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Jerusalem Garden Cafe

78 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3315
+1 828-254-0255
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“falafel” (84 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
78 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3315
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1 - 10 of 679 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

This place was recommended to us by the owners of our B&B and it did not disappoint! Staff was very kind, polite and professional. Their hummus and pita was the best I've ever had. We got the kafta meshwi with rice, veggies and pita and...More

1  Thank TravellingTennessean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great music and belly dancing. Yummy Tapas. When you want lively without earth shattering loud. Great date or business meeting place!

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

Thanks a lot! We appreciate your review and business!

Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We walked by this place on a cold afternoon and there was a young lady standing outside. We asked her about the parking in the area and she was so friendly and nice to us that we decided to come back and try the food....More

Thank Maine-e-yak_007
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That's amazing to hear! We're glad you gave us a shot and hopefully we'll see you more often!

Reviewed 14 January 2018

We wanted to grab a quick bite to eat before we had a tour at Biltmore. It was super quick and inexpensive. We enjoyed what we got. We started with the dolmas and falafel. We each got an entree, and all in, with appetizers, beverages,...More

Thank deneesie25
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thrilled you guys enjoyed it! Thanks for leaving us the review!

Reviewed 8 January 2018

We were so excited to go here and experience this type of dinner, sorry to say, we left. They did not even try to accommodate us. We made reservations for 6:45pm on Sat., 1/6 for 6 people and we told them 1. it was for...More

2  Thank traveler6183
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thanks for your feedback. While I cannot speak for who you talked to that night, I can say that the entertainment is held throughout the front and back of the restaurant. If you requested to be sat where the entertainment was held, as you mentioned...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Jerusalem Garden Cafe is my go to favorite place to eat in Asheville! I️ went there yesterday for my birthday and had the best experience. I’ve been going here for years and can’t recommend it highly enough! Authentic! Huge portions and a middle eastern ambiance....More

Thank Morgan K
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

We appreciate your repeat business! Thank you for choosing us!

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Having just been to Haifa and Jerusalem not long ago I can tell you this food is EXACTLY like you would get there. Fantastic food, great service and would certainly good again!

Thank Brian C
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

That is fantastic to hear! Thank you for the business and we look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

I’m not quite sure what I expected but we were very hungry and my daughter and I had just come out of the science museum Across the street . The round brass inlaid tables with benches were quaint and the fabrics on the ceiling top...More

Thank Shankar R
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Thank you for the review! We are thrilled you tried us and had an overall pleasant experience. Hope to see you back!

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing vegetarian burger loved the potatoes with rosemary and cilantro. Great food great atmosphere

Thank C21debf
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Thank you! Glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I had heard different things about this restaurant but wanted Mediterranean so tried it out. The kabob special was good but didn’t get the rice that was described. Stuffed dates were different but very sweet for an appetizer. My only real complaint is with the...More

Thank LIsa B
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Thank you for your review, our apologies for the falafel. It generally is not served that way and shouldn't have been that day either. Hope you'll give us another shot sometime.

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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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