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Abu Shukri

Al wad st. Ras Salem | Next to the 6 th station of via dolarosa, Jerusalem 9710700, Israel
+972 2-627-1538
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“mixed salad” (2 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Al wad st. Ras Salem | Next to the 6 th station of via dolarosa, Jerusalem 9710700, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been there lots of times in the past and frankly speaking, the quality of food is amazing and it is very authentic. If you taste it once, you'll never forget it !

Thank RMK1982
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Title says it all! We heard about this place through the Lonely Planet and we went to try it out. By now we've been eating hummus and falafel for a week, but this was by far the best we had. It's authentically and freshly made,...More

Thank Hobochiken
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for breakfast and it did not disappoint. The felafel was moist, flavourful and piping hot. The hummus was different from what we’d had elsewhere, but delicious. We liked it so much that we packed some for lunch. It was obviously popular with...More

Thank Madhavi R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After several hours of touring the old city and viewing Jerusalem from the Austrian Hospice roof top we were ready for early lunch. The fresh humus of Abu Shukri got a unanimous thumbs up vote of all of us. It came along with pita bread,...More

Thank Giora_I_L
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Abu Shakir isn't about complicated cooking, obsequious service or fancy decor. But it offers excellent hummus and falafel at low prices. A great place to stop for lunch on your exploration of the Old City. We enjoyed it so much we went twice in three...More

Thank CalibanLondon
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for some light lunch with a large group of coworkers. We were seated quickly and served even faster. Food was delicious, pickles, fries, falafel balls, salads and hummus. Everything was great.

Thank Humarock_Seth
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

They serve only hummus and falafel. The falafel was the best I ever had. The hummus are on the same level as Lina (their competitors I think), but different style. It had more spices and had more layers of flavor I think. For a tourist...More

Thank kundanielj
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

It was quite tough finding out the real Abu Shukri, there are a lot of immitators but it was worth it..we stuck to our hummus n pita bread n some roasted cracked wheat balls n some salad!!

Thank Padmini15
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

If you want to eat the best falafel, hummus then this is THE place to eat. People that are complaining about the service are expecting way too much and should go eat at a post restaurant. This is true authentic cuisine and very cheap so...More

Thank Dilly6396
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The food is ok, average Arab style Humus and salads restaurant. The problem is with the awful service (it almost feels like you disturb them by entering their restaurant), and also the fact the the place is not clean at all. going to the toilets...More

Thank orikborik
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Amina D
21 July 2017|
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Response from Benayah | Reviewed this property |
The answer to both questions is "Yes", but better to contact them beforehand, so that you will have enough available space.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al wad st. Ras Salem | Next to the 6 th station of via dolarosa, Jerusalem 9710700, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-627-1538
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