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Jerusalem Garden Cafe

78 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3315
+1 828-254-0255
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“falafel” (90 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
78 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3315
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The decor and seating in this restaurant is unique and was very comfortable, at a low table with a beautiful embossed foil design, leant against a ton of cushions. The pistachio-crusted lamb chop appetizer was delicious. Their house hummus is fantastic!! So smooth and creamy,...More

Thank minyassa
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a fabulous Middle Eastern lunch today. Excellent food! Terrific chicken schwarma with potatoes. Everything was very fresh. The hummus was the best. Excellent service.

Thank Carolyn L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Delicious food in a simple setting. Our waiter was pleasant, helpful, and efficient. We look forward to our next trip to Asheville and another visit to the café.

Thank ABWontheCape
Reviewed 6 days ago

Love the bellydancers, the food and tent room. Unique experience with traditional dishes. Family owned business (and brother owns pharmacy next door). This has been in Asheville a longtime and continues to not disappoint as it continues to remain. There is not many outrageous dishes...More

1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Consistently the best place for Middle Eastern food in Asheville. The decor and service can be improved but the quality of the ingredients and food is second to none!

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

That’s fantastic to hear! Thank you for the review and feedback!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a quick take out meal. Food was very good. LOVED the crispy potatoes. Salad was delicious. Staff very friendly.

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

Thanks!! Glad you enjoyed your time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined with my wife & a friend. Food is fairly authentic Middle East which we love. Tasty, well presented and perfectly cooked. Kibbeh, stuffed vine rolls, shanks, dips, all enjoyed. Service was very good and prices fair. Loved our experience.

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

That’s wonderful! Thank you for the business!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking for this type of cuisine and I after walking in I found it was very comfortable and pleasant. For hors d'œuvre (appetizer) I ordered babaganoush (aubergine paste) and hummus (chickpeas paste) with pitta bread and for main course pistachio lamb chop with...More

Thank Lou-Pukamerouka
jerusalem_manager, Manager at Jerusalem Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thrilled you enjoyed your experience! Thank you for your business!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I liked this restaurant the first time I went and I was not let down the second time. Food is fantastic although we always eat off the side dishes and small plates menu so you get a taste of everything. The restaurant is very typically...More

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

So glad you enjoyed it! Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friend wanted a different restaurant but the wait was too long so we tried this. Never looked back. Kabobs were excellent—tender and flavorful—hummus, perfect. Stuffed dates we’re branching out for me, but glad I did. Friendly staff too. Place was filled when we left, so...More

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

Thanks for the business/ review! Hope to see you again in the future!

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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
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, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
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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