kitchen with local flavors. Great ingredients, according to the season. Menu Business Lunch - noon Sunday-Thursday, MODERN offers business meals include appetizer and main course, the price of the first tranche. Him, and allow special buy wine. Average age - 30 at the wine - beef carpaccio, green pepper grinding Jerusalem market, lamb kebab bulgur salad. Children - like schnitzel and pasta in a tomato. But will try the great food. Drink Home - a wide variety of wine, a collection of special wines and wineries of rare, depending on the preference of the audience and the prices vary. Beer, champagne and alcohol. Happy hour - soon refreshed - MODERN restaurant menus change, renewable and refreshed frequently depending on the season and what's available in the market. In addition, ask about special today. The varied menu, extensive selection of wines, the service attentive, courteous and professional, are a recipe unique character of MODERN. Scroll up Scroll down
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