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Kohinoor Indian Restaurant

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13 Shamai | City Center, Jerusalem 9463116, Israel
+972 2-940-0444
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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been craving Indian food and the food at Kohinoor Indian did not disappoint. The butter chicken was VERY good however it does not come with naan or rice, you have to choose what you prefer a la carte. The vegetable Thali cost 45NIS/$11.70 USD and I would say that this is a reasonable price for the food offered... More 

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CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

First time visit. Not a planned dinner. Butter chicken tops.. Daal excellent. Good chicken Biryani. Naans good. Service was great. Chef made sure to make food to our taste and kept every dish as authentic as possible. Highly recommend..

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Thank rbaddam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This has been our third visit as we are big fans of Indian food. This experience did not disappoint!! We were six friends with very differnet dietary restrictions - and all of us enjoyed every bite we took. Don't miss their Kashmiri dum aloo dish - it is exquisite!

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Thank shachar123l
Priego de Cordoba, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We ate here about two weeks ago because it was close to our hotel and we really fancied a curry. My advice is to avoid this place like the plague. The service was pretty bad - the waiters were more interested in chatting with each other behind the bar and we had to ask them a couple of times to... More 

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Thank Goonergirl62
Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Great food, but terrible service- not too much to say but that, I wont go back only because of the service, which sucks because I simply love love love Indian food!

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Thank DanieG21
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Good food. Lucky to have an Indian Restaurant here at Jerusalem. I would say, something better than nothing...

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Been here twice. First time I went they didn't even have half of the menu available, and second time the food was average. Wouldn't go here again.

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Walla Walla, WA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

I don't write review too often, but this place really was frustrating for me. I flew into Jerusalem late one night, had to work the entire next day and missed a decent lunch, then was so excited to head to Kohinoor (right down from my hotel on Shamai). I ordered water, paneer masala, and garlic naan. First, its very odd... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

I came in with very low expectations and was pleasantly surprised to get some pretty decent Indian food (non-kosher thank you!). We came for lunch on Independence Day and we were the only ones in the place. Chicken samosas were good, chicken korma was flavorful, and palak paneer was nice. I'm sure everything is frozen and reheated so this is... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

Kohinoor is a small, casual restaurant that s close to Zion Square. It was quite busy, but the service was quick and attentive. We enjoyed the traditional Indian fare after several days of Israeli meals! All was well-prepared and delicious. Our only Indian meal in Israel!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Shamai | City Center, Jerusalem 9463116, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-940-0444

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