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Shanty

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Maalot Nahalat Shiv'a 4 | Center, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-624-3434
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19:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 03:00
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Jerusalem, Israel
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I admit I'm a local! That means I'm broke, and I know where to eat and drink. I ate, and drank with the owner/chef Alon, 28 years ago! He looks great at around 50, running the kitchen(open views of food prep) Now remember folks, I'm a value for money, kind of guy. That means I always order the balsamic steak,with... More 

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Thank Dan V
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing ambience, wonderful service Carpaccio and Ceviche to die for and the hamburger was the best I've ever had. All in all a great experience!!!! P.s. Great bar and smoking section.

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Thank Haim B
Angus Scotland
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This really is a hidden gem and we ate here twice during our 7 night stay in Jerusalem. It is a little hard to find in a lane behind and parallel to Ma'Alot Nakhalat Shiv'a St. The Pad Thai is cooked to the spiciness of your taste and is a very generous portion. The mussels in raki were awesome! Open... More 

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Thank dunnard
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Shanty is one of our favorites. it has been there from our beginning and lasted throughout our lives. It has updated itself, but kept the main dishes there. it is a big place with the feeling of a small cozy family home. שאנטי תמיד היתה בתמונה של חיינו. מאד אוהבים את המקום, וממליצים בחום. מקום ביתי, מחבק. אוכל מצוין. מקום... More 

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Beder, Denmark
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The setting are like a place where the founding fathers and mothers of Israel could have been meeting. The place is full of atmosphere. The food and service is among the best i have had, it is modern tasteful and made whith a lot of care.. So thank you very much for two wonderful meals.

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1 Thank larsks
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Can't miss the muscles special and the spicy wings. Well known establishment that goes way back. The chef is the owner himself and responsible for making all the delicious dishes.

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Thank ortalx
Helsinki, Finland
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice place with cozy atmosphere an friendly staff. And what matters most the food was really good. I had sirloin and my girlfriend had seabream.

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Thank JarppiVee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Louie, our waiter, was the greatest! He led us to the homemade gnocchi, awesome ceviche, wonderful mussels in a special creamy tomato sauce, and fresh fish. Desert was an Israeli blintz with chocolate and bananas topped with vanilla ice cream. A place a little hard to find, but not to be missed. Look for the square at about 33 Jaffa... More 

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Leeds
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This place is a must for anyone visiting Jerusalem the food is excellently prepared by Alon you can feel the passion for quality when he talks about his food. Everything is fresh and there is a good selection to suit most tastes. The atmosphere is warm and friendly. There is the restaurant and a separate bar area, I chose to... More 

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1 Thank freindsofkenya
Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

What a wonderful experience! Sitting in a true Jerusalem atmosphere with excellent food, personal attention from Chef Alon Sela, and an amazing selection of desserts. We can't wait to go back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Seafood, Middle Eastern, Israeli
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 03:00
Monday
19:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 03:00
Thursday
19:00 - 03:00
Friday
19:00 - 03:00
Saturday
19:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maalot Nahalat Shiv'a 4 | Center, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-624-3434

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