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Jerusalem Restaurant

#607 of 6,804 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
York-Crosstown
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955 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto, Ontario M6C 2C4, Canada
+1 416-783-6494
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Today
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:15
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:15
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Sao Paulo, SP
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Jerusalem's food. Their lentil soup and Maza Platter are the best! The food looks always really fresh. The service is not good at all...only two people to assist you and they take a long time to come back to the table.

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Thank MariaFernanda1312
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This is our go-to dinner spot when craving Middle-Eastern food. Combination dinner for 2 will leave you stuffed and satisfied. This spot is a la carte and way better than their buffet location

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Thank Michael P
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415 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Typically quick friendly service at this mid sized middle eastern restaurant. Extensive menu offers middle eastern delights like felafel, hummus, baba ganoush, grilled eggplant, middle eastern salad, as well as heartier fare of lamb and so forth. The food is very good. They also have a liquor license. Highly recommended.

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Thank Bruno S
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Jerusalem's authentic and flavourful Middle-Eastern menu and excellent quality-to-price ratio, make the restaurant a great choice for both lunch and dinner. In particular, the lentil soup, homemade humous, fattoush salad, and shish kebab, are all top-notch.

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Thank Boone M
Ottawa, Canada
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132 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Four of us were here for lunch on a late Sunday afternoon. The restaurant was mostly empty. We ordered the lunch special for two and thought it would suffice for the four for us as two of us had a heavy breakfast in the morning. The special consists of three skewers of kababs, one each of chicken, lamb and beef.... More 

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1 Thank traveler536
Toronto, Canada
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129 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Recommended by a friend, 2 of had lunch here last week. We both enjoyed the lamb burger in a pita along with a small salad. Mostly Mediterranean/middle East menu. The only criticism is the parking in the area. Not only is the street under construction, but in this part of the city free parking is almost non existent. The parking... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been coming here for 20 years. Consistently great over a long period of time! Highly recommended.

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Thank BlondElvis
Florida
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1,410 reviews
529 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 913 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Back in town for a golf holiday and always make it a point to dine at one of our favorite restaurants in Toronto. We love middle eastern food and there is no better place than Jerusalem. The place has been owned by the same family for probably 40+ years and has had the same chef for just about as long!!!... More 

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1 Thank jaybeeFL
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurant of the area. It never disappoints; the cuisine is simple but tasty and genuine. I will definitely recommend this place to anyone visiting Toronto.

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Toronto
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136 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Just finished up a chicken sandwich from the takeout menu and at $6 it's got to be the best sandwich I have ever eaten. Solid piece of chicken breast marinated and topped with salad and tomatoes. Yum!! Will definitely return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:15
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:15
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:15
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:15
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:15
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 955 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto, Ontario M6C 2C4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > York-Crosstown
  • Neighbourhood: York-Crosstown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-783-6494

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

Staying in York-Crosstown

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York-Crosstown
York-Crosstown is a sleepy area of Toronto dotted gorgeously with hills and farmland, stately homes and parks. An affluent district in parts, the stately houses at Baby Point along Jane Street are especially breathtaking, and make for a lovely wander on a clear day. Parks are bountiful in York-Crosstown, which makes it a vibrant area for outdoor play and sports, providing a break from the hustle of Toronto's busy, jam-packed city center. For a little spice after a walk in the park, the Little Jamaica area of York sports cheap, authentic food from the Caribbean. This area is restful and more orientated towards outdoor activity and the exploration of nature.
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