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Jerusalem Garden Cafe

78 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3315
+1 828-254-0255
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“falafel” (89 reviews)
Closed Now
09:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
78 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3315
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1 - 10 of 743 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a restaurant where a lot of love is put into their food. Slow cooked lamb, melted off the bone. We ordered many items to create a tapas-like experience because there a so many great options. Parking can be tricky, but you can park...More

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Awesome food, extraordinary atmosphere, Wonderful experience,Loving family and great music,It was the closest to my Dad's cooking That I have been trying to find#1

Thank Tonyboukather
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to eat. We had a couple of different meals as we like to taste. The flavor is very good as it is not overwhelming in any way and a comfortable environment. The Schwarma is excellent as this feels home made....More

Thank Navsdad
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice local restaurant which has been in Asheville for years. My favorite dish is the salad with salmon, excellent!

Thank RessieA
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been told about the lamb shanks here prior to our visit to Asheville and it's my husband's favorite meal. Homerun! I called ahead because this is not always on the menu and these people were so accommodating. They made it a special the...More

Thank AuntAnnie1313
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you enjoyed the food! Thanks for trying us out!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service! We had the chicken shawarma gyro with batata harra potatoes, Jordanian chicken and humus with pita. It was all delicious! After dinner you can walk across the street on Friday evenings and enjoy the drum circle!

Thank BigDukefans
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you enjoyed it! Thanks!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I recently visited the Jerusalem Garden Cafe in Asheville for lunch. I ordered the Vegetarian Plate. It consisted of hummus, baba ganoush, tabouli, tsa tziki and a grape leaf stuffed. In addition there was abundant homemade pita bread. All the items on...More

Thank Rob M
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review, we are thrilled you enjoyed the experience!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made “reservations” days in advance on the advice of friends to sit on the floor in the back for 6:30pm. On the afternoon of our reservation, the restaurant called and asked if we could move our reservation to 7pm to accommodate a party coming...More

Thank Katie A
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We sincerely apologize for the dissatisfying experienced you all had that evening, the owner has been made aware and is working to address the reservation policy issue soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the relaxed atmosphere and super friendly staff. The food was top-notch, and I didn’t leave a crumb on my plate. I had visited this restaurant about a decade ago and remembered thoroughly enjoying it back then. So glad it has maintained such excellent quality...More

Thank Amanda S
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Fantastic! Glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific food, made a great suggestion when I asked if I could switch out a dish with a food I am allergic to. Great service, nice atmosphere. Sparkling clean restrooms! Highly recommend, we'll be back.

Thank A O
jerusalem_manager, Owner at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That’s awesome to hear! Thanks for the biz!

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Even if using a coupon, it is still customary to add tip the the total amount of bill before any discount.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3315
    (College St)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-254-0255
  • E-mail
Description
For over 25 years Jerusalem Garden Cafe has provided authentic Mediterranean & Middle-Eastern cuisine to the Asheville area. Serving lunch and dinner every day of the week and Brunch on the weekends, including amazing daily specials, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Join us for fresh gyros, fresh falafel, hummus, baklava, kenafa, and live music and belly dancing every Friday and Saturday night at 7. See you there!
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