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Focaccia Bar

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4 Rabi Akiva, Jerusalem 9458204, Israel
+972 2-625-6428
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If in the area, a great place for dinner! The focaccia is a must! Pasta and salads were amazing as well! Chocolate dessert delicious!

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Thank vlichon
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there in a bigger group for dinner. It was a good atmosphere with good food. Loved the artwork..local artist. Recommend for a feel of the heart of Jerusalem.

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Dallas, Texas
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146 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here last week with 9 friends, and we all enjoyed our experience. We made reservations before, and I'm glad we did so we could have a cozy table to the side. The focaccias we tried were piping hot and delectable. We all had different main dishes (steak, pastas, pizza, sandwiches) -- there was not a single bit left... More 

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Thank travelingtexan23
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was of the management was if they didn't want anyone to come. Missing dishes, long waiting time and the food was very bad. Used to be better.

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Thank Dudu S
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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100 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their speciality is the focaccia bread. It is different from the Italian focaccia. This is massive and can be shared by 2 people . It is served with sun dried tomatoes and Mozarrella.

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Thank Lily1112014
Jerusalem, Israel
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120 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

It has been at least 10 years since I last ate at Focaccia bar, so it was essentially a new experience for me, as everything was different. The menu seemed interesting and varied, trending towards the Italian cuisine, but contrary to my first impulse, I did not have a Focaccia... Instead I had some chicken with very smooth mashed potatoes,... More 

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Rexburg, Idaho
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122 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

They have excellent hamburgers, but I loved their pasta dishes. Very large portions and the price was pretty reasonable!

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Thank Roy H
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We waited more then 25 minutes outside after we had a reservation. We were disappointed of the bad service. The food was good though.

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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767 reviews
489 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 395 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Over the years, Focaccia Bar has been one of my favorite restaurants in Jerusalem. The service here has become so bad, I think that yesterday's visit to Focaccia will be my last. I always liked to have business lunches here as well, but now taking any guest to Focaccia Bar has become an embarrassment. There is no excuse for the... More 

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New Jersey
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1,761 reviews
646 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,155 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The food was good. We enjoyed several courses. Focaccia bread with spices, fried eggplant, ravioli, salad, another pasta appetizer followed by lamb and chicken. Focaccia Bar has a nice wine list including South African pinotage not always available at home. The restaurant was very busy this Saturday. The weather was awful and stormy and the roof was slightly leaking. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Rabi Akiva, Jerusalem 9458204, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-625-6428

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