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Rossini's Restaurant

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42 Latin Patriarchate St | Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem 97600, Israel
+972 2-587-7423
Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had wanted to eat here on Christmas Day but unsurprisingly it was closed. We ate here early in the evening on Boxing Day instead. We were a family of five - two teens and a younger one. The service and food were excellent and suited the Western palate of our children and the desire to be adventurous of the... More 

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Lyon
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We were 20 people joining together the Rossini's restaurant after a long trip in Jerusalem city. Very easy to find near the Jaffa gate, excellent welcome, quiet and soothing, succulent meet and relaxing atmosphere.

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Thank J. Francis P
Nashville, Tennessee
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1,080 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Some of the photos shown here on TA for Rossini's made me want to try this restaurant. When we arrived what we saw was a restaurant packed with tour groups all eating the same average things, none of which looked very appetizing. We tried the mezzo platter and it was simply average. We also ordered the Musakhan which is Palestinian... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I asked around and was supposed to go to nearby Nafoura Resto but was closed so ended nearby at Rossini which turned out to be a pleasant, friendly and very delicious restaurant. The chef greets the customers and recommends certain dishes. Top dish is the Arabic salad and shrimp falafel w tahini sauce. Don't miss out on the beef stroganoff... More 

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Marathon, Greece
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I had lunch in Rossini's after a morning full of meetings. We ordered the mixed appetizer dish to start with. It was very small, and one of the items on the dish was frozen! The comparison with a neighboring restaurant's mixed appetizer dish is inevitable! For main my companion had a salad and I had the salmon and cream cheese... More 

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Thank Panathinaeos
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We made a booking and when we arrived the starter was already served. Took a while til the dinner was served after we had finished our meal but it was affordable and speaking for the cost. Deserves a visit.

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Thank Oscar B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Our tour guide knew we would enjoy a change of pace so he took us to Rossini's in the Old City. It was lovely! Excellent Israeli wines, chicken, lamb, etc. Great service. A very pretty place!

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Thank Jacki C
Washington, DC
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

I had the chance to have dinner there twice this time--both times good food. It was also a pleasant place to eat with a friend over there.

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

We were thrilled to find Rosini's after a week of terrible hotel meals that came with our package. The chef at Eucalyptus (another fine restaurant near the Jaffa Gate) recommended we try it and we're so glad we did. Super service and innovative food was a welcome change from the buffet at Hotel Gloria. The owner was exceptionally attentive. He... More 

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Thank Susan R
Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

We ate here in March 2016. It was late and we were looking for a restaurant close to our hotel (Lutheran Guest House - see review) that was still open. Rossini's fit the bill. The food & service were good - nothing exceptional, just a decent, relatively inexpensive restaurant meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Italian, French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Latin Patriarchate St | Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem 97600, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-587-7423

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